Moving can be one of the most stressful things that people do. When you are living in the vicinity of a large city you can end up moving every year or every few months to avoid those long commutes or to be available for a demanding job. While moving can be really stressful there are some things that you can do to cut down on the stress.
- Hire Movers. Most movers have insurance and therefore, should your furniture become damaged, they are liable. They can also make the process move fast and efficiently, after all it is their job!
- Get Your Friends to Help. If you have friends in the area reach out to them as see if they are willing to contribute some man power to your move. They are a cheap alternative to paying for movers.
- Organization, Organization, Organization. This cannot be stressed enough (no pun intended). Organization is the key to moving. Label everything and over label if you have to! As much as you want to just throw everything in a box quickly to get it over with, this will only cause more stress in the long run. Having things organized and labeled will make unpacking fast and less stressful.
- Be Smart About Packing. Be sure to protect your belongings! If you have breakable items make sure they are wrapped in bubble wrap or something soft like clothing. Also, you don’t have to pack everything at once! Save yourself some stress and don’t try to pack everything in the few days before your move!
Follow these great tips to help avoid those huge moving stresses! Happy Moving!