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Decluttering methods for keeping your home clean

If your home is in a mess maybe you don’t know how to get out of it? There are many decluttering methods you can exploit to bring tidiness to your home. If you are living in Kuwait you probably have a large living space. So if your entire home is cluttered with unnecessary items you will need to put some effort if you want to have a clean living space. But don’t start before you make a good plan. You need to think about certain things in advance. What will you do with the things you don’t want to keep? Are selling your stuff or you will need storage? Maybe you would like to keep some of your stuff so renting a top quality warehouse Kuwait could be a good solution. If you got that covered you can focus on other tasks. Continue reading “Decluttering methods for keeping your home clean”

All you should know about safe storage facilities

There are many situations when people need a safe place to store their stuff. When you’re moving, when you’re remodeling your home, when your home can’t any longer fit all of your belongings. Renting a storage unit is the most logical next step. Still, you should narrow your search for such unit only to safe storage facilities. Choosing the storage facility that has all the necessary security features will ensure the safety of your items. Continue reading “All you should know about safe storage facilities”

The Pros and Cons of Sharing a Storage Unit

Renting a storage unit is pretty useful in many situations. Both when moving and when you need to store some extra items. That way you can save a lot of space in your home, and have easy access to stored items. But, if you are on a tight budget, storage might be a bit too expensive for you. So, sharing a storage unit might seem like a good plan. You probably have a friend or a relative who is in a similar situation. And paying only half of the storage bill can seem great. But, just like with anything else, there are pros and cons of doing it. And you need to consider both before you commit to sharing.

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Ways to downsize your pantry and fridge

If you’ve recently had to move to a smaller home, then you know how difficult it is to try and downsize your rooms. You need to be organized and get creative in order to make the most of your smaller rooms. Also, you must be ready to get rid of many things that had previously had a place in your old home. And all of this is not easy. What comes especially difficult for a lot of people in your situation is when you need to downsize your pantry and fridge. This can be the most difficult part of your moving and settling period. But don’t worry, there are ways to make it less complicated. Just remember to be as organized and as strict as you can. Otherwise, you may find a fridge and pantry totally unrecognizable. Continue reading “Ways to downsize your pantry and fridge”

Tips for shipping a large-area rug

Rugs give a warm feel to your home. Some of them are very expensive and hand made, some of them are not, but it does not matter because in both cases, they will decorate a home. If you are moving overseas, shipping them in one of the best and easiest options on how to transport them to your new home. Searching for shipping companies in Kuwait is one of the most important steps when shipping a large-area rug. Tips are essential, and that is exactly what we can offer, together with the best movers and packers.

A living room with a rug in the middle.
Every home looks much warmer with a beautiful rug inside.

There are many types and sizes of rugs. Persian rugs are one of the most expensive ones and they require special attention. People are shipping rugs and carpets al the time, it is not an unusual situation, but for most people, it is an unfamiliar field. If you want a rug in your home, then prepare it and ship it. Here is how.

Shipping a large-area rug successfully

Large rugs are very heavy, and of course big, but they are not impossible to ship and move. You need to make sure your rug reaches the final destination safe and undamaged. Packing and waiting for a rug delivery can give us a hard headache and stress too, especially if it has special value to you. That is why the best option is to learn how to pack and move like a pro. By reading this guide, you will. 

A large rug on the floor.
Prepare and pack your large rug properly and it will arrive undamaged.

Prepare a large rug for shipping

Before you ship your rug or carpet, clean in deeply. Dust and dirt may damage your rug during transportation, also it will be much easier to unpack it and put it in the room. After a deep clean, it must be dry completely. If there is only a 1 percent of water, it will smell bad and it can grow mold. That may be a huge disaster and the last thing you want to happen. Washing large and sensitive rugs is not a simple job, so if you cannot do it by yourself, hire professionals to clean and dry your large rug.

Pack a rug properly

If you are packing your large rug, on your own, then you should know how. If you do not have time or simple you cannot do it, professional packers from removal companies could pack it faster than you would.

  • Determine the direction of the rug pile (fibers) before you roll it. Just look at the piles and run with your hand over your carpet. This way it will be smaller and your shipping costs will be too.
  • When shipping a large-area rug, before you roll it, put an acid-free and cotton sheet on the rug. This will prevent a rug from sweating. Especially if you are shipping it to a hot city.
  • If your rug is not thick, fold it into thirds and then roll the opposite side. If it is thick and it is not possible to fold it this way, just roll it.
  • Use a tie around the center of the rolled rug to keep a rug in place. Because the rig is big, tie a rug on corners too, not only in the middle.
  • Do not wrap a rug with a plastic moving blanket. Plastic will make a rug wet.
  • Measure a rug after you rolled it (the length and width). Weight is also important when shipping and moving items. This way you will know how it will cost you.
  • Adding cotton padding on ends will keep a rug secure during the shipping process, but do not use newspapers.
  • After shipping is done, unpack and check your rug. If you notice any defect, report it to your shipping company. That is why insurance is important when shipping goods.

Hiring a reliable shipping company

Shipping household items, including shipping a large-area rug is not a task you can do alone. Finding a shipping company is the most important step. You can choose a type of transport (air, sea or road) and the rest of the conditions. A company must be experienced, reliable, and reputable. When choosing a company, ask them about the tracking option, so you will know where your rug is in every moment of the transportation process. A rug must arrive undamaged and on time. Shipping household items to the other country require a lot of preparation. A good freight forwarder will arrange and prepare the whole process and documents.

Googling and searching before shipping a large-area rug.
Search all the options and choose the best shipping company to transport your valuable rig and the rest of your household items.

Finding a storage unit

What to do if your large-area rug cannot fit into your apartment? Or if your household items will arrive a few days before you do? Finding a secure warehouse in Kuwait is the best option. A shipping company or a moving company should find you the right size storage unit. Or you can do it by yourself. Warehouses come in different size and conditions. There are temperature-controlled warehouses, indoor and outdoor units, etc. Choosing the right one is important, especially if you have special rugs.

Outdoor storage units.
By finding a perfect storage unit for your large rug, you will keep them safe.

Shipping a large-area rug and packing it, is just one part of the whole process. When you find a reliable company to ship your rug, half of a job is already done. By following these tips and steps you will move a large rug successfully. Even if you are moving to the other side of the world, they are worth to move them with you.

How to Unpack into a Small Kitchen

The kitchen is one of the most important areas in the home. It is a place where you and your family make a dinner where the secret ingredient is love. If you are moving from a home that has a big kitchen to a smaller one, it could be a problem. The entire kitchen will not fit in, and you will need to reconstruct it and remove some of the parts. When you have to unpack into a small kitchen, from a bigger, a good organization and a plan is a must. Continue reading “How to Unpack into a Small Kitchen”

Why hiring gun safe movers is a good idea

When you are moving you need to think about everything. You need to cover absolutely everything. Time management is the most important. Start planning on time. So, let’s say you have planned everything, and everything is going great. However, you have something very important to move with which you ought to be extra careful. You cannot simply put it in a moving truck and hope for the best. If you own a gun, gun safe movers are a must. There are numerous great reasons why you should hire them. International movers Kuwait is one of the best. If you are still not sure, let’s see some good reasons why you need to hire gun safe movers. Continue reading “Why hiring gun safe movers is a good idea”

How to adjust to Kuwait climate

When you decide to move to Kuwait, there are some things you ought to know, especially if you are a winter enthusiast. When it comes to how to adjust to Kuwait climate, there are many answers on how you can handle the Kuwait weather in general. However, as we mentioned in the beginning if you like winter, the cold weather and the atmosphere that winter brings, Kuwait may not be the place for you. On the other hand, after reading this article you may still want to go through this move to Kuwait, even though you don’t appreciate the warm weather that Kuwait brings to the table. You may enjoy it. There are more ways than one to adjust to Kuwait climate. This could be so interesting, because not only that you will be adapting to a new climate but to a new and rich culture, enjoy. Continue reading “How to adjust to Kuwait climate”

How to unpack into a small space

So, you have finally relocated to your new home? Congratulations on that! Finally, the moving process has passed. For most people, the moving time can be stressful and chaotic. There are a lot of things which you need to manage during this process. However, you are not done. If you have moved into a small house or apartment, keep in mind that you need to unpack into a small space. Continue reading “How to unpack into a small space”

Downsides of packing on your own

Moving time is stressful and chaotic. There are a lot of things which you need to do in order to move properly. However, you need to know that you should not organize everything by yourself. Having extra help for moving is an important thing. Especially, when we talk about packing. Keep in mind that there are reasons why you should not do packing on your own. In this article, we are going to present to you how to pack and move in the right way. Continue reading “Downsides of packing on your own”