Moving can be stressful, but it can also be exciting. It is the beginning of a new chapter in your life. New adventures, new people, and a new home to make your own. Even if you are excited, a new home always feels a bit strange for the first few weeks. We have some tips for making your new home feel comfortable faster.
Fill Your Closets. Many people start unpacking the boxes for the common rooms first. We suggest packing your closets first. This makes it more comfortable for you to get clothes and other personal items. If you are comfortable, everything else will feel better.
Set Out Familiar things. Unpack and surround yourself with familiar sights and sounds. Things like the cuckoo clock that makes sounds that feel like home. Family pictures are familiar sight that will make you feel home.
Unpack the Kids’ Rooms. It is important that the kids start feeling safe and comfortable as soon as possible. Focus on getting their rooms sorted out first so they can feel less weird when they have to go to bed. Being surrounded by their toys and things they know, will help them adjust.
Keep Family Routines. Just because you live in a new house and a new state does not mean you have to change all your routines. Keep your morning routines. Keep your family time routines and even simple things like where the keys go or who sits where in the family room.
Create a Familiar Atmosphere. Create your homey feel by playing the music you love and lighting candles that make your home smell like home. You will soon feel like nothing has changed.
Sleep comfortably. There is nothing better than sleeping in your own bed. Pack your bedding in boxes that are easy to find and make your beds. It will be much more comfortable and make you feel relaxed if you can sleep in your own bed.
First-night food – Don’t order take-out. Break in your new house by making a simple home cooked meal. It will fill the house with homey smells.
A new house will require some adjusting, but with these tips, your new house will feel like home in no time. To get more details and a quote form our Melbourne movers office contact fragileremovals.com.au/melbourne