Two weeks ago I moved into my new apartment and had lots of fun assembling IKEA furniture and getting my stuff on-site. Now that the flat is furnished just marvelous, I’m enjoying it a lot. (However, it will get even better when I get my Internet connection set up Because of all that, I decided to move into an apartment I can afford to rent on my own. For the sake of the curious, I’m documenting the move. (I’ll add stuff as I go along, but I’m pretty busy, so please be patient.)
Today, for the fun of it, I moved a bunch of stuff (Surprise, surprise). Mostly more kitchen stuff, and the food from the fridge. I also took some nice naps.
The following pictures show the great guys that helped me move in. Everything was so smooth and all my stuff came with no damage! Here is some pictures of the great people that moved me in:
Step 1 - Planning
When you have made your decision and are sure you are going to move within the next two months, find a reliable moving company that will help you plan your move.You may think what does planning your move mean ? The answer depends on you. You may want to plan with the movers how to move the fragile objects, and where to put them in your new apartment. You may also want to plan the details of the moving hours (what will be moved, to where, how, and when).The planning strictly depends on you.
Step 2 - Packaging
The packing process to me was a difficult task because it seemed endless. As a single guy I had a huge mess in my apartment, and I didn’t know where to start. So I called up some experienced friends, and they told me to call the moving company I was using to help me through this messy crisis. I called the movers, and they told me:”The first step to moving is getting the right boxes”. Start by packing the things you need the least such as old clothes and furniture, and slowly move on to things that are needed but you can survive without them, till you move to your new home.
The major work starts when you get to fragile objects such as glass cups china and silverware. Before you start packing these fragile objects you must cover each cup, plate, and anything else that might break with paper(any paper),this is to make bumping in the box softer so that nothing cracks in the box. This is frustrating work because you must make sure that everything is covered with paper from all sides and is packed well into the box.
When you already packaged everything in the house, the last part in the packaging process is the kitchen. Pack all your pots and food on the last day. Package your food well so it doesn’t spoil.
Step 3 - Moving
On the day you move, make sure you go over the plan you made with the moving agent, and make sure the movers know it well. Make sure the movers see the fragile signs on the boxes, and that they place them on top of the other boxes so their fragile content stays whole. Also make sure that the movers are working efficiantly and are on schedule. All you have to do now is set up your new apartment, and enjoy it.