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Prepping Your Kitchen for a Move (While Still Using It)

 

Few people realize just how much stuff they have in their kitchen until they have used all their moving boxes, and have barely made a dent. You may be tempted to leave this room till last because you are still using a lot of items, but this is a decision you will regret. Prepping your kitchen for a move allows you to get the majority done while leaving essentials that you use daily.

 

Reduce Clutter

 The first step in prepping your kitchen for a move is to get rid of everything you don’t need. This includes the two dozen coffee mugs you never use and the extra Tupperware lids that don’t have matching bowls. You can donate some items, or have a garage sale to help pay for those top recommended Austin movers you have heard so much about.

 

Create a Pile of Essentials

 Use your kitchen table and counter to create a pile of everything you absolutely need. You might not need all the boxed and canned goods in your pantry, and you probably will not need the wok on top of your refrigerator or the muffin tins either.

 

Pack Everything Else

Anything not in your essential pile can get packed and stored in a spare room or corner. When you are done you can put the things you need back in one section. This will allow you to clean the rest of the shelves and drawers, so you have one less thing to do later. Prepping your kitchen for a move simply involves a little evaluation of your belongings. Knowing that the majority of this room is packed will be a huge burden off your shoulders. Now you just need to remember to book that moving company you have your heart set on before their schedule is full.

 

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