Time Saving Moving Tips
Moving takes a long time. Even if you have a relatively small place to move, it seems like it can take forever. It doesn’t have to be that way. There are plenty of ways that you can save time when you move. Here are some time saving moving tips you can put to use in planning and executing your move to make the entire process quicker and easier.
Make a Task List
Start by making a list of things that needs to get done to complete you move. It can be helpful to start at the end of the move and work backwards in time. This is a great way to make sure you allocate enough time for each of the things that you need to get done.
When you are making your list, put check boxes by each of them so you can mark them complete. This will let you lay out each of the days before your move so that you can get everything done you need to and are not running around at the last minute trying to complete a task that should have been done weeks ago.
Enlist Help Early
Nobody wants an early Saturday morning call asking for last minute help on a move. Plan your helpers well in advance so that when moving day comes you know exactly who is going to be there to give you a hand. This helps you plan out the day (or days) by allowing you to know just how much manpower you have to get done what needs to be done. Odds are you will find plenty of help if you ask far enough in advance.
Use Technology to the Fullest
There are many free apps for your phone that you can use to organize your move. One of the simplest are the free calendar apps that will let you set reminders. Using reminders you can ensure that important tasks are not forgotten and get done when they need to be completed.
Packing is by far the most time-consuming step. The longer you put it off, the harder it is going to be to get it finished. Packing early also allows you to spread out the cost of packing materials. You can buy what you need in small parts, ahead of time, instead of spending a large amount of money the week before your move. You may be surprised at what you can do without for a few weeks. This might even help you downsize some of the things that you have to make more room at your new home.
When packing, always make sure to label the boxes and put a list of what the contents in the box are. There are several ways you can do this and each is effective. This will make unpacking much easier at your new home.
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