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Moving in a hurry? Check out these tips

Moving is stressful, packing is a chore, organizing is headache-inducing, and loading and unloading your entire life is exhausting. The one thing that makes moving even more stressful is having less time to move. If you’re in Columbus, Ohio, and need assistance, consider hiring All American Moving to streamline the process. Here are a couple of tips to make the most of your time!

Hire A Cleaning Company

If you’re moving in a hurry, you probably won’t have time to do a thorough cleaning on your own, so we would recommend hiring a cleaning service.

This might mean having someone there cleaning as you’re running around trying to pack, but it will take a little weight off of your shoulders and allow you to focus on what really matters, which is packing up and keeping track of your things.

If your home is going to be vacant for some time before the next tenant moves in, maybe try to arrange either with your landlord, management or a cleaning company to have people come in after you’ve left.

Use Your Space Efficiently

When you’re moving in a hurry, efficiency is everything. This applies to both your time and packing space. One of the best, often overlooked tips while packing up for a move is utilizing your larger belongings such as bags to pack smaller items. This will save you a lot of space when packing up your moving van and cut down on the clutter.

Also consider using duffel bags or suitcases that you already own, instead of packing them inside other boxes, use them! You can pack a smaller duffel inside a larger one or use them to hold any loose items or clothing. Use anything and everything to your packing advantage, if you have a dresser keep the clothes inside the drawers.

Packing tip: Instead of throwing your books into boxes and risking hurting your back while trying to pick the box up, put books in suitcases that have wheels. This will not only save time, keep you from getting too sweaty but also avoid straining your back.

Get Help

Moving is a huge task, especially when it needs to be done quickly. It’s completely okay and normal to turn to your friends or family if you need some extra hands.

Having others around to help you can keep you focused, allow you to stay on track and prioritize as well as simply getting the job done faster.

Small tasks like packing up your kitchen cabinets or dropping off items for donation can easily become very time consuming if you’re working completely on your own. More people equals more hands equal tasks getting done quicker.

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