Get Tech Savvy for a Smooth Move

Planning a move can be a hassle, but these tips and tech tools will eliminate many of the headaches.

How to Pack for a Big Move 03:43

Carley shares tips for packing your belongings before moving day arrives.

Moving is not for the faint of heart. Shutting down one home, getting another one up and running, and packing everything you own into boxes is overwhelming, to say the least.

And in a classic case of life imitating art, I packed my family up and we moved to a new house just a month after we shot this episode of Smart, Simple, Solved. So how to move well was already on the brain, and I've learned a thing or two (from research? and mistakes!) about how to smooth out that bumpy ride from Home A to Home B.

9 Tech Tools for a Smooth Move

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First, I let technology do a lot of the heavy lifting with apps and services designed to make packing easier and ensure that nothing is missing (not even your mind). Plus, I'll share my favorite way to pack a special box to make kids and pets feel comfortable on that first night in the new digs.

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