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Packing is a vital part of a successful move and it's one of the hardest things to get right. We may all think we can pack but when faced with boxing up our entire possessions for a move to a tight deadline then it can quickly become a daunting process! If you really can't face packing up your home yourself then you can always opt to pay your chosen moving company to do it for you. Some of them will even unpack for you at the other end!

The truth is that most of us will pack for ourselves. We can make the whole process easier by being organized about it and doing as much of it as possible in advance. Even if you hate making lists, now is a good time to make one. You'll feel so much better once you can tick things off as completed!

The first thing you need to do is to think about packing materials. Don't simply assume that you can make do with what you have in the house. Using refuse sacks, bags and old boxes to pack your prized possessions is no guarantee of protection. You should, however, be looking to fill suitcases, travel bags, drawers and the insides of wardrobes etc., with stuff. This adds ballast and also maximizes your use of space.

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