Top 7 Tips For Unpacking After You Move House

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Top 7 Tips For Unpacking After You Move House

07 Feb 2023 –– Tips & Advice

Moving into a new home can be an exciting and overwhelming experience! Here are a few tips to make unpacking your new home a bit easier:

Start with the essentials

Make sure to unpack the essentials first, such as toiletries, bedding, and clothing. This will help you feel more comfortable in your new home while you are in the process of unpacking.

Use labelled boxes

Labelling your boxes will help you to quickly find what you need and make the unpacking process easier.

Unpack one room at a time

Instead of unpacking the whole house all at once, focus on one room at a time. This will help you to stay organized and will make the process less overwhelming.

Get the family involved

If you have family members, have them help out with the unpacking. This can make the process go faster and it can be a great bonding experience for everyone.

Get the essential rooms done (kitchen, bedroom and bathroom)

The kitchen is one of the most important rooms to unpack first. This way, you can start cooking and eating in your new home right away. Once the kitchen is done, move onto the bedroom. Get your bed sorted and fresh sheets fitted so you don't have to think about it later when all you want to do is roll into bed. Get the large furniture situated first and leave smaller items in their box until you have time to organise them properly. Your bathroom is most likely fully fitted already so get your essentials and bath towels out.

Donate, recycle, or toss

As you unpack, be sure to go through your items and decide what you want to keep, donate, recycle, or toss. This will help you keep the clutter to a minimum and make the unpacking process easier.

Take breaks

Unpacking can be tiring, so be sure to take breaks throughout the process. If your kitchen is sorted first, you can make yourself a brew and get some food so you stay energized and motivated to finish the job.

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