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Relocation is based on the concept of 3Ps – planning, purging and packing. These three stages together makes a move easy and simple. It's actually the golden rule of a safe and smooth relocation. Packing is one of the most vital phases of relocation process which needs utmost care with perfection. And this is the reason why people prefer hiring the best packers and movers in Gurgaon.

Professional movers and packers Gurgaon packs your household goods efficiently using high-quality packaging materials and right method. And this leads to a safe and damage-free relocation which we all want while moving to another place. But hiring a reliable moving company within budget is not possible for everyone. And they go for partial packers and movers services which includes only packing or only transportation.

You don't need to worry if you cannot afford home shifting services in Pune. You can follow DIY procedure for this. You can pack  your stuff by yourself you just need to know about tips and tricks of packing that actually works and leads to safe and smooth move.

Get rid of useless goods

The cost of your move mainly depends on the quantity or weight of your belongings. Purging your home not only helps you to get rid of the goods that are useless for you but by reducing the weight of your goods you can reduce packers and movers charges. So, go through each room and check what are the goods that you don't want in your new home. Check the furnitures which will not get fit into your new place, the kitchen appliances that you want to buy new ones. Discard all these items to reduce weight of your belongings and the moving cost.

Categorize the goods

After making the list of the goods, categorize them into three different sections – what to keep, what to sell and what to donate. You can give the goods to your friends or relatives if they need them or you can sell them to make some money which you can spend on your moving expenses. The goods like your old clothes, plants, artifacts or any other thing that you don't use can be donated to someone who needs this.

Create packing to-do-list

Make a to-do-list of what to pack and when to pack. Start from the goods with least use. The goods that will be used by you till the very last day should be packed on the moving day. Start packing the goods from guest room, bedroom, bathroom, living room, and then kitchen. So, plan everything and make weeks-by-weeks to-do-list and make sure you will complete all the tasks within the planned time period.

Arrange boxes

For packing your stuff you will need boxes. So, arrange all the types of boxes that you will be required to pack your household stuff. At market you will find lots of boxes made of different materials and you have to buy the right one for your goods like carton boxes, cardboard boxes, plastic boxes, rigid boxes, etc. Apart from this you will also require different packaging materials like plastic wrap, bubble wrap, packing tapes and other packing tools.

Develop a packing strategy

You must have a packing strategy so that you can pack your items in the right way. Pack 'room wise' goods or pack similar goods in a same box this will help you while rearranging the stuff at your new place 

Use small boxes for heavy items

Pack heavy items in a small box and the light weight goods in a large box. This way you can easily lift up the boxes. And make sure to not to overload the boxes not more than 30 pounds for each boxes.

Use a clear box to pack the items you will need right away

When you are packing your stuff then, you have to consider the essential goods that you will need right away. During your move or after reaching at your new home you will need many things so you should pack them in a clear box. This will include toiletries, medicine, towel, sheets, snacks or anything that you will require for the first night or day in your new home.

Protect fragile items with bubble wrap or blankets

Packing the fragile items is very much risky, even a single mistake can cost you a lot hence, you need to be very careful while packing the fragile items. To prevent them from damages use bubble wrap. In case you don't want to spend too much on bubble wrap then you can use your small blankets or old towels to pack the fragile items. This way you will pack the two items together can save time.

Click the picture of your electronics

While disassembling the electronic items you must click pictures of it. This will help you while reassembling them at your new home. With the pictures you can know which wire will go to which code, etc.

Label the boxes

Labeling the boxes is very much important. By labeling the boxes you will be able to know that which box belongs to which room and what does it contains. You can follow the numbering method or the color code method. And also make an inventory list of the items.

Pack a personal overnight bag

Pack your personal overnight bag and ask each and every member of your family to pack their own. This bag will contain all the essentials that you will require to survive few day in your new home like clothes, shoes, laptop, important documents of your office, and any other important items that you may require for few days.

By following these top ten tips and tricks you can easily pack your stuff without the help of experts. But you must ask for help from your friends or family members.



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