El Paso Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
September 10, 2023

Unpacking: The Forgotten Task

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to El Paso can be both exciting and exhausting! Along with attending to yourself during the move, you can find actions to take to make unpacking and moving into your new place, less stressful.

Because moving is usually tedious and bland, music is a superb technique to keep persistent and focused. It may well even enhance your emotional state so think about having a audio system or perhaps television set up so that you can work to the sound of your preferred music or have a Wireless speaker on hand to hook up with your mobile phone.

Preparation and Coordinating Are Still Essential

Packing deliberately can certainly significantly cut down on tensions as well as headaches when you arrive at your new residence. Pack an "essentials" box (or perhaps a few) which contains stuff you will need promptly at your new place. This box ought to include items like:

· Bath towels.

· Toiletries.

· Sheets/blankets.

· Required cooking accessories.

· A few glasses, dishes, bowls (conversely, you may choose to order out or have non-perishable things to eat on your first night).

Using this method once you reach the new house in El Paso, you'll have all you need to make it through the primary night.

Furthermore, be sure to label each box with which space it ought to go into when it arrives. This way you won't have to blindly open boxes puzzled by what is inside or sift through a great number of cartons to get something you need.

You may also have already an idea of the location where the furniture is to go. Considering where each piece will go prior to the move can accelerate the task and enable you to keep organized and centered on all of the other unpacking.

Home office

If you have a home office, you might want to unpack these items first to stay on top of your company. In the event you happen to be a work-from-home individual, obviously you need to have your working environment unpacked, sorted out, and operational to ensure you will not fall behind.

Put together the Household Furniture

Moving day in El Paso is usually tedious and you may likely be happy to crawl into your bed that first night. That's why constructing and making your bed(s) is an effective start before unpacking boxes.

You will not like to need to do it when you've spent the whole day unpacking cartons and bags as well as organizing. The good news is that if you have hired a professional moving company, they will likely assemble the beds for you.

Unpack the Kitchen

When you have got your beds assembled, the kitchen is the most sensible place to begin unpacking. Since the kitchen is regarded as the heart of your home, having your cabinets, cupboards, and also appliances all unpacked and arranged will assist you to shift into your new residence.

If you have an eat-in kitchen area, you will probably also have a table that may help you unpack in a significantly more organized manner.

Tackle the Bathroom

Once you expend all day unpacking and setting up, you will most probably wish to take a shower or soak in a soothing bath. The "essentials" box will comprise of the toiletries, shower gel, shampoos and conditioners, medications, or other items that are essential for the bathroom.

Having the kitchen and bathroom unpacked makes unpacking the rest of your things easier.

Move to the Bedrooms

Since the household furniture is already set up, the bedrooms ought to be the next to unbox. When you have packed the bedding in transparent plastic bags or bins, it'll be easier to spot which bed sheets go to which room. Alternatively, write the specific person's bedroom on the box right after packing it to make it simpler.

Unbox the Living and Dining Areas

Ideally, you will have your furniture in position that makes unpacking the rest less complicated. Don't be concerned with regards to ornamental things such as wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the essential items are unpacked.


Seasonal items for example holiday accents or items that you seldom use may be unpacked last. These things will most likely belong in an attic, downstairs room, storage space, or garage.

As with packing, unpacking is made less difficult with preparing and organization. Being organized regarding the method can help you to make certain you enjoy your new residence as seamlessly and quickly as is feasible.

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


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