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How to Pack for a Move


Conway U-Storage Conway U-StorageYou are excited to move to your new home and ready to start your new section of your life! Until you realize that you're going to have to move everything you own to your new place. Moving can seem daunting, but does it really have to be? Here are five steps to pack for a move so you can get back to living your awesome life. FIND A TRUSTED MOVING COMPANY Before you can think about packing, you first need to decide how you’re going to move. Are you going to move your belongings by yourself or would you rather hire a moving company? This will depend on a number of factors, like your budget, your timeline, and how far you’re moving. If you decide that you're going to be moving your house by yourself you will want to line up a moving truck or trailer. All of our U-Storage locations provide moving equipment so you can simply call today and get a price and advice on what size vehicle you will need! If you decide to hire professionals, remember that you want to find a trusted moving company. Give yourself enough time to research to get quotes until you find the right company that you trust. We can recommend a moving company to you, just call your local U-Storage! START A PACKING LIST Before you start packing, take inventory of all of your stuff. A packing list will help you stay organized and will ensure you don’t forget anything. It will also help you identify what has a place in your new home and what can be left behind. Grab a pen and a notebook, and go through your home room by room. Make two lists: one for what you’re taking with you and another for what is going in your storage unit. Categorize everything by room to simplify the packing process. Taking the time to plan before diving in will make unpacking in your new home a hundred times easier. GET RID OF UNNECESSARY ...

July 13th, 2021