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September 22, 2021

How to Get Packing When You Don't Know Where to Start

Residential MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Packing isn't easy for all. It might be tough to get going, or to know the place to start. You could intend to do your own packing but discover the task pretty challenging when you start with the first carton. How can you get your entire house into cartons and then loaded into a single truck? If you're not sure where to start, when to get going, or how to pack your stuff - you're in the right place.

From managing your first move to packing when you are too stressed to think, these easy recommendations from professional movers in Oklahoma City will allow you to commence putting one carton on top of another until your home is packed and ready to go.

Begin with Boxes and a Permanent Marker

Start with that first box. Obtain a pile of 'Medium' packing cartons along with a permanent marker. Get started with the rooms you use the very least, such as the garage or den. Clear shelving into boxes (with padding, as needed) and mark the carton for its contents. Then begin the process of yet another box. Then another. Clear your off-season clothing directly into one box along with your backup toiletries into another. Clear out your bookshelves and desk drawers to one carton along with your less used kitchen pans inside of another.

One carton at a time, label by label, your residence is going to get packed.

Split Up Your Packing into Manageable Chunks

If perhaps packing the full house might appear to be a large undertaking, break it up. Pack your home office first, or all things in your closet you do not use every week. Pack up the storage areas, they're pretty much half-packed anyway. Section your home into areas, leaving your most-used items for last. Undertake packing one evening and weekend at a time and congratulate yourself on reaching goals.

Get Rid of Stuff You Don't Need

Moving is a great time to purge your possessions of whatever you do not need or don't wish to bring with you. The many shirts you won't ever put on, the dishes you don't ever cook with, or the pieces of furniture too shabby to be worth the moving van space can get booted to the curb or - better yet - donate them. There could be a young couple who urgently needs a well used sturdy sofa or possibly a family who could possibly really take advantage of that extra bed.

Dispose of items you have no need for. The things you would not miss in the new residence is now a candidate to lighten your load and minimize how much you will need to pack.

Allow Yourself Ample Time

If you are not a professional mover in Oklahoma City, start early. Most people are not able to pack their home over a long weekend, or even over three or four weekends. So, allow yourself lots of lead-up time for you to pack the house - and recognize when it is time to call in the moving company reinforcements in the event you simply don't make enough headway before your moving date draws near. This is common, not every individual is a packing machine.

Work with Professional Movers

Professional movers in Oklahoma City are usually a significant aid if you are organizing a move. Many individuals use movers to pack just their big furniture and a lot of delicate items, having faith in their know-how to make certain these items arrive at the new residence securely. You can even rely on a moving company in Oklahoma City to take you past the finish line in case your personal moving initiatives are not quite done when moving-truck day arrives.

Whether you need moving services to boost your hectic agenda or because you're not certain where to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group can be used to help you get wherever you're heading. Contact us right now to consult on your moving plans and schedule the professional moving services you will need. We look forward to making your next move an effortless task.


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The Mickelson Family
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