When should I start preparing for a home relocation?
The best course of action is to know where you are moving to and make the necessary arrangements at least several months prior to your moving day. Find a moving company at least a month (preferably two) before the relocation, and start packing two weeks before the moving date.
How many moving boxes do I need?
Experts advise on getting at least 10-15% more moving boxes than the conservative estimate suggests. Thus even if you have miscalculated, you will still have enough boxes to do the job.
What is the best strategy for packing
Packing should be done room by room. Get all the boxes you need and carefully pack every item, label the contents and move to the next area only when you are finished.
Moving with kids. How?
There are tons of advice on relocating households with kids. The important thing to remember is that no matter how stressed out you are, your little ones will go through even a tougher time. Try to explain to them why you are moving and reassure them that they will not lost touch with their friends. Try to point out the good things about the removal. The most important thing is to be there for them.
What is the most important thing to pack?
Your papers. A change of clothes. Medicine. Valuable and personal items. Your toothbrush. Everything else is optional. The best way to prepare for a relocation is to first get all the junk, rubbish and unnecessary items out of your property – recycle, give them away or sell them online, but get rid of as much of your stuff as possible.
When is the best time for moving?
It is all relevant and depends on your needs. There are however down-seasons for moving companies – summer, around holidays etc. – when the prices for the moving services are significantly lower.