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Essential Supplies for Your Move Across Town

Sep 23rd 2015 at 5:03 AM

So you are finally ready to move from your old home to your new one. Unfortunately, technology hasn’t evolved to the point where all we have to do is point a remote at our belongings and they magically move to the new house. We are stuck still having to do all the heavy lifting ourselves. So, here are some of the essential supplies you will need for your move across town.

While it may seem simple to do a move across town instead of, say, a move to a new city or state, it pretty much has the same requirements. Many people make the mistake of thinking they can get by using a couple pick ups to do the move since you aren’t driving too far to get from the old house to the new one. This is a huge error in judgment. You can save so much time and energy by renting a moving truck. Make sure to reserve ahead of time, though, so you can guarantee one will be available. You also will want to get a dolly or other equipment that will help you move larger items and straps to secure things within the truck so they don’t roll around and get damaged. These items are often available from the truck rental company.

This takes us to another group of essential items you will need - packing materials. Not having the right materials is incredibly frustrating and will only slow you down and make things harder. So, before the big day comes, make sure you gather all the boxes you will need. Don’t forget to get newspaper, bubble wrap or other materials for wrapping delicate items. Also, remember to grab some tape to secure those boxed shut and markers to label them.

Beyond all the supplies and equipment you need, you also need to prepare for cleaning. Make sure you keep out cleaning supplies, like a broom, vacuum, mop, dust rags, cleaning spray and trash bags. You will want to give your new home a good cleaning before moving in and then clean your old home after everything has been moved. You may be surprised at all the hidden dirt that is suddenly visible once all your stuff is gone.

By just making sure you have all the moving supplies you need, you will make the whole process much easier. With the right moving truck and equipment, packing supplies and cleaning items, your move will go much smoother and you will find the hassle is minimized. Visit this website to learn more about storage supplies in Vista.

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An expert at storage solutions, Sarah shares her knowledge on matters relating to this. You can find her thoughts at Tumblr blog.

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