Little Rock Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
September 10, 2023

Unpacking: The Forgotten Task

By Julie DeLong, Oil Capitol Relocation 

Moving to Little Rock is both thrilling and tiring! In addition to looking after yourself during the move, there are steps you can take to make unpacking and moving into your new house, much easier.

Given that moving is usually laborious as well as boring, music is a superb approach to remain motivated and on target. It may well even boost your mood thus consider having a stereo system or even tv set up so you're able to perform to the sound of your preferred music or have a Bluetooth speaker available to connect to your cell phone.

Preparing and Organizing Remain Essential

Packing smartly may well considerably decrease tensions as well as headaches once you arrive at your new residence. Pack an "essentials" box (or a few) that contains items you will need promptly at your new place. This container should include such things as:

· Bath towels.

· Toiletries.

· Bed sheets/blankets.

· Required cooking gadgets.

· A handful of glasses, dishes, bowls (conversely, you could choose to order out or have non-perishable things to eat on your first evening).

By doing this when you arrive at the new home in Little Rock, you'll have everything you need to cope with the primary night.

In addition, make sure to label every single box with which area it will go into when it arrives. By doing this you'll not have to blindly open boxes puzzled by what's inside or search through a great number of boxes to find something you may need.

You can even have already a sense of the location where the furnishings are to go. Thinking about where every piece will go before the move will accelerate the process and assist you to stay organized and committed to the rest of the unpacking.


When you have a home office, you may have to unpack these products to begin with to remain on top of your business. In the event you are a work-from-home individual, obviously you'll want to have your office unpacked, organized, and operational so you will not get behind.

Set up the Furniture

Moving day in Little Rock can be tedious and you will in all likelihood be happy to crawl into your bed that initial night. That's why putting together and making your bed(s) is an excellent start ahead of unpacking boxes.

You will not likely like to have to do it once you have expended the entire day unpacking boxes and bags in addition to setting up. The good news is that if you have hired a professional moving company, they will likely assemble the beds for you.

Unpack the Kitchen

Once you have the beds put together, the kitchen is the most rational place to start unpacking. Because the kitchen is considered the heart of your home, having your cabinets, cupboards, as well as appliances all unpacked and organized will help you adjust into your new home.

If you have an eat-in kitchen, you will probably also have a table that may help you unpack in a far more structured means.

Tackle the Bathroom

When you expend all day unpacking and setting up, you will most probably like to take a shower or dip in a calming bath. Your "essentials" carton ought to include the toiletries, shower gel, shampoos, medications, or other items which are important for the bathroom.

Getting the bathroom and kitchen unpacked makes unpacking your other belongings easier.

Proceed to the Bedrooms

Because the household furniture is already set up, the bedrooms need to be the next to unbox. If you have packed the bed sheets in clear plastic bags or containers, it will be easier to recognize which bedclothes go to which bedroom. Alternatively, write the particular person's bedroom on the carton immediately after packing it to make it less difficult.

Unbox the Living and Dining Areas

Ideally, you'll have your household furniture in position that makes unpacking the rest simpler. Don't be concerned about decorative items including wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the essential things are unpacked.


Seasonal items including holiday decor or items that you seldom use can be unpacked last. These things will often go to an attic, downstairs room, storage room, or garage.

As with packing, unpacking is made less difficult with preparation and organization. Being orderly concerning the approach can help you to make sure you enjoy your new home as seamlessly and quickly as possible.

If you need help with packing or unpacking services, A-1 Freeman Moving Group, your local moving company in Little Rock, can help!


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