How To Downsize Your Home: 6 Steps To Ditch The Stress

Moving to a smaller space can be a big challenge. What do you keep and what do you get rid of… and how do you decide? The whole decluttering process can be very stressful. And the more stuff you have, the harder it can be.

 

Dinah Wray, Site Manager at Apple Self Storage in St. Catharines, has some tips to help minimize the stress of downsizing. Whenever anyone asks, she usually suggests these six simple steps to help declutter as efficiently as possible.

 

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6 Tips To Pack Quickly For A Last-Minute Move

 

Packing for a move is never easy. And when you have to pack quickly with limited time, it’s that much harder.

 

We asked Site Manager Vaughn and Sales Associate Lauren at Apple Self-Storage in Mississauga for their favourite tips to pack in a pinch without the panic.

 

“When you don’t have a lot of time, make the most of it by getting organized,” says Vaughn. “Make a list detailing everything that needs to be done.”

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7 Step Pre-Moving Checklist For A Stress-Free Move

Want to keep your moving day as simple and hassle-free as possible? Louise Gaerdes, a Site Manager at Apple Self-Storage, says the key is not to leave everything until the last minute. To avoid a raft of problems on moving day, Louise suggests that you try and start the pre-moving process at least two months in advance.

 

Here’s a handy moving checklist that will help you stay on track as you get closer to your big day. Plus, you can always speak to one of our moving experts at Apple Self-Storage who’ll be happy to provide moving tips and help you pick out the right packing supplies.

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6 Tips to Reduce Moving Day Stress – Ask The Packologist

Packing up your whole life and moving can be an overwhelming task, especially if you’ve lived somewhere for a long time. We often don’t realize how much stuff we actually have until we’re faced with figuring out how to move it all. Where do you start? What’s the best way to pack? How can you make sure you’ll be able to find stuff after you move in?

 

Raeanne Tasco, Apple Self Storage Dartmouth Site Manager, and Certified Packologist®
Raeanne Tasco

 

Raeanne Tasco is a Site Manager and Certified Packologist® at Apple Self-Storage. She’s seen plenty of stressed-out people dealing with the task of moving. She’ll tell you that being organized well in advance can make all the difference come moving day. Here, she shares some simple tips to prevent moving day madness.

 

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