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Unpacking house tips

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kate1296 Tue 21-Jul-15 00:08:54

Hi all we are packed and ready to move to new home! I attempted (as best I could with toddler and nb) to label boxes well etc but I was wondering if you could share some unpacking tips?

wowfudge Tue 21-Jul-15 21:23:55

Unpack your kitchen stuff onto a table - dining table even in a different room is perfect and preferable to filling the kitchen, with nowhere to put anything and not getting organised. Then you can see what you've got and work out where best to put it all for the layout.

VicklePickle Thu 23-Jul-15 15:52:33

Planning is key. Make sure you have a think about where each item of furniture will go. This will save time wasting with moving items around. I found it helpful to have a couple of people unloading the van and then a couple unpacking.

VicklePickle Thu 23-Jul-15 15:53:28

Forgot to add have a box of last minute items which include kettle, tea, coffee, milk, mugs, squash and any cleaning products required!!!

Greaterthanthesumoftheparts Thu 23-Jul-15 15:55:03

Do it quickly and unpack everything, if you leave boxes in the shed/loft/garage for much longer than a week or two you'll never unpack them, although this does save on packing next time you move!

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