How A Simple Box Will Make Moving Day Better

Dated: November 13 2017

Views: 70

Moving is difficult. We only do it so often and rarely frequent enough to remember all of the little details. The worst part of moving is not being able to find the things you need within the first 24 hours of moving in. Ironically, a lot of those items were just thrown into a box haphazardly because  you just wanted to be done packing.

Unless you have an army of people or movers that are helping you unpack, here are some things you should store away in a separate box.

  • Paper towels – There will be food in the middle of this process, or at least snacking. Most of the food is messy and usually pizza. Also something will break and drip, or something just won’t be clean enough for you. Paper towels will be your friend.
  • Garbage bags – You’ll need those bags for all of the paper towles, plus you’ll throw away more than you think from your previous residence.
  • All purpose cleaner – See above
  • Paper plates, plastic utensils, and cups – You will be eating before the regular stuff comes out. I’m all about saving the planet but throwing this moving day mess away is better than dealing with dishes right after you move in.
  • A hammer – things just need help moving.
  • Screwdrivers, pliers, and box cutters – You have to adjust, set up and open things.
  • Water – Soda and beer is great but water will keep you going.
  • Snacks – Pizza will only go so far and it’s greasy.
  • Toiletries – You don’t want to be scrambling through boxes when you or the kid really needs to go.
  • Enough towels for everyone to shower that night. Chances are everyone got a little sweaty.
  • Bed Linens (or Sleeping Bags) – Your bed will be the best spot after this long day, you want to be able to make it when it’s time.
  • Charger cords – Enough said.

Every move is different but this will get you through the first night. Happy moving!

Blog author image

Jaimy Beltran

Meet Team Beltran’s Fearless Leaders Jaimy, along with his wife Sherine, owns and manages Beltran Properties at eXp Realty. The Beltrans have been successfully selling real estate in the Portland a....

Latest Blog Posts

1st Time Homebuyer's Free Online Class

Humans are adaptable!  We have turned our live class into a free online class coming April 21, 2020.Room is limited, please register here

Read More

5X5 Challenge to Help Small Businesses

We at Beltran Properties group were brainstorming how we could help small businesses through these unique time of quarantine. One of our team members suggesting we could all go find at least 5

Read More

List of Resources To Help You Through The Coronavirus Change

Here's a list of resources for various needs such as meals, your home, finances and more. We will update the list as we learn of new resources.Here's Oregon's State Site about COVID-19. Call or text

Read More

The Current Real Estate Market & COVID-19 - An Update from Beltran Properties Group at eXp Realty

Friends and Clients —As the world nervously watches the spread of COVID-19 (Coronavirus), the pandemic has begun prompting responses from every industry, and nearly every level of organization

Read More