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12 Excellent Tips to Make Packing Much Easier Before Moving

12 Excellent Tips to Make Packing Much Easier Before Moving

It may be a state of anxiety when you would have to undertake packing of your belongings before moving to another city, state or country. We understand that we should pack things in such a way that they can be taken out again in an organised way and easily; however, all of us need not necessarily know how to do that. Therefore, a professional Balmain Removalists thought to give some excellent tips with which you may find the daunting task of packing much easier.

1. Don’t Remove Hangers from Clothes and Pack them in Trash Bags

Instead of removing clothes from hangers and packing them in suitcases, you can keep them as they are and directly pack them in trash bags and tie the hangers together so as to keep them together to avoid mess.

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Image Courtesy: Instructables.com: Packing tips: Wrapping clothes in a Trash Bag

2. Roll Clothes, Don’t Fold Them

This is another great trick to save a lot of your packing space. Instead of folding clothes, roll them. This will also save clothes from creases.

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Image Courtesy: lavieenmay.com: Smart Packing Tips: Roll Clothes and Save Space

3. Drag Heavy Furniture Items on a Thick Cloth

While moving heavy furniture items, place thick cloth like towel, old curtain etc under them and drag the cloth. This will save your floor from getting damaged and the furniture will move much easily.

4. Toilet Paper for Organising Wires

While packing electric and electronic appliances, their wires always make you confused about what to do of them. But toilet paper rolls come to help you here! Use these rolls to keep your wires organised. You can wrap each wire with them and also can stuff them inside an empty roll.

5. Sandwich Bags for Packing Screws

Just like wires, screws too make you confused. They are extremely important because if you misplace them, you cannot assemble your electronics unless you find a replacement. At the same time, they are so small and so, easy to get misplaced. Use sandwich bags to pack these small guys and other small-size hardware items.

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Image Courtesy: kinja.com: Packing Tips: Screws in Sandwich Bags

6. Cotton Balls for Fragile Cosmetic Items

Cotton balls work wonders while packing fragile cosmetic items of small size which cannot be packed in bubble wraps or other big cushions. Cotton balls being small-sized go well with these miniature items like compacts, eye shadow box or a small makeup mirror.

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Image Courtesy: Cosmopolitan.com: Smart Packing Tips: Cotton Balls to Protect Cosmetic Items

7. Wrap Bottles of Liquids in Plastic

Bottles of liquids like oil, shampoo, hair color and cleaning supplies should be wrapped in plastic so as to avoid messy situations of the liquids inside spilling out and spoiling and/or damaging their neighboring items.

8. Defreeze Your Refrigerator before One Day

One day before you move, defreeze your refrigerator so as to avoid any leaks or odors while transportation.

9. Heaviest Items in Wheeled Suitcases

Small-sized but heaviest items can be packed in wheeled suitcases will make it easy for transporting them.

10. Use Old Clothes to Pack Delicate Crockery

If you are donating or selling your old clothes before moving, don’t discard all of them. Keep the soft ones back because they can be used to pack your delicate crockery items. This way, you will not only save on bubble wraps but also get the best protection for your delicate items.

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Image Courtesy: twitter.com/oliviadgrace: Smart Packing Tips: Packing Crockery in Old Clothes

11. Make Lifting Cardboard Boxes Easy by Cutting Handles

This is a simple yet effective idea to make cardboard boxes easy to lift – you just have to cut rectangular shapes in two opposite sides of cardboard boxes and lifting them becomes much easier.

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Image Courtesy: About.com: Packing Tips: Making Box Easy to Lift

12. Don’t Forget to Pack the Essentials in One or Two Separate Small Bag/s

After reaching your new home, you might not unpack all the items immediately. But you will need some items at once. Don’t forget to pack them in separate small bags so that you can get them easily right upon reaching the new home. These may contain face wash, napkins, warm clothes, bed sheets etc.

Author Bio: Bill Chen received the Bachelor Degree of Commerce majoring in Business Administration from University of Sydney. Currently, he is a business man and running his international – interstate removal company named Bill Removalists Sydney. He is also an active blogger for his own website and other sites in the industry.

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Meet The Author - Bill Chen

Before 2008, Bill was working with a local removalist company in Sydney and was witness for a number of deformities and wrongs in the working of the company. Observing the atmosphere, a thought came to Bill’s mind that he could do much better if he were the owner of the company, by offering a fully transparent service to the clients with a friendly and trustworthy staff and no hidden fee structure; and thus, in 2008, AAA Bill Removalists Sydney was formed with just one truck and only Bill as staff. Even if Bill Chen began the company as just one man, the company grew fast. The operation expanded beyond the Sydney suburbs and to the surrounding cities: Wollongong, Wagga Wagga, Albury, Sunshine Coast, Gold Coast, Coffs Harbour, Canberra, Newcastle, Melbourne, Brisbane, and other.

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