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27 Jan 2014

Tips to feel organized while moving – Be calm

Moving from one place to another can make you feel disorganized in every
way. The entire episode requires a lot of patience and hard work on your part. The below mentioned tips will help you feel organized while moving.

  1. Buy new storage boxes instead of using old ones – Old boxes are likely to cause breakage and lead to other packing issues. Hence, buy a new set of boxes just for the transfer. Moreover, new boxes can be easily sealed instead of the old ones which require double tapes.
  2. Label all the boxes properly – This is one of the most important things you need to do while shifting from one place to another. If you forget to label the boxes, you will find it very difficult to know where a particular thing is kept. Don’t rely on your memory as you may forget things easily especially with so many items in hand. To be organized while shifting, it is of utmost importance that you pack and label your stuff in the right way.
  3. Make a precise inventory list so that you do not miss out on anything – Besides, the list can also be used for insurance purposes. It will also help you ensure that no item gets missed out as you have a ready list of all your possessions in hand.
  4. Be calm and composed during the shift – It is very easy to lash out at the workers if they happen to make a mistake. Be calm and don’t panic. Eventually all the things will fall into place so being impatient and restless simply doesn’t work.
  5. Listen to soft music during the unpacking of things – Soft music playing in the background will make you feel relaxed and keep the atmosphere peaceful while the shifting is in progress.

Keep the above tips in mind to stay organized during a move.
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Tips to use moving containers while relocating - A smart solution

Moving containers can easily replace trucks as long as the shifting process is
concerned. That’s because moving containers are extremely convenient and sometimes all your belongings can be fitted into one big container itself. Read the below mentioned points to know how you can use a moving container for your own good.

  1.       You don’t have to store anything in a truck – All your belongings can be fit into a large unit that the company drops at your place prior to your shifting. Sometimes you may require two containers especially if you have many things to store. After you load the goods, make sure you lock the container properly to avoid theft or any other issue.

2.       See if you wish to have a storage option – Often, the mobile container company will shift your goods and drop them in a storage unit if you want it that way. Otherwise they are ported to your new home.

3.       Check out the company’s security policy – Before you hire any mobile storage company, make sure that they provide tight security. You need to ensure that your goods are safe and are transported properly to the required destination.

4.       Calculate the time required to unpack all the stuff – The entire cost will be fixed  depending on how long you have the container with you. Therefore you have to tell them the required time beforehand so that they can prepare a rough estimate of the cost. Prices are decided on the basis of the amount of goods that have been ported to the desired location too.

Keep the above things in mind before you use a mobile container for shifting purposes.
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