Oklahoma City Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
February 23, 2024

Just Start Packing!

packing for a moveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving can be daunting, particularly when trying to establish where to start. Maybe you might be lost with the to-do's and don't understand what to do first, or maybe you understand what you need to get completed, however you are putting it off. Whilst planning your move along with making sure you are taking care of the necessary last-minute tasks are important, the most time-consuming element of moving is packing your belongings. The best advice you could ever receive when planning a move? Merely begin packing!

Do away with Items You Don't Need

Step one to packing is doing away with things you don't want. This is often something you perform at the start of your packing journey, however it will additionally be something you could find yourself needing to execute throughout. You can find numerous ways to get rid of belongings you do not need. Donate, share with friends and family, sell, or toss unwanted pieces. Save yourself some time and never pack anything you aren't seeing yourself making use of in your new space!

Collect Packing Materials

Packing may seem like simply hurling stuff within a carton, however it is often a lot more involved than that. As you start to pack each and every area, think about what things you have in that area which might be difficult to pack. Make certain that, in addition to standard packing supplies like tape, boxes, and markers, you also have bubble wrap and other tools you could require to properly pack everything you own. For example, it could be beneficial to obtain packing sleeves for dishes in your kitchen to secure them during your move. Unique cartons for TVs and works of art is yet another substantial help. Take note of crucial components of each and every room that may require specific materials and subsequently head over to a nearby home improvement store or moving company in Oklahoma City!

Break Down Packing into Achievable Chunks

Packing can rapidly turn out to be mind-boggling, so don't try to do it all at once. Alternatively, break it down into reasonable pieces. This may be attempting to work in just one space at a time or perhaps setting aside so much time per day to work. No matter what method works the best for you, you will need to bear in mind you don't need to finish it all at once! Establish sensible expectations for packing up your home. Even just a one-bedroom residence can take around 3-5 days to totally pack up, even longer for multi-bedroom houses. Try to plan a minumum of one day per room to give yourself time and stay away from rushing to pack everything at the very last minute.

Have Your Professional Mover to Pack the Challenging or Sensitive Pieces

Were you aware that professional movers in Oklahoma City will help you pack? If you're finding it difficult to pack sizeable, complicated, or breakable things, acquiring assistance from your movers can certainly be a great help. Don't try to do all of it on your own. A professional mover's intention is to help your move be as minimal anxiety for you as is possible.

If you are intending to move, look at employing a professional mover in Oklahoma City to help reduce the strain on you and make packing easier. Place your move in the hands of somebody you can trust. Put your move in the hands of A-1 Freeman Moving Group in Oklahoma City. Give us a call today and see what our professionals can do for you.


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The Mickelson Family
The Mickelson Family
Best. Move. Ever!
Very pleased with the overall respect and care the men gave to my possessions. Even mailing me very quickly the only thing lost in transit. Would recommend to anyone needing a long distant move.
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