Kitchen is undoubtedly one of the toughest rooms to pack before moving. The reason is that there are going to be a lot of small items that you will need to sort before packing; and it can turn out to be quite overwhelming. In other words, it can be pretty easier for most of the people to get stressed about packing of these items. Nevertheless, there are some ways you can ensure better packing. Good news is that these are the easy ways.
Sort things out first
First, you will need to decide which items you are going to move to the new home. You can sell or donate the items which you are not going to need in the new home. If you have already visited the kitchen of the new home, it will be easier for you to figure what items can have their place in the kitchen and what may end up sitting in the box. You will need to be selective about the items while going through the drawers. You can sell or donate the items which are not going to require in the new home.
Preparing an essential box is important
You may not be able to open up every box in the new home right away. And if you do that, you are going to face difficulty in the setting things properly. Therefore, you need to separate the items which you are going to need in the first few days. Those items may include basic cutlery, small appliances, and basic dishwashing supplies.
Go for the right packaging supplies
First, you have to make sure that you have a lot of moving boxes. If you have heavy kitchen items to move, you may need smaller moving boxes. Items of bigger volumes are going to require bigger boxes. Since kitchen items can be delicate as well, you will have to make sure that you have adequate packing supplies such as bubble wrap, packing paper, tape and labels. The same packaging supplies used for cushioning can help you pack pointy items such as knives, kitchen blades and forks.
Things to pack first
You will need to start with the packing of items which you do not need quite frequently. These are the items which you need but you can term them ‘important accessories’ because you are not going to need them during the first few days after moving. You can also pack your glassware and other fragile items belonging to the kitchen.
Pack the pantry
Spices, cooking oil and other uncooked foods will be required in the new home as soon as you will start putting things together in your kitchen. Of course you will need to cook foods during the first few days as well. Therefore, you will have to make sure that you are packing these essential items in the day before or on the moving day.