19 Hacks That Will Make Your Next Move A Lot Easier
Change your address a couple days before you move.
Make sure gas and electricity is already set up for your new place.
If you're using removalists, organise them at least a week in advance.
If you're not using removalists, make sure you have bubble wrap, and even extra blankets to wrap larger, expensive items in.
If your current place needs to be cleaned before you receive your bond, organise a cleaner, or make sure you have the rental agency supply a checklist for what you need to do.
If you forget things easily, write a list.
Visit supermarket stores later at night and ask for boxes.
Use packing as an opportunity to throw shit out.
And yes, that means clothes and shoes too.
In the week or two leading up to the move, try and do a little bit every night.
Buy garment bags for your clothes.
Stock your heavier items in a suitcase.
If you're getting rid of furniture, try selling it on a website, in a community Facebook group, or organise a council pickup.
Make sure you buy the higher-quality garbage bags.
Wrap your breakables in newspaper, plastic bags, or even pillow cases and towels.
Deconstruct your bed the night before.
Also remember to defrost your fridge the day/night before.
And if you have a car, load it up with as much stuff as you can in the days leading up to the move.
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