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Changing house is one of the most ordinary happenings we can experience in our life. And even though we move averagely a few times in our lifetime, removals are still some of the most nerve-wracking activities possible. Just figuring out the organization of transporting all your belongings between houses is a very large task and when you add securing your belongings for transportation, unpacking as well as choosing the best company to assist you with the move, it becomes truly huge and quite stressful. Thankfully there are a few ways to make the move as simple as possible and significantly less nerve-wracking.
Packing as well as securing your belongings for shipment
The most important tip you should remember while packing is that you need a clear list of steps that you’ll have to stick to through the whole process. It is smart to make an inventory of all the things you want shipped. Such a list can not only help you pack but additionally will allow you to make sure that all your belongings were successfully shipped to your new home. Removal entails transporting a great deal of stuff, among them a big amount of small items that are easily forgettable under the pressure of time – an inventory will help you make sure they all made it to your new home safely. The next important step is labelling all the cardboards as precisely as you can. One of the more helpful ways of labelling boxes is by the room name. For example all the kitchen supplies as well as devices go into cardboards labelled ‘kitchen’, all the pillows as well as jewellery in the cardboards labelled ‘bedroom’ etc. You’ll quickly find out how much time labelling can save once you start the unpacking. Don’t forget to tag both sides and the top of the box, so that you (and the hauler) can be sure which cardboard goes where, no matter how they will be placed inside the transporting car.
Be extra careful with fragile items. Wrap them in thick layers of fabric or bubble foil and tag them in an easily visible place (together with a “This way up” sign). You should also ensure that the hauler knows that he’ll be shipping fragile load and which cardboards have to be handled with caution.
When it comes to furniture, it’s crucial to take everything out of them before the removal as well as transport everything that was inside separately. Any unattached things in cupboards or cabinets could damage your furniture during shipment. Additionally it is smart to secure all the furniture doors and drawers using tape so that they cannot open during transportation. You may use ordinary Scotch tape to do that. There is also a matter of loading the furniture inside the shipping vehicle. Ahead of attempting to move your furniture from the apartment, make sure that they will fit via front doors, stairways and into the elevator (if your building has one). If so, you’ll be able to move them without disassembling (find at least one person to help you!). If they cannot, disassembling them is the only method to move them safely. Be careful with dismantling – make sure you have all the pins and bolts in one place for example in a Ziploc bag as well as that you’ve secured all the elements of the furniture properly. Disassembling furniture is also a good idea when you need to use the shipping car to the maximum, because disassembled furniture will take a lot less place.
When securing smaller items, such as magazines, kitchen appliances, cosmetics and so on, cardboards will be the most efficient choice. It’s probable that you won’t have enough boxes to fit all your … belongings – but there is a few methods to acquire additional boxes. Firstly you may get new cardboards in all home-improvement and construction stores. But since you’ll probably need lots of cardboards, you may decide upon a more economical method. Try visiting nearby stores and ask if they have some boxes they no longer need. Stores tend to have a lot of unnecessary cardboards and they are usually happy to share.
An alternative to boxes will be using bags, particularly for storing textiles and little stuff. There is a much bigger chance that you will find the bags at home. As stated above, bags will serve as a decent alternative for storing clothes, magazines as well as little things, there are some downsides, though. Bags are much less durable than boxes as well as prone to tearing, should you choose to use them for shipping things with edges (like books, stationery etc.). Also – stacking bags on top of each other is much harder than stacking boxes the same way.
One of the most difficult things to transport are houseplants. It’s always best to transport them individually, however if something prevents you from doing that, you need to be certain that the hauler is aware of what he will be transporting. One day before the move water the plants generously and let them sit. It’s important that the plants are watered enough to endure the shipment, but also to allow them to take in what they can prior to placing the plants in a box (you have to pour off the excess water from the saucer, to make sure it won’t soak through the container).
Searching for the right transport provider
Of course, besides properly securing your load for the shipment, it is also important to find a suitable hauler. What factors must you acknowledge when making your decision? Price, certainly, is of importance, especially on longer, international routes, but that’s just 1 factor. Whenever transporting everything you have you should in the first place think if your cargo will be safe when given to the hauler. When listing your delivery on a shipping marketplace, like Clicktrans, you not only can ask prospective transport providers all the questions you require an answer to before making your decision about a transport provider but also you may read reviews left by previous customers on every transport provider’s profile page. Not much is more believable than reviews left by a person who’s already hired the transport provider you are considering.
Prices of removal
Price of removal is quite hard to asses, as it changes, sometimes drastically due to the weight and dimensions of the cargo as well as how long the route is. If your removal consist of a lot of delicate things, the cost is likely to go up. The same goes for removals between countries – routes within one country are normally less pricey than shipping your items across borders.