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February 14, 2019

Make Your House a Home After Moving to Oklahoma City

Baking Cookies in New HomeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Everyone handles the moving process in their own individual way. A number of people are so hyped the first night after unloading the truck that they are up through the night unpacking and watching movies. Others are so exhausted by the move that it's worth an extra hotel night for a good long rest. Some unpack in a particular manner that creates strangely full areas. Many throw packing material and things about randomly until it settles in place. And you are likely to are aware of where you show up on the scale.

Nevertheless the one aspect that all individuals who move share is a desire to make the house into your home. Those empty walls and empty rooms can be spooky at first, and most families require time to become accustomed to a brand new house before it starts to feel like home. While it may take you a couple weeks to get familiar with the new walls and building sounds, we'll help you settle in swiftly subsequent to your move to Oklahoma City and feel happy in your new house with some cleverly calming hints.

Bake Something

Our sense of smell is the most highly linked to instincts and emotions. Memory is impacted by fragrance, which is why it is possible to instantly recollect a childhood encounter in reaction to a smell on the breeze. The same guideline relates to feeling at home. One reason why you feel so odd right after moving into another property is because it doesn't smell like you and your belongings yet.

And so, a fantastic way to make the house feel much more like home is making it smell more like home. And we do not merely mean bringing your dog…. while, your family furry friends absolutely do help. You should try baking something delicious and familiar in your new kitchen. Besides this being an awesome excuse to strategically unbox your kitchen gear. It'll also fill your house with a yummy aroma that'll make the entire place feel more like home.

Put Up Your Decor

Bare walls can be an additional main cause for feeling like a space is simply not quite home yet following a move to Oklahoma City. You have been used to having your own pictures, knick knacks, and drapes throughout the space and a lack of them reminds you how the area is not really 'yours' yet. So, enable it to be yours. Arrange your favorite decorations while you unbox them. Use this time to imagine how you want your new place to be decorated and make it even far better as compared to your preceding home.

This may turn into a enjoyable scavenger-hunt exercise, whilst you discover decorations throughout unpacking. Permit yourself to stand up, stretch your muscles, and decorate whenever you discover something which will be attractive on your wall or needs to be displayed on a shelf.

Make Your Bed

There is no space more private than your own bed. A number of people have challenges slumbering the initial nights in a new place as it's so strange. However part of that problem could be the sleeping bag, air mattress, or bedding on the ground that a lot of of us end up with over the first overnight in a new property.

So rather than procrastinating, make out time to put together your bed. For those who have chosen professional movers in Oklahoma City, they can most likely construct your bed for you. Make your bed with all your favorite sheets along with your regular blanket and pillows, laundered right before moving. This makes your whole slumbering setting considerably more recognizable. The bedding will feel and also smell right. You will be the appropriate distance off the floor. And you'll have an extremely less difficult time sleeping in the new house, despite the new building sounds and smells.

Throw a Housewarming Event

Many people tend to be most troubled by the perception of loneliness in a new dwelling. And not just the deficiency of wall decor and constructed home furnishings. They need the reassuring murmur and companionship of people to feel right in a whole new space. If you are one of the social butterflies, then don't ignore your nature. To be able to become much more at home in the first few days, consider throwing yourself a modest housewarming celebration. You simply need party tunes plus some pizzas.

As soon as you have a couple of chairs and cups readily available, just go and meet your neighbors. Ask them to come spend a couple of hours in your house and get to know you. Turn it into a potluck and you do not even have to stress about getting your house totally established. This is your ideal chance to establish new friendships with folks nearby and also brush away the 'cobweb' feel of the unfilled residence in a new area.

Install Smart Home Gadgets

Ultimately, keep in mind your smart home gadgets! Many people own at the least a few lights or smart speakers around the house as helpful gizmos. If you do, these could be astonishingly enjoyable to bring along. Remind yourself to carry these loaded on top and set your smart items in place soon after arriving. Merely being able to do similar activities by talking to 'your house' makes you feel like you'll be in charge and much more at home in the new location.


Here at A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we understand all about the ups and downs of your moving experience. Many people get psyched, lots of people get anxious, but everyone wants to feel at home at the conclusion of a move to Oklahoma City. With these interesting helpful hints, you may feel at home a lot quicker by claiming the area and making the house truly yours. For further moving ideas or to go over your upcoming move, contact us right away!


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The Mickelson Family
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