Moving is a process that can be overwhelming, but it doesn’t have to be. By breaking the process down into smaller tasks and planning, you can minimize the stress of moving and make the transition smoother. Here are some tips on how to start the moving process.

How Do I Start the Moving Process?

The first step in the moving process is identifying where to start. Follow these steps for a smooth transition.

Purge

When you’re getting ready to move, one of the most important things you can do is purge your belongings. Get rid of everything you don’t need or use. Purging will make the moving process much easier. Plus, starting a new chapter in your life with a clean slate is always nice.

Clean

If you’re moving, there’s one thing you should do: clean everything. The more organized and clean your home is, the easier it will be to move. You won’t have to worry about packing up a bunch of clutter, and you’ll be able to find everything you need when you get to your new place.

Plus, a clean home will make moving day less stressful. So take some time to deep clean before you start packing boxes. Your future self will thank you! 

Here are a few tips to help you get started. 

Pack

Moving can be a pain; there’s no doubt about it. But there are some ways to make the moving process a little less stressful, including packing up your belongings systematically. 

  1. Start by designating one room in your new place as the “unpacking” room. This is where you’ll put all the boxes when you first move in. 
  2. Then, start with one room at a time and pack up everything systematically. For example, start with the closet and pack all your clothes first. 
  3. Once that’s done, move on to the dresser and pack up all your shoes, socks, underwear, etc. 
  4. Finally, move on to the rest of the room and pack up everything else. 

Make sure to label each box accordingly so you know which goes where when you’re ready to unpack. 

A little bit of organization will go a long way in making your move a success! 

Transport

There’s so much to think about and organize, and it’s easy to overlook the small details. But paying attention to those details can significantly affect how smoothly your move goes. 

One of the most important things to consider is how you will transport your belongings to your new home. If you’re using your own car, pack everything securely so it doesn’t shift around while driving. You can invest in some moving blankets or other protective materials to keep your things safe. 

And if you’re hiring a moving company, ask about their packing and transportation services. They’ll be able to handle everything for you and make sure your belongings arrive at your new home safely and soundly.

Unpack

It’s time to unpack! Where should everything go? How will you ever find your way around all those moving boxes? Don’t fret. We have a few simple tips to help make unpacking a breeze. 

First, unpack one room at a time and focus on getting that space set up before moving on to the next. This will help you avoid feeling overwhelmed by the entire process. 

Second, take the time to put everything in its proper place. It may take a little extra effort, but it will save you time and frustration down the road. 

Finally, remember to have fun! Unpacking can be an opportunity to personalize your new space and make it your own. You’ll be settled in with a little planning and organization before you know it.

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Take a Deep Breath and Relax! 

Phew! The move is over. It was quite the process, but you did it. Now it’s time to take a deep breath and relax. 

Ready to take the stress out of your next move? RL Maxon Moving is here to help. We have the experience and expertise to take care of every detail so that you can focus on your new place. Contact us today for a free moving quote.

We look forward to helping you relocate. 479.756.0850