How to Get Packing When You Don't Know Where to Start

Residential MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Packing isn't easy for all. It may be challenging to get going, or to even know how to start. You could intend to do your own packing but discover the task pretty intimidating when you start with the very first carton. How do you get your entire house into cartons and then loaded into a single truck? If you aren't certain how to start, when you should get going, or how to pack your stuff - you're in the ideal place.
 

From managing your first move to packing when you're too stressed to think, these basic recommendations from professional movers in Atlanta will allow you to commence placing one carton on top of another until your house is packed and ready to go.

Begin with Boxes and a Permanent Marker

Begin with that very first box. Obtain a pile of 'Medium' packing cartons along with a permanent marker. Get started with the rooms you use the very least, such as the shed or den. Clear drawers into boxes (with padding, as needed) and mark the carton for its contents. Then begin the process of another box. Then another. Clear your off-season clothing into one box along with your backup toiletries into another. Clear out your bookshelves and desk drawers to one carton along with your less used kitchen pans inside of yet another.

One carton at a time, label by label, your residence is going to get packed.

Break Up Your Packing into Feasible Chunks

If perhaps packing the full home might appear to be a large undertaking, break it up. Pack your home office first, or all things in your closet you don't use weekly. Pack up the storage areas, they're pretty much half-packed anyway. Section your house into areas, leaving your most-used things for last. Undertake packing one evening and weekend at a time and congratulate yourself on reaching goals.

Get Rid of Stuff You Have No Need For

Moving is a great time to purge your personal property of anything you don't need or don't wish to bring along with you. The many shirts you never put on, the dishes you don't ever prepare food with, or the pieces of furniture too worn out to be worth the moving van space can get booted to the curb or - better yet - donate them. There might be a young couple who urgently needs a well used sturdy sofa or possibly a family who could possibly really take advantage of that extra bed.

Dispose of things you have no need for. The things you wouldn't miss in the new residence is now a candidate to lighten up your load and minimize how much you will need to pack.

Allow Yourself Plenty of Time

If you are not a professional mover in Atlanta, start early. The majority of people are not able to pack their home over a long weekend, or even over 3 or 4 weekends. Therefore, allow yourself ample lead-up time for you to pack the house - and recognize when it's time to get in touch with the moving company reinforcements in the event you simply do not make enough headway before your moving date draws near. This is common, not every individual is a packing machine.

Work with Professional Movers

Professional movers in Atlanta are a significant aid if you are organizing a move. Many individuals use movers to pack just their big furniture and a lot of fragile items, trusting their know-how to make certain these items arrive at the new residence securely. You can even count on a moving company in Atlanta to take you past the finish line in case your personal moving efforts are not quite completed when moving-truck day arrives.

Whether you require moving services to boost your tight timetable or because you're not sure where to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group can be used to help you get wherever you're heading. Contact us today to consult on your moving plans and schedule the professional moving services you will need. We look forward to making your next move an effortless task.

 

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