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Moving Guide for Beginners

Moving home is never an easy task whether you do it yourself or you hire professionals. It requires a lot of time, energy and even money, not mentioning all the stress you have to go through in order to get everything done in the time you have at your disposal. You have to think about all the packing, loading and transporting of your goods and if you are in beginner in this field, then you should first read our moving guide. It will provide all the necessary information you need to know. •    Professionals or DIY? Tough decision but not really that tough. Just think of all the things you have to do in order to successfully relocate to your new home. And the question that arises is: Do you know how to do them? If the answer is no, then you either study the removal process very hard which will take you a lot of time anyway, or you could just start looking for a removal company. They know exactly what to do, when to do it and how. •    Plan everything you can. It may sound a bit like a control freak, but in this case planning will spare you of a lot of headaches. Inform all the utility companies and other people about your change of address and don’t forget to make sure that your new home is properly equipped and maintained. •    Do you have pets? Some people see relocating pets as being very stressful, but if you plan beforehand you will see that the devil is not that bad. If you are moving locally then relocation your giddy family member should not be a problem as you can take it with you when you move to your new home. If you are moving internationally, then you should start finding a flights company which accepts animals and buy a ticket for your pet with at least two months before move if possible. •    De-cluttering can be such a nerve-wrecking task, but when you are moving, you have to relocate and pack items anyway so you might as well put all the unnecessary items in boxes and either sell them to a garage sale or donate them to charity. Either way, you are the one who wins. Not only you can make some money from this and other people happy, but you will also reduce the moving costs. •    Don`t forget about the packing materials. If you decided you want to do the job yourself then you should consider buying packing materials way before you move. This way you will have enough time to see if you need more or if they are good enough for what you have to relocate. •    Ask your friends to give you a helping hand. No matter if you have hired a company or you do it yourself there are always things that need to be done. Ask a few close friends to help you with your relocation. •    If you decided to do everything by yourself then you should remember that all those packing boxes are not going to relocate by themselves. In this case it is necessary you hired a truck big enough for your relocation.