How do you think what thing is the most difficult one when it comes to moving? Long and tiring road? Or finding reliable and experienced movers? The right answer is the packing process. The necessity to gather and put in the endless bunches of boxes all your stuff can drive you crazy. Moreover, there are separate categories of things you should pay special attention to. For instance, it’s a bad idea to pack fragile objects together with sports equipment. Many people make mistakes when packing their shoes, too. As a result, there is a risk to start a new life in a new place with certain expenses. To avoid such problems you have to pack your shoes carefully. There are several rules that help you to make this process easy and trouble-free.
One of the most frequently made mistakes is to toss all your shoes on the bottom of one box or bag. As a result, your heels and trainers lose their shapes. The next mistake is to box up footgear without initial preparation. It may damage your stuff completely.
The first step you should do is to sort your footwear. By the way, it’s a perfect opportunity to get rid of worn and damages boots finally. Such items aren’t to be moved with you. It’s better to throw them away. the second group includes the shoes which are in good conditions but are not used anymore. You can organize a garage sale or donate such belongings. It’s a good way to earn some extra money. After doing it, you should divide all footgear into the following groups:
- canvas models;
- flip flops;
- mules and loafers;
- leather boots.
The second step is to prepare your footgear for packing. You should be sure that your footwear is free of moisture. If you have a lack of time, you can use special powder to get rid of moisture.
Every shoe should be stuffed with paper (or socks) and wrapped with paper. It’s not recommended to use newspapers or tissue paper. However, the paper towels are the perfect option for this purpose.
The best box for packing your footwear is the original one. If you have already thrown them away, it’s recommended to use plastic shoe bins. They are not free, however, it’s significantly cheaper to buy packing suppliers than a new pair (or pairs) of shoes.
If you don’t want to spend your spare time, efforts and energy for the boring and exhausting process of packing, there is a way out. You can hire a crew of professional movers who can do everything for you. However, you shouldn’t pick up the first movers you find in the Net. It’s recommended to study the information about the company and get acquainted with reviews.
By the way, don’t forget to prepare comfortable trainers or slippers for the moving day. The heels are not the best variants, of course.
To sum it up, it’s worth highlighting that it depends upon you whether you get your shoes safe and sound or not.