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10 Packing tips for your Move this Presidents Day

10 Packing tips for your Move this Presidents Day

Presidents Day is the day that the nation honors the men who have held the highest honor in the land. Every year on third Monday of February is set aside to honor George Washington’s birthday, also known as Presidents’ Day in order to celebrate all presidents including Abraham Lincoln, who was also born in February. Many businesses and schools celebrate this day with a day off, which makes this three-day holiday perfect for your moving plans. So, here are few genius moving tips you need to try which makes packing more efficient and slightly less stressful.

Use a clear plastic bin:
Pack all the items you will need at your new place in a clear plastic bin. Using clear bins allows you to see inside and separate themselves from cardboard boxes. All the important stuff like your will need immediately after moving like paper towels, trash bags, eating utensils, select cookware, phone chargers etc. can be placed inside this plastic bins.

Use Saran Wraps:
Use saran wraps by placing them on top of bottles and screwing the lids back on. Additionally, pack the entire bottle with saran wraps. This will keep your shampoos, lotions and other toiletries from breaking and leaking all over your stuff during the move.

Use Press ’n’ Seal:
Wrap items like dresser drawers and jewelry display boxes with press’n seal. This will make from refolding the contents and make unpacking and moving the actual dresser much more manageable.

Pack books in rolling suitcases:
Instead of boxes, use rolling suitcases to pack your books. This will make move easier with convenience wheels and sturdy handles.

Use multiple sheets:
Use multiple sheets to cover your mattress while moving. This will save your money from buying any plastic mattress protector and ensure your mattress is clean during the move.

Pack Clothes:
Bag up your clothes with big trash bags and tie it shut leaving only the hooks exposed. This will keep your clothes on their hangers, for much faster unpacking. You can also vacuum seal your out-of-season clothing which will take less space and easy to move.

Label and number boxes:
Label the boxes according to their room so that movers can place them in respective rooms. Also, Label them on edge, so even if they fall on two sides, you can still identify the box. Don’t forget to number the boxes which will make sure that you didn’t forget any box.

Take pictures:
Take a photo of how your electronics are connected so you can remember how and where all the cords go, instead of playing “Can You See It Now?”

Wrap your breakables:
Save money on bubble wraps by wrapping your dishes, glasses etc in your clothes. For extra padding, you can pack your glasses and stemware in clean socks. You can wrap other utensils with saran wrap to keep them dust free. Also place plates vertically in boxes and use cheap foam plates between each one to avoid breakage during moving.

Hire a sitter:
Don’t forget to hire a sitter for your kids and pets. The last thing you need is to be worrying about losing track of your kids or pets on this stressful day.

Get a mover from Moversfolder this Presidents day and follow the above tips to pack your house which will not only make your move efficient but will also make unpacking easy.

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