14 September 2018

Ways To Help Make Moving Home Stress-Free


Moving home is stressful, there's no doubt about that. Getting everything packed, and then unpacked, all whilst looking after the family and making sure not to disrupt the kids as much as possible. There are a few ways you can reduce the amount of stress caused by moving home though, so I thought I'd write about ways to help make moving home stress-free. 

Get Rid Of Things You Don't Need
Your old house is full of stuff and no doubt some of this hasn't been used in a good while. Instead of upping and taking all of this with you, it's best to get rid before the move. Pull everything out and separate it into where it can go. Some things can be sold to help pay for the move and decorating the new home, whereas others can go to the charity shop so they're not wasted, or in the bin for things that are no longer in use. 

Hire A Company
Moving home is stressful enough without having to lug all the boxes around yourself. Loading and unloading whilst dealing with children won't help de-stress so it's easier to hire a company who will do everything for you. You can get some removal quotes and then use the money from selling your unwanted things to pay for it. 

Not only do these companies move and store all your belongings, but some will also pack the boxes up for you too. No need to get stressed and flustered carrying everything in yourself when there are people that know how to do it correctly and will make sure the transition is as smooth as possible. 


Sort The New House First
Dealing with problems in the new home can be such a pain once you already live there. Make sure to check all existing work done in the home to make sure everything is up to scratch.  Also check the central heating systems before you move so there's no nasty surprised once it comes to getting that first bath. Dealing with it first will mean you can move in and wont find any nasty surprises. Doing up the house before you move in will also mean that you can unpack boxes straight into the home without having the decorate around them. 

Ask Friends And Family For Help
Moving doesn't have to cost a fortune. Rope in your friends to help with offers of cups of coffee and biscuits aplenty. Whether it's to help with the moving in general, babysitting duties whilst you move, or to help sort the new house before you move in, it gives you those extra pair of hands to get you moved in as quickly and as smoothly as possible. 

Just remember, take it step by step. Moving doesn't have to be done quickly. Go at a pace which means you don't get flustered and work with the people around you to make sure it's as stress-free as possible so that you get into your new home with butterflies about all the new memories you'll be making, and not the stresses of finally getting in...

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