Did you know Australians buy over 15 kilograms of clothes or 56 new items yearly? This huge collection of clothing becomes a problem when you have to sort through and pack them when moving homes on the Sunshine Coast in Queensland.
Packing clothes is one of the most dreaded tasks as it is time-consuming and takes a lot of patience and energy. But you can always hire full-service removals Sunshine Coast who will pack your clothes and transport them to your new home.
However, you can reduce your moving costs by packing your own clothes, efficiently and quickly, to keep them secure.
Here are some steps below to help you pack your clothes when relocating.
It is best to sort through your closet first and see if you need all the clothing items. Some ways you can sort through your clothing and keep only the items you need are:
Around 6,000 kilograms of discarded clothing end up in landfills every ten minutes in Australia. Therefore, instead of sending your discarded clothing to these landfills, you can donate these to a charity and get a tax deduction. If your clothing items are in good condition, you can host a garage sale and get money for your moving costs.
Now that you have decluttered your items, removalists Sunshine Coast recommend that sort your clothes in the following ways:
It is good to manage an inventory of these items to keep track of your stuff when moving homes.
Once you know the number of items you are taking, you can start the following packing supplies for your move to Queensland:
You can plan your packing budget to arrange for these items using the following tips.
Once you have organised your clothing, you should start packing them in the following ways:
There are two different ways you can fold your clothing, and you can choose the one that suits you best:
Once you have folded your clothing using one of the above methods, you should start placing them in cardboard boxes using the following tips:
Another good way to pack your folded items is by leaving them in the dressers of your cupboards and using plastic wrap to secure the entire cupboard. Your removalists Sunshine Coast can then load the cupboard onto the rental truck. If these are too heavy to carry, you can take the drawers out and wrap them separately.
You can keep delicate clothes on their hangers and place them in wardrobe boxes. If you do not want to buy wardrobe boxes, poke a hole in a trash bag and place it over your hangers. Next, secure the end with a rubber band to protect your clothes from wrinkling.
Here are tips on how to choose the right packing boxes for your move.
Some Additional Tips
While packing your clothes, it is important not to overstuff your boxes with clothing and use more medium-sized boxes to make them easier to carry. If there are too many items or if you do not have time to pack, you can hire a professional removalist Sunshine Coast to help you out.