Technology to Make Your Move Easier
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When preparing for a move, there are a variety of helpful resources you can access without even having to get off your couch. With your computer, tablet, or smartphone, convenient and easy to use technology to help you streamline the moving process is right at your fingertips.
Check out these apps for ways to get going on your moving checklist from the comfort of your home, well in advance of any pressing deadlines.
This app is the perfect place to get started when looking for technology to make your move smoother, as it allows you to consolidate all of your mental and physical to-do lists in one convenient place. Wunderlist’s features allow you to
- Organize your lists by category
- Set reminders for deadlines
- Share a list amongst your family
- Sync your devices for constant access
With Wunderlist, you can jot down a step for your checklist as soon as you think of it and make sure you never miss a meeting with your realtor or movers.
Moving is the perfect time to lighten your load, especially if you’re relocating to a smaller space. Rather than just donating your lightly used coffee table or throwing out that well-worn couch, use LetGo to make some extra money. With the app, it’s quick and easy to
- List items for sale
- Monitor a wide range of listings
- Negotiate with potential buyers
- Set safe and convenient pick-up locations
Once you’re all moved in, log on again to see what good deals you can find for decorating your new place.
With the chaos of moving day, it’s easy to lose track of things. Nest Egg is an app to help you manage your possessions, with features focused on items of high-value. While going through the process of packing boxes, use the app to
- Keep track of important items you come across
- Take photos for a visual inventory
- Record warranty information
- Scan barcodes to automatically fill in product details
This app will save you time and energy when it comes to staying organized during your move.
Once you’ve got your high-value items taken care of, you can use Sortly to keep an eye on everything else when packing and unpacking. This app’s features allow you to
- Keep an inventory of items/boxes from each room
- List general contents of packed boxes
- Note item locations
- Categorize lists by room with folders and subfolders
- Search any item for quick access
With the help of Sortly, you’ll have everything placed and accounted for when it comes to moving into your new place.
Magic Plan can help you know exactly how you want your new home to look before movers even step in the door. Using your phone’s camera to scan the room, the space planning app develops complete floor plan models, automatically detecting windows and doors. From there, Magic Plan makes it easy to
- View 2D and 3D models
- Furnish your floor plans
- Measure ceiling heights
- Create and share virtual tours with others
Use this app to have a clear idea of where each piece of furniture will go when the big day comes.
We could all use an extra set of hands when moving, and TaskRabbit is an app that provides exactly that in a secure and affordable setting. Rather than struggling through cleaning your old house or decorating your new one, you can request and receive help all in the same day. Take advantage of services like
- Home repair
- Yard work
- Heavy lifting
- Furniture assembly
- Picture hanging
At any stage of your move, TaskRabbit can quickly connect you with the services you need.
Together, these apps can help you tackle your move, so you’ll be well prepared once crunch time rolls around. For even more helpful and convenient resources, reach out to one of our relocation consultants to learn more about ADSI Moving Systems and let’s get moving. Together.