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 manner. A lot of people are so excited the first night after unloading the moving truck that they are awake through the night unpacking and watching television. Others are so exhausted with the move it's well worth an additional hotel night for a nice lengthy slumber. Some unpack with a specific way that brings about eerily complete rooms. Some dump packing material and items about aimlessly until it settles in place. And you typically recognize where you fall on the scale.

But the one thing that all people that move share is a want to make the house more like your home. Those bare walls and empty rooms can feel scary at the start, and most people require time to get used to a brand new house before it begins to feel like home. Whilst it may take you a few weeks to get familiar with the new walls and building sounds, we'll assist you to settle in speedily soon after your move to Oklahoma City and feel great in your new house by incorporating some intelligently reassuring hints.

Bake Something

Our sense of smell is easily the most solidly attached to instincts and also emotions. Memory is influenced by aroma, which is why you can quickly recollect a childhood experience in response to a smell on the breeze. An identical principle relates to feeling at home. One reason why you feel so strange after moving into another property is because it doesn't smell like you and your stuff yet.

And so, a great way to help the house become much more like home is to make it smell more like home. And we do not only mean bringing your dog…. while, your family pets definitely do help. You should try baking something delicious and familiar in your new kitchen. Besides this being an excellent motive to strategically unbox your kitchen items. It will fill your house with a delightful fragrance which will make the complete place become much more like home.

Put Up Your Decor

Empty walls are another major cause for feeling like a space is not quite home yet after you move to Oklahoma City. You're familiar with seeing your own pictures, knick knacks, and curtains around the area and a scarcity of them reminds you how the area just isn't 'yours' yet. So, enable it to be yours. Put up all your favorite home decor when you unbox them. Use this opportunity to imagine the way you want your new spot to be furnished making it even much better than your previous residence.

This may turn into a interesting scavenger-hunt adventure, as you discover decorations during unpacking. Let yourself to stand up, stretch your muscles, and decorate each time you find something which could be attractive on the wall or ought to be displayed on a shelf.

Make Your Bed

There's really no spot more personal than your very own bed. A number of people have trouble slumbering the initial few nights in a new space as it's so different. Although a component of that dilemma could possibly be the sleeping bag, air mattress, or perhaps mattress on the ground that a lot of of us wind up with on the primary night in the new property.

Hence instead of procrastinating, take the time to put together your bed. For those who have employed professional movers in Oklahoma City, they can probably assemble your bed for you. Make your bed with all your most comfortable sheets and your regular comforter and pillows, washed before moving. This makes your whole sleeping environment considerably more familiar. The linens will feel and also smell right. You'll be the correct distance above the floor. And you will have a substantially easier time getting to sleep in the new property, despite the new building sounds and aromas.

Have a Housewarming Party

Many people are usually most stressed with the sense of loneliness in a new house. And not merely the void of wall decor and assembled home furnishings. They require the comforting murmur and company of people to really feel right in a different location. If you are one of the social butterflies, then don't refute your tendencies. For you to become a lot more at home in your first week or so, think about throwing yourself a modest housewarming celebration. You just need party tunes and a few snacks.

As soon as you have a couple of seats and cups available, get out there and introduce yourself to your nearby neighbors. Ask them to come spend a couple of hours in your home and get to know you. Turn it into a potluck and you don't even have to stress about getting your house totally organized. Now is your perfect possibility to begin new friendships with others nearby as well as clean away the 'cobweb' feel of an unfilled abode in the new area.

Set up Smart Home Items

Ultimately, make sure you remember your smart home stuff! Lots of people have got a minimum of a couple of lights or smart speakers around the house as handy gizmos. Of course, if you do, these could be surprisingly fun to bring with you. Keep in mind to have these loaded on top and set your smart gadgets up soon after arriving. Just being able to do the same things by talking to 'your home' makes you feel like you'll be in control and even more at home in your new place.


At A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we understand everything about the ups and downs of the moving experience. Lots of people get energized, many people get distressed, but everyone wants to feel at home after a move to Oklahoma City. With these interesting hints, you can feel at home a lot quicker by claiming the space and making the house genuinely yours. For more moving suggestions or to discuss your future move, contact us now!


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