Room-by-room packing guide for beginners

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Have you decided to change your place of residence? In this case, it is advisable that you start preparing for the move as soon as possible. It may seem like there are not too many tasks to be completed, but it is quite the contrary. The packing part is certainly the most complex one. However, the good thing is that we are going to give you some tips when it comes to room-by-room packing. This is quite an effective method, and you will not have a hard time completing this task.

The first thing you should do is make a good plan

There is probably nothing as important as making a good moving plan in this entire process. The reason for this is simple- if you have a plan, you will know precisely what to do and when to do it. There will be no overlaps, and you will complete all of the tasks on time. So, if you have not hired a mover yet, it is high time to do so.

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Make a plan in advance- there will be no delay because this will help you complete all of the tasks successfully and on time

Should you put your trust in Clean Cut Moving, you will not make a mistake. They will help you go through the moving process smoothly and transport your belongings safely. Once you hire a mover, make a plan for the packing part. Think about what to pack first and what to pack last. When you start completing the tasks, you will realize how helpful this plan is.

You can start from your garage or your shed

This is usually the place where people keep items they do not use regularly. So, you can feel free to start from this part of your home. However, before you start packing items, make sure you go through everything. Considering the fact that there are things you are not allowed to pack and bring with you, it is possible that you will have to get rid of many items. For example, your movers will not accept to transport of gasoline, paints, different types of cleaning products, poisons, etc. Once you take care of this part, it will be easier to complete other tasks. If it happens that you need some help with your residential relocation, do not hesitate to ask for it.

Move on to the bedrooms

The next rooms you should pack are your bedrooms. So, what you should do is check whether you will be bringing all of your clothing items with you. Put on a separate pile the ones you will not be wearing anymore and think about what to do with them. If it happens that they are in good condition, feel free to donate them or give them to some of your close people.

Check what items you want to pack and bring with you and feel free to give others away

However, if this is not the case, they can be used instead of packing supplies. You will surely save some money on bubble packs. Remember to pack some clothes in an essentials bag. This will be quite useful because you will not be in a situation to open all of the boxes in order to get a certain item.

When packing room-by-room, think about how much time you will need for the kitchen

Packing the kitchen is always an endeavor per se. It does not matter whether your kitchen is small or not; you are going to need a significant amount of time in order to pack everything properly. So, what you should do is pack everything in smaller boxes. Since cutlery and crockery items are heavy, this will be a way in which you can prevent them from falling through the boxes. For example, when you are packing plates and glasses, make sure you wrap each item separately, even if you are relocating locally. This will prevent them from getting damaged. Of course, you should not pack everything at once. Leave the items you often use. You should pack these several days before the moving day.

Leave the bathroom and living room for the end

These are the rooms each family uses the most. For this reason, you should pack them last. Of course, you can pack beforehand some of the items you are not going to need until you relocate. Considering the fact that you will not be allowed to pack some of the chemicals from your bathroom, do your best to use them and not buy new ones. In addition to this, you should also check the expiration dates of your medicines.

Cosmetic products in the bathroom
If you are using the room-by-room packing method, leave the bathroom for the end and check all of the items

It usually happens that a certain medicine (or more of them) remains in a drawer for a long period of time, but it is no longer usable. Check this on time, and you will surely have at least one box fewer to pack. When your living room is in question, be careful when packing cables. Take photos before you start packing them so that you know how to put everything back together.

Room-by-room packing – the right way to pack

Room-by-room packing method is one of the best you can find. Of course, you will not pack everything at that moment, but you will know whether there are some items that should not be packed. Once you go through each and every room, packing what is left in the end will not be a problem. Should you need a helping hand, the packing services of your mover are always at your disposal. Count on professionals to provide you with premium-quality services, and you will avoid stressing yourself. Make a plan in advance, and you will keep track of your progress.



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Eliza G. / 2021-08-14

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