How to categorize your items when moving house?

Very Important Items

  • Passport and identity cards
  • Bank book, cheque book and all financial cards
  • Medicine if you are taking them
  • Valuables (jewellery, watches, expensive accessories, etc)

*Always prepare a bag which you will use to contain very important items so that you would not lose them. Make sure this bag is accounted for at all times before, during and after moving.*

Things to prepare before moving

  1. Water for consumption
  2. Measuring tape
  3. Masking tape
  4. Marker pen
  5. Handphone with charger (portable/plug)
  6. Wallet with cash enough for emergency uses (there may be time when you need to buy something urgently
  7. Scissors, pen knife, knife, etc
  8. Medical kit
  9. Spare keys for new and old houses
  10. Toiletries (Soap, toothbrush, toilet paper, etc.)
  11. Children necessities (Milk powder, hot water, diapers, etc)

*Select them based on your own preferences*

Fragile Items

  1. Vase
  2. Alcohol collections
  3. Electronics (TV, laptops, tablets, computers, speakers, etc)
  4. Glass and mirrors
  5. Lightings
  6. Statues

Always label fragile items before moving, make sure it is handled with extra care!

Big/Bulky Items

  1. Bed (mattress, bed frames)
  2. Wardrobe/Cabinet
  3. Sofa
  4. Washing machine
  5. Refrigerator
  6. Table
  7. Piano
  8. Etc

Small/Miscellaneous Items

  1. Clothings
  2. Shoes
  3. Personal belongings
  4. Bags
  5. Etc

Thank you for reading. Hope this article helps you in preparing yourselves before moving!
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