Keep your Belongings Safe During Your Next Move on a Rainy Day

Imagine all the things that could be damaged by rainwater if you move on a rainy day. Your exotic wood furnishings, bedding, shoes and most importantly your electronics are at risk of getting rained on if not protected during the moving process. This is why you need to take preventive measures if you suspect that it might rain on the moving day. Below are a few tips to help you keep everything safe during your next move on a rainy day

Packing

This is the first and most important stage. You have to ensure all your belongings are well covered with water-proof covers. This will protect your property during the loading and moving processes. Plastic garbage bags seem to be a darling for many movers. You may use these to wrap photo frames, electronics and moving boxes. Once everything is neatly packed inside these bags, wrap it up with strong scotch tape.
For bigger items like chairs, beds, tables and TV stands, look for large, strong plastic covers which can be used to cover up the furniture, once it’s loaded into the moving truck.

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How to Preserver Your Plants During Your Next Move

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So you’ve finally decided it’s time for a move but then a harsh reality now dawns: how do I safely move my plants with me? Well, unlike most of the things in your house, you cannot simply shove your succulent green friends down a dark box. They require extremely delicate handling if they are to successfully make the trip to your new home and this article will show just how you can ensure that.

1) Get mobile containers for potted plants
Moving potted plants can be challenging but to ease things up, you could simply purchase special containers with wheels that make it safe and effortless to move the heavier ones from one place to another. Ceramic and plastic pots are quite fragile and if you have any of these, be sure to wrap some protective padding around such containers. Pieces of an old mattress or bubble wrap make excellent cushioning.

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How Long Does It Take To Move?

Creating a moving schedule is a smart way to ensure the process goes smoothly. It can help you know how much time to take off work. It can help you coordinate a variety of areas of your life that might be affected. Plus, you’ll be able to tell any help you enlist exactly how much help you’ll need.

Perhaps the only challenge to plotting out your schedule just right is finding a reasonable estimate of how long the move will take. There are a lot of variables that can make finding a close enough time estimate difficult. The good news is that there are ways to tell. You might not be able to pinpoint it down to the half hour, but can make an educated guess that proves quite close.

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Top 5 Tips For Moving With Your Cats

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Moving can be stressful for everyone involved, including your pet. If that pet happens to be a cat, then you have to be extra cautious not to stress her out. Cats are place-sensitive creatures who find it hard to let go of a place once they have settled in and become comfortable. If you want to make the move stress-free for your furry companion, follow these five tips:

1. Stay Calm

This is perhaps the number one rule when it comes to moving with cats. These creatures are smart and sensitive, meaning they can pick up on your emotions. If the move is stressing you out, it will also stress them out. So be calm and act normal at all times to assure your cat that everything is fine.

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Packing Electronics Best Practices for Your Next Relocation

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If you are preparing to move, chances are the overall safety of your electronics and the fact that they could be damaged during the move is something that has been constantly on your mind. Having a lot of electronics that need packing can seem daunting. Worry not, though. Because there are a few things you can do to make the entire process a lot more manageable. Here is a list of all the important things you need to do when packing up your electronics for a relocation.

1. Before you pack up your electronics, ensure that you have backed up all your photos and files. This applies to all the computers and other devices that you have.

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