Everybody who is looking to move from their old home to their new house wants to get done with it as soon as possible. They want a magic spell to come to their rescue. This is true for you as well because even the thought of furniture removal raises your heartbeat and makes you nervous.
You can almost feel it in your bones just how hectic and tiring it is going to be. It takes a lot of effort, sweat, and time to make a house move successful. You are going to need every helpful tip you can get to simplify this move. Let’s begin with a few tips right now:
1. Always A Plan Your Journey
This is the very first step you should perform. Get the directions to the place. Open up your roadmaps. Plan your journey beforehand and also identify all the stops that you want to make through this road trip. Gather any essentials that you want to carry in your vehicle. Prepare your family and especially your kids for this road trip. Plan for your food and also all the number of restroom stops that you’re going to make on the way.
2. Remember To Visit Your New Home
You can also pay a small visit to the new area where you will be moving to. You don’t want to be a stranger to your new house. You don’t want to be an outsider to your new neighborhood. It is also a great way to break the ice between the new location and your children who are probably going to find it a little more difficult to settle into the new place as compared to you.
3. Disassemble Furniture Pieces In Advance
There will always be a few furniture pieces that you can disassemble by yourself. There could be a few bed frames, a few of your couches, tables, chairs, recliners, and some of your sofa sets and fixtures as well. Make sure that these items are disassembled just as per the instructions manuals that come with the products. You will also have to keep all their nuts, bolts, hinges, and screws in a separate packet to make sure that they don’t get misplaced.
4. Seek Appropriate Professional Help
How can you not seek appropriate professional help? Get in touch with a dependable furniture removalist if you think that all of this is too overwhelming for you. Remember, it is better to invite at least 4 or 5 quotes from these furniture movers before you choose one company for your move. Understand their pricing structure and also the number of services that they provide in all of their separate packages.
5. Pack Whatever Items You Can
Even the leading furniture movers would advise you to pack as many items as you can on your own. You will have to invest in a few packaging materials as well such as cardboard boxes, industrial-grade tape, nylon rope, bubble wrap, plastic wrappers, old newspapers, bed sheets, and a lot more. If you don’t have any idea how to begin, ask the furniture relocation company and they will be able to assist you better.
6. Get Rid Of The Clutter
This is a step that you will have to perform whether you hire a professional or not. You must get rid of all the stuff that you do not need. Organize a garage sale if you want to sell off any of the items that you know for sure you won’t be taking with you to your new house. If You have any items that can be repurposed or recycled, do the needful so that they do not go to waste. You can also donate a few items to the nearest church or a charity that you have a particular liking for.
7. Empty Out The Bulky Items
Remember to empty out all the bulky boxes and equipment that you have in your home. For example, your refrigerator and freezer are always stocked with fresh fruit juices, milk cartons, steaks, eggs, cheeses, and a lot of things that you consume every day. This will be one of the few things that will need to be emptied out right before you move to your new place. You must keep all these items fresh and edible till the last day. Try to consume or probably donate as many of these items as possible as the day of furniture removal nears.
8. Always Pack A Priority Container Or Box
You will need a priority container or box on the day of the move. This is going to contain your first aid items as well. It is also going to contain your medicines and any prescription drugs that you have been taking. Make sure to pack baby necessities as well and also all your important documents and papers, chargers, wires, and cables, smartphones, and other important gadgets that you use frequently.
9. Connect With Your Neighbors And Friends
This is the right time to connect with your friends and neighbors and inform them that you are leaving. Organize a little get-together with all of them so that you can say your final goodbyes to them.
10. Arrange For Transport Of Your Pets
If you have any pets, make sure to invest in a few medicines and vet-certified drugs to calm them down during the move. You will also have to set up their bed the first thing you move into your new home.
11. Secure All Your Furniture Pieces
As you move out of your old house, make sure that all the furniture pieces that have been disassembled are completely secured and tied together. None of them should collide with the entryways or doorways and cause any harm to the property.
12. Keep The Accessways And Entryways Clear
You will also have to keep the accessways and entryways free of any clutter. Get rid of any pet toys and milk bottles or any loose or small furniture pieces that are in the way. This is going to allow the furniture removal experts to move your cargo from your home to the moving van faster and more efficiently.
13. Move In
So finally the day of furniture relocation and moving has come. You have set up spots for all the furniture pieces and equipment that you are going to need for your home office. You have done everything you could do to babyproof the house as well. Now it is time to reassemble all your furniture pieces just the way you want to. Don’t forget to throw a housewarming party for your new neighbors and friends.