Since you were able to make a smooth house move, now is the time to arrange the new home at the same time keeping in mind to avoid the mess. Unpacking itself mess up the whole house and it really takes time to arrange the whole place.Here are the pointers to avoid mess after a smooth move:
Give yourself time and space to breath. Yes, it is necessary that you give yourself enough time to arrange your new place. We understand your temptation to arrange your new home but understand everything takes time, nothing you can do over night. Even if you try things in hurry you will end up frustrated. So, give yourself time, don’t hurry things and don’t get panicked about arranging your house.
- Open boxes one by one.
Don’t just start haphazardly opening boxes, know what it is there you are unpacking. Ensure you have a copy of the inventory list, it can be the one that the moving company provided or the one you created to track your belongings before you moved.
- Unpack the Necessities First.
It is crucial that you start unpacking with the boxes which are necessary initially. The ones which contain essential items that you will need to keep your house running for the short span. These essentials will normally include basic kitchen items, toiletries, medications, and paperwork containing key addresses and telephone numbers.
- Get your kitchen done first.
Start with setting up your kitchen first to avoid mess. Unpack the kitchen items and put them away. Line the kitchen cupboards and cabinets first. If you have less time then unpack only what you need, including pots and pans. Get all the major appliances hooked up, and plug in any small appliances that will make your life a little easier such as the coffee pot and toaster.
- Get your bedrooms done next.
After the kitchen, comes your bedroom. Arrange the beds together and unpack the linens for each bedroom. Also, make sure you decide on furniture placement and closet organization before you unpack boxed items. Because, installing shelves and closet organizing units first will make unpacking easier and effective ultimately saving you future work.
- Move on to the bathrooms.
Once done with bedroom arrange your bathroom, all you need to do is unpack towels, toiletries, and other bathroom items that is all. Start by unpacking the most important items— body-care products, medications, the shower curtain, and towels.
- Assemble and arrange the furniture.
If you had floor plan sketches of your new home before you moved, then arranging furniture is easy and comfortable for you. For large pieces, which will need mechanical assembly like bookcases or entertainment centers, put them together arrange only when you know where all the furniture will be placed.
- Deal with utility last.
One of the last spaces to unpack is the basement, garage, and other utility rooms. Organize the space first, before you start to unpack. Also, unpack tools and materials you'll need to keep your home functional.
Finally, items for the patio, deck, or landscape you can unpack last and set up at your leisure time.
These are the tips to keep your house functional properly that too without having any mess.