When listing the most stressful events in someone’s life, moving always seems to make the list. Whether you’re moving across town or all the way across country, moving day always seems to be quite the stressful experience. But it doesn’t have to be.
In this blog, we’re offering a few tips to help make your moving day a little less stressful and a lot more successful. We also take a closer look into our specialty, junk removal services and dumpster rentals, to see how this approach to clearing out your old junk can make a major difference when it comes time to move.
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5 Tips for a Stress-Free Moving Day
Looking for ways to simplify your moving day? Take a look at 5 surprisingly simple tips for creating a truly stress-free moving day:
1. Start planning your move (and packing) early.
With our busy lives, this first one might sound easier said than done, but you’d be amazing by how many people start packing the night before their move. Save yourself the stress and anxiety and get started early. If an item isn’t essential (like some spare dishes, appliances, or that old sports gear in the garage), pack it up early and have the boxes ready to go. By just saving your essential items (like your bed and a few sets of clothes) you’ll have little to do the morning of your move. And if you live close to your new home, you can always make small trips ahead of time to make your big move feel a lot more manageable.
2. Get the right packing supplies (and enough).
Boxes are just the beginning when it comes to your packing supplies for the move. You may need packing tape, scissors, bubble wrap, packing paper, stretch plastic wrap, and moving blankets for larger pieces of furniture that can shift and scratch on other items during the trip. You should also get more boxes and tape than you think you’ll need. It’s worth it to have a few extra boxes, so you don’t have to make a last-minute trip to the store on moving day.
Low on boxes? You can also get creative by using your furniture to pack smaller items. Fill your dressers with clothes or other small items and then tape them up so they don’t open during the move. Just remember, however, that this trick can make these items significantly heavier.
3. Label your boxes carefully.
There’s nothing worse than finally packing up your kitchen, for example, and then realizing you still need a certain item. To save yourself the time unpacking these boxes, make sure you carefully label each box. Be as detailed as you feel like you need to be and try to organize your boxes logically. Some movers even color code their boxes with colored tape or markers (purple for kitchen boxes, green for bedroom, etc.). This can help you create an even more detailed organization system.
4. Call your utilities provider ahead of time.
Moving is already expensive, so you shouldn’t lose any additional cash by forgetting to turn off or transfer one of your utilities. Whether it’s your energy, electricity, or internet provider, all ahead and alert them about your move so you can set a cancellation date or simply transfer the utility to your new residence. Planning ahead like this is great so that when you’re finally settled in at your new place, the lights and internet are already good to go.
5. Hire professional junk removal services.
One simple way to have a stress-free moving day is by reducing the number of items you’re actually moving. Sounds great, right? Don’t feel like you need to move absolutely everything just because you own it. Many people find that moving day is a great opportunity to simplify their lives and finally get rid of some of that old junk. But what should you do with these unwanted items?
Save yourself a trip to the city dump and hire a team of professional junk removers. These pros will show up at your home or office and quickly and safely haul away any old items you don’t need. Make moving day easy by having these professionals haul away old furniture, exercise equipment, mattresses, appliances, electronics, and almost anything else. Just give them a call, set a date and time, and let the professional junk removal team do the rest.
Conclusion – 5 Tips for a Stress-Free Moving Day
No one ever looks forward to moving day. It’s easy to quickly get overwhelmed with countless boxes, miles of packing tape, misplaced items, and a deadline to meet. But if you approach your move with a plan, this experience doesn’t have to fill you with stress and anxiety. A smart plan can transform your moving day experience and make it as smooth as possible.
When you’re planning out your move (whether it’s just across town or a whole new state) start as early as possible. Give yourself the time and the space to carefully plan out your move and pack up your items at a leisurely pace. Nonessential items should be packed up as soon as possible so there’s little left to do the day of your move. Additionally, make sure you have more than enough packing supplies on hand, and label or color code your boxes. And when it’s time to figure out what to do with all the old junk, why not call on the professionals for some help?
With a quick call to Scraps, you’ll be working with one of the top Colorado junk removal companies that loves what they do. We live and work in your community, so we truly care about the impact we make and how we interact with our friends and neighbors. When offering premier junk removal and dumpster rental services for residential properties and commercial properties, we always show up on time with a smile.
No matter your junk removal or dumpster rental needs, you can call on us to lend a hand. With a convenient and easy-to-use scheduling system and quick, clear communication, we do what it takes to make moving day as easy and pain-free for each of our clients. If you need to get rid of old junk from your home, commercial property, or office building, or even your HOA, you’ve found the right team.
Contact us today and lets declutter your life.