Posted on: June 21, 2018
Getting settled in after moving into a new home is likely to take more than a little time. However, if you do things in an organized manner, you might find the process to be far less stressful. The great tips from your local moving services are intended to help make unpacking in your new home go as smoothly as possible, so that you can get settled back into your regular daily routine quickly.
You should start out by opening the boxes in the rooms you and your family typically use the most. This should include the kitchen, everyone’s bedrooms, and of course the bathroom. If you have hired the right moving company, they should have already placed the right boxes in the appropriate rooms to make things easier for you.
Starting in the bedrooms, open only those boxes with the items everyone needs for the first night and for whatever they have planned in the morning. Keep in mind who is going to work, school, or staying home and make sure everything they need is set out conveniently. If your local moving services are doing their job, they should have already placed hanging clothes in the closets for you.
Your folding clothes should still be in their appropriate drawers. But just to make sure everything goes smoothly in the morning, you should go through and make sure you have things ready. You will also need things like blankets, sheets, pillows, pillowcases, pajamas, and of course your alarm clock.
If you are like most people, the largest number of boxes your local moving services had to pack were the ones in your kitchen. This also means these are likely to take the longest time to unpack. You might want to consider simple, easy to fix foods for the first few days or even eating out until you have time to unpack your kitchen fully. Start with the essentials, those items you need to be able to prepare meals for your family and then work on the rest of the boxes.
One more thing you should unpack on the first day in your new home, unpacking the bathroom boxes. Nothing helps you feel more at home than having a fully organized and ready to go bathroom.
Finally, most local moving services say you should leave all non-essential boxes until last. This way you can take your time and get settled in at your own pace. If you would like more tips to help with your next move, contact Baymeadows Moving & Storage and talk to our moving experts today!