Shortcuts for Packing your Household Goods in Record Time!
Moving, at times, is tough and with many tasks to do. At this stage, it is often difficult to know where to start. In order to assist you, we have outlined these easy guidelines and shortcuts for you to follow to make your move easy as regards packing your household goods in record time.
This one step will seriously save sanity.
The first step in moving your household goods usually begins with how and where to organize the packing and/or sorting of all the household goods.
Creating a Packing Area and/or Room!
After preparing a detailed inventory of your household good to be moved, if you wish to undertake some of the packing yourself, there are proven shortcuts that will help you stay organized and minimize stress. However, setting up a packing area comes into play whether it is in a former dining room, a former guest room or a study room. Whichever area/room you may like to choose, select an under-utilized space there with a flat surface to work on such as a desk or a table. Automatically, the area turns into your packing headquarters and this will help you keep your household goods and other things a little less cluttered in the space you use often. You have to create the packing area/station long before your family move. Subsequently, you can gradually arrange your household goods there overtime. This would make you achieve your desired expectation towards moving your household as you will save time and energy whilst the long waited journey approaches.
Packing Heavy Boxes with Lighter Items and Vise Versa!
To pack your household goods (boxes and lighter items) well, you would require boxes, tapes, scissors, paper (old newspapers, blank newsprints and sometimes tissue for delicate glass wares), and a marker. Good and proficient moving companies make use of different box sizes; for packing light but bulky items (6cubic feet boxes), for packing books and other heavy items (2 cubic feet boxes), for packing the kitchen, ornaments (4 cubic feet boxes) and wardrobe boxes for hanging clothes. Two things are involved. You can allow the movers to provide these items if they will be packing for you and you can as well acquired them and do it yourself. Whichever strategy you decide to choose, make sure you follow the stated guidelines and/or shortcuts to make your packing and move very easy for you and your family.
While packing heavy items/boxes, it is not advisable to pack them in big boxes as the bottom of the box with which it is packed may burst out. The box to be used should not be more than 50 pounds. Also, pack heavy items in a small box strong enough not to burst under the weight. Example, books are heavy while moving them. These should be packed flat with wadded paper to prevent them from moving around inside the box. Otherwise there might be tear and crack of the book spines.
These shortcuts have been proven and will help you as regards moving your household goods to a new location/apartment irrespective of the strategy used.