Packing efficiently is the main challenge of moving. It doesn’t take much thought or skill to toss everything into a cardboard box and tape it shut, if you do this you will not be thanking yourself later.
Here are five easy steps to help you pack clothes the best, most efficient way for your upcoming move:
First, you should get rid of the clothes that you don’t wear often enough to justify packing. There’s no point in packing items that you don’t wear often or at all. Purge the items that are worn out, full of holes, or too small/big, and ditch the duplicates.
While it may seem odd to begin a list of packing tips by directing you to purge your clothes, we’ve found that one of the best ways to reduce stress on moving day is to get rid of the clothes that don’t need to be packed.
This packing tip will make things so much easier unpacking on the other side. Pack your summer clothes with other summer clothes, winter wardrobe with other winter items, and spring attire altogether.
Depending on the clothing item, there are various clothes folding techniques that make moving so much easier. The goal is to fold items as compactly as possible. Use a technique like the KonMari method for neat folding or rolling techniques for items that aren’t delicate.
If you have delicate clothing items that can’t be folded or rolled, consider getting a wardrobe box. Wardrobe boxes are a cheap moving solution for delicate clothes that need to be hung at all times and are usually made out of cardboard. Hang dresses, pantsuits, blazers, or other delicate clothes in your wardrobe box and enjoy the wrinkle-free perfection on the other side of moving.
When packing clothes and other clothing items, make sure that you separate your shoes from your clothes. Do not pack them together! Packing shoes with your clothes could result in your clothes smelling musty, getting dirty, and it’s just a bad idea in general. Pack shoes in their boxes or place in the bottom of wardrobes and only pack them when they are clean.
Moving day doesn’t have to be stressful! Here at Affordable Reliable Moving Company, we believe that moving can be simple and stress-free. Our team believes in taking the stress out of moving through handy moving services for every type of relocation.
Whether you need help packing clothes or transporting your belongings to your new home, our team of moving professionals can help you accomplish your move.
To hear more about our moving services, contact Affordable Reliable Moving Company today.