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Moving Home for the First Time

Moving home for the first time can bring a mixed bag of emotions! It is something most of us face at some point in our lives. You have to consider so many things – house hunting, packing essentials, hiring removal services, setting up the new home, starting your routine, the decision to live alone or with a roommate, financial aspects of living on your own, staying away from the family, etc.

Here are some tips to make this transition smooth and comfortable.

Assess your Finances

Plan your finances carefully and account for all possible expenses such as moving costs, rent, utility bills, apartment furnishing, pantry items, medicines, cleaning supplies, bathroom essentials, travel expenses, maintenance and entertainment. Make sure you keep some money aside as an emergency fund to cover emergency expenses such as when you fall sick or lose your job.

Make a List of Items You Need to Buy

List out the items that are the most essential for your new home. Do not forget to take into consideration the available space and budget. Start by buying basic items such as first-aid kits, closets, chairs, tables, beds, bedding, covers, curtains, kitchen appliances, etc.

Do Your Research

Do your research before you hire a removal services company! Make sure you take quotes from various agencies, talk to people who have hired them earlier and check their online reviews to know what their previous customers have to say about them.

Talk to them to understand if they have a trustworthy and experienced team. Get all your questions about location, services, costs and insurance clarified to make a well-informed decision.

Pack Well

Packing to move into a new house can be a daunting task. It is important to do the packing well in advance to avoid last-minute hassles. It gives you time to plan what stuff you want to take and where you want to place it in your new home. It will also help your moving company to plan for loading and transportation.

It is a good idea to label boxes as you pack them. Make sure the label mentions what the contents of the box are and where you want them to be kept. It will make your unpacking and organizing job much easier. The self-explanatory labels will be very helpful if you are going to have family or friends come over to help you organize your home.

An experienced, licensed and professional moving company will make your transition stress-free and hassle-free and make the moving process enjoyable. United Movers offer professional removal services in Coventry and the surrounding areas. We can help you through the entire moving process safely and most efficiently. Contact us today for a free quote.