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May 13, 2023

How to Start Packing for Your Move

Packing for a MoveBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Packing is not easy for everyone. It may be tough to begin, or to know where to start. You might plan to do your own packing however find the task really daunting once you start with the very first carton. How do you get the whole residence into boxes and then loaded into a single moving truck? If you aren't positive where to begin, when you should get started, or how you can pack your things - you are in the ideal place.

From managing your first move to packing when you're too overwhelmed to think, these basic recommendations from professional movers in Killeen will allow you to begin setting one box on top of another until your home is packed and ready to go.

Get started with Boxes and a Permanent Marker

Begin with that very first box. Obtain a bunch of 'Medium' packing cartons along with a permanent marker. Get started with the areas you use the very least, including the shed or den. Clear shelves into boxes (with padding, if needed) and label the carton for its contents. And then start another box. And then another. Clear your off-season clothing into one box along with your backup toiletries into another. Empty your books and desk drawers in one box as well as your less used cooking pots and pans in another.

One carton at a time, label by label, your house will get packed up.

Break Up Your Packing into Feasible Pieces

If perhaps packing the whole home may seem like a big task, break it up. Pack your office first, or all things in your closet you don't use weekly. Pack up your storage areas, they might be pretty much half-packed anyway. Section your house into areas, leaving your most-used items for last. Tackle packing one evening and weekend at a time and congratulate yourself on hitting objectives.

Dispose of Items You Don't Need

Moving is a great time to purge your possessions of what you don't need or don't wish to bring along with you. Those shirts you don't ever put on, the dishes you won't ever prepare food with, or the pieces of furniture too shabby to be worth the truck space can get booted to the curb or - better yet - donate them. There may be a young couple who really needs an older sturdy sofa or possibly a family who could possibly really take advantage of that extra bed.

Eliminate things you don't need. Anything you wouldn't miss in the new home is now a candidate to lighten your load and minimize how much you'll need to pack.

Allow Yourself Plenty of Time

If you're not a professional mover in Killeen, start out early. Most people are not able to pack their residence over a long weekend, or even over 3 or 4 weekends. Thus, allow yourself ample lead-up time for you to pack the home - and recognize if it is time to call in the moving company reinforcements if you simply do not make sufficient headway before your moving date draws near. This is normal, not every individual is a packing machine.

Use Professional Movers

Professional movers in Killeen are an essential aid when you are organizing a move. Lots of people use movers to pack just their big household furniture and most fragile objects, relying on their experience to ensure these things reach the new residence securely. You can even rely on professional movers in Killeen to take you past the finish line if your personal moving efforts are not quite done when moving-truck weekend occurs.

Whether you will need moving services to enhance your busy schedule or because you're not positive where to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group can be used to help you get where you're heading. Give us a call today to consult on your moving plans and schedule the professional moving services you will need. We look forward to making your impending move an effortless task. 


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