PACKING MOVING TIPS FOR SAFE RELOCATION

Feb 2021

 

Moving to a new home is always exciting, but it is always clouded by hectic packing, moving, organizing things, etc. Everyone would have moved from one city to another at least once, or even within one locality to another, would have experienced the relocation stress; it’s a waste of physical and emotional strength. On another hand, long-distance relocation is very hectic, thinking about how you are going to transport your valuable goods like furniture, fragile items, etc., securely itself gives you panic and stress.

To have a safe and stress-free relocation, it’s best to hire packers and mover who will professionally execute your shifting task and help you relocate peacefully. Moreover, they provide on-time pickup and safe doorstep delivery.

Professional packing moving companies dismantle your large goods, pack them safely, and load them into the truck. They use the best-fit truck to ensure the complete safety of your goods during transit. They safely deliver your goods on-time at your doorstep, unload, unpack, and reassemble them too. They also offer insurance coverage so that you can claim reimbursement for your damaged/lost goods.

 

To ensure safe and stress-free relocation, here are few things you must follow.

  1. Plan your relocation, at least 7-10 days before the moving date for local shifting, and 15-20 days before for domestic shifting plan. This will help you find reliable movers and packers.
  2. Declutter goods you haven't used for long time, or you don’t need any more; you can sell or donate those goods. Doing this will considerably reduce your shifting charges too.
  3. To ensure comfortable stay at your new place, until you adjust there completely, pack your essentials like medicines, personal care, toiletries, extra pair of clothes, kids items (baby food, toys), etc.
  4. It’s advisable not to shift your valuables like jewelry, financial lifesavers, important documents, laptop, etc., with the packers.
  5. Things like clothes, books, etc., don't need protective packing; you can pack these things in large carry bags and covers, suitcases, backpack, etc., available with you.
  6. In order to have a good moving experience, guide your movers throughout the process. 
  7. Update your new address in firms like educational institutions, banks, insurance companies, credit card agencies, online shopping sites, etc., to avoid missing important mails.
  8. To disconnect or transfer your utility services like DTH, Cable TV, Wi-Fi, newspaper and magazine company, water suppliers, etc., contact your service providers.
  9. Prepare your electronics like emptying water-filter, unplugging cables from TV, defrosting the fridge, etc., to avoid them getting repaired.
  10. Click pictures of your goods like furniture, electronics, etc., so it’s easy to reassemble or check if any damage happened.

 

You have found your dream home, now the biggest challenge is to shift all your household goods safely to your new house. There are lot of plannings and preparation required from your side to have a stress-free home relocation. We hope that the tips we have discussed above have provided adequate information to help you shift smoothly, without causing any damage to your goods. 

When you hire packers and movers, remember that movers offering low-cost quotations might be a fake/unprofessional moving company that will involve you in moving scam. It is important to check customer feedback, novelty, reliability, etc., of the company before you hire them.