How to speed up your family relocation?

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Moving the entire house takes time, especially if you have to take care of everything, along with your work and other obligation. And when moving with multiple family members, everything can get even more complicated and slower. Luckily, with the right organizational tips, you can successfully speed up your family relocation and reduce the stress to a minimum. Here’s how to move fast – the best way.

Organize your thoughts

To avoid wasting time on unnecessary tasks, make a checklist of things you need to do before the moving day. Even though this seems like an extra task, it will definitely help you speed up your family relocation. You will be more organized, which means doing things faster, and most importantly, not forgetting about something during the stressful moving process – which can take additional time later on. Remember, with the right plan, it’s possible to pack your home in less than 24 hours.

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A small notebook can help you organize your packing process and successfully speed up your relocation.

Have less to pack

In order to speed up your family relocation, you need to find a way to pack as little as possible. This means that you should seriously declutter your home before you start packing. Go through your items and remove everything you don’t need or if it is damaged or outdated. This will reduce the number of moving boxes you need to pack, as well as the time you’ll need to relocate.

Use packing materials you already have

another thing that will help you save time is to use things you already have to pack your items, instead of buying all the packing supplies. You can use suitcases, gym bags, garbage bags, drawers, etc. This will help pack much faster, and also help you save some money on packing supplies.

Ask for help

When you need to do things fast, asking someone for help is necessary. First of all, start with your family members. If possible, decide what each family member needs to do, and assign some obligations. if you have older kids, they can help out by decluttering their room and packing their clothes, books and toys. Also, don’t forget to ask your friends to help you out. You can create a ‘packing event’, where your friends will come to help you pack, and you can prepare some drinks and snacks to make things more fun.

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Everything is faster when you have help – ask your friends and family to pack with you and you will be able to speed up your relocation

However, if your moving day is getting really close and you can’t deal with all the moving boxes and furniture, it’s best to hire professionals to help you out. Why not move with your family with some assistance that is reliable and fast? Experienced movers need far less time to pack your entire home since they have the skill and tools to do it properly. This will surely speed up your family relocation and make it a lot safer.

Compare your old and new home

To make the relocation much faster, it’s good to compare the floor plans of your old and new home. This way, you’ll be able to decide where each piece of furniture goes in advance, so the movers know where to put each time when you arrive. This will make the move-in process much easier, and of course, help speed up your family relocation. Have a safe move!

Written by Lisa Roberts