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Relocation tips

Relocation TipsMoving your home is generally considered to be something of a chore, and often a rather overwhelming one; however, careful planning and preparation can make the task surprisingly more easy and lower your stress.  One of the most important factors is planning ahead.  You should list all the possessions in your home that you wish to move and find the right moving company for the job.

Another important tip for when you move is to secure your electrical devices by writing down their serial numbers.  Photographing all your valuables is also a very good idea.  There are a number of essential items that you will need to have ready to use before you begin the process of packing, as having everything to hand in advance will save a lot of time when you actually start work.

Items you are almost certain to need when you start packing for the relocation include scissors, thick marker pens and strong tape, as well as stick-on labels and strong packaging boxes in various different sizes.  Other items you should get hold of before commencing the packing process include wardrobe boxes with hanger bars, newspaper for filling in gaps and cushioning, and butcher paper.

You need to make sure that the boxes you use to pack your items are as sturdy as they can possibly be.  The bottom of the boxes should be secured with tape and the boxes themselves folded in a criss-cross manner to make the base strong and secure.

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