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Is there anyone who can honestly say they enjoy the process of moving? As one of life’s most stressful milestones, it’s no wonder that people everywhere dread having to move. While of course, it’s nice to move to a new place, it’s the journey there that everyone hates. 

What if there was a way to make it simpler? Believe it or not, there is! Several, in fact. So the next time you gear up to move, whether it’s while at university or later in life, keep these moving home hacks to hand.

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The less you have, the less there will be to move

A good clear out is essential before any move. Do you really want to transport all of your clutter from your existing home to your new one? Didn’t think so! You can learn to declutter easily, which can teach you some better habits about not buying too much or holding onto things you don’t need.

Go through a rigorous decluttering and either sell, donate or recycle your items. Even your tired, holey clothing can be recycled through places like H&M and TK Maxx By the time you’ve finished you’ll be ready to embrace a more minimalist lifestyle in your new home.

Book a removals firm, save your sanity

One of the best things you can do when moving home is to book a removals firm. It will save you a lot of hassle, and can take care of some of the more tedious, stressful parts of moving. The right removalists will make light work of your moving, letting you just turn up to your new home. It costs money, but it’s definitely money well spent.

Get your first-night essentials ready

Is there anything worse than getting to your new place and not being able to find anything? To make it easier to get through the first night, have your first-night essentials ready. From the kettle to your PJs and toothbrush, it’ll make your first night a bit more bearable when you’ve got all of your familiar things around you. That way, you can enjoy a good night’s sleep and start unpacking in the morning!

Better ways to pack up your wardrobe

Packing up your clothes can be tedious, and unpacking them is even worse! But, luckily for you, there’s a really quick way to pack up your clothes. For drawers, simply wrap up the entire drawer so that you don’t have to remove items, while your wardrobe clothes can be moved easily by putting them in bin bags. Check out this useful how-to to show you how it’s done:

Moving house is one of those things that once you’ve done it, you never want to do it again. It’s not easy, but there are ways you can ease the stress to get it done. When you’re all unpacked in your new home, you can focus on making your house feel more homely ready to enjoy the next exciting chapter of your life.

Love Lilla xx
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