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Rachel Pruette

Rachel Pruette is a community coordinator and content producer for House Method. She writes about all things related to the home: moving, home finances, lawn and garden, and more. Her favorite thing about work is the ability to help readers learn and solve problems. When Rachel isn’t writing, she enjoys spending time with her dog exploring nature.

Blog Feature

By: Rachel Pruette
October 25th, 2022

If you are planning a move to a new home, chances are you are looking to save time, money, and elbow grease where possible. And you can save a little bit of all those things with these common packaging materials that you may already have in your house! Moving to a new home can be very stressful. It can also be expensive, especially if you hire professional movers. If you choose to move everything yourself, you may be able to save a decent chunk of change. However, when moving everything on your own, you will need containers and materials to properly pack and secure your items for transportation. This can also be costly if you plan to buy all new boxes and other packing materials to help you move into your new home. But, with a little investigation around your house, you may be surprised to find that you already have many of the containers and packaging materials you need for your move! It just takes some snooping around in places like your garage, attic, shed, or other home storage areas. When you explore these areas of your home, you may be pleasantly surprised to find you have much of what you need on hand. And if you have a few months before your move, the items in this article are things that you can easily stockpile. Plus, these items are things you will likely be acquiring anyway without having to make additional investments. So, if you want to save some time, money, and frustration, read on! This article will explore a few different types of packaging materials that you can use to make your next move much easier and more affordable. And the best part is, you probably have some of these items right now!