Five Things That Help You Make Yourself At Home As Soon As Possible Once You Move

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Five Things That Help You Make Yourself At Home As Soon As Possible Once You Move

25 July 2016
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Right after you move, it can be hard to adjust to your new home. It usually takes quite a few weeks before a new property really feels like home. In the meantime, you might develop a sort of nostalgic depression about leaving your old home behind.

Fortunately, there are a few things you can do to make your new home feel familiarly cozy as quickly as possible. The following are five things you can do around your new house that will have you feeling at home and make it easy for you to forget the home you left behind:

Arrange furniture, decor accessories, and other belongings as quickly as possible

Many people who have just moved make the mistake of leaving their belongings in boxes for a long time after they've moved, even with the help of a moving company like Christos & Christos Moving and Storage. Nothing feels less personal than an unfurnished room filled with nothing but boxes.

The sooner you get yourself unpacked after you move, the better off you'll be. You may be feeling exhausted after your move and lacking in the motivation to get right to work, but it will pay off in the long run to tackle the unpacking job immediately. 

Re-establish your old familiar routine

We all have a daily routine we go through in our homes to take care of everyday tasks like cooking, organizing, bathing, and enjoying leisure time. 

Re-establish your routine from your old house at your new home to get yourself feeling like your life hasn't been disrupted by the move. 

Put an emphasis on comfort

One of the most important things you can do to get yourself feeling at home is to make yourself comfortable. With a favorite chair or blanket, you can curl up and relax in your new home just like you used to do at your old property.

Infuse your new home with the same sights and smells

Achieve a similar decor scheme in the rooms of your new home so that you feel like you've moved your old home right along with you.

Also, it's important to understand the significance of scents when it comes to memory and emotion. Your new home is not only going to look different from your old home. It's also going to smell different. Yet you can overcome this difference by taking familiar perfumes and potpourris with you and infusing your new home with familiar scents. 

Invite your best friends over and celebrate

Moving is a big step in life that should be celebrated. You should emphasize the fact that you've now moved on to bigger and better things by throwing a celebration. If you invite some of your oldest and closest friends, you'll get a head start on making great memories in your new home. 

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Perfecting Your Moving Routine

When I realized that I would be moving every year or so for work, I knew that my family was going to have to get good at moving. The first few times we did it, things were disorganized and chaotic, but after streamlining a few procedures, things became much more manageable. We learned how to pack more efficiently, load trucks without a lot of extra work, and make the most of long road trips. This blog is all about helping your little family learn how to make moving more fun, so that you don't have to dread the next move.