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September 10, 2023

Unpacking: The Forgotten Task

By Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Moving to Tulsa is both exciting and laborious! In addition to taking care of yourself throughout the move, you can find things you can do to make unpacking and moving into your new place, much easier.

Because moving is usually tedious in addition to mundane, music is a great way to stay motivated and concentrated. It might even improve your frame of mind thus think about having a stereo or tv set up so you can perform to the sound of your preferred music or have a Bluetooth speaker on hand to connect with your mobile device.

Planning and Coordinating Remain Crucial

Packing deliberately can substantially reduce stressors and headaches as you arrive at your new location. Pack an "essentials" box (or a few) that contains items you will be needing immediately at your new home. This container will comprise of things like:

· Bathroom towels.

· Toiletries.

· Bed sheets/blankets.

· Required food preparation implements.

· A couple of cups, dishes, bowls (conversely, you may opt to order out or have non-perishable items to eat on your first night).

This way after you arrive at the new place in Tulsa, you'll have what you need to make it through the primary night.

Furthermore, ensure that you label every single box with which space it ought to go into when it arrives. By doing this you will not have to blindly open cartons unclear about what is inside or sort through numerous boxes to locate something you may need.

You can even have already a perception of the location where the furniture is to go. Considering precisely where every piece ought to go prior to the move could accelerate the task and enable you to keep organized and committed to the rest of the unpacking.


When you have a home office, you may need to unpack these things initially to stay on top of your business. When you happen to be a work-from-home person, clearly you will want to have your office unpacked, arranged, and operational to ensure you do not fall behind.

Assemble the Home Furniture

Moving day in Tulsa is often tiring and you'll in all likelihood be ready to crawl into bed that first night. That's why constructing and making your bed(s) is a great start before unpacking boxes.

You will not likely want to need to do it after you've invested the entire day unpacking cartons 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.

Unbox the Kitchen

When you have got the beds assembled, your kitchen is regarded as the sensible starting point unpacking. Because the kitchen is known as the heart of the home, getting your cabinets, cupboards, and also kitchen appliances all unpacked and arranged will assist you to shift into your new home.

In case you have an eat-in kitchen, you'll likely also have a kitchen table that will help you unpack in a far more structured means.

Tackle the Bathroom

Once you devote hours on end unpacking and setting up, you'll probably like to take a shower or sit in a soothing bath. The "essentials" carton will include the toiletries, soaps, shampoos, medications, or any other things that are necessary for the bathroom.

Having the bathroom and kitchen unpacked tends to make unpacking the rest of your items easier.

Proceed to the Bedrooms

Considering that the furniture is already in place, the bedrooms ought to be the next to unbox. When you have packed the bedding in transparent plastic bags or bins, it will be simpler to find which bedclothes belong in which bedroom. If you like, write the particular person's bedroom on the box upon packing it to make it simpler.

Unbox the Living and Dining Rooms

Hopefully, you have your furniture in position that makes unpacking the rest easier. Don't be concerned concerning decorative items for example wall-hangings or knick-knackery until all of the crucial items are unpacked.


Seasonal items like holiday accents or things that you seldom make use of may be unpacked last. This stuff will most likely head to an attic, cellar, storage space, or garage.

Similar to packing, unpacking is made easier with planning and organization. Being tidy regarding the method can help you to ensure you enjoy your new house as smoothly and swiftly as possible.

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


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