Five Top Tips To Keep your House Move On Track
Regardless of how many times you have moved, there always seems to be something that you do differently the next time. Therefore we have put together, a little guide ot help you prepare for moving home and keep it on track.
Before you start to take action on anything, you need to make sure you make a plan. This will help you to stay on track with your move. Think about everything from the type of boxes you will use and how you will label them to van hire, and how long you may need it. Make a list of everything you need, and need to do.
Create A Time Scale
Although it may seem difficult to deice on how long it going to take you, especially if you have cupboards you aren’t touched in years, however, one of the best ways to keep your move on track is to get yourself a time scale of when you need certain tasks to be completed. Start well in advance and tick things off as you go, you will be thankful for it when it comes to moving in day.
Set A budget
Yes, that’s right, moving costs you money. And, yes you have just paid out for a new home, but the costs don’t end there. You need to think about getting decent moving supplies such as boxes, considering hiring a van or movers, and changing suppliers of things like your broadband, which all come with costs. Try to work out how much each part of your move will cost you, and then stick to your budget as much as you can.
Starting Packing Early
Do you really need to have spare bedding in the airing cupboard, or extra glasses in the cupboard right up until you move? No, of course not. Therefore you can pack them well in advance, the closer it gets to your moving day, the fewer items you should be using on a day to day basis. The best thing you can do is to minimize what you are using and live from a basic kit until you reach moving day and everything is packed.
Moving and packing give you the perfect opportunity to have a clear out. Have a few boxes spare for donations, and as you pack carefully consider if you need it in your new home or if you would be better off donating it. If you haven’t used something for 12 months, it’s usually a good indication that you aren’t going to in the future, Unless it’s tools, Christmas decorations, etc. Doing this will help you to have a fresh start and keep your new home clutter-free. When considering what to take to your new home it essential that you think about your furniture too. Will it fit in your new home? Have you taken measurements?
This short guide should help you to stay on track when moving home. Are you planning a move? What have you started to think about it?