Moving can be an exhausting task. Sorting through all your household objects, packing everything up, and organizing movers can be difficult and stressful. Moving doesn’t have to be a chore—if planned properly, it can be a smooth transition into a fresh start. If you’re planning your next big move, here a few tips to help it go as smoothly as possible.

Plan Ahead

It’s important to plan you move ahead of time so things don’t get too chaotic on the big day. If you’re using a moving company, be sure to book well in advance. If you’re doing the move yourself, have plenty of extra hands available to help. Begin packing a few weeks ahead of time, gradually filling boxes until everything is ready to go. Clearly label your boxes—this will make it easier for you to put everything into place once you arrive at your new home. Doing some preparation beforehand will make things much easier for you come moving day.

Get Rid of Junk

Don’t just pack up everything you own and bring it along with you. Moving is an opportunity to rid yourself of all the junk and clutter that may have accumulated in your home over the years. Carefully go through all your household objects and separate them into three groups: things to keep, things to give away, and things to throw in the garbage. This process will help you to reduce the number of boxes you need, making your move faster and more efficient. Give yourself a fresh start by getting rid of all your clutter before you move.

Moving is no small task, but with proper foresight it can be simple and easy. If you need to get rid of some junk before a big move, contact us at Insta-Bins for a rentable disposal bin. We’ll provide you with a dumpster and haul it away for you when it’s full, so you’ll have one less thing to worry about before the big day.