You might be excited about moving to a new city, or even anxious. Nevertheless, you need to do it and most of the work lies in your hands. The emotional rollercoaster is stressful enough however you need to physically get things done fast and smooth. The trick to a painless move is to prepare your bullet-proof moving plan well ahead of schedule and to execute it when the time comes. Do not stay till the last minute as moving cannot be done in one day. So here are some steps to follow to ensure a stress free move.Prepare for itIt’s time to de-clutter your home. Remove all unnecessary items so that you take less with you when you move. You need to clutter up your new home too, also the more stuff you take, the more it will cost. Measure your furniture to make sure if it will fit your new home. If not, sell them off on craigslist or put up a yard sale. If you have old books, clothes in good condition, curtains etc. you can donate them to various charities. Get your cardboard boxes from a supermarket either for free or for a very low cost. Make lists of what each box contains. Also label where each box should go to so that when loading it will be easier for the well-trained removalist.
Have a separate box with essentials such as toothbrush, toothpaste, soap, towel, pajamas etc. so that as soon as you move in, you don’t have to pull out all the boxes to find stuff to get you through the night. Find your moving companyIt’s time to research on a few options. You can ask your friends and family for recommendations and even look online for reviews. Most company websites will display their licenses.
Once you’ve got a few on the list, call them up and tell your case and get an estimate. They will most probably be able to give you a reliable estimate based on the distance, duration and number of workers. Some may even want to send their representatives over to have a look on the stuff so they can estimate the size of the truck. Carefully weigh out your options and choose the affordable furniture removals Melbourne company.Enjoy your new homeYour moving company may have unpacked the stuff but you decide where each item goes. Finish one room at a time so that you don’t pull out everything and make the place messy. Do the kitchen first since you’ll have to grab a meal once all the unpacking and cleaning is done. Go shopping for furniture items if you need more storage space. Walk around and meet your neighbours while also getting to know the area. You will need to locate the closest grocery store, medical clinic, restaurant etc.