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March 31, 2023

Stay Organized During Your Move

staying organized while movingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

The move from your old residence to your new one might be time-consuming, complicated, as well as chaotic. This is especially correct when you have trouble staying organized during the move. When your life is in chaos, it might be easy to let things "slip through the cracks," and wind up being more uneasy than you ought to be.

A lot of folks have discovered that working with a professional moving company in El Paso has helped them to stay sane during a move as well as made their relocation quite a bit easier to deal with. Yet that's not the only thing you can do to stay organized during your move. Here are a few additional guidelines that can help.

Set Your Dates

From the very first day you start packing your belongings to the final time you depart from to your old place, it's crucial to have the big dates in your relocation process worked out as early as you can. You may need six weeks or even more to plan out your move, pack your belongings, hire a moving company in El Paso, and also coordinate storage (if needed).

Many people find it reasonable to make a "master schedule" of their move — and leave themselves a little cushion in case they encounter a delay. Your schedule needs to have a timeline of key happenings over the move, deadlines, as well as a list of tasks to assign out to family members.

Make To-Do Lists

A detailed to-do list can be a wonderful item. Not only should daily as well as weekly to-do lists keep your move going in the right direction, but they can additionally be wonderful stress management tools. Truth be told, a lot of people realize a to-do list has a relaxing effect on them.

You might find it helpful to assemble smaller to-do lists rather than a single huge one for the complete relocation. For example, one of your weekly tasks might be to pack your bedroom, and further you could divide that task into smaller daily tasks (pack jewelry, pack office/printer supplies, pack clothes, and so forth).

Assign Tasks to Different Family Members

Moving will be a family job. Make sure that every family member understands what they will be responsible for to make your move a success. For example, extenuating circumstances aside, each person in your household will be able to pack the majority of the items in his or her own bedroom. You can also decide to assign cleaning tasks once the packing has been accomplished.

If everybody is on the same page, your move can proceed much more smoothly.

Stick to Your Deadlines

The last thing you want when moving will be trying to frantically pack as well as load every valuable you have with only a couple of minutes left to spare. The way to sidestep such a jumbled mess should be to stay to each deadline you set for yourself to the best of your ability.

For instance, create deadlines to finish packing each of your rooms. Create a deadline to schedule the professional moving company in El Paso to come and load your stuff, or to rent a moving truck. You should additionally set deadlines for critical actions in advance and after your move, like discontinuing your electricity as well as the internet service at the old house and getting them taken care of for your new house.

Reward Yourself!

Finally, don't forget to allow yourself a reward or two as you are making steps on the road to your goal. Maybe you could treat the fam to a nice dinner after accomplishing a big job on your to-do list, or perhaps merely take an occasional night off from moving prep. However you proceed, rewarding yourself once in a while should keep you motivated as well as focused.

Should you ever feel overwhelmed during the moving process, and would like some help to keep organized, don't hesitate to reach out to the A-1 Freeman team of professional movers in El Paso! We will help make your move less stressful across the board.


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