3 urban myths about moving house you need to forget right now

 

Are you thinking about moving houseĀ in the next few months? It’ll pay to forget all the old wives’ tales you’ve been told, because it’s likely that they’re all inaccurate, and could end up causing you a lot of stress. Instead, hire the professional team at Allied Pickfords to look after every aspect of the move for you, and move into your new home with a clear head.

What are three common myths about moving? Read on to find out:

1) You should move on a Friday

Everyone wants to move on a Friday, so you might be better off choosing a day earlier in the week.

Many people believe moving on a Friday would benefit them greatly, giving them the weekend to unpack all of their belongings and generally get their life together in the new property. However, everyone wants to move on a Friday, so you might be better off choosing a day earlier in the week.

What’s more, you don’t have to pressure yourself into unpacking everything in a single weekend – take your time and spread it out over a few weeks. Get the important stuff organised, and then move onto your knick-knacks when you have a clear space in your schedule!

2) Leave your old broom behind

This is a classic urban myth, meant to bring good luck and help you to start fresh in your new property. However, unless you’re terribly superstitious, you don’t need to do it. Your old broom might be perfectly functional and do the job really well. There’s no point leaving it behind or throwing it out!

Don’t make moving harder for yourself than it needs to be just because you heard this myth 20 years ago.

Bring it with you, and it’s one less thing you have to worry about buying when you arrive at your new home. Don’t make moving harder for yourself than it needs to be just because you heard this myth 20 years ago.

3) You can do it all yourself

Many people believe they can easily move house without any assistance. They’re really only kidding themselves, though. Moving house requires immense organisation and getting all moving parts working together at once. No matter how many times you’ve moved house before, it’s never going to be ‘easy’.

You might get used to the stress, but why cope with that when you can simply get rid of it altogether and let Allied Pickfords carry the load? For more information about what to do, and what to avoid when moving house, get in touch with our friendly team today.