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New Year in the New House? 4 Unforeseen Troubles To Keep In Mind Before Moving Out

It’s a rare New Year resolution to move into a new house in the New Year. In fact, if you’re doing that, you’re actually paving way for a different life! But all these things sound good in theory until they’re applied in real life.


If you planned to move into your new place before the end of 2019 and failed, don’t lose heart. You probably didn’t account for potential emergencies that delayed the process.

Don’t worry; it’s better late than never! You can always pick up from where you left off and still move into your new house in 2020.

But for individuals and families who wish to know, here are all the bumps on the road that you encounter while moving out.

Insufficient Packing Boxes

When you have the arduous task of packing your entire life into boxes, you jump at the first opportunity that can kick start the process. For packing you need cardboard boxes and packing material in bulk and that’s an added expense.

In an attempt to get the best bargain, you might grab the most economical deal of packing boxes without checking their durability or quantity. This is a problem that emerges in the last minute when there are very few boxes and many items left to pack.

If you’re not a professional, there’s no way you could’ve estimated the exact number of boxes you’d need to pack everything! That’s something we learned from experience.

Not Enough Bubble Wrap

If you’ve spent years collecting home décor items, crystal pieces and porcelain valuables for your house, you’ll have a hard time packing all of them. That’s why you need an endless amount of bubble wrap but you can’t tell exactly how much.

That’s not only because you have so many fragile goods, but also becomes some goods will require double or triple wrapping. That can take up a lot of bubble wrap sheets and you might run out of them at the eleventh hour.

At a point like that, you’d really wish you had just hired a professional moving company who would take care of everything.

packing tape and scissor

Running Out of Tape

Ask college students who have lived in dorms: can you ever have enough tape to pack everything? The simple answer is: no. As much as you’d like to think you’ve bought enough to tape and close all boxes, you’d always need more.

That’s especially because you might end up taping some boxes more than others if they’re over packed and there’s a risk of things falling out. Let experts handle this for you.

Moving Truck Troubles

Once you’re done with the hard part, all you need is a vehicle to transport all your million and one boxes to the new location. Many people rent moving trucks to do the job. But rarely ever does anyone post a good review about them!

Not only can they fail to abide by the set schedule but also offer no help carrying down all your luggage from the apartment. And no matter how strong you are, you always need a helping hand to carry the boxes safely down the stairs.

With a moving help Kent, you have the benefit of labor, transportation as well as reliable service.

It’s okay if you’re feeling shaky about handing over the job to someone else; we understand and we won’t disappoint! Plus we’ll keep you in the loop with the progress all along.

All you have to do is give us a ring at 253-653-8635 and we’ll be there. We offer moving labor services in Kent WA and we’ll be happy to pack your belongings for you!

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