Credit: Is there anything more perfectly balanced between love and hate than moving home? It’s a huge day in anybody’s life, but also a very stressful one. However, it doesn’t need to be. With a little planning in the right places, your moving day can be a Zen-like experience. Well, almost… Follow this guide to make sure your move goes according to plan. There will be other stresses and strains that get in the way, but if you follow the basics you should all get through it. The key to all of this is to start as early as possible. Book the right people and get everything ready for the big day and you should sail through it. You might think you can save a bit of cash by hiring a van and moving all of your furniture yourself. You will, of course, but for the sake of a few hundred pounds, you will be better off getting a professional moving company in. To do so, make sure you book well in advance. Good removal companies are popular, and will often be booked up for several months in advance. Make sure you don’t miss out. Get Rid Of Unwanted Items When you move house, it is a great time to declutter and get rid of any unwanted items that you have that take up space in the home. You can give things away to friends, family or a charity – although if you do this, make sure everything is in good condition. Another option is to pay somebody to take all your unwanted things away. Hiring a respected clearance service like Junk Me will make sure that everything is recycled properly. It will also help you concentrate on getting things in order, rather than making constant trips to the rubbish tip. When you get to your new abode, you will find it so much easier to unpack if you label everything. Hopefully, you will have had a chance to do some basic planning, so you will know where everything is going. Make sure you put the relevant room location on every box so that the removal team know where to put things. It will make things so much quicker – not to mention easier – once you get into your new place. When the big day finally arrives, you will need to make sure that your house is in good condition for they buyers. It’s an unwritten rule of selling your home that you leave things looking acceptable. If you have followed our guide on how to improve your home value, there’s every chance your house is looking great already. If not, then give it a clean, and leave a welcome pack for the new owners. And that’s all there is to it. Follow these four easy tips and you should find that your day goes well. Perhaps you won’t quite reach the point of being Zen, but with any luck you will be pretty close!