You found a great apartment or condo, the lease has been signed and in a few days, you’ll be moving into your new place. Moving to a new home is exciting, but packing is among the most dreaded tasks in the history of the world (there is no research to support this, but it’s probably true). Luckily, with a few handy moving hacks and the proper equipment, it’s possible to make it through moving day with all of your stuff and your sanity intact.
Use your clothes as packing materials
Bubble wrap and plain paper can be handy for wrapping up items like glass picture frames, coffee mugs and your dishes, but they can also be spendy. To keep your moving budget on the low side, consider using your clean laundry to wrap up your breakables. A BuzzFeed post full of moving tips points out that you’ll actually be multitasking with this approach: you’re packing your t-shirts and your cereal bowls at the same time. For glasses, clean socks are perfect padding (just stretch the sock and put the glass in it) and for larger items like Read More →