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This week’s blog is from a moving company in the U.K. It is written about a move from London to Oslo but you will appreciate the helpful information. Packing is packing wherever you move.
Most people are not aware of the importance of good packing. Many dismiss it; thinking it not as important as the rest of the tasks that go alongside moving. However this could not be farther from the truth. Good packing is essential if you want your move to be entirely stress-free. Poor packing, on the other hand, will make your move extra stressful. Although you may not believe it, packing is probably one of the most important steps in moving. This is because you do not want your items to get damaged during transit. It will only add stress on to your move. However, if you pack efficiently, you will know throughout the transportation that your items will not get damaged and this will take a lot off your plate. It’s not too difficult to pack well. As long as you have the right resources and time on your hands, there is no reason why you can’t have excellently packed belongings.
In order to pack well, you will need the right packing materials. It doesn’t matter where you purchase these materials but it is suggested that you buy good quality materials that you will be able to used repeatedly. You will need the following materials: boxes, packing paper, tape, bubble wrap, cellophane, cardboard, newspaper, and labels. Next, once you have purchased all of your materials, it is time to plan. Before putting anything into a box, you need to plan, otherwise it’s not going to go well. So, what you need to do first is create a list of the items you will be packing and section them into sub-categories. Then, you can place these items into each box. Make sure heavy items are at the bottom and lighter items are at the top. Don’t waste any space. Use up all the space you have. Tightly packed boxes are less likely to get damaged. Wrap fragile items like glasses and cups with newspaper and bubble wrap. Stack plates side by side when packing to Oslo. Make sure you make the most of other packing possibilities like suitcases. Fill them with bits and bobs and don’t waste a scrap of space. Packing is all about space saving, so use your space wisely. Once all has been packed, it’s time to tape the boxes up and label them accordingly. The label should state exactly what each box contains.
Oslo is the most populated city in Norway, with a population of approximately 623,966. It is also the capital of Norway. What makes this city so unusual is that, despite it being incredibly populated; a good part of the city is forest. If you have come to this city because of its architecture, you may at first be rather disappointed. However, when you feel the charm of Oslo you will notice that the architecture is in fact quite splendid. Places to see in after moving from London to Oslo include the Royal Palace, opera House, University of Oslo, Oslo Cathedral, and City Hall.
It takes a lot of time to pack efficiently, so it would be sensible for you to either take some time or work or use your weekend to pack. It does require a fair few spare hours so make sure you have plenty of time on your hands. If you are a family moving, why not ask the kids to help out? Get them doing some of the packing. You will save time and energy this way. Plus, it will keep them amused and out of your way.