Unpacking is just like packing, but in reverse .... or is it?

Packing and MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Austin can be both exhilarating and laborious! Together with looking after yourself over the move, you can find steps you can take to make unpacking and moving into your new place, less stressful.

Since moving can be monotonous in addition to mundane, music is a great strategy to keep persistent and concentrated. It can even boost your emotional state therefore take into consideration having a stereo system or even television set up so you can perform to the sound of your favorite music or have a Wireless speaker on hand to connect with your cell phone.

Preparation and Coordinating Remain Crucial

Packing smartly can certainly significantly cut down on stresses as well as headaches once you reach your new home. Pack an "essentials" box (or a few) containing things you will be needing promptly at your new house. This container will comprise of items like:

· Bath towels.

· Toiletries.

· Bed sheets/blankets.

· Necessary cooking implements.

· A few cups, plates, bowls (alternatively, you may prefer to order out or have non-perishable things to eat on your initial evening).

Using this method when you arrive at the new place in Austin, you should have everything you need to make it through the primary night.

In addition, be sure to label every box with which room it should go into when it arrives. This way you won't need to blindly open boxes puzzled by what's inside or sort through numerous cartons to locate something you need.

You can also already have a sense of where the furnishings are to go. Considering where every piece ought to go prior to the move will accelerate the process and help you to stay organized and centered on all of the other unpacking.


If you have a home office, you may have to unpack these things first to stay on top of your business. In the event you are a work-from-home person, clearly you'll want to have your office unpacked, sorted out, and operational to ensure you do not get behind.

Set up the Furniture

Moving day in Austin can be strenuous and you will probably be ready to crawl into bed that first night. This is exactly why putting together and making your bed(s) is a superb start prior to unpacking boxes.

You will not like to have to do it once you have put in the whole day unpacking cartons and bags in addition to setting up. The good news is that if you have hired a professional moving company, they will likely assemble the beds for you.

Unbox the Kitchen

Once you have your beds constructed, the kitchen is the most sensible starting point unpacking. Since the kitchen is known as the heart of your home, having your cabinets, cupboards, and also kitchen appliances all unpacked and organized will help you move into your new residence.

For those who have an eat-in kitchen area, you will likely also have a kitchen table which will help you unpack in a more organized manner.

Attend to the Bathroom

Once you expend hours on end unpacking and arranging, you will most probably like to take a shower or sit in a soothing bath. The "essentials" box should include the toiletries, soaps, shampoos, medications, along with other items that are important for the bathroom.

Having the kitchen and bathroom unpacked tends to make unpacking the rest of your things easier.

Proceed to the Bedrooms

Because the bedroom furniture is already in place, the bedrooms ought to be the next to unpack. For those who have packed the bedsheets in transparent plastic bags or bins, it will be easier to identify which bedclothes go to which bedroom. Alternatively, write the name of the person's bedroom on the box upon packing it to make things easier.

Unbox the Living and Dining Rooms

Ideally, you'll have your furniture in place which will make unpacking whatever else simpler. Don't worry about ornamental items for example wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the vital things are unpacked.


Seasonal things for example holiday decorations or stuff that you rarely make use of might be unpacked last. This stuff will most likely belong in an attic, basement, storage room, or garage.

As with packing, unpacking is made less difficult with planning and organization. Being orderly about the process will help to make certain you enjoy your new residence in Austin as gracefully and swiftly as is feasible.

If you need help with packing or unpacking services, A-1 Freeman Moving Group, your local moving company in Austin, can help!


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