Killeen Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
September 10, 2023

Unpacking: The Forgotten Task

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Killeen is both exhilarating and laborious! Along with attending to yourself during the move, there are actually steps you can take to make unpacking and moving into your new house, less stressful.

Considering that moving is usually laborious and bland, music is a superb strategy to stay enthusiastic and focused. It might even improve your emotional state so consider having a stereo or perhaps television set up so that you can perform to the sound of your preferred songs or have a Wireless speaker available to connect to your mobile phone.

Preparing and Coordinating Continue to be Key

Packing deliberately can considerably reduce tensions and also headaches when you arrive at your new location. Pack an "essentials" box (or even a few) containing stuff you will be needing immediately at your new home. This container should include such things as:

· Bathroom towels.

· Toiletries.

· Bed sheets/blankets.

· Essential food preparation accessories.

· A few cups, plates, bowls (on the other hand, you can prefer to order out or have non-perishable items to eat on your first night).

By doing this after you arrive at the new home in Killeen, you will have everything you need to get through the initial night.

In addition, make sure to label every single carton with which room it should go into when it arrives. By doing this you won't need to blindly open boxes unclear about what is inside or search through numerous boxes to find something you need.

You may also already have a feeling for where the furnishings are to go. Preparing where each piece ought to go ahead of the move can speed up the task and help you to keep organized and committed to all of the other unpacking.

Home office

For those who have a home office, you might want to unpack these products first to stay on top of your company. If you are a work-from-home individual, certainly you need to have your working environment unpacked, organized, and operational so that you will not fall behind.

Assemble the Home Furniture

Moving day in Killeen is usually strenuous and you will in all likelihood be ready to crawl into your bed that first night. This is why constructing and making your bed(s) is an effective start ahead of unpacking boxes.

You are not going to like to need to do it when you've expended the whole day unpacking cartons and bags in addition to setting up. The good news is that if you have hired a professional moving company, they will likely assemble the beds for you.

Unbox the Kitchen

Once you have your beds assembled, the kitchen is the most sensible starting point unpacking. Because the kitchen is known as the heart of your house, having your cabinets, cupboards, and home appliances all unpacked and organized will enable you to shift into your new house.

For those who have an eat-in kitchen area, you'll likely also have a kitchen table that will help you unpack in a significantly more organized way.

Take on the Bathroom

Once you devote all day unpacking and arranging, you will most probably like to take a shower or soak in a relaxing bath. Your "essentials" box ought to include the toiletries, shower gel, shampoos and conditioners, medications, or any other things that are essential for the bathroom.

Having the kitchen and bathroom unpacked can make unpacking the rest of your things easier.

Move to the Bedrooms

Since the household furniture is already in place, the bedrooms need to be the next to unbox. For those who have packed the bedsheets in transparent plastic bags or bins, it will be easier to spot which bed sheets belong in which room. Alternatively, write the particular person's bedroom on the carton upon packing it to make it less difficult.

Unpack the Living and Dining Rooms

Ideally, you will have your household furniture in place which can make unpacking whatever else less difficult. Don't worry about ornamental things including wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the crucial things are unpacked.


Seasonal belongings for example holiday accents or stuff that you rarely use might be unpacked last. These items will often go to an attic, downstairs room, storage area, or garage.

As with packing, unpacking is made less complicated with preparing and organization. Being tidy regarding the method will help to make certain you enjoy your new house as seamlessly and rapidly as you can.

If you need help with packing or unpacking services, A-1 Freeman Moving Group, your local moving company in Killeen, can help!


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