DIY packing and moving tips for home shifting in India

Shifting to a new place or a new home is really a complex affair, specially if you are relocating to a new city. The shifting task itself is a tough work, it requires a lot of activities right from packing of goods to finding vehicles for transporting them, and even labours for loading and unloading them. So, in such cases hiring a mover and packer company would reduce your trouble.

Home shifting in India: here's how to id of your own

Here’s how to do home shifting in India on your own

Shifting a fully furnished house to a distant city is already complicated. It becomes even more overwhelming when you are doing it all by yourself, and you don’t have a professional move on board to help you. However, with proper planning and approaching the move practically, you can avoid many of the house moving mistakes people make while doing it themselves.

Listed below are a few DIY tips that can help you relocate smoothly, with or without hiring a packer and mover service.

When and where to start?

Since you know that your going to relocate to a new home or a place, start packing items that is in storeroom or non essential items first, right from 3-4 weeks before your date of shifting.You must start packing the storeroom items first because, they are stored and not under thorough usage. Then start packing the ones which are being used, and important too.

Packing the boxes

While packing,make sure to use good quality boxes. Also make sure not to put loads of items in one box,because it might break or tear under pressure while loading or unloading it. Esure safe loading and unloading of goods.

Labelling the boxes

Once you are done with the packing, make sure to label those boxes properly,and mention all the small items you have kept inside the boxes. For instance Shaving-kit,or first aid box,and etc. This will greatly help you while unpacking and when you need those items in your new home. Also make a list of overall boxes and what is inside. This could act like a checklist of goods and boxes when you reach your new home. Also incase of any mishap, you will have full details of the goods in each box and can claim if you have purchased insurance.

Insurance of goods

Whether you are hiring a packer-mover company, or doing it yourself, in either of the cases it will be essential for you to purchase an insurance.In case there is any mishap during the transit from one city to another, you can claim and get the amount from the insurance company. Insurance is very essential and its not that costly as well.

Hire packers and movers

Finally,you can hire a packers and movers service provider, who can further help you in packing and moving bigger items like fridge, beds, washing machines, and other appliances or furnitures. They will  help you in loading, unloading, unpacking and re-arranging of goods in your new home. You may request quick quotes from packers and movers service providers as well on the internet and hire them on the based on their rates.

Over to you

The following tips would definitely help you to shift to your new home very smoothly, but if you think it will be much troublesome for you then don’t waste time and immediately hire for a packer-mover service. It is always better to hire professional packers & movers services who can make your task of relocating simple and comfortable.

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Pradeep Chaudhary

Pradeep has worked with hundreds of local home improvement service provider companies including movers, interior designers, architects, cleaners and pest exterminators. Based on his interactions with these professionals, he’s sharing some of the best tips to make home improvement less stressful.