Getting Prepared Before the Movers Arrive

You may have heard success stories about relocation along with the frequent scary ones. And then, you may tend to think that the successful ones may have involved highly professional movers or precise organizing by the people who would move to the new homes.

There is a whole lot of content available regarding how to hire professional movers. You can do it by searching online, looking at reviews, contacting the satisfied customers and asking references from your closed ones. However, the tougher task is still to be done. You will need to be prepared before the movers arrive. The reason I called this task tougher is that you need to be organized from the day one after deciding that you are going to move to the new home. Nevertheless, you can work to get organized to make the entire preparation phase quite convenient for you.

In this article, we are going to discuss about how you can get organized and make the entire process easy for you.

Consider de-cluttering

If you want to more to the new home without any stress, you need to make sure that you are moving only those items which you are going to need in the new home. The matter of fact is that moving can even help you shift to the minimalistic lifestyle.

You need to know about the things that cannot be moved

There are a few things that your movers will simply refuse to move. For instance, you will need to move your pets and plants by yourself. Moreover, perishable foods and motor oils should be used up or given away to the friends before you move.

Create an inventory

It is quite important to create a detailed inventory before you move. Creating an inventory doesn’t only help you in keeping the items organized but your movers will also know what goes where. You should also list the serial numbers of the electronic items with their brand names and model types in the inventory list.

Proceed with the process while ensuring proper cleanliness

You will not like to do anything if there is a mess of items. It means that you are going to need to ensure proper cleanliness while packing. Separate old items from the new ones.  Moreover, you will need to make sure that you have cleaned the areas after you have emptied them from the items you are about to pack.


While packing your items in the boxes, you will need to label the boxes. The labels mainly provide information about contents in the boxes and that where the boxes need to head to. Color coding is the simplest way to tell the movers about the right places of the boxes.

Do proper measurements for the bigger items

While can surely move your bigger items out of the current home, you have to make sure that the doors and corridors of the new home are high and wide enough to allow safe passage of those bigger items. For this purpose, you need to measure your items first and then you can visit the new home to take measurements of the pathways.


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