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Tips for Moving to Saint Charles

Saint Charles Tenants Moving InMost people don’t think of moving to a new Saint Charles rental home as a good time. If you do not prepare, moving can be really arduous. But there are many ways to make moving easy and fun. In fact, these expert tips could make your moving day turn out better than you imagined.

Start Packing ASAP

As soon as you know you will be moving, you should start organizing and packing your belongings for easy transport. Start with decorative or non-essential items, such as books, seasonal clothing, and home décor. There are many benefits to packing early. Not only can you spread out your packing sessions over days or weeks, but it can also help you gather boxes that you need, as well as other packing materials.

Plan Ahead

A move that has been carefully planned out, down to the last detail, will be a quick and efficient move. You will want to have the dates of your move verified, and you have to make sure you have guaranteed access to your new place. If you have heavy furniture, schedule a moving company or helpers as early as you can. This will help ensure that you get the day and time that you want.

Using a tagging system is also helpful to monitor what items are in which boxes. You should also set aside things you use on a daily basis to be boxed up last minute. If you have multiple bedrooms in your new place, it would help to label which pieces of furniture and boxes belong to which room. This will help movers know where to put things without having to repeatedly ask you.

Choose the Right Helpers

If you have enough budget to hire a moving company, it is one of the best ways to ensure a hassle-free moving day. Many moving companies will even help you pack your belongings, move them to your new place, and then place and assemble furniture, if necessary. However, these services are usually costly, and no two moving companies charge the same rates.

For this reason, you should compare quotes from different companies and choose one with good reviews and recommendations. If you cannot find an affordable full-service moving company, you can still hire helpers or ask your friends, relatives, and neighbors to pitch in for the heavy lifting. The more hands that can help, the faster and easier your move will be.

Meet the Neighbors

It is normal to feel loneliness and isolation when you move into an unfamiliar place. Introducing yourself to your new neighbors may help keep these feelings at bay. There are a lot of apps that are designed to help you find and join neighborhood chat groups or you can just walk up to people and introduce yourself.

Make Time to Celebrate

Finally, moving to a new home is a milestone. So why not celebrate? Make plans to do something fun after the last of your stuff is moved in. Invite friends over for a casual dinner in your new home or at a local restaurant. You can also host a movie or game night. What is important is you celebrate your move. After all, you’ve just accomplished something big!


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