Colorado Springs Moving Blog - Tips, Tricks, and Insider Info
September 10, 2023

Unpacking: The Forgotten Task

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Colorado Springs is both exciting and tedious! Along with attending to yourself during the move, there are steps you can take to make unpacking and moving into your new home, much easier.

Considering that moving is often tedious along with mundane, music is a superb way to stay enthusiastic and concentrated. It may well even improve your emotional state so take into consideration having a stereo or television set up so that you can perform to the sound of your favorite tunes or have a Wireless speaker available to connect with your mobile device.

Preparation and Coordinating Are Still Critical

Packing carefully may well considerably decrease tensions and headaches as you reach your new location. Pack an "essentials" box (or even a couple) that contains stuff you will need right away at your new place. This box should include things like:

· Bathroom towels.

· Toiletries.

· Sheets/blankets.

· Necessary cooking accessories.

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

By doing this when you get to the new place in Colorado Springs, you should have all you need to cope with the first overnight.

Additionally, ensure that you label each carton with which space it will go into when it arrives. By doing this you'll not have to blindly open boxes unsure of what's inside or search through numerous cartons to get something you will need.

You can even have already a feeling for the location where the furnishings are to go. Considering precisely where every piece ought to go before the move will speed up the job and enable you to remain organized and committed to the rest of the unpacking.

Home office

When you have a home office, you might want to unpack these things to begin with to remain on top of your business. When you are a work-from-home person, obviously you'll want to have your working environment unpacked, arranged, and functional so that you do not fall behind.

Assemble the Furniture

Moving day in Colorado Springs is often laborious and you'll in all likelihood be ready to crawl into bed that initial night. This is exactly why assembling and making your bed(s) is a great start ahead of unpacking boxes.

You are not going to like to need to do it after you've expended the entire day unpacking cartons and bags in addition to arranging. 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 your beds constructed, your kitchen is regarded as the reasonable place to start unpacking. Because the kitchen is regarded as the heart of your home, having your cabinets, cupboards, and also kitchen appliances all unpacked and arranged will help you shift in your new residence.

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

Tackle the Bathroom

Once you spend all day unpacking and setting up, you'll probably want to take a shower or sit in an unwinding bath. The "essentials" carton should include the toiletries, soaps, shampoos and conditioners, medications, along with other items which are important for the bathroom.

Getting the bathroom and kitchen unpacked can make unpacking your other items less difficult.

Go on to the Bedrooms

Because the household furniture is already set up, the bedrooms should be the next to unpack. When you have packed the bed linens in transparent plastic bags or bins, it'll be easier to spot which bed linens belong in which room. If you like, write the particular person's bedroom on the box right after packing it to make things easier.

Unbox the Living and Dining Areas

Hopefully, you'll have your household furniture in position which can make unpacking the rest easier. Don't worry in relation to ornamental things such as wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the crucial items are unpacked.


Seasonal things including holiday accents or things that you seldom make use of might be unpacked last. These items will often belong in an attic, cellar, storage area, or garage.

Similar to packing, unpacking is made easier with preparing and organization. Being orderly about the method can help you to ensure you enjoy your new residence as gracefully and rapidly as is feasible.

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


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