RAIKKA London Removal Company
If you are among thousands of people who have picked up and moved their family to a new home or a new community, you have fresh memories of some of the ups and downs or thrills or frustrations of moving.
Read here for help to get your life organized for a peaceful and stress free move. There are a lot a ways to make your move
easier and smoother.
Make a list
Write everything down and you`ll thank yourself later. A simple record keeping system is vital before you pack your first box. Use an a computer spreadsheet with space to write contents or a simple notebook for the job. You can place a number for every box and list the contents on your list.
Have plenty of supplies
Having enough boxes will make your life easier – you`ll probably need lots of boxes more boxes than you think. Have at least 10 boxes set aside for last minute items. Strong plastic packing tape will close up the boxes securely. Use bubble wrap and packing paper to wrap an cushion your items. Always get extra supplies in order to make your packing go smoothly and simply return any unused supplies after the removal process is completed.
Utilise wardrobe boxes
All lightweight and bulky items like pillows, blankets and clothes can be perfectly fit in special tall boxes. You can also the wardrobe boxes for closet storage boxes, shoe boxes and other bulky items such as large baskets, etc.
Strategise wardrobe box use
We can pack all your items for you, but if you decide to pack them yourself then please pack hanging items tightly so things won`t fall of hangers. As a professional removal company we are happy to deliver boxes ahead of your moving day. You can also cover the shoulders of your clothes and add a few purses or sweaters on top. This way you`ll have fewer boxes and closet items will remain together.
Keep things together
It is always a good idea to keep thing together when packing boxes. Always keep bookends with books, light bulbs with lamps and extension cords with appliances. All loose parts can be attached to the item they belong to with tape or placed in small envelopes. Keep larger corresponding items in bags.
Packing ahead will save you time on moving day. Get your winter clothes out of the way if its summer. During the last few days there you don`t really need radios or TV`s around you so you can go ahead and pack the in advance. Pare down to bare essentials all cooking utensils and food supplies.
Use your luggage
Fill luggage and duffle bags with clothing, sheets, towels, and paper goods. Even for local moves you\'ll be able to quickly spot your navy suitcase holding your favourite sweaters, whereas a simple box might remain elusive for days.
Safeguard valued items
It is a good idea to keep valuable possessions, such as silverware, collections, or antiques, with you. If you have a long move and no room in your car, bury the items in a box titled \"Misc. from kitchen pantry\". Either way, check your homeowner\'s insurance to see how you are covered during the move, and if you need additional insurance from us. Also, find out what paperwork (receipts, appraisals, and photos) you might need to file a claim in case of loss.
Keep important papers with you
Your list of \"important\" papers might include: birth certificates, school records, new job contacts, utility company numbers, recent bank records, current bills, phone lists, maps, and more. Keep them with you!
A good tip is to use brightly colour storage boxes, one for each person. Let each family member fill theirs with items they\'ll want \'right away\' in the new home - a set of sheets, a towel, a couple of extension cords, a phone, nightlights, address book, pens and paper, keys, travel cosmetic case, and so on.
Moving may not be the most fun you\'ve ever had, but planning ahead will go a long way toward making the process bearable.
With RAIKKA London Removals
you get the most competitive prices
and most stress-free moving service