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The ultimate guide to packing up your possessions when moving house

Moving house can be a stressful and overwhelming experience, especially when it comes to packing up all your belongings. With so many things to keep track of, it’s easy to feel overwhelmed and forget important items. That’s why we’ve put together this ultimate guide to help make your move as smooth and stress-free as possible.

From getting the right supplies to labeling boxes and taking photos, we’ve got you covered. With our step-by-step guide and helpful tips, you’ll be able to safely and securely box up your possessions and transport them to your new home with ease. So, grab a cup of coffee, sit back, and let’s get started on your packing journey!

How to Pack Your Possessions Room by Room

  1. Make a list: Make a list of all the items you plan to move. This will help you keep track of everything and ensure that nothing gets left behind.
  2. Get the right supplies: You will need boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap, and markers to properly package your items.
  3. Start early: Start packing at least two weeks before your move to avoid feeling overwhelmed.
  4. Pack room by room: Pack one room at a time, starting with the least used room and working your way to the most used room.
  5. Label boxes: Label each box with its contents and the room it belongs in, to make unpacking easier.
  6. Protect fragile items: Wrap delicate items in bubble wrap and place them in sturdy boxes. Label these boxes as “Fragile.”
  7. Keep items organized: Pack heavy items in small boxes and lighter items in larger boxes. Pack similar items together.
  8. Fill gaps: Fill gaps in boxes with crumpled paper to prevent items from shifting during transport.
  9. Secure boxes: Close and seal boxes securely with packing tape.
  10. Stack boxes properly: Stack boxes in the removal van in a way that prevents them from shifting or falling.
  11. Take photos: Take photos of items before and after packing to ensure that everything is accounted for.

Woman packing moving box at home

Following these tips will ensure that your possessions are safely packed and transported to your new home. Good luck with your move!

Now that you’ve got all the tips and tricks for packing up your possessions, it’s time to get started on your move! Remember to start early so get in touch for a no-obligation quote today.