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February 14, 2019

Make Your House a Home After Moving to Tulsa and Oklahoma City

Baking Cookies in New HomeBy Julie DeLong, A-1 Freeman Moving Group 

Everyone deals with the moving process in their own individual way. A lot of people are so excited the initial day after unloading the moving truck that they are up all night unpacking and watching movies. Some are so tired with the move that it can be well worth an additional hotel night for a good extended sleep. A few unpack in a precise way that generates strangely whole areas. Many dump packing material and things around aimlessly until it settles into position. And you are likely to are aware of where you fall on the range.

However the one thing that all people who move share is a intent to make the house more like your home. Those blank walls and unfilled rooms can seem eerie at the start, and most families require time to get used to a new house before it starts to feel like home. Whilst it could take you a couple weeks to get used to the new walls and building vibes, we will make it easier to settle in swiftly after your move to Tulsa and Oklahoma City and feel great in your new residence by incorporating some intelligently calming tips.

Bake Something

Our sense of smell is probably the most solidly connected to instincts and emotions. Memory is impacted by smell, which is the reason you can instantly remember a childhood encounter in reaction to a aroma on the breeze. An identical rule relates to feeling at home. One reason why you are feeling so unfamiliar following moving into a new residence is because it does not smell like you and your stuff yet.

And so, a terrific way to help the house seem much more like home is to make it smell more like home. And we do not only mean bringing your dog…. while, the family pets definitely do help. Consider baking something yummy and familiar in your new kitchen. Besides this being a fantastic motive to strategically unpack your kitchen items. It will also fill the house with a tasty fragrance which will make the entire place feel much more like home.

Put Up Your Decor

Bare walls tend to be another primary trigger for feeling like a space is not truly home yet after you move to Tulsa and Oklahoma City. You are familiar with having your own posters, decorations, and window treatments within the room and a absence of them reminds you how the area is just not 'yours' yet. Consequently, help it become yours. Set up all your favorite home decor when you unbox them. Take advantage of this chance to create in your mind how you want your new place to be decorated making it even much better when compared with your previous home.

This may turn into a enjoyable scavenger-hunt activity, whilst you find room decorations during unpacking. Permit yourself to stand up, stretch your muscles, and decorate every time you find something which will be nice on the wall or should be displayed on a shelf.

Make Your Bed

There's really no spot more special than your own bed. A number of people have trouble sleeping the initial few nights in a new home since it is so strange. However part of that issue could be the sleeping bag, air mattress, or perhaps bedding on the ground that most of people end up with on the primary overnight in the new residence.

So instead of putting it off, take the time to put your bed together. If you have chosen professional movers in Tulsa and Oklahoma City, they will probably construct your bed for you. Make your bed utilizing your most comfortable linens as well as your usual blanket and also pillows, laundered just before moving. This will make the entire sleeping environment a lot more familiar. The bed sheets will certainly feel and also smell right. You're going to be the correct distance off the floor. And you'll have a much better time getting to sleep in the new residence, regardless of the different building sounds and smells.

Have a Housewarming Gathering

Some people are usually most stressed because of the perception of loneliness in a new house. And not merely the lack of wall decorations and constructed furnishings. They have to have the soothing murmur and company of people to truly feel right in a different place. If you're one of those social butterflies, then don't deny your character. In order to feel much more at home in your first few days, contemplate throwing yourself a little housewarming party. All you need is party music and a few snacks.

Whenever you have a couple of seats and cups readily available, get out there and connect with your neighbors. Invite them to come spend a few hours in your home and get to know you. Turn it into a potluck and you will not even have to be worried about getting the house entirely organized. This is the best chance to start up new friendships with folks nearby and also clean away the 'cobweb' feel of your empty residence in a new city.

Add Smart Home Equipment

Lastly, don't forget your smart home gadgets! A lot of people own at least one or two lights or smart speakers around the house as helpful accessories. Of course, if you do, these may be astonishingly fun to bring along. Remember to keep these packed on top and set your smart items in place shortly after arriving. Merely doing similar activities by talking to 'your house' makes you feel as though you're in charge and even more at home with your new space.


At A-1 Freeman Moving Group, we know everything about the ups and downs of the moving experience. Many people get energized, lots of people get distressed, yet everybody wants to feel at home at the end of a move to Tulsa and Oklahoma City. By using these entertaining ideas, you may feel at home faster by claiming the space and making the residence unquestionably yours. For further moving recommendations or to go over your upcoming move, contact us right away!


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