11 Essential Things to Pack Before You Move 

Moving into a new home is exciting, especially after the tiring and challenging work of packing all your belongings. I’m sure you’re read many tips given by http://www.suburbanrelocationmovers.com/ on how to pack smart and strategically so you will avoid the hassle on your part. One of these tips I’m sure is to pack lightly for the few first days of your stay on your new house.  

It is essential to pack some essentials for the first few days, whether you want to camp out for a few weeks, do some fix-ups or other things. I’m sure you have already organized all things and you know what to bring and to leave behind. It could be overwhelming to your want but we wanted to help along and listed the essential items you need on your first days.  

1. Keys 

We forget the obvious ones, so keys are on top of the list. You’ll be in great trouble if you forget these items, we all do. So make a checklist and put keys as number one.  

2. Chargers 

Again, we forget the obvious and simple ones. Pack the chargers for your gadgets like laptops and phones. You’ll definitely need these on your first few days.  

3. First-Aid Kit 

In case of cuts and injuries during the move and unpacking, don’t forget to pack a basic first-aid kit. Make sure it includes Band-Aids, antiseptic wipes, thermometer, and medicines the family needs. 4

4. Clothes 

For each member of the family, pack extra changes of clothing for the first few days. You can also pack each member with the items we provided on the list so it’s more personalized.  

5. Toiletries 

This is one of the basic essential items you need. Remember that moving into a new place could be messy and dirty. Include shampoo, soap, toothpaste and toothbrush, towels, cloths and deodorant.  

6. Portable Alarm Clock 

Moving and unpacking is stressful, so you better pack a small alarm clock or use the app on your phone.  

7. Spare Batteries 

Prepare batteries for the items that are not rechargeable. This is important because you might need an item and stops working, batteries are only the answer.  

8. Sheets and Pillow 

Most of the movers we know forget to pack sheets and pillow for their first days. You don’t want to sleep on a bare bed right?  

9.Cleaning Supplies 

Moving is messy so you would need cleaning supplies for your first few days. Don’t forget to include cleaner, rags, dish soaps, glass cleaner, and dustpan and of course broom.  

10.Plates and Utensils 

Prepare enough plates and utensils for your family and of course the movers. It should be enough, at least one set for one meal for each person.  

11. Easy to Make Meals 

Move in day is tiring, so one wouldn’t be able to make a meal for your family. Pack and bring foods that don’t require much preparation. You can bring bread, canned foods, paste, cereal and others.