Get rid of everything.
Sort things by category.
Schedule a free donation pickup.
Set aside stuff to sell.
Research professional moving companies.
Pick the right moving day.
Map out the best way to get to your new home.
Create a master moving to-do list.
Put moving tasks on your calendar.
Get moving boxes from your local liquor store.
Check to see if you have original boxes for your electronics.
Go to the hardware store.
Grab extra packing and moving supplies.
Schedule disconnect times.
Call in favors early.
Pack decorative items a few weeks out.
Change your address a week before you move.
Label moving boxes like a boss.
Create a number system.
Use small boxes for heavy items.
Use packing tape.
Protect fragile items with packing paper, bubble wrap, or blankets.
Pack dishes vertically.
Cover the tops of toiletry bottles with Saran Wrap.
Pack a clear plastic box with things you’ll need right away.
Pack a personal overnight bag.
Stop buying groceries a week before you leave.
Take pictures of your electronics cable.
Put your storage bins and luggage to use.
Make copies of important papers.
Set aside cleaning supplies for moving day.
Defrost your fridge at least one day before you move.
Load boxes from the same rooms together.
Load heavy furniture into the moving truck first.
Take pictures of your new home before you move anything in.
Delegate tasks when you’re unloading the moving truck.
Keep Ziploc bags handy.
Make the beds first.