Moving is considered one of the most stressful events that a person will experience in their life. Most experts state that moving is considered a top three only, with death and divorce being on the same stress level.

For first-time movers -- the stress may be even higher. After all, you have never moved before, so the experience is new. However, to minimize your stress, we have compiled a few tips to help you appear pro when moving -- even if you are a newbie!

1.  The more organized you are, the better the entire process will be. An unorganized move is going to be super stressful. So, do your best to stay organized.

2.  Be reasonable with your time. While you may think you can move into your new place within a week, that is unreasonable.

3.  Ask for help when you need it. If you find that your time is running out, then consider letting professional packers help with getting your items prepared to move. And instead of relying on your own vehicle or renting a truck, let professional movers handle the heavy lifting. You will find that working with professionals, it can make your move less stressful.

4.  Have a budget for your move and stick to this as much as possible. Granted, things will always come up, but having a budget will keep you on track.

5.  Declutter your life to avoid moving items that you will not need at your new home or have no desire to have in your new home.

6.  Start as soon as you know you are moving. Don’t wait until the last minute, this boils down to being reasonable with your time.

7.  Make to-do lists with small goals of what you want to accomplish for the day or week. The smaller you start, the better you may feel about handling the entire move.

8.  Donate items when you can, as there is no point in adding to the landfill when tons of people would want those items you no longer want.

9.  Make sure you have all your packing supplies ready. Nothing is more annoying than realizing you don’t have the marker you need to label your boxes or that you ran out of boxes halfway through packing your bedroom.

Remember, whether you are moving for the first or the tenth time, Quality Moving & Storage is here to help! Contact us today for a free quote.