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Technology to Simplify Moving – 3 Apps to Use During Your Next Move

August 26, 2015 | Moving Guides & Tips

If you’re neck deep in your move, rely on technology to simplify your workload. Moving requires strength and stamina, but thanks to apps, you can take advantage of helpful features like moving checklists, packing planners, and even a level for hanging pictures and other wall art.

Whether you need an app to keep you organized or an app to help you plan, browse through the apps below to find the perfect one for your move.

1. Home Move Pro

Moving can quickly turn into a stressful situation. Use this app to plan ahead and stay organized during your move with the following features:

  • Complete Planner and Organizer
  • Template Checklists
  • Notes (including audio and geo-location notes)

This app will help you plan and organize your home moving, save photos, maintain your moving checklist, and help make your move worry free.

Cost: Free

2. Bubble Level

If you’ve already moved and you can’t wait to unpack, download the Bubble Level app to help you feel right at home in your new house. Bubble Level acts as a leveler that will help you hang pictures. Here’s how it works:

  • Hold your phone against an object you want to hang
  • Make note of the measurements/angles
  • Secure the object on a flat wall or surface

Now you never need to worry about hanging crooked pictures. This app shows exact angles so you can rest assured the frame or object looks straight and neat on your wall.

Cost: Free

3. Home Moving Packing Planner

If you are preparing to move to a new home, this app will help you plan a moving packing list. Check off items as you pack them, sync lists across multiple devices, and share your list with a friend or a family member who may be helping with your move and even print copies of the list. The apps gives you the following options and more:

  • Create custom lists with reminders
  • Start with a template list and choose from a master catalogue of hundreds of items
  • Edit quantity of items

Cost: $0.99

Whether you’ve moved one time or one hundred times, moving requires a lot of preparation. Log into your smartphone app store and browse through the moving apps. Download any app you feel might make your move easier. Don’t worry about these apps taking up too much space on your device. You can always delete the app once you’ve settled into your new home.

You live in the Information Age-take advantage of all the helpful information and reminders available at your fingertips. Once you master the art of app downloading, your move should go off without a hitch.

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