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Tell More Th>n your top tips for making moving home easier - £240 voucher prize draw NOW CLOSED

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AngelieMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 18-Nov-13 12:01:13

More Th>n would like to find out Mumsnetters' top tips to make moving home a little easier.

Heres what More Th>n have to say, "Life can be full of little frustrations. At MORE TH>N we want to help, and that's why we love collecting and sharing all sorts of tips and tricks that make life that little bit easier. We like to think of them as 'helping hands', those clever ideas you never knew you needed to know. We're always on the look-out for more great hints to share, so if you've got a top tip, let us know."

To get some inspiration, watch the video clip below and then share your own top tips on this thread.

Do the suggestions given in the video appeal to you, or not? Which, if any, would you try out? Do you have any of your own to add? Do you pack duvets into your cupboards to save on space? Maybe you write the contents of each box on the box after youve packed it to make it easier to find the right box in your new home? Or do you make sure there are lots of biscuits around to fuel the hard work grin?

Everyone who adds their comments to this thread will be entered into a prize draw to win a £240 Amazon voucher.

Thanks and good luck,


jelliebelly Sun 01-Dec-13 23:12:46

Start to declutter as soon as you think about moving.

If you can afford it pay the removals firm to pack and unpack for you

If you can't then top tip label boxes with room and brief list of contents

Keep essentials with you in the car eg kettle, mugs, tea, milk, pyjamas, wash bags etc

hoboken Mon 02-Dec-13 07:10:05

If doing your own packing put a couple of boxes and some packing material in every room approx a month before you move. Every time you go into the room wrap/pack as many objects as you can in the time you have, even if only a few minutes.

Adopt the mantra, 'Unless it is essential, don't put it down, don't put it away, pack it.'

When I was packing to move Asda was selling cheap rolls of bubble wrap - great for breakables. Popping the bubbles might keep young DC them occupied for a while clutches straws

MichelleMumsnet (MNHQ) Mon 02-Dec-13 10:14:05

Thanks everyone for your comments. Congratulations to Maiyakat who won the prize draw for a £240 Amazon voucher!

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