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Moving to New York City is a difficult process. There are so many things you need to take care of such as deciding where to move, finding a reliable moving company, thinking about whether you should pack by yourself or hire packing services, and so on. This all may seem overwhelming, and believe us, it is. However, there are ways to make the whole moving process easier. You just need to do your research well and find out all the ways of moving easily. That is the reason why we have created this article. We want to help you facilitate switching between apartments the best, and most efficient way possible. So, without any further ado, let’s dive in!

Switching between apartments – what’s to know?

This is a thing most movers NYC are probably going to tell you. The first month is probably not going to go that well. You will first be hyped for living in a new city, but slowly that hype will pass and you will be left alone with your thoughts. This is when homesickness comes in. You will also feel alienated in your new city because you do not know anybody. You had to leave all of your childhood friends and family in your hometown, and move to a completely different city. This is not easy on the mind and soul and you will most probably have some trouble adjusting at first. But, with that out of the way, let’s get to more technical stuff.

facilitate Switching between apartments the correct way!
Switch between apartments the correct way!

The packing process

After finding a reliable moving company, and renting short term storage for the duration of your move, you are ready to start packing. Switching between apartments made easier!First of all, you need to get some high-quality packing supplies. So, go to your local hardware store and get stuff like packing paper, packing tape, plastic wrap, air-filled wrap, foam nuggets and of course, different sized boxes. Different sized boxes will be very helpful to you because you will be able to use the Tetris technique. The Tetris technique is when you put the heavier, bigger, and bulkier boxes on the bottom, and put lighter and smaller boxes on top. You can even fill in the gaps by using small boxes.

You need to adjust to the new apartment

The adjustment period

When you start living in your new home in New York, you will need to adjust. The best way to do this is to try to replicate the same routine as you had in your previous apartment. Switching between apartments is an easy way to break a routine, but it is still possible to maintain one. Routine is an important aspect of people’s lives and maintaining one will lead to an easier and more productive life. Furthermore, start going out and visit some places like bars, clubs, and start meeting new people. Humans are social beings and we love to hang out with other humans. If we get to know them better, all the merrier. Just do not give up and start thinking about going back. You moved for a reason and it is probably a pretty valid one. Just take your time and do not rush anything. Your future self will be grateful to you.

With all that said, good luck with your move!


About Author

John has been with Divine Moving and Storage in New York for nearly two decades. Starting as a young helper and climbing up the ranks to be a staple in our organization. John has the knowledge and experience to assist our clients with any move or storage related needs. You can reach John or any of our associates in NYC at 212-244-4011