How To Organize Your Moving Day: Tips For A Smooth Transition

April 6, 2022

The moving process can be overwhelming, but it does not have to be! With a little bit of organization and preparation, you can smoothly transition into your new home. This blog post will discuss some tips for organising your moving day. 

1) Start by making a list of all the tasks that need to be completed on moving day

This will help you stay organized and on track. Some things that should be on your list include:

– Packing up all of your belongings

– Hiring interstate removals or renting a truck

– Arranging for utility services to be turned off or transferred

– Forwarding your mail 

Make sure to give yourself plenty of time to complete these tasks so that you are not rushing around on the day of the move. 

2) Once you have your list of tasks, start to plan how you will complete them 

If you are hiring a moving company, contact them as soon as possible to schedule a date and time for the move. If you are renting a truck, make sure to reserve it well in advance so that you don’t have any last-minute surprises. 

Start packing up your belongings a few weeks before the move. This will help keep the process from becoming too overwhelming. Begin with items that you do not use daily, such as out-of-season clothing or decor items. Pack these items into boxes and label them accordingly. As the moving day gets closer, pack up more of your belongings until everything is ready to go. 

3) One of the most important things to do before moving day is to forward your mail

This way, you will be sure to receive any important letters or packages at your new address. You can easily forward your mail by contacting the post office or setting up a forwarding service through your mailbox provider. 

4) On the day of the move, make sure to stay calm and organized

This is easier said than done, but it is essential to try to avoid getting frazzled. If possible, have someone else help you with the move so that you can take breaks as needed. 

Start by loading up the larger items first, such as furniture. Then, fill in the gaps with smaller boxes and loose items. Make sure to put heavy items towards the front of the truck so that they do not shift during transport. 

Once everything is loaded into the truck, double-check that you have not forgotten anything important. Once you are sure that everything is accounted for, you can begin your journey to your new home! 

5) Once you arrive at your new home, you should unload the larger items first

This will help clear up some space to unpack the rest of your belongings more easily. After the large items are out of the way, start unpacking the smaller boxes and loose items. Be sure to put away your belongings in a logical and organised manner so that you can easily find things when you need them. 

And that is it! With these tips, you should be able to have a smooth and successful move into your new home. 

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Andi Perullo de Ledesma

I am Andi Perullo de Ledesma, a Chinese Medicine Doctor and Travel Photojournalist in Charlotte, NC. I am also wife to Lucas and mother to Joaquín. Follow us as we explore life and the world one beautiful adventure at a time.

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