April, 2009

Things You can Do to Feel at Home after Moving

Sunday, April 5th, 2009

Moving from one place to another can be a great experience or it can also be a stressful one. To make sure that yours fall under the first category you can do the following:

Before Moving

  • Inform people of your new home address. You might need to this for your bank or for some subscriptions that are being sent to your doorstep.
  • Pack a box of essentials for the first few nights. Make sure that you have a first aid kit, enough clothes, and toiletries.
  • Make sure that the electricity, water, internet and other utilities in the new place are properly installed and functional.
  • If you have children, enroll them to a new school.

New Sweet Home

  • If it will make you more comfortable to change all the locks or install extra security details then please do so.
  • Scan the community and be familiar with the emergency services like ambulance, police, or the fire department.
  • For the first few days, have a stock of quick to prepare foods so you can devote the bigger chunk of your time to fixing your new place.