How to Sort and Pack Quickly for A Move
Moving is not something that can be done in a day or two. Sure, the actual movement of all your stuff from your office or home to the new one can take just a few hours. But the actual process of planning a successful move can take anywhere between 8 to 10 weeks. Yet, in certain circumstances, you may need to plan and execute a successful move in half that time.
In this case, you need extra help to ensure that all the sorting and packing of all your household or office stuff is done in time. With the following tips you should be able to sort and pack for a quick, even abrupt move;
- Get Rid of Some Things
The first step in packing for a quick move is to get rid of some of the things you know you will not need. You will save a lot of time when you sort your thing you begin packing than when you just pack everything and sort them afterwards. Begin by separating everything into piles; the most important (things you’ll keep and the things you haven’t used for a long time. In the second pile, select the stuff you’ll sell, throw away or give away. You’ll find that there are fewer things to pack now and unpack later.
- Get Help
Packing can be difficult and time consuming. So if you don’t have a lot of time, you can use all the help you can get. You can choose to ask your friends and family for help you pack. But it is important to ensure that you are very clear with them about what you need them to do.
You could also choose to use a professional moving company. Most moving companies will also offer packing and unpacking services at reasonable rates. It is a great service that could save you a lot of time and stress it takes to pack an entire household.
- Get Packing Supplies
If you are doing the packing yourself, you may want to begin the hunt for adequate packing supplies very early on in the process. Boxes are a good idea but can sometimes be hard to find depending on our location and the time of year. You can improvise by packing your things in plastic containers.
If you choose to use a professional moving company, it is likely that they will provide you with packing materials. These packing materials do however come at an extra cost so you may want to ensure that your budget is adequate to cover the cost.
With the packing materials in place, you can then begin packing your stuff. Even if you are using a professional moving company, it is important to make sure you have an inventory of everything in the home or office. This will prevent problems and disputes that may arise when you lose some of your stuff. Also, keep in mind that some things like large appliances may need some preparation before packing.