Your home is your safe haven.
When you return after a long day at work, it comforts you and gives you a sense of peace. You make a hot cup of coffee, sit in your favorite spot, draped in a blanket, to read a book. You unwind and relax; and the sense of familiarity soothes all signs of exhaustion.
But imagine feeling disconnected to your house; coming home and roaming aimlessly through rooms completely lost.
You might know what it feels like, if you’ve ever had to move.
To make the transition easier, here are some things you can do to make your new house feel like home.
1. Discard Previous Items
When you move in, it’s highly possible that the previous owner of your house has left some things behind. To make the place completely yours, discard those things and make space for your own belongings.
2. Unpack As Fast As Possible
Nothing makes a new house feel more foreign than piled up cardboard boxes. To make your house feel homely, unpack your possessions as soon as possible. Start with setting up your bedroom if you can; it’s the place you spend most of your time, so it’s an important step towards feeling more comfortable in your new house.
3. Hang Lots Of Pictures
It feels great to be reminded of all your best memories. Hanging up pictures of those moments in your house will make you feel happy. And looking at familiar faces of your family members in those pictures will offer you the comfort you might need.
Covering the walls with your favorite art work is also a great idea.
4. Create A Reading Corner
If you like taking time to unwind and relax with your new read, consider creating a reading corner. Use a spot that’s well lit and furnish it with a comfortable seat. Put up a shelf and fill it with all your favorite books.
5. Adopt A Pet
If you’re already an owner of a cute, furry animal, you know it’ll take them little time make their mark in your new home. But if you don’t have a pet, consider adopting one. An animal can make your place feel pleasant and loved.
When you already have so much to deal with when relocating, don’t add the pressure of packing and moving to the fold. Hire local movers Wiebe’s Moving & Storage to take out the stress from moving.
Whether you’re relocating within Winnipeg or across Canada, we’ve got you covered. We offer reliable and affordable moving services. Contact us to find out the estimated price for your move.