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Moving Blues: 4 Reasons Why it Doesn't Have to Suck Entirely

Written by Posted On Wednesday, 03 May 2017 20:10

Moving day may be one of the worst days of your life. You literally spend hours driving and unpacking boxes all in the hopes that you can finish before getting up early for work the next morning. However, there are some ways in which you make moving day a little easier to deal with.

Someone Will Be Available to Help

It is never a good idea to attempt to move on your own. Even if you just have a friend, your significant other or a parent stop by to give you a hand, it will help pass the time while reducing your workload. To make things even easier, ask for help packing or cleaning your place before you go. For larger moves, it may be a good idea to hire a moving company help out.

Move Your Cable and Utilities Ahead of Time

You can take care of moving your cable and utilities to your new home prior to leaving your current one. It may also be possible to change your mailing address and take care of other minor task related to changing your place of residence. Doing so before moving day may reduce the odds that you forget to do these tasks until after your move or forget to do them at all.

Moving Boxes

While you may have a lot of stuff to pack, it won't be hard finding boxes to put that stuff in. Many grocery stores or other retailers offer banana boxes or similar types of containers for free just to get rid of them. Some companies, like Elite Truck Rental, know that there are many resources for free moving boxes. Padded boxes or containers may be available at office supply stores for a reasonable fee to ensure that your fragile belongings don't get damaged.

Moving Provides an Excuse to Downsize

Your impending move gives you the opportunity to get rid of a lot of items that you may have been meaning to throw away or donate. Since you need space in the car, those bags of clothes will finally get to Goodwill or to some other charity. The skills you learn from cleaning your apartment may also help you learn how to stay organized in your new place.

The best part about moving day is when it ends. To help you get the end faster, don't hesitate to ask your friends or a professional moving company for help. Furthermore, getting organized prior to moving day can make the whole process go much faster and much smoother.

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Rachelle Wilber

Rachelle Wilber is a former real estate agent now turned freelance writer that specializes in home realty, mortgage, and building. She graduated from San Diego State University with her Bachelor's Degree in Journalism and Media Studies.

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