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The Process Of Moving House

All houses are different. While we all want to get the job of moving out done quickly, the fact of the matter is that we should follow a set pattern across our efforts in moving house.   So what is meant by a 'set pattern'? Basically moving out needs to be considered as a process and not simply a case of moving things from a house to a van. So we need to be familiar with the steps of such a process. Below describes the process of moving house, and places a general emphasis on moving out large items of furniture ahead of those befitting of small removals. 1 – Move upstairs items out firstBecause greater physical effort is required in moving items down a flight of stairs, you should always start by moving furniture from upstairs and into the removals van. Early on is when your team of assistants will have the most energy among them collectively, so always do this first. The process is also inherently safer in this respect since everyone is more switched on. Move all items out from upstairs before servicing the floor, or floors, beneath. 2 – Move downstairs items out at the rear ahead of those at the front Once you're ready to move downstairs items out, begin by moving things that sit at the rear of this level, unless there are things that blatantly obstruct the main corridors. Moving items out from the rear of the downstairs level first means the task will appear to shrink a lot faster. This commonly involves moving the sofa, or sofas, and kitchen furniture out ahead of things like bedroom items.   3 – Specific items that should occupy priority While the first two points are useful in advising house movers across how to set the foundation of their move, we should now move onto specifics.     In short, you should value heavier and bulkier items over lighter ones, even when such light items are also big in size. Indeed, you might find it productive to simply pick up and transport the TV screen into the van ahead of the fridge. This isn't recommended however as the fridge really needs to sit deeper inside the removals van, since it should occupy priority over available space, due to its weight.Move items like fridges with the heavy-duty trolley that your removals company has provided. 4 – Pack your car lastUnless you're not relying on a removals van at all, pack your car last. Ideally you need to use every square centimetre of space in the van you've paid a decent amount to hire. So make the most of it.  Pre-packaged cardboard boxes of items are great for filling any spare spots, but ensure all boxes are secured tightly. 5 – A brief synopsis of how to pack your car
    Once you've made the most of the van, proceed to pack your car. Begin by placing boxes and garments only in the foot area of the passenger seat. Similarly, the passenger's seat itself can be used to situate further boxes, and even things like computer and TV screens. Secure all items tightly with the seat belt.Proceed to utilise all space in the back seat compartment. Begin by being mindful that you will generally have more space behind the passenger's seat, since it should be pushed forward. It's a great space to stack board games in.  By contrast, the rear of the driver's seat will permit less room since the driver will be seated as they drive over to the new house. Things like ironing boards, fold-up step ladders and sewing machines are great to place across the backseat itself. Finally, pack the boot by beginning with the largest and heaviest items before finishing with light priority pieces of equipment, like a laptop or computer keyboard.