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The Next Chapter: 6 Ways to Speed Up your Moving Process

Changing seasons got you in the mood for a new adventure? Whether you’re a student moving out of your parents’ house for the first time or you’re gearing up to relocate, we know how frustrating it can be when your move doesn’t stick to the timeline you want. To make sure you can avoid delays with your moving day and get stuck into sorting your new place in no time, we’ve rounded up a few tips from the experts. 

1. Get organised

If you’re feeling overwhelmed by the prospect of a last minute move, the very first thing you should do is take ten minutes to plan out everything you need to undertake over the next few days. You could make a checklist of the little things you could easily forget, like buying light bulbs so you don’t spend your first night in darkness, taking meter readings and redirecting post. Alongside this, it’ll help you to put down a timeline of when each step of your move is taking place. Having these lists to hand will not only help you feel calmer and more in control of your moving day, it’ll make sure you have the best possible experience once you’re moved into your new place too. 

2. Source a reputable removals team 

Moving home is a huge task that you probably don’t want to undertake alone. Sussing out a trusted removals team who can move your belongings across safely and securely will make sure your moving day is one to remember for all the right reasons. A great way to find the perfect removals team for you is to check out some authentic testimonials; trusting in a moving company that specialises in last minute moves will help you enjoy your day, safe in the knowledge that your possessions are in the hands of the experts. 

3. Eat up 

It might seem like a little thing, but there’s nothing more frustrating than gearing up to hand your keys in, and realising that you’ve got a full fridge of food left. Working through the leftovers in your freezer as well as eating up everything in your fridge or donating items to food banks will leave you with one less bag to take to your new place. As well as this, getting through your freezer is a great way to save the pennies before your moving day, leaving you with more budget to spend on your new home, and reducing food waste in the process. 

4. Pick up packing supplies

Struggling to visualise all your bits and bobs packed away in boxes? Picking up quality packing supplies will help you get started with the packing process, making sure everything you own is safely and neatly wrapped up and ready. If you simply don’t know where to start when it comes to packing, your quality removals team will not only provide you with a range of the most sturdy packing materials, but will get your belongings packed up to perfection too. 

5. Leave your old place in good shape 

When you’re starting a new chapter with a new home, you want to leave your old place on the best terms possible. Giving yourself time to get your flat spick and span before you hand your keys in lets you start afresh, safe in the knowledge that you’ve left your old house in as perfect a condition as possible, making sure you don’t get any nasty surprises when you get your deposit back. However, if time seems to be going too quickly for you to get stuck into a deep clean, you might want to think about hiring a professional team to get your place ship-shape and sparkling. 

6. Making your moving day run smoothly

Finally, when it comes to the big day itself, there are a couple of tips and tricks you could make use of to make sure you don’t come across any bumps in the road. If possible, moving mid-week will help you take advantage of quieter roads, letting you reach your new place with your belongings in tow as soon as possible. A mid-week move will also give you more time to set up your energy and water bills outside of peak times, so you can move away from the admin chores and into the unpacking in no time at all. 

Got a last minute move on your hands? If you’re feeling a little daunted by the prospect of your move, our friendly team will be there at every step of your moving journey to make sure you’re feeling as comfortable as possible. Take a look at our testimonials to see why we’re so trusted by our customers, and contact us to make your moving day a success. 

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