- Note registration number
Create a note of your consignment registration number and keep it with you maybe you need to call your moving company about consignment delivery or other issue.
- Keep essentials to use at night
Assign one drawer of a dresser for sheets and towels with the intention that you won’t need to search through boxes for these essentials the first night in your new house.
- Don’t forget to clean the fridge
When you finish cleaning and dehydrating inside of your refrigerator, put a handful of fresh coffee, heating pop or charcoal in a sock or nylon stocking and put it inside to keep the inner part smelling fresh.
- Take care of your phone book
You should take your phone book with you. You may need to make calls to relatives or colleagues back in your previous homeland.
- Select boxes according to weight
You should pack heavy stuff in small boxes and light-weight items in large size boxes. Mostly home removal companies tell their clients about packing of goods and box selection.
- Give your contact number movers
Before the van representative departs for your end target, give him a phone number to keep in touch with him. It is also a good thought to give him an alternate contact number in case you are unable to reach.
- Look after unique things
If some items are unique, then you should take it by yourself in the car as you don’t want to regret later. But if you do want to pack framed photos or art, place sheet or blanket stuff between them for additional safety.
- Packing of record or plate albums
You should pack plates and record albums vertically, rather than inserting them horizontal and in the form of stack.
- Remember the uncovered supplies
Toilet paper, toiletries, snacks, telephone, coffee, flashlight, soap, screwdriver, can opener, paper towels, pliers, paper plates, utensils, cups, a couple of pans, and cleaning supplies are some of the essentials you may need on arrival at the new house. You should pack a box with these types of goods and ask your moving team’s leader to load it last so that it can unload in the first turn.
- Remove or detach bulbs
You should keep in mind to remove bulbs before packing your lamp.
- Label or name items of garage
For your garage sale, label all products and prepare yourself to wheel and deal of that stuff. Garage sale dealers love to deal in such items.
- Give kids some work
You can give some tasks to children like they can write their names and new address on the boxes. They can allocate rooms on the boxes so they become familiar with their new street and city.
- Take care of pets
You should keep your pet quiet or calm and away from activities on moving day. You could call your friend to take care of your pet until the removal finish.
- Be careful with plants
When shifting plants to your new house in your car, try to keep plants away from the window to avoid scorching.
- Be careful with the computer
When you arrive at your new house, let your computer “adapt” itself to room temperature before you plug it in…