Apps to Reduce the Stress Involved in Moving

Moving is all about remaining calm and organized in the midst of one of life’s most stress-inducing events. And as usual, technology has provided an answer for this – apps. There are several apps online that can help make your move less stressful and more productive as you begin your adventure in a new town. We’ve selected several of the most productive apps so that you can have a relatively stress free move.

Before Your Move

  • MagicPlan (Available for iOS and Android): This app lets you take pictures of your new apartment or house and makes floor plans from it. You can then view your new digs in 3D. This can ultimately help you to plan where and how to place your furnishings.
  • Sortly (Available for iOS): With this app you can take picture of your belongings and make a complete inventory before you begin moving. You can then assign belongings to specific boxes in order to remain better organized on moving (and unpacking) day. The app is free.
  • Moving Checklist Pro (Available for iOS and Android): Do you think you may have trouble remembering the millions tasks that are involved in moving? If so, this app incorporates pre-written checklist of common tasks associated with moving so that you will not forget them. This list includes tasks such as changing your address and transferring your utility services over to your new address.

After Your Move

  • BrightNest (Available for iOS): This app offers you information from decorating ideas to how to properly maintain your water heater. The app is fully customizable to the owner’s specific needs and preferences.
  • Thumbtack (Available for iOS and Android): Need someone to paint a room in your new home? Do you need some other handyman for a fixer upper you bought but don’t have the time or inclination to do it yourself? With Thumbtack you can find professionals—in all 50 states—for anything you need in your new home or apartment.
  • Nextdoor (Available for iOS and Android): This app lets you quickly learn about services and businesses in your new location. Nextdoor even alerts you about crime statistics in your new town.

These are just a few apps that can make your move easier and less stressful. There are many others that can help with all aspects of moving. Our Calabasas moving and storage company is also designed to make your move seamless. Our storage and delivery services in Los Angeles are efficient and our movers friendly and professional.