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Five Ways to Move More Efficiently

by Dusty Rhodes on Sep 20, 2016  in 
  • SMARTBOX Moving Tips
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Moving is a tremendous task that takes a lot of time, energy and effort. So naturally, you probably want to know: How can I complete this task in an effective and efficient manner? Listed below are five suggestions that will help improve the efficiency of your moving process. 

Do It Early and Often- The earlier you get started, the better off you are going to be.  Do not put it off. Additionally, when you know a move is inevitable, not only is it good to start early, but keep working on different aspects your move as often as you can.  Eat that elephant one bite at a time. Start early and stay organized.

Pack By Not Unpacking-  This may sound different, but it works. The majority of stress that has to do with moving is realizing that you may have to take all of that stuff out of drawers and closets. The good news is, there is an easier way. Just detach the rack with the clothes still on it, or carry the drawer with the clothes still in it. This is a quick, easy, and efficient way to relieve stress while getting your things from point A to point B. 

Call For HELP- People need help with many different aspects in their lives, and moving can certainly be considered as one of these aspects. The more hands you have on deck, the better off you are. In addition to this, asking people for help, whether it is friends or loved ones, is a great way to strengthen relationships while accomplishing a goal.

Search For Storage Units- Many moving companies out there offer storage unit options that help people with the process of relocating. On top of this, some companies have portable storage options that keep your belongings safe and secure until you are ready to begin unpacking them. This will help put you at ease, knowing that your things are being stored in one location.

Put Bags Inside Bags- If you have extra duffel bags or suitcases left over after everything is packed up and want to save space, put the remaining bags inside of each other. This will allow you to consolidate space, while saving time on the number of trips you have to make to collect items.

There is only so much time in a day. So if you are like most people, you look for effective, efficient, and productive ways to spend your time. We hope that the tips above will help you have an easy transition into your new home. For more information on moving and storage, visit our other Blogs.


Dusty Rhodes