Little Rock Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
September 10, 2023

Unpacking: The Forgotten Task

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Little Rock is usually both exciting and tedious! In addition to attending to yourself over the move, there are steps you can take to make unpacking and moving into your new house, more enjoyable.

Because moving is often laborious in addition to mundane, music is a wonderful technique to keep enthusiastic and concentrated. It can even boost your emotional state therefore take into consideration having a audio system or perhaps television set up so you can work to the sound of your preferred music or have a Wireless speaker accessible to connect with your mobile phone.

Planning and Coordinating Continue to be Critical

Packing strategically can certainly drastically decrease tensions and also headaches once you reach your new location. Pack an "essentials" box (or even two) which contains stuff you will be needing right away at your new house. This box ought to include such things as:

· Towels.

· Toiletries.

· Bed sheets/blankets.

· Required cooking accessories.

· A couple of cups, dishes, bowls (on the other hand, you could prefer to order out or have non-perishable items to eat on your initial evening).

Using this method once you get to the new place in Little Rock, you should have what you need to cope with the first overnight.

Additionally, make sure to label every single carton with which room it will go into when it arrives. This way you will not have to blindly open cartons unclear about what's in it or search through numerous cartons to find something you need.

You can even have already a perception of the location where the furniture is to go. Considering precisely where every piece will go before the move can accelerate the job and assist you to stay organized and committed to all of the other unpacking.

Home office

When you have a home office, you might want to unpack these products first to keep on top of your company. In the event you happen to be a work-from-home individual, obviously you will want to have your work unpacked, arranged, and operational so you don't fall behind.

Set up the Furniture

Moving day in Little Rock is often tedious and you'll likely be happy to crawl into your bed that first night. This is why putting together and making your bed(s) is a superb start before unpacking boxes.

You will not like to have to do it when you've put in the whole day unpacking boxes and bags in addition to setting up. The good news is that if you have hired a professional moving company, they will likely assemble the beds for you.

Unpack the Kitchen

When you have the beds put together, the kitchen is easily the most rational starting point unpacking. Considering that the kitchen is considered the heart of the home, getting the cabinets, cupboards, and also appliances all unpacked and arranged will assist you to move into the new residence.

If you have an eat-in kitchen, you will likely also have a table that may help you unpack in a more structured manner.

Take on the Bathroom

After you expend all day unpacking and arranging, you'll probably want to take a shower or soak in a relaxing bath. The "essentials" carton should include the toiletries, shower gel, shampoos and conditioners, medications, along with other items that are essential for the bathroom.

Getting the bathroom and kitchen unpacked makes unpacking your other items easier.

Go on to the Bedrooms

Because the household furniture is already set up, the bedrooms should be the next to unbox. When you have packed the bed sheets in transparent plastic bags or bins, it will be simpler to identify which bedclothes belong to which room. If you like, write the specific person's bedroom on the box immediately after packing it to make it easier.

Unpack the Living and Dining Areas

Ideally, you will have your furniture in place which can make unpacking everything else less complicated. Don't worry with regards to decorative things such as wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the necessary items are unpacked.


Seasonal belongings including holiday accessories or stuff that you hardly ever make use of might be unpacked last. These items will usually go to an attic, downstairs room, storage space, or garage.

As with packing, unpacking is made easier with preparing and organization. Being tidy about the process will assist you to ensure you enjoy your new house as smoothly and swiftly as you can.

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


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