Published: August 01, 2022
It takes a lot of time and effort to move all of your stuff from one place to another, especially if you’re moving everything. Even after you think you’ve done everything possible, moving day approaches, and something essential goes missing.
UNITS Moving and Portable Storage of Kansas City has helpful moving tips to help you avoid making errors while packing for your big move.
1. You don’t get rid of things
It’s always good to downsize your personal belongings when you move. It’s especially significant while you’re relocating since the less stuff you have to pack and carry, the easier it is. Putting all your stuff into a box without going through it may be simple, but getting rid of what you don’t need might be difficult.
2. Moving all of your furniture without wrapping it first
Larger goods, such as sofas and bookcases, are more difficult to move than smaller items. Not only should you wrap your larger valuables in moving plastic, but you should also utilize moving blankets to safeguard them from harm during the transfer.
3. Forcing large items through small doorways
Raise and guide a heavy thing (such as a sofa) one side at a time, keeping yourself and your doors, walls, or valuables safe. Before pushing your furniture, make sure it will fit by measuring your door widths.
4. Not giving yourself enough time to pack
It will take a while to get everything ready. Most people underestimate the amount of effort involved in packing their things away. Preparing ahead of time might assist you in relaxing as you pack and move your belongings.
5. Not asking for help when you need it
The bottom line is that not everyone has the physical capacity to handle big things, which is why enlisting the assistance of friends and family isn’t always a good idea. It’s essential to ask for help with the larger, heavier objects and be prepared to pay for a moving company if necessary.
Let UNITS Moving and Portable Storage of Kansas City help you on your next move! Contact us today to find out more about our moving services.