If you’ve got a move coming up, be sure to check out these 25 Brilliant Moving Hacks to Make Your Life Easier! If you want to make your move as smooth as possible then I have some great ways for you!
25 Brilliant Moving Hacks to Make Your Life Easier
When you’re packing your glass plates, use Styrofoam plates between each one to keep them from breaking
Pack up all your jewelry in an egg carton to keep it organized
Use the room in your slow cooker (as well as pots an pans) wisely, you can pack your spices all together in your slow cooker!
If you’re not good with Spackle, you can use soap on your nail holes to fill them!
Pack up your essentials, like shampoo, body wash, etc. with things you’ll need first, you’ll be able to see what’s in it and it will stand out from the other boxes!
If you’ve got some boxes that don’t have handles in them, then cut your own box handles using a box knife!
Use Saran Wrap on top of your bottles like spices and shampoo and body wash, then put the lids back on, that way if the lids come off, you won’t have a big mess on your hands
Grab some paper products like plates, napkins, plastic utensils and napkins and leave them in a first day basket so you can eat at the new place without having to unpack your dishes
Before you move into your new place, make sure you’ve changed your address so you won’t have to deal with that once you get there!
Protect your mattress in your move by putting a fitted sheet on top like normal, then put one on the bottom for complete coverage before you load it up!
Any pumping bottles you have, be sure to twist and lock them to keep them from getting all over the box they’re being packed in
Take a picture of the back of your electronics so you can see how everything was plugged in, it’ll make it much easier once you get to your new place
Instead of taking everything off of hangers, just bunch them together and put the hangers through a hole in the top of a trash bag and move them that way
For your seasonal items, invest in some storage bins, that way you can keep them there until their specified season, it will make your next move a lot easier as well!
You can save money when you’re packing by wrapping your breakables in clothing, you won’t have to pay for bubble wrap and you’re killing 2 birds with 1 stone!
Head on over to your local liquor store or grocery store and see if they have wine cases, they’re perfect for packing your glasses!
Use Color Coded stickers on your boxes by room so you’ll know immediately where they are going
You can use an extra cottonball or pad in your makeup to keep it from breaking up during the move!
19.) Have a Yard Sale
Before you go packing a bunch of stuff you don’t use, have a yard sale to get rid of some of it that you don’t want to take to the new place!
You can protect yourself from sharps knives by packing them in oven mitts!
Pack all of your suitcases and bags to save money on boxes, plus then you won’t have to deal with packing all your bags in a box!
Keep small parts to things, screws and other pieces to your furniture organized by keeping them in ziploc bags, be sure to label them so you’ll remember what they go to!
Pack super heavy things like books in a suitcase with wheels on it, you’ll be super thankful that you don’t have to lift it!
Save your toilet paper rolls and organize your chords in them, it’ll help them not get all tangled up together in the move
To keep from having to empty out and then re pack all of your drawers, just put some plastic wrap over them to keep stuff from spilling out and you’re good to go