The hardest part is over, and you have moved all of your belongings from one house to another, but the work is not over. Now you need to unpack all of your boxes and sort out your new home. It can feel like a mammoth task, but with our tips you can make the process go a little bit more smoothly.
by JHB Removals MAKING UNPACKING EASY AFTER A MOVE
30 AUGUST 2021
When packing up your belongings, make it easier for yourself by packing certain rooms into the same boxes. When you tape up the boxes, write on them what is inside and what room they should go in. The removal company can then place the boxes into the right rooms when they get there, so you just need to worry about unpacking them, instead of sorting through it all.
To make the unpacking process go a lot more smoothly, make a daily plan for what you are going to unpack when. Think about what boxes and rooms are the most important and place them higher up on the list. For rooms that aren’t used as much, leave them to last. You can take your time with setting up these rooms, so don’t feel overwhelmed. .
Unpack all of the important rooms first, such as the kitchen and bedrooms. It is a good idea to have an overnight bag or box packed before you move, with a few days’ worth of things you need as well as toiletries. This will allow you more time to unpack and you won’t have to panic, trying to find everything you need on the first night. Some items to remember to pack into this box are toilet rolls, toothpaste and toothbrushes, towels, shower gel, medicine, and a few changes of clothes..
One of the most frustrating things to pack and unpack is clothes. Folding up clothes and placing them into boxes and then unpacking them can be very time-consuming. It can also lead to clothes getting creased. There are special wardrobe boxes that can be bought, which are just long boxes with a hanging rail in them. This means that you can just take the clothes still in their hangers and easily hang them up in the box. This makes unpacking them super easy.
How to Make Unpacking Easy After a Move? PLUS: Discover how to Start the process when packing, Start by unpacking the most used rooms. Packing services from a removal company.
Some removal companies offer packing services. This could be that they provide professional packing materials to make packing a lot easier and ensure your belongings are safe during transit. They can also pack and unpack your belongings for you. These will come at an extra cost but are worth it if you want the packing and unpacking process to go a lot quicker and smoother. You can decide what boxes and belongings they help you unpack or which ones they don’t. They are also able to disassemble your furniture and then reassemble it when you get to the new house, in the correct room you want it to be in, making things a lot easier.