March 20, 2018

How to Unpack After Moving

Moving is a very cumbersome process that can be tiring and nerve-racking. If you have just moved and you have your last box placed in your new apartment, it is time to put your home into order. Where does one start? We are going to look at a few tips to help you unpack easily.

Start off by cleaning

Before opening up boxes and arranging items, clean the new apartment thoroughly. It is possible that the landlord might have cleaned it before you stepped in, but it is much safer to clean everything with some soap and water.

Prepare your sleeping area.

It is important to ensure that you have a good rest each day as you settle into your new home. Setting up your bed with fresh linen makes you enjoy a good night’s rest after a long day.

Setup your bathroom area

You will feel more relaxed and at home once you have your bathroom setup. Hang your shower curtain, put the content of the medicine cabinet in place and hang your towels in the right place. You will definitely feel at home already once your shower area is well set up.

Prioritize items to unpack

After setting up the bed, start with the kitchen area. You have to eat, and as it is often the case, kitchenware usually takes the most of the boxes. If you get the kitchen boxes unpacked, you will feel like you have covered half the task ahead. At first, you might order some takeouts on the first night, but you will go a long way once this part of the house is set up.

Stock your bedroom closet

Placing your clothes into the closet can make you unpack a lot of boxes with ease, especially if your clothes are arranged in a manner that you just remove them from the boxes, and you neatly arrange them on the closet. Once this process is over, you might realize what needs to be added to make your wardrobe complete.

Reorganize as you unpack

As you continue to empty more boxes, create dedicated boxes of items that will be stored in the attic or the storage area.

Open every box

Now, you can go through every box and place items that you don’t need in the dedicate boxes, and place boxes of items that you don’t want to unpack into a separate storage area.

Setup the Television set last
You will unpack and organize your home much better if you don’t have distractions on the way. This means that setting up your television set should come in last so that you concentrate on the bigger task and enjoy an episode of a Tv show much more once unpacking is complete.

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