When you’re about to move into your new home, what are the first things that come into your mind? Is it the items that you’ve just packed as there is that lingering thought that perhaps an item has been left behind? Or how about the neighborhood and what would it feel like being part of the new town? Or what if the new home isn’t all that lovely (which can be hard to check especially if the new property is in another city)?
Most of the questions that are lingering around your precious head can be answered once you and your family have moved in your new home. However, there are some things that still need to be done once you get there, and we’re not talking about unpacking.
THINGS YOU SHOULD DO WHEN YOU ARRIVE AT YOUR NEW HOME
Kill ALL the Bugs
If the house that you’ve just purchased has been around for quite a while, then make sure that it gets all cleaned up before moving in any of your stuff. Most of you who are reading this are not a big fan of bugs, creepy crawlies, and things that might be living underneath your floor boards and walls that tend to creep up on your at night. There are products that you can purchase to get rid of these. If you want to really make sure that you want the house clean when you move in, then contacting a pest exterminator might be a sound option.
Immediately Set up a Place to Relax
Packing and moving can be tough, and it can even put more stress on you if you’re the one who drove the family vehicle for miles. Once you arrive at the new place, immediately set up a place to sit and relax for a bit. There’s no need to r
ush; after all, you’re already there anyway. If you want, you can even set up your bed and take a nice nap before unpacking everything else.
Replace the Batteries on All Smoke Detectors
You can never be too careful about certain things, and prevention will always be better than cure. This is why as soon as you arrive at the new home, and if there are existing smoke detectors in there, go out and purchase new batteries for them.
What other things do you think are important to do once you’ve arrived at your new place after a move?