Unlikely Moving Day Helpers

Moving day can be seriously hectic. Things break, you discover a crowded unorganized storage container that you presumed was empty. There’s no way to fully anticipate exactly what’s going to happen – so the best thing that you can do is ensure that you are prepared with the correct supplies. Here’s 5 items that you can make sure you keep out on moving day that will be incredibly handy.

 

Permanent Markers

This is the number one helpful tool. While, prior to moving day, you might plan on being almost bureaucratically organized, with a filled out calendar and spreadsheet curated at maximum micromanagement levels – you already know that’s probably not going to happen. All your meticulously planning can simply dissipate in the panic and excitement of moving day. In these situations, a permanent marker is your best friend. It’s perfect for making last minute markings on boxes to delineate their designated contents or placements. You can even mark down the presence of ultra-specific objects that elude any categorization. All in all, it’s an incredibly helpful asset.

 

Toothpaste

If you’re concerned about having to pay fees or losing your deposit due to holes inside the drywall, utilize toothpaste to help restore the smoothness of the walls. Simply place a little bit of white paste on your finger, rub it into a hole caused by a screw, nail, or tack, and scrape off all the toothpaste that’s sticking out. Then just dab on a little paint and it will be fantastically camouflaged – of course, not to the level that spackle can do the job, but it absolutely works ultra quickly.

 

White Shoe Polish

This is perfect for homes that have white baseboards – if you’re worried about losing your deposit due to scratches on the floor, white shoe polish can quickly wipe away any additional wear on floors – this sure makes landlords happy.

 

Tape

Make sure to invest in a sturdy tape dispenser. You’re going to be cutting a lot of packing tape – trust us. If you buy a sturdy and strong tape dispenser you’re going to have a much easier time of sealing any boxes or items – cheap dispensers can cause tape to fold or ball up onto the roll – which can be maddeningly frustrating, especially when you’re in a rush.

 

Wheeled Platforms – even a skateboard!

These handy devices will allow you to roll out heavy items rather than carrying them – which certainly makes it easier on your body. Skateboards are a fantastic improvised tool for rolling boxes from one place to another – of course, you’re going to have to ensure that the boxes don’t fall of it, however this still is a superior method than straining to carry things. Keep in mind that any wheeled device has a weight-limit, so be mindful of how much weight you’re stacking.

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Unlikely Moving Day Helpers

Moving day can be seriously hectic. Things break, you discover a crowded unorganized storage container that you presumed was empty. There’s no way to fully anticipate exactly what’s going to happen – so the best thing that you can do is ensure that you are prepared with the correct supplies. Here’s 5 items that you can make sure you keep out on moving day that will be incredibly handy.

 

Permanent Markers

This is the number one helpful tool. While, prior to moving day, you might plan on being almost bureaucratically organized, with a filled out calendar and spreadsheet curated at maximum micromanagement levels – you already know that’s probably not going to happen. All your meticulously planning can simply dissipate in the panic and excitement of moving day. In these situations, a permanent marker is your best friend. It’s perfect for making last minute markings on boxes to delineate their designated contents or placements. You can even mark down the presence of ultra-specific objects that elude any categorization. All in all, it’s an incredibly helpful asset.

 

Toothpaste

If you’re concerned about having to pay fees or losing your deposit due to holes inside the drywall, utilize toothpaste to help restore the smoothness of the walls. Simply place a little bit of white paste on your finger, rub it into a hole caused by a screw, nail, or tack, and scrape off all the toothpaste that’s sticking out. Then just dab on a little paint and it will be fantastically camouflaged – of course, not to the level that spackle can do the job, but it absolutely works ultra quickly.

 

White Shoe Polish

This is perfect for homes that have white baseboards – if you’re worried about losing your deposit due to scratches on the floor, white shoe polish can quickly wipe away any additional wear on floors – this sure makes landlords happy.

 

Tape

Make sure to invest in a sturdy tape dispenser. You’re going to be cutting a lot of packing tape – trust us. If you buy a sturdy and strong tape dispenser you’re going to have a much easier time of sealing any boxes or items – cheap dispensers can cause tape to fold or ball up onto the roll – which can be maddeningly frustrating, especially when you’re in a rush.

 

Wheeled Platforms – even a skateboard!

These handy devices will allow you to roll out heavy items rather than carrying them – which certainly makes it easier on your body. Skateboards are a fantastic improvised tool for rolling boxes from one place to another – of course, you’re going to have to ensure that the boxes don’t fall of it, however this still is a superior method than straining to carry things. Keep in mind that any wheeled device has a weight-limit, so be mindful of how much weight you’re stacking.

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