Packing and unpacking hacks for first time home owners

Moving home can be both exciting and stressful, especially for first time movers. Keeping on top of packing is essential when moving and then there’s making sure that there’s enough storage at the new place for all the items that need unpacking…

Space-saving expert, Simon Glanville offers his advice top tips for a stress-free moving experience:

De-clutter – de-cluttering before you start packing will ensure that all unnecessary items are disposed of, arriving to your new home organised and clutter-free will make unpacking much easier. 

Pack wisely – use vacuum packs for clothes, duvets and pillows; sucking the air out helps fit more than double into the same size container which means less boxes to transport.

Label – Try labelling or using stickers to colour code the boxes to their rightful room, you could even take this one step further by creating an inventory of what’s in each box, this will save you Packing and unpacking hacks for first time home ownersheaps of time and hassle! 

Pack an essentials box – Keep to-hand a plastic box of essential items that you will need right after your move, this will keep you from rummaging through boxes to pull out any important bits. 

From space-saving expert and founder of, Simon Glanville

November 8, 2018

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