If you’re planning on moving house, whether it’s somewhere local or abroad, the moving process can be rather stressful and you might be feeling overwhelmed with where to even begin. According to a study carried out by Kalms moving house is the most stressful life event for Brits, with 37 per cent saying nothing has caused them more anxiety. So before you rush into booking your moving company (or international movers if you’re jetting off somewhere), get yourself organised by downloading the best mobile apps that are guaranteed to make your move less stressful, more easy and more entertaining.
Free to download, the MoveMe.com app has a moving checklist to help you manage your home move. It can get you instant quotes from different removal companies, mortgages and home insurance just to name a few. In addition, the app allows you to compare TV, Broadband and utilities costs for you so that you can get the best deal possible in your new home. And if you’re looking to buy some new things for your home, the MoveMe.com checklist can find the best deals for that too, whether it is electrical goods, furniture or DIY materials.
Whatâs more, the app doesnât stop being helpful once you have moved. It has all the contact information that you need to get in touch with all of your current service providers and update them with your new address. It can also help you find the best locations including dentists, schools and vets in your new local area.
House Move App
Available from Apple ITunes for just £0.69, the House Move app is essentially just like a moving checklist, where it allows you to create customised lists for the different stages in the moving process - whether it is 4 weeks before you move, 1 week before or once you have already moved. This is a great way to make sure that you keep on top of all the jobs that you need to do. And even if you do get behind and don’t manage to complete all of the tasks you had planned to, there is a feature that allows you to move the tasks to the next list. It’s simple and easy to use and navigate, so is a great app if you’re not the most tech savvy.
Moving Van App
If youâre not the most organised person and losing your possessions is somewhat familiar, then the Moving Van App might be ideal for you during your moving process. The purpose of the app is so that you can identify the contents in each box that you have packed for the move, by listing the contents, taking photos of the items and assigning each box with a unique name or number it makes locating your packed things a lot easier. So if you’re in a rush to find your favourite pair of jeans, you wonât have to go rummaging through lots of different cardboard boxes and can simply refer to the app to find them straight away.
Once you’re moved into your new home, it’s likely you will want to put your own stamp on it and get it feeling homely as soon as possible. The Bubble Level app helps you to make sure that you photo frames and shelving are hung up properly with a downloadable virtual spirit level, which is great if you’re not a DIY pro will your toolkit at hand. The app is simple and easy to use and a quick way of making your new house a home.