Tips for Saving Time and Money When Moving

By: kennyG

When you are moving everyone hopes to have a smooth stressfree move. But no matter what we do there is always some unforseen or overlooked obstackle that tend to complicate things. But with proper planning and experienced help you can avoid all this and improve your chances of having a sucessful move. There are many websites that will offer useful information and tips on how to go about preparing for your move. A good website is the They provide very useful articles about moving,moving your pets and contact details for UK removals and storage companies.

Plan your move for a one of these days monday,tuesday,wednesday,or thursday

Although it is sometimes not very convenient, but moving on a weekday can really make a difference when it comes to simplifying your move. Most local UK removal companies are not very busy on a week day thus you will have a wider choice of movers to choose from. Furthermore utility companies and financial institutions etc. are open during the week. This means it will be much easier for you to contact these businesses and organizations if you need assistance during the move.

Get Pre-Printed Address Labels

Ok so now your move is confirmed. You have found your new home and you have organised your moving date. Your next step is to order address labels that are already printed with the address for your new home. This way you will save time when filling out change of address cards for your GP, Utility companies etc. It will also make it easier when you send cards to your family and close friends notifying them of your change of residence.

Pack one Room At A Time

If you are doing your own packing, before you start it is recommended that you pack one room at a time. Using one room to store your packing materials and supplies. try to focus on packing a few boxes per day, that way the task wont seem too much and never ending.

Use a Checklist

The best way to keep note of all your moving activities is to make a to-do list. Your list doesnt have to be anything more than a note book which you use to write down information about your move. The information you write in your log should include the names of people you spoke to, what took place during the conversation and when the conversation took place. You should also write down information about your utilities, including when they are scheduled to be turned off at your old home and turned on at the new one.

Carefully label Your Boxes

labeling your boxes will save you a great amount of time and effort when you finally get to your new house. Ensure that your labels contain the following information, the contents of the boxes and which room the boxes come from. This will help your movers to place the boxes in the appropriate rooms ate your new house.

By using these simple tips you will see the great difference it will make when organising your move.

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