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Moving home might seem like an arduous and often insurmountable task. You are packing up your life into boxes and transporting it from one location to another. While this process can present its stresses there are a number of proven methods that you can call upon to help ease the process of moving home. Here are some top tips to help ease the burden when moving home. 

Get the dates in the diary

Of course, selecting a specific date to move can be difficult to pin down as things are subject to changes that are out of your control. However where possible have a time frame in mind for your move so you can start to plan as much as possible. Having a timeline and dates penciled into the diary it will allow you to book professional removers, take time off of work and prepare the family for the big day. 

You want the date on which you move out of your property to align with the date you are moving into your new property. That said, complex sales and purchases do not always allow for such a smooth transition, and where this is the case you need to be prepared. If there is likely to be a gap between your vacating property and new residence becoming available be sure to have a clear idea of the timeframe for which you will need to consider alternative accommodation and potentially seek out storage unit specials. 

Use professional movers

Opting to employ the services of professional movers will be one of the biggest steps you can take toward easing the moving process. It can be all too easy to underestimate just how much mental and physical work is involved in moving all of your belongings from one place to another. Professional movers will not only do all of the heavy lifting for you, but they will also do it in a safe, efficient, and effective manner, they are after all the experts. What is more moving services can extend to packing up your belonging, unpacking your belongings, and even unassembling and reassembling items? Finally, for peace of mind, all of your moves will be insured so you can rest easy knowing your worldly possessions are in safe hands.Β 

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Have an essentials bag

It can be very easy to lose track of boxes and items you need in the chaos of a move. What is more, it may take you some time to get to unpack all of the boxes and find all of the items that you need. To avoid the frantic search for must-have items pack yourself an essentials bag or box that stays with you during the move process. Your essential collection will be a personal choice and you will need to think about the items that are important to you. However, for inspiration, essentials will typically include things such as clothes, toiletries, medication, chargers, toilet rolls, cups, plates, cutlery, towels, and bedding. 

By Erica Buteau

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