Deciding to move house can be hugely stressful for any individual. No matter how long one has lived in a property, they can accumulate huge amounts of belongings, clutter and everything the one gathers over the years. It’s only when you go pack up your items as you prepare for the big move when you really realise the gigantic task at hand. Of course, there are professionals who can do this for you but it can be costly and perhaps invasive on your privacy. If choosing an external contractor to pack your things up, be sure to get a recommendation if possible from someone who has used them before.
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Taking upon yourself to do the work will definitely be time consuming but it may be worth it to be involved yourself from the outset. It means you can correctly label things, you will know where everything goes and there is a lesser chance of things going missing. Packing these items up can be hugely stressful and if you have a partner or family member to lean on, do involve them and enlist their help. Create a to-do list to attempt to get ahead.
Being organised is key as it will make the whole process run a lot smoother and it will mean that moving into your new place will run efficiently as you will have things labelled and so on.
This infographic from the guys at EZ Living Interiors outlines everything you need to know about moving furniture whether it’s within a country or internationally. The graphic has indicated a number of tips and nuggets of advice to explain the optimal way to move larger items of furniture. Moving items like sofas, dining tables and so on without knowing what you’re doing could possibly endanger you or cause you to damage the piece or your home structure. The infographic also outlines the possible costs involved in shipping furniture to another country and it further details how to self-pack which could save some money but will definitely up the effort and energy required. Check out the full infographic below.