How to Get Packing When You Don't Know Where to Start

Residential MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Packing isn't easy for all. It is usually tough to begin, or to even know how to start. You may prefer to do your own packing yet find the job pretty overwhelming once you start with the very first box. How can you get your entire residence into boxes and then loaded into a single truck? If you're not certain how to start, when to get started, or the best way to pack your stuff - you're in the ideal place.

From dealing with your very first move to packing when you find yourself too overloaded to think, these basic tips from professional movers in Denver will help you begin setting one box on top of another until your residence is packed and ready to go.

Get started with Cartons and a Permanent Marker

Begin with that initial carton. Grab a pile of 'Medium' packing boxes along with a permanent marker. Begin with the rooms you use the very least, including the attic or den. Clear shelves into boxes (with padding, if needed) and mark the carton for its contents. Then start another box. And then another. Clear your off-season apparel straight into one box as well as your backup toiletries directly into another. Empty your bookshelves and desk drawers in one box along with your less used kitchen pots and pans in one more.

One carton at a time, label by label, your home is going to get packed.

Split Up Your Packing into Manageable Chunks

In the event that packing the entire residence might appear to be a huge task, break it up. Pack your office first, or everything in your closet you do not wear every week. Pack up your storage areas, they may be already half-packed anyway. Divide your residence into areas, leaving your most-used belongings for last. Undertake packing one evening and weekend at a stretch and congratulate yourself on reaching milestones.

Eliminate Items You Have No Need For

Moving is a great time to purge your belongings of what you have no need for or wouldn't like to bring along with you. Those shirts you won't ever put on, the cookware you won't ever prepare a meal with, or the furniture too shabby to be worth the moving van space can get kicked to the curb or - better still - donate them. There might be a young couple who really needs an older durable couch or perhaps a family who can really take advantage of that extra bed.

Get rid of belongings you don't need. Anything you wouldn't miss in the new home is now a candidate to lighten your load and reduce the total you'll need to pack.

Allow Plenty of Time

If you aren't a professional mover in Denver, begin early. Most people cannot pack their home over a long weekend, or even over 3 or 4 weekends. Therefore, allow yourself enough lead-up time for you to pack the house - and acknowledge if it is time to get in touch with the moving company reinforcements if you simply can't make enough progress before your moving date draws near. This is common, not everyone is a packing machine.

Work with Professional Movers

Professional movers in Denver are generally a significant aid when you are preparing for a move. Many people hire movers to pack just their big furniture and a lot of delicate items, relying on their know-how to ensure these items make it to the new home safely and securely. You may also count on a moving company in Denver to take you beyond the finish line if your personal moving initiatives are not quite accomplished when moving-truck day arrives.

Whether you need moving services to boost your hectic schedule or simply because you aren't certain where to start, A-1 Freeman Moving Group will be here to help you get where you're heading. Contact us today to consult on your moving plans and schedule the professional moving services you'll need. We look forward to making your upcoming move a breeze.


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