TIPS TO KEEP IN MIND WHEN MOVING FROM ONE HOUSE TO ANOTHER.
Maybe you have just bought one of the houses for sale in Lekki or even anywhere around the world and you are already contemplating on how to move your belongings, and of course you are excited on the one hand and on the other hand you anticipate that the move is really going to be stressful. Or maybe you are simply trying to move from an old house to a new apartment, whichever of these classes you belong to, it would do you a great deal of good if you would just read through this guide to help you in a bid to reduce the stress of moving, because, moving can be downright stressful, if we would be down to earth serious.
Moving from one residence to another should involve a lot of thought and planning, or else it can be totally distressful at the end of the day if there is no clear plan for the move. These tips will generally ensure that your move is relatively less stressful and well, smoother and promises better organization, moving as much as it can be stressful can even have a tinge of fun attached to it if a good plan is in place and plans are executed to the letter, let us get to it.
• Decide which stuff you are going to keep and move
At the point of deciding to move, you might realize one of two things: that you really have too much stuff to move, or you have quite a good deal of stuff that you really do not need anymore and would like to get rid of. There are quite a number of things you can do in moments like this to lighten the load, this might include giving out stuff you do not need anymore in form of donations or simply selling them off in an auction depending on the kind of item or equipment you want to get off. You would want to get rid of some of your old books too, as they can become really difficult to deal with in these moments, so you could sell a good number of them or donate to a school, book club or library.
• Determine in advance how your current furniture fits into your new house
You might want to use a little of your mathematical skills at this stage when it comes to moving, and no, i am not talking of Algebra or some other advanced mathematical theorems, this could just be as simple as getting the dimensions of your furniture and using a tape to pitch it against the dimensions of your new house to decide if the furniture and equipment will fit, because you most often will not have the same dimensions as you would have in your old house, so it is nice to prepare for these changes that might occur in positioning to be able to effectively plan for them and leave little or no room for surprises.
• Packing up your stuff
Packing up your stuff and sorting them into several boxes and packages would be almost impossible to do without. So you would need a good number of boxes to organize your stuff in. You might want to label each box to sort out items, for easy reach and also to distinguish between sensitive objects that should be placed on top of other goods, and others that are relatively less sensitive. You might choose to group objects according to the rooms they would end up in or basically according to their sensitiveness or delicacy.
Now, you would really want to pack a separate box of stuff that you would really need in quick time on a daily that you do not want to be looking for instance, your tooth-brush, towel, shampoo, bed-sheets, soap e.t.c You want to make sure to itemize these stuff and be sure to pack them in a place where you can easily reach them.
You should start packing close to the period when you will actually be moving, if too far you could actually cause yourself a lot more distress than you really need to handle.
• Ask for help
Well, except you are using the services of a moving company, you would not be able to possibly move all your stuff all by yourself, and you would require some hands to help with the movement of your property and stuff. So, it is nice to ask some of your most reliable friends to help you out when you are moving most appropriately a few days before the move so you can ascertain if they will be able to make it, and decide if the hands you have will be able to move the property and if you might require more hands.
• Hire a van and move
You would want to hire a van about two weeks in advance before you move, so you can have a smooth day when it is time to move. You should be able to decide if the van will be able to take up all your goods, and strike a fair bargain beforehand, with details on the agreement of the movement, and other exceptional cases that might come up well planned for. When it is time to move, since your stuff are already sorted, you would need to call on your helpers to help with the movement of the goods from your house into the truck and also to help with the removal at your new house.
You might need to do a proper cleaning of the house if you have not done that before the commencement of the process. You want to take your time unpacking and stick to your plan as much as possible except when they do not seem to be feasible. Unpacking and re-arranging could take some time, as you would want to take your time, and ensure you keep your property secure during this stage. Set up your equipment and call for the services of experts when it comes to setting up some services and gadgets for instance your cable TV.
Lastly, keep a stock on your property and see if you have actually been able to pack them all, and if not, this will enable you trace those properties you cannot find. Nedcomoaks real estate company has been known to not only offer houses for sale in Lekki, but also offer tips on how their clients can maximize their move.