Making a move is a seemingly endlessly complicated business, which is why there are so many tips to help people get through the experience. Here are a few of the more useful tips that can cut down the stress associated with relocation and make everything run a lot more smoothly than might otherwise be the case.
One good tip is to realize that starting the process of packing in order to be ready to move is an excellent opportunity to cull your unused and old bits and pieces. Items that are damaged can be thrown out, while those that are still in reasonably good condition but simply of no use to you any more can either be sold or used to make you very popular with your local charity.
While packing, it is a very good idea to label your boxes with the name of the room that the items they contain belong in. This can make the experience of unpacking your boxes after the move a lot simpler; if you are particularly well organized, you might even think about keeping an inventory of all the items in each box. When you reach the end of moving day, you may well be extremely glad that you did this.
If you are moving with pets or young children, it would be best to have them removed from the scene while the actual relocation is taking place. Asking grandparents or friends to take care of the younger members of the family for the duration of the move will make things easier on everyone.