Unpacking is just like packing, but in reverse .... or is it?

Packing and MovingBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to San Antonio can be both thrilling and tedious! Together with attending to yourself over the move, you can find things you can do to make unpacking and moving into your new home, more enjoyable.

Because moving is often tedious along with mundane, music is a wonderful technique to stay persistent and focused. It can even improve your mood so think about having a stereo or even tv set up so you're able to work to the sound of your chosen music or have a Wireless speaker accessible to hook up with your mobile phone.

Preparing and Organizing Are Still Key

Packing carefully may well substantially reduce stresses and headaches once you reach your new home. Pack an "essentials" box (or a few) containing stuff you will need promptly at your new home. This container will comprise of such things as:

· Bathroom towels.

· Toiletries.

· Linens/blankets.

· Necessary cooking accessories.

· A few glasses, dishes, bowls (alternatively, you could choose to order out or have non-perishable foods to eat on your first night).

This way once you reach the new house in San Antonio, you should have everything you need to make it through the initial night.

Furthermore, ensure that you label every carton with which room it ought to go into when it arrives. This way you won't have to blindly open boxes unsure of what's inside or sort through a great number of cartons to find something you will need.

You can also already have a sense of where the furniture is to go. Considering where exactly every piece ought to go ahead of the move could quicken the task and assist you to keep organized and committed to the rest of the unpacking.


If you have a home office, you may have to unpack these things to begin with to remain on top of your business. If you are a work-from-home individual, obviously you will want to have your office unpacked, sorted out, and functional so that you do not fall behind.

Put together the Household Furniture

Moving day in San Antonio can be laborious and you may probably be happy to crawl into your bed that first night. This is exactly why assembling and making your bed(s) is an excellent start prior to unpacking boxes.

You won't want to need to do it once you have spent the entire day unpacking cartons and bags as well as organizing. The good news is that if you have hired a professional moving company, they will likely assemble the beds for you.

Unbox the Kitchen

When you have the beds constructed, your kitchen is easily the most rational starting point unpacking. Since the kitchen is considered the heart of the home, getting the cabinets, cupboards, as well as kitchen appliances all unpacked and arranged will enable you to shift in your new residence.

If you have an eat-in kitchen area, you will likely also have a kitchen table which will help you unpack in a more organized means.

Take on the Bathroom

After you spend all day unpacking and arranging, you will most probably wish to take a shower or soak in a soothing bath. The "essentials" carton will comprise of the toiletries, soaps, shampoos, medications, or other things that are necessary for the bathroom.

Getting the bathroom and kitchen unpacked can make unpacking your other belongings easier.

Go on to the Bedrooms

Since the household furniture is already in place, the bedrooms ought to be the next to unbox. If you have packed the bedding in clear plastic bags or containers, it will be simpler to recognize which bedclothes belong to which bedroom. If you like, write the specific person's bedroom on the box immediately after packing it to make it less difficult.

Unbox the Living and Dining Rooms

Hopefully, you will have your pieces of furniture in place which will make unpacking the rest easier. Don't fret with regards to decorative items for example wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the crucial things are unpacked.


Seasonal items including holiday accents or items that you rarely use might be unpacked last. These items will most likely head to an attic, cellar, storage room, or garage.

Just like packing, unpacking is made less difficult with preparation and organization. Being organized regarding the method can help you to ensure you enjoy your new home in San Antonio as gracefully and swiftly as is feasible.

If you need help with packing or unpacking services, A-1 Freeman Moving Group, your local moving company in San Antonio, can help!


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