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Saying Goodbye to an Old House

Moving is not the easiest thing to do. There’s the cleaning, packing, planning, hiring the movers and all of the work involved. Sure, that’s hard, but sometimes what is harder is saying goodbye to an old house. Even if you’re essentially happy to move onto another place, there’s still all of the memories and comfort you had in the previous home. There’s history, routines and special moments you experienced there. Saying goodbye to your house can definitely put a damper on your moving experience, sometimes even creating more stress and anxiety. However, there are a few things you can do to make it easier on you and even celebrate this new chapter in your life.

To help you say goodbye, you can try taking something with you that’s part of your old house. Unlike your personal belongings, this item should be a piece of the house. It can be things like a doorknob, a small piece of wallpaper, maybe even something from the backyard. Look around the house and figure out what you can take that will make you happy without affecting the new homeowners of the house.

Making a scrapbook can also help. You can get the entire family involved, creating conversations and sharing memories together. Ask everyone how the move is affecting them. In your scrapbook, you can have pictures, memorabilia, stickers and anything else you can fit in. This will be a great keepsake for years to come, something to bring out and reminisce around in your new home.

Everyone knows about the housewarming party but what about a farewell party. Say goodbye to your old house by inviting friends, family and close colleagues and having fun. Take pictures, eat great food, share some memories and enjoy the night.

Saying goodbye to your home can be hard but moving doesn’t have to be with the help of the local Maryland movers. All My Sons of Maryland provides professional moving services for residences as well as businesses. We have countless years of moving experience in various areas around Maryland including Columbia, McLean, Baltimore, Laurel and Annapolis. The Maryland moving specialists will quilt pad wrap your furniture and safely transfer your personal belongings. So when you’re ready to say goodbye to your old house, call the Maryland moving company.