Moving Home – Last Minute Tips You Need
Moving home can be an exciting yet stressful time, and having everything worked out and ready for the move can feel nothing short of impossible. Lists help some people, whereas others prefer to just work as they go, but wherever you fall on this spectrum, there is one thing everyone can benefit from, and that is some last-minute tips!
This piece will offer you exactly that, so keep reading to find out more.
Speak to the Sellers of Your New House
Ideally, you will have asked the sellers everything you need to know about your new home before you took the plunge into purchasing it, but life does not always work out that way, and we can be left with simple questions that we have ‘always known’ the answer to in our current homes, so did not think to ask about our new ones. These can include where the thermostat is, the water stopcock, where the electricity box, and the meters, which companies currently supply important services such as heating, gas, and electricity. You might even want to go one step further and ask where the current fixtures, such as tiles, were purchased and if they have the name of the paint they have used in the house – this can make any repairs much easier.
Compare Moving Companies and Prices
While ideally, this would be done long before the last minute, sometimes situations pop up that we have not had the time to plan for, or certain things get in the way.
When you can, compare available moving companies and their services, along with their prices, to make sure you can get the best deal for what you need.
If you are faced with a real last-minute situation, then do not panic; there are trustworthy and reliable moving companies out there that can help you last minute, on the same day!
Use Plastic Bins Instead of Boxes
It is not always easy to get hold of cardboard boxes, and plastic storage boxes and bins can help keep your items protected from issues such as weather, debris, and dust. In addition, if you need to move large amounts of the property quickly, using a recycle bin is a great way to move heavier items (or more items) around.
They are already assembled, so there is no need to mess around with securing them with tape or putting them together, they can be easily moved to wherever you need them and offer a safe and secure vessel for your belongings – a brilliant hack if you need a last-minute storage and moving solution.
Ask for Help if You Need It
Moving house is no easy feat – not unless you have a crew on hand that can do everything for you! Ease some of your suffering by asking for help from those around you. Friends and family can really make a difference when it comes to lightening the load, and a thank you dinner will sure go a long way when you are settled in.