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March 31, 2023

Be Organized During Your Move

staying organized while movingBy Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

The move from your old residence to your new one can be exhausting, difficult, and stressful. This is particularly valid if you have a hard time keeping organized over the relocation process. When your life is packed into moving cartons, it can be easy to let things "slip through the cracks," and wind up finding yourself more nervous than you should be.

Many people have discovered that hiring a professional moving company in Little Rock has helped them to stay organized over the timeframe of the move as well as made their relocation a lot easier to deal with. However that's not all you can do to keep organized during your move. Here’s some additional guidelines which might help.

Set Your Dates

From the initial day you begin packing your belongings to the last time you depart from to your old place, it will be important to have the important dates in your relocation process worked out as soon as you can. You may need six weeks or perhaps more to plan out your move, pack your possessions, line up a moving company in Little Rock, as well as set up storage (when required).

A lot of folks find it practical to create a "master schedule" of their move — and give themselves a little wiggle room in the event they encounter a setback. Your schedule will have a timeline of critical happenings throughout the move, deadlines, as well as a list of jobs to assign out to family members.

Create To-Do Lists

A in-depth to-do list is a great thing. Not only should daily as well as weekly to-do lists keep your move on schedule, but they can additionally be excellent stress management tools. Truth be told, lots of people discover a to-do list has a relaxing effect on them.

You could think it helpful to put together smaller to-do lists in lieu of a single big one for the whole relocation. For instance, one of your weekly jobs might be to pack your bedroom, and further you might split that task into smaller daily chores (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack clothes, and so on).

Assign Jobs to Different Family Members

Moving should be a family task. Make sure that each family member knows what their part is to make your relocation successful. For example, extenuating circumstances excluded, each person in your house will be able to pack most of the belongings in his or her own bedroom. You may additionally decide to assign cleaning jobs once the packing is done.

When everyone's on the same page, your relocation can move along much more efficiently.

Stick to Your Deadlines

The last thing you want when moving will be trying to frantically pack and also load every item you have with only a few hours left to spare. The best way to sidestep such a jumbled mess is to stay to every deadline you created for yourself to the best you can.

For instance, create deadlines to finish packing each of the rooms. Create a deadline to schedule the professional moving company in Little Rock to come and load your stuff, or to rent a moving truck. You'll also set up deadlines for critical things in advance and after your move, for example discontinuing your electricity and the other utilities at the old house and getting them taken care of at your new residence.

Reward Yourself!

And, do not forget to allow yourself a reward or two as you make progress on the road to your goal. Maybe you can treat your family to a nice dinner after checking off a major job on your to-do list, or just take an occasional night off from moving prep. No matter what you choose, rewarding yourself here and there can keep you motivated as well as focused.

In the event you ever are overwhelmed throughout the moving process, and would like a bit of help to keep organized, don't hesitate to reach out to the A-1 Freeman team of professional movers in Little Rock! We can help make your move less stressful across the board.


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