If you’re getting ready to move, you want to make sure it can be as seamless as possible. As movers in New Bern, Greenville, and Kinston, NC, we’re well aware of how stressful the process can be. As the New York Times details,

“Richard S. Citrin, an organizational psychologist and a writer of The Resilience Advantage said: ‘We build routines to make things as efficient as we can. When we move, we do something very foreign to us’… it all ‘takes a lot of mental and physical energy and that expenditure of energy is very exhausting’”

Working in the moving company industry for over 20 years, we’ve picked up a lot of tips and tricks over the years for a low-stress move. With that in mind, here are 3 of our best tips.

1. Think About Packing Methods

It’s important to know what you’re packing and what you should be packing it inside. Working as movers in New Bern, NC, we deal with of boxes of all shapes and sizes every day. In fact, we’re happy to supply each of our customers a full line of boxes for your packing purposes. When you’re thinking about moving, it’s often very difficult to try and figure out what goes in what size box. Luckily, we’ve learned over the years that the size of the box is a great way to figure out what should be stored inside it. For more detailed tips, check out our box size guide.

2. Break Out the Highlighters

In addition to labeling the boxes you put in moving company trucks in New Bern, NC, it’s a great idea to separate them out even further for organization purposes. Pick a color for each room in your new home, such as pink for kitchen, red for the dining room, and blue for the bedroom. Apply colored stickers on the box near the box number so you and the movers know exactly where they go.

3. Get the Help of Movers in New Bern, NC

The best tip for making a stress-free move though is to contact movers in New Bern, NC that can make the process easy. We hope you’ll consider Advance Moving & Storage for your next move. For more than 20 years, we’ve been your moving experts, serving Eastern North Carolina and surrounding areas. Locally owned and operated, we’re a fully licensed and insured independent moving companies service, assisting your moving and storage needs in Greenville, New Bern, and Kinston, NC. As such, we want to help you move locally and nationally. We take the stress out of moving by providing moving products and services in one place. If you’re ready to move out and move on, contact us today!