Moving Checklist - Pointers to Organize a Stress-free Move
Published on Tuesday, 03 May 2011
A checklist keeps relocations organized and problem-free. It is one of the first things you need create before starting the packing process. When you have a checklist, you can easily monitor the tasks that has been and yet to be done. Here are a few tips to follow when developing a checklist for relocation.
Purchase Moving Boxes
Moving boxes are vital in relocations. They keep your items protected from dirt and damages. So, be sure to get ones that are sturdy. You don't want to fall short of moving boxes when preparing for a move. Make sure you have enough supply of boxes and see to it that you have boxes of different sizes to accommodate items of various shapes and sizes.
Label Boxes Accordingly
Labels on boxes are the key to easy unpacking. You can categorize the boxes according to the room they belong to or be more specific with their contents. If you should do a by-room packing, use color codes to make it more organized. This allows your movers to determine which box belongs in which room.
Pack an Emergency Box
Essentials such as food, clothing and toiletries must be put on a separate box. This way, you won't have to poke around piles of boxes when you need something to eat or wear. Be sure each member of the family has an emergency box to ease the search.
These are the basic tips you can follow to make the move as manageable as possible. The checklist will help ease the long and complex process of packing and moving. When everything is well organized, moving will not be as tedious as you expected it to be.You may even start to enjoy it as you go along.
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