By Natalie Macias
Moving house is a very stressful job as it requires packing a number of items. To make the moving memorable and joyful you have to follow few tips that will lessen the stress level. Before you move plan a date. Try to avoid public holidays as you may not get the moving services easily. Always choose mid week or off peak time for such activities. Decide whether to hire a moving professional or to go for a self move.
If you want to save on your expenses then go for self move as in big cities hiring a moving professional will cost a lot. If you have decided for self move then you require many boxes for packing the items. Before you pack make a list of items that you require to pack. This will avoid you packing useless items and wasting time in that. Things that you have not used for many years are not worth packing. If you do so they will sit at the back of the cupboard and once again becomes useless. It is advisable to give such items to the local charity instead of throwing them as wastes.
While moving house it is important to take an inventory. With this you can have a clear cut idea and helps you to move items and to which room in your new house. You can stick labels on the boxes to help you move to a particular room in the new house. You can also use color coded system to help you in this. Before moving to a new house, inform your friends and relatives so that they can give you a hand in moving.
Also inform the DVLA about the address change. You will also have to inform the building societies, banks, Inland Revenue and magazines that you have a subscription to regarding the address change. You can also hire services provided by house clearance companies to lessen your stress. Choose the best quote offered by the companies that suits your requirements. Don't forget that moving house is a big day.