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Saturday, August 22, 2015

Don’t Forget Your Moving Day Survival Kit

Moving day has a lot of moving parts. Almost everything you own is stored for transit, and finding
one or two essential items can be a major headache, even if you labeled your boxes.

To make the day as smooth as possible, I advise my clients make a “Moving Day Survival Kit.” It’s surprising how awesome having these items at your disposal is when you first land at your new home. From paper plates and plastic flatware for lunch to toilet paper for the obvious reasons, the Moving Day Survival Kit can be a real life-saver as you sort out where the furniture and boxes need to be.

Here’s what I recommend you pack in your Moving Day Survival Kit:

• Paper towels
• Glass cleaner
• Baby wipes
• Sharpie marker
• Duct or packing tape
• Large garbage bags
• Toilet paper
• Tape measure
• Picture hangers/anchors
• Needle nose pliers
• Screwdriver
• Wrench
• Pliers
• Box cutters (at least two)
• Scissors (at least two)
• Hammer
• Small level or download a leveling app on your smartphone
• Plastic silverware
• Paper plates
• Disposable / Solo cups
• Light bulbs in high & low wattage
• Extension cord(s)

An inexpensive plastic bin is a great way to assemble and store the kit separate from your other possessions. Feel free to add/omit items as you see fit, but with this list you’re sure to have everything covered.

I love to help buyers and sellers on their journey to moving day. Ready to move? Contact me

This post has been authored by Eric Slifkin, REALTOR® and  Accredited Buyer’s Representative serving South Florida’s Treasure Coast. You can reach me at 888-288-1765, or visit my Web site. As your resource for information on new or resale homes throughout the Treasure Coast, please be sure to contact me about any home you may find on the Web, yard sign or ad and I will research the property, arrange showings and handle all the details.

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