Moving is one of those things that always sounds easy, until you try to actually do it. Something always crops up to throw a kink into your plans, and it makes what should be a simple operation that much more complicated. Which is why if you have pets it’s important to remember that an ounce […]
In a word, everything. Everything that can fit in small clear bags should go in clear bags.
When you’re organizing all of your belongings into boxes, only the big things should go into the boxes without an additional layer of packing. Bags can keep small items together, especially if you need them to stay in sets once you […]
It isn’t easy to move with young kids. They often find it confusing, stressful, and a little bit scary. They can also get in the way if they are trying to help! The good news is that there are a few ways to solve those problems and even give the kids a chance to help […]
As you prepare for your move you may be getting stressed as you look around your home and realize you have a lot of stuff – stuff you may or may not want to bring with you. Fear not, you can Marie Kondo your belongings so that you only bring with you the things that […]
When you have children, everything gets that much more complicated. When you’re packing up your home to move, handling all of the details and actual packing up can feel impossible. Follow these four tips to make the process go smoother.
If your children are old enough, have them pack a box of toys.
Depending on how far […]
Pack strategically. Make sure you have everything you need for the first night there. To get your packing organized, start with:
1. Pack up everything you need to get through two showers.
When you finally get to your new home, you’re going to be tired, dusty, and exhausted. So keep an easily accessible duffel in your car (not […]
Collapsing furniture is a headache. Dismantling a bed frame can take up a lot of time, especially when you’re trying to hurry through packing. Taking down bookcases, cabinets, and desks can feel like a waste of time. But it’s almost always better to break down the furniture to its frame and components.
Minimize the risk of […]
Don’t let old furniture build up in your house. Get rid of it. Here are three ways to do it:
1. Donate the leftovers from a garage sale.
The best way to clear out old belongings that you don’t want anymore is with a garage sale. But there’s no guarantee that you’re going to get rid of the […]
Moving from a flat you live in alone or with your spouse is one thing. It’s even harder if you have flatmates. Keep these three tips in mind to make packing up your belongings easier.
1. Don’t wait until the last minute to get borrowed items back.
When you’re in a rush, you’re going to forget the […]
Whenever you move to a new house or flat, there’s a chance it’s going to be several months before you’re fully unpacked. Don’t pack up your home with a plan to break that trend. Instead, pack with it in mind and make sure you store everything safely so it can last a few months in […]