moving organizing tips

Most people, when they hear the word ‘moving,’ must quickly repress the urge to run screaming in the other direction. Hectic, stressful, and sometimes messy, moving households from one destination to another is no small task.

However, it’s bound to happen at least a few times. Each year, 620,000 Canadian families move homes. So if you are contemplating a move, what are some practical things you can do? Here are eight moving organization tips to help you keep everything straight.

moving with kids

Moving into a new home can be an exciting process. This is especially true if your new house is an upgrade over the previous one, which is something that can also considerably increase your net worth.

If you have children, however, you might find moving to be a bit more complicated than you otherwise would. Listed below are useful tips for moving with kids that you should keep in mind along your journey.

moving containers

“Renting a portable moving container is one of the most popular alternatives to using full-service movers. For starters, renting a portable moving container is much cheaper than hiring a professional moving company. Second, portable moving containers can also double as storage solutions before and after the move. Costs will depend on the length of time you decide to rent the container and the size of the container.”

professional movers

Today it is common to move to a new city or town for studies, a job or other such purposes. People who live in rented houses have to relocate now and then. Moving with all your things becomes a bit difficult. It is time-consuming and a lot of physical and mental effort is involved in moving household things from one place to another.

moving boxes

On average, professional movers charge over $100 per hour for a team of 2 movers. No matter how much stuff you have, it’ll probably take them at least a few hours to help you out, so you’re looking at a huge amount on your tab!

moving boxes

People downsize their homes for a variety of reasons. Smaller homes mean saving money and spending less time on upkeep. You may also be at a point in your life where you simply need less space.

As you look to downsize your home, you will need to rethink all of your “stuff.” Less square footage means that you’ll either need to get rid of your possessions – or get really creative about your new space.

Downsizing takes some adjusting, and you may not be ready to go full Marie Kondo and get rid of things. So what are some alternatives to downsizing your home without purging your possessions?

moving dog

The stress of a big move can have a huge impact on your mental and emotional wellbeing. There’s all the planning, the organizing, the packing, and the chaos of the move itself. But you’re not the only one who might want to tear their hair out.  

Cats and dogs are extremely susceptible to developing abnormal behaviors due to stress and anxiety caused by irregularities in their environment. And what is more irregular than moving to a strange place?

Pack a storage unit

Did you know that the self-storage industry in Canada is booming right now?

It’s no wonder that so many Canadians utilize self storage units ,as they are secure, safe, cost-effective, and a convenient way to store excess belongings.

Be efficient packing of a storage unit is crucial, however, if you want to maximize the usefulness and accessibility of your storage unit. Let’s take a look at everything you should know.

Declutter Before You Move

Are you moving soon and looking for ways to simplify the moving process? There’s no doubt that moving can be a  very stressful event. Luckily, there are some things you can do to make the moving process less stressful. One of the best things you can do to ease your stress is to declutter before you move. But, how do you declutter properly?

Check out this guide to discover how to declutter your home before you move.