9 Apartment Moving Hacks

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Moving to a new apartment can be an exciting and great new chapter in a person’s life — but moving day itself can also be one of the most stressful days you’ll ever live through. As anyone who’s gone through this process can tell you, little tips to make the whole thing a bit easier are greatly appreciated.

So, with that in mind, we’ve provided you with some of the most useful tips and tricks to use next time you move to a new apartment.

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9 Apartment Moving Hacks

  1. MOVING APARTMENT HACKS
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  4. THE PERFECT-SIZED BOX 1. Find free boxes at Costco or clothing stores. View The Animated Graphics
  5. THE PERFECT-SIZED BOX 2. Or shop online in the Craigslist FREE section. View The Animated Graphics
  6. 30” wide 24” tall 24”-30” deep THE PERFECT-SIZED BOX 3. The perfect box is one that you can pick up easily and see over so you’re not blinded when walking. View The Animated Graphics
  7. HOW TO PACK A TELEVISION 1. Cover the screen using a towel or bedsheet. View The Animated Graphics
  8. HOW TO PACK A TELEVISION 2. Wrap with bubble wrap and moving pads, then wrap with tape. View The Animated Graphics
  9. HOW TO PACK A TELEVISION 3. Build a custom box for your wrapped television. View The Animated Graphics
  10. HOW TO PACK HANGING CLOTHES 1. Zip tie View The Animated Graphics
  11. HOW TO PACK HANGING CLOTHES 2. Cover with a garbage bag View The Animated Graphics
  12. HOW TO PACK FURNITURE WITH DRAWERS 1. Unscrew hardware View The Animated Graphics
  13. HOW TO PACK FURNITURE WITH DRAWERS 2. Re-screw hardware inside out. View The Animated Graphics
  14. Kitchen Living Room Master Bedroom Bathroom COLOR-CODE BOXES TO ROOMS 1. Pick a color for each room View The Animated Graphics
  15. COLOR-CODE BOXES TO ROOMS 2. Label the door of each room with the corresponding color. View The Animated Graphics
  16. HOW TO PACK PLATES 1. Pack plates vertically, like records. They’ll be less likely to break. Cover with bubble wrap. View The Animated Graphics
  17. HOW TO PACK MIRRORS & PICTURES 1. Wrap the item like you would a present, with packing paper or bubble wrap. View The Animated Graphics
  18. HOW TO PACK MIRRORS & PICTURES 2. Secure the wrap with tape, taping around the whole item. Mark where the glass is. x View The Animated Graphics
  19. HOW TO PACK MIRRORS & PICTURES 3. Place in a box and fill empty spaces with crumpled paper. Store vertically. x View The Animated Graphics
  20. USE YOUR TOWELS & SHEETS Save money on packing materals, use your sheets and towels instead. View The Animated Graphics
  21. USE YOUR TOWELS & SHEETS Save money on packing materals, use your sheets and towels instead. View The Animated Graphics
  22. HOW TO FILL HOLES IN THE WALL WITH A BAR OF SOAP Get rid of the holes in the wall caused by nails. soap View The Animated Graphics
  23. Sources: http://redesignedbym.wordpress.com/2013/06/26/moving-tips http://seriouslytrivial.com/2011/10/17/cool-way-to-pack-hanging-clothes-for-a-move/ http://www.remodelaholic.com/2012/08/moving-tips-galore/#Jo2WJAsG6h0OWIEw.99 http://www.buzzfeed.com/peggy/brilliant-moving-tips?utm_source=feedly http://www.mymovingreviews.com/move/packing-framed-pictures#ixzz2ytsSNFgM http://rashelcornish.com/2013/09/19/packing-the-rashel-version/ http://www.budgetsavvydiva.com/2013/02/fill-nail-holes/ View The Animated Graphics

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