If you have interstate relocation ahead of you then you need to prepare well. Interstate move is not just your local relocation when in case you forget something you can just go back and fix the problem. Planning ahead and packing on time is the key here. So, we will help you with some tips and tricks on preparing your household items for interstate relocation.

What you need to do before packing for interstate relocation

Here is a list of things you need to do/buy before you start packing for your move. This is all just to help you do it better and faster. And after all, if you pack correctly it will be much easier to unpack later on so let’s get on it :

  • download moving apps on your smartphone
  • declutter before packing
  • items you don’t want to bring with you sell online or organize a garage sale
  • go shopping for good quality packing materials
  • consider renting moving bins
  • make checklists before packing
  • sort breakables for packing first

Of course, if all this is a bit too much for you, or if you are in a hurry you can simply hire professional movers to do all this for you.

A laptop, a mobile phone, and a notebook to make a pan while preparing household items for interstate relocation.

There are some things you need to do before you start packing.

Eco-friendly way of preparing household items for interstate relocation

You need to have some packing materials and you need a way to transport all your household belongings. That doesn’t mean you can’t be eco-friendly. There is a way to keep all your items safe and still be green. There are materials that are more biodegradable than for example bubble wrap. We are not saying bubble wrap is bad – it’s great for keeping your fragile items safe it just takes a lot of time to decompose. But you can use some stuff you are already bringing with you for packing. For example, TV can be packed in bedding and glasses can be wrapped in some small towels or t-shirts. That’s improvising but it’s good for the earth.

Professional movers

We have already mentioned this, but this is a very valid option for preparing for interstate relocation. Since this is harder than your “down the street move” you might want to consider getting help and movers can do that for you. Starting from preparing your household items and packing. So, try looking online for reliable movers near you.

movers uploading a moving truck

Movers can also deal with heavy lifting instead of you.

Moving apps

Moving apps are a very useful tool for organizations. You have a lot on your mind and it’s easy to forget not one but many things. Those apps are here to remind you, help you pack, make checklists, set alarms, help you relax if you feel overwhelmed, or even help you find movers. Most moving apps are completely free so you have nothing to lose by downloading and trying some. Go to your app store and check them out, pick the one that works best for you.


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