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Moving to a new house is one of the most ordinary happenings we can come across in our life. And even though we move averagely a few times in our lifetime, removals are still among the most trying situations possible. Just figuring out the logistics of shipping everything you have from one place to another is a very large task and when you add packing, unpacking as well as choosing the right transport provider to assist you with removal, it seems truly huge and very nerve-wracking. Thankfully there are couple of things you can do to make the move as simple as possible as well as significantly less stressful.
Packing and securing your belongings for the time of the removal
One crucial thing you need to remember while packing is that you need a precise list of steps that you’ll have to stick to through the whole process. It is best to make an inventory of all the things you want shipped. It can not only make the packing easier but also will allow you to check if all of your things were successfully transported to its place of destination. Removal calls for shipping a great deal of various items, among them a lot of little things that can be easily forgettable under the pressure of time – a list will ensure that you will remember to make sure they all arrived to your new home safely. The next important step is tagging all the boxes as precisely as you can. One of the more useful ways of labelling boxes is by the room name. So all the kitchen accessories as well as devices should be placed into cardboards tagged ‘kitchen’, all the pillows as well as jewellery in the box labelled ‘bedroom’ etc. You’ll quickly find out how time-saving tagging can be once you get to the unpacking part. Don’t forget to tag both sides and the top of the box, so that you (and the transport provider) can be sure which box goes where, no matter how they will be placed inside the transporting car.
Be extra careful when preparing to transport delicate goods. Wrap them in protective layers of fabric and bubble wrap and label them in an easily visible place (including a “This way up” label). You should also make sure that the transport provider is aware that he’ll be transporting fragile load as well as which boxes requires handling with care.
When it comes to furniture, it’s imperative to take everything out of them before the removal and ship everything that was inside separately. Any unattached things inside cupboards or cabinets could damage your furniture during shipment. Additionally it is good to close all the furniture doors as well as drawers using tape so that they cannot open on the road. You can use regular Scotch tape to do that. There is also a matter of loading the furniture into the transporting vehicle. Before attempting to move your furniture out of the apartment, make sure that you’ll be able to transport them via front doors, stairways or into the elevator (if your building has one). If so, you’ll be able to transport them without dismantling (find at least one person to help you!). If they can’t, dismantling them is the sole method to move them safely. Be cautious with that – be sure to have all the nails and screws in one place like in a Ziploc bag and that you’ve secured all the elements of the furniture properly. Disassembling furniture is also smart when you need to fill the transporting vehicle to the maximum, because disassembled furniture will be much easier to stack efficiently.
Whenever packing minor items, such as magazines, tableware, decorations etc., boxes will be the most obvious choice. … It’s most likely that you will need more boxes than you have – however there is a few methods to acquire additional boxes. For example you may acquire new boxes in most of the home-improvement or construction stores. But as you’ll probably require quite a few boxes, you may decide upon a more budget-friendly method. Go to nearby stores and see if they have any cardboards they don’t need any more. Stores tend to possess a great amount of needless cardboards and most of the time they are willing to share.
Another options, instead of boxes will be using bags, especially for transporting textiles as well as little stuff. There is a much bigger chance that you will find the bags at home. As mentioned, bags will be a sufficient alternative when packing textiles, magazines and little things, but unfortunately they have a couple of disadvantages. Bags are much less durable than cardboards and susceptible to tearing, should you choose to use them for transporting items with edges (for example books, stationery and so on). Also – stacking bags on top of each other is much harder than stacking cardboards the same way.
One of the most tricky loads to ship are houseplants. It’s always best to move them personally, however if something prevents you from doing that, you need to be certain that the transport provider knows what he is going to ship. One day prior to the move water the plants thoroughly and give them a moment. It’s crucial that the plants have enough water to endure the shipment, but also to allow them to absorb what they can prior to placing the plants in a cardboard (you must pour off the extra water from the saucer, so that it won’t soak through the cardboard).
Choosing the best transport provider
Of course, apart from suitably securing your cargo for the time of transportation, it is also important to select a suitable transport provider. What aspects of transportation should you take into consideration while selecting the right person? Price, of course, is of importance, particularly on longer, international routes, but that’s only one of the things to consider. When transporting everything you have you have to in the first place take into consideration if your load will be properly protected in the hands of the transport provider. Whenever posting your listing on a shipping marketplace, such as Clicktrans, you not only may ask prospective haulers all the questions you require an answer to before deciding upon a transport provider but also you may check out reviews left by former customers on every hauler’s profile page. Not much can be more believable than reviews left by a person who’s already hired the hauler you are thinking of hiring.
The cost of removal
Price of removal is pretty hard to estimate, because it changes, sometimes drastically due to how much the cargo weights and how big it is or how long the route is. If you plan to ship many fragile things, the cost is likely to go up. It’s similar for removals between countries – domestic routes are usually more economical than shipping your things into another country.