You are moving out of your old place into a new and more spacious one. All your electronics, TV, Computer, Blu Ray Player or speaker, have to be carefully packed, sealed and ready to be transferred to your new home. Of course there are plenty of moving companies that can help you and take care of the complete process, but everything comes with a price. You can rather save your money by following some simple tips in moving your expensive electronic gadgets without damaging them. Below you will find tips for packing and transferring electronics to your new home.
Take a mental picture – or not!
There are some gifted folk that are naturals in taking things apart and putting them back together. Some are tech geniuses that know-how to get things working, who only require a mental picture of which wire goes where. Others are the hopeless ones, who have no clue of what they are doing. For them, take photos and label everything. Take pictures of the back of your TV, and Blu ray player so you know which wire to plug where, and start fixing up the gadgets with confidence and ease in your new home.
Once you start taking apart the electronics, you would be surprised at the number of wires that are connected to them. It is going to be very easy for these to get tangled up and leave you confused as to which goes where. As you take out each wire, tie and secure them up with bands while making sure to label them. Put the tied up wires and remotes into a larger container and keep them close to the home theatre items.
No such thing as too much protection
Go out and buy some strong and firm boxes. Wrap them up in either bubble wrap, blankets or even towels to give whatever they are holding the ultimate protection. These boxes will be perfect for smaller home theatre systems and the speakers connected to it, making it rather easy to manage.
Extra care with displays
TV displays require ultimate care. Displays are expensive and have a very high tendency of getting damaged. Shattered glass is the last thing you would want to deal with during the course of your moving process. Carefully wrap the display in all the to
wels you could find and use bubble wrap for further security. Place it in your car and not the back of your truck because something of this caliber has to ride in first class.
You may want to consult a moving company first, and they may do a good job in moving all your electronics for you. But if you want to do it yourself, follow the tips above and you won’t go wrong.