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Items to Keep on Hand During Your Move

Preparing for your move takes a lot of planning in order for it to run smoothly. Aside from packing most items, you also need to keep some with you for the long process of loading boxes, unloading boxes, driving and arriving to your final destination. By stocking up and keeping certain items with you, it will ease your stress and make the process go seamlessly.


Likely, most of your clothes will be packed away. However, you need to remember that moving is often a long process. You and your family members should each have 1-2 options for a change of clothes at all time. You never know what can happen! What if you spill something during the ride, or your outfit just ends up being uncomfortable? Also, if you’re arriving to your new home later in the day, it may be a good idea to pack some pajamas so you don’t have to rummage through your packing boxes.


Toothbrushes, toothpaste, shampoo, body wash, face wash and whatever you use in your daily morning and nightly routine is essential to keep with you, instead of in moving boxes. The morning of your move, you’ll need these items! You wont want to inconvenience yourself or make a mess of all your boxes by having to look for these essentials on your busy moving day.


If you have any important prescription medications, make sure these are kept on hand! Even if you don’t have prescription medication, keep over the counter ones with you incase of an emergency. For instance, if you get a headache during your long moving day and drive, you’ll want to ease the pain and be comfortable to ensure that your move is done efficiently.


Don’t pack away chargers that you’ll need to re-charge your technology when you get to your new home. If you have children, moving can be hard so consider purchasing a mobile charger so they can entertain themselves on the move.

First Aid Kit

In case of an emergency, always have a first aid kit handy so you can aid any accidents right away!

Snacks and Drinks

Moving day is stressful, so you’ll want to have water and snacks in order to boost your energy and get through this long day. The last thing you’ll want to be is irritable.

Hire the Professionals at Armando Movers

Hiring a moving company to help you with your move will significantly ease your stress when considering planning, safety and efficiency. Don’t go through this long and hectic day alone – contact the professionals at Armando Movers to help you out!