Moving from one home to another can be difficult and stressful, but there are things you can do that can make the move go easier, keep unpacking organized and maintain your sanity throughout the move. These tips can be used whether you pack yourself or hire a moving company to help you.
Pack the items you will need immediately in a clear plastic tub. These include box cutters, paper towels, trash bags and tools. By using a clear plastic tub, it will stand out among the other packed boxes so you know to grab it first. Be sure to include items such as phone chargers, toilet paper, power strips as well as a few cooking and eating utensils. Pack breakable items in clothing, such as using socks to pack glassware. Place a cotton ball in your powder makeup to prevent breakage. Cover the openings of toiletries with plastic wrap and then put the caps back on. Pack plates vertically with bubble wrap or newspaper in between.