The Basics of Packing for the Moving
The bad news: packing is always a stressful experience. Imagining how many things you will pack and how you will pack all these is already stressful. But there's good news-you can make packing easier for the moving. Just follow these basic packing tips:
Luggage of basic needs. Ask every member of the family to pack his own basic needed things in his own luggage like clothes, toiletries, eyeglasses, etc. Doing this makes moving a lot easier because you don't need to look for the things you always need.
Categorize items for packing depending on how important they are. What are the things you don't usually use? These should be packed first and then, the more needed things will follow packing. Lastly, pack the most needed things. This way, you can prioritize boxes when loading, unloading, and unpacking.
Sort items. Before packing, sort your items into important and not-so-important. Important things will be those you will bring with you when you move. Meanwhile, the not-so-important things can be sold, given away, donated, or thrown away.
Right packing. There are proper ways to pack items like disassembling things, wrapping them up, putting them in a box, and cleaning them before packing. Ask your local mover how you should pack your things or you can read some posts about this.
Packing affects the smoothness of loading, delivery, unloading, and unpacking. If you want to have a successful and less stressful moving, you should always start it with the basics of proper packing.