So you finally got done with the move. The boxes are all in the rooms they are supposed to be in — for the most part. Everyone that was helping has gone home, and presumably there is enough room on your sofa to sit down and take a breather. Don’t get too comfortable, though. Here are some things you should take care of right after you move. Continue reading
You did it! All the packing and stress have paid off and all of your things have arrived at your new home. As you look around at all the boxes you might find yourself wondering where to get started. You might even be overwhelmed with the scope of getting all those boxes unpacked and in the right places. Here are some ideas as to how to organize that first day in your new house.
Our last post helped people get in the correct frame of mind for unpacking. Once you are done mentally preparing and getting the logistics out of the way, it is time to get down to brass tacks. Separating each room or area can help you have everything neatly arranged and avoid chaos.
Even after you get every last object to your new abode, the moving process is still not complete. You still have the job of unpacking and arranging everything ahead of you.
The great news is that unlike packing, unpacking has no set deadline. If you really wanted to, you could leave everything in boxes for weeks or even months before you needed them.
Realistically, you are going to need to start tackling the process once you move in. The trick is to focus on one area of the house at a time and get it close to “just right” before moving on to the next area. Here are some pointers for making this process go smoothly.