Moving day is one of the most stressful life events one can experience. It is even more stressful than the process of finding and securing a new place. In fact, moving day is not just stressful for new homeowners, but also for business owners shifting to a new workspace. If you’re looking to move homes or office space anytime in the near future, the pressure to sort out, pile up, and package your belongings can be quite stressful.
Here’s how you can have a stress-free move:
- Plan Your Move
The entire process of moving consists of far too much planning and packing. Given such a circumstance, planning should be prioritized. Everything from getting your address changed to make sure that all your packaged boxes end up in the right place at the right time is part and parcel of the moving process. In order to execute all of the changes that you may or may not foresee, there needs to be impeccable planning. So, in order to have a stress-free move, begin extensively planning the. Lay down the pieces and figure out each piece of the puzzle one by one. While at it, make sure to create contingency plans for the plans you are working out.
- Create a Checklist
As the process of planning is extensive, the chances of missing out on some of the tasks are very plausible. Keep a notepad or a digital notes app open at all times during the planning phase. Prepare a checklist well in advance, noting down everything that one can think of with regard to the process of moving out, alongside the completion date for each of the tasks on the checklist.
Setting a dedicated last date for completion of all of these tasks could help you to divide the entire chunk of the major work over days, and not be done all at once. Once the master checklist is completed, you could easily manage and track the progress of each of the to-dos on the list, leading upto the final move. According to the set date of the task, you could also feed the list of items to do on your digital calendar to make it easier to access every day at the tip of your hands.
A few things you might want to add into the master checklist you create:
- Changing addresses and information in all the essentials places such as banks, schools, insurance, and healthcare facilities.
- Budgeting the move
- Organizing all of the storage
- Contact a Self-Storage Unit
The next big milestone leading up to the big move is to find the right fit for you in terms of a self-storage unit facility. Making sure that you find the right self-storage facility is highly essential as you may want to drop off and pick up items at the storage unit any number of times leading up to the shift.
So, begin by contacting all the various self-storage units near the place you intend to move. If there are multiple companies to choose from, make a call them up and list down the various facilities they provide in their unit and which one stands out the best. If you are particularly looking for Storage in Miranda or storage in Sutherland Shire, then opting to go with Kirrawee Self Storage might do you a lot of good.
Going through the website could also help you narrow on the right option for you.
- Visit the Self-Storage Unit
Once you narrow down on all the self-storage facilities in the area that you may prefer, the next order of business is to head down to these facilities and check for yourself which one would make you more comfortable to visit as often as you prefer. Looking at the storage facilities and the location can definitely help you ascertain the best fit for your needs, after all, it is a matter of trust and safety of your belongings. Taking this step can considerably lower down any levels of stress you may have accumulated during the planning phase. After having seen all of the facilities, pick one that best suits you, and then plan the move.
- Pack- up & Create an Inventory
Now that you have a clear idea of where your access items can be stored safely prior to the move, it’s time to segregate your items – what to keep, donate, and discard. This step is crucial to your packaging, as it ensures that you are not hoarding and holding onto many items purely out of its sentimental value but also ascertaining their value and use to you in the future. If there are things that you may never use again, consider packaging it up for giving it away to the less fortunate or vintage stores. The items you may never use again might be extremely handy for someone else, and your giving away can help create less waste on the earth. Pack up separately those items that need to go into storage, and then make an inventory of the items that you will leave in storage at Miranda or Sutherland Shire; this will help you keep track of the transportation and safe delivery of these items. Instantly, creating lists and inventories, make a move so much easier on your mind and take down the stress-life during the move. After packaging, just make the move.
Celebrate your new journey, creating new memories at the newer home or office space.
So, if you are looking for self-storage solutions, then reach out to Sutherland Shire’s Leading Independent Self Storage Experts Since 1997 – Kirrawee Self Storage.
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