couple moving in a new apartmentMoving houses can be both exciting and stressful, especially when you think of all the things that you would have to pack and move in a short amount of time.

There are some things you can do to make your move hassle-free and easier. Colonial Van Lines cites some of them.

Bring an Overnight Bag

Moving from one house to another is tiring, especially if you are relocating to a different city or state. Once you get to your new home, you would not have enough energy to unpack your things and look for your essentials.

Be sure to bring an overnight bag and pack all important items. Keep your phone, chargers, toiletries, and laptop in there, so you can just grab it and use it when you arrive at your new home. The rest can be unpacked later.

Wrap Your Fragile Items

Use your clothes to wrap your fragile belongings, such as plates, glass decorations, and mirrors when packing for your move. This will lessen the use of bubble wrap, which can be expensive and wasteful. This way, you can save more money and save the environment.

Use Cotton Balls or Pads

This one is for the ladies. If you have tons of makeup and you need to keep them in a box when moving, use a cotton ball or a pad to keep them from breaking apart. This is especially useful for eyeshadow palettes, compact powders, blushes, and bronzers. You can also wrap them in clothing to make sure they are safe.

Use Your Bags and Laundry Bins

Use all your bags, laundry baskets, hampers, and suitcases instead of boxes when packing your things. Not only will this be eco-friendly, it will also help you hold on to those containers compared to carrying all those heavy boxes.

There are many other things you can do to make your move easier, so make sure to do your research before packing and relocating. You can also ask your friends or colleagues for recommendations.