Truthfully? There’s never an ‘ideal’ time to move home. August? Too hot. March? Too cold. December? Too close to the festive season.
Up there with Christmas, heading the ‘most dreaded times of year to move to a new house’ list, is the New Year. Everyone’s full, tired, back to work and a little bit fed up already. The unfortunate thing is, you can very rarely plan the timing of your house move. This is because there are so many different parties involved and you can't choose the availability of everyone.
If you’re faced with moving home this New Year, things don’t have to be stressful. Here are some great tips to help you keep things as stress-free as possible.
1. Get your diary out
Moving home is usually a busy time. Moving home in January can be even busier with all the post-Christmas madness. Invest in a new diary or help the environment and go digital!
There will be lots of different things/people you’re coordinating. Who’s coming to collect the table you’re selling? When are the removals company arriving? What day is your meeting with the solicitor? Things will get muddled fast and using a diary will help you keep on top of things.
2. Don’t leave it too late to pack
We know the last thing you want to do after a busy Christmas is start boxing the house up, but things will get stressful (fast) if you don’t keep on top of how much time you have before you move. The sooner you start packing the non-essentials, the more you’ll thank yourself in the long-run.
3. Find your local foodbank
When you’re packing to move, a lot of food/clothing can get thrown in the bin. Foodbanks all across Gloucestershire are crying out for donations, especially at this time of year. Rather than items go to waste, familiarise yourself with local food banks/charities and make it your mission to help as many families as you can with your unwanted items.
4. Try not to call on your friends
Most people have been in the situation where they’re considering roping their friends into helping them out with their house move. However, things will get done so much faster, easier and more efficient if you use a professional house removals team.
One of the many reasons people love Clear & Clean House Clearance is because we’ve stopped them having to bother their friends for help. Everyone can go about their New Year in their own way.
5. Keep yourself as stress-free as possible
We know this is easier said than done, but after a relaxing Christmas period, it would be a shame to stress yourself out over your house move. Companies like us can come and take absolutely everything off your hands. We’ll pack your belongings, clear your property, move it to your new home, then return to clean the old property. You can have as much (or little) involvement as you like.
If you’ve not used a house removals service before, we’re certain that you’ll question why after your first experience. We’re a moving van, (environmentally friendly) skip and cleaner all in one service. We’ll comfortably slot into your family for the time we’re with you and make things as easy as we can for you.
We’re known throughout the whole of Gloucestershire for providing the best, most unique, trusted and personal removals service in the whole county. If you’d like a chat and a free quote, give us a call today on 07909 846679 or 01452 290086. You’ll be glad that you did.