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We love loading our fridge and pantry with fresh vegetables and ingredients so that cooking anything at any time to satiate our hunger becomes easy. But as soon as you start planning for home relocation, this full pantry starts becoming a big issue. People get confused about how to manage the relocation of things inside the refrigerator and of all the ingredients that lie in the pantry.

If you are moving locally within Dubai, where your new home is just a couple of hours away, then managing the pantry will not be that difficult. However, if your new home is in another city or you are moving to another country, then you must empty your pantry. Most of the time, professional home and villa movers and packers in Dubai don’t handle the relocation of food items as they can easily attract pests and rodents, and their chances of getting spoiled are huge. However, when you hire Lyon Movers for your local or international relocation, we can help you with packing and managing your pantry efficiently. In this article, we will explain to you how you can empty your pantry and refrigerator for an upcoming move.

Plan Early

Whether it is a local move or an international relocation you are thinking about, Lyon Movers gives one golden tip to everyone, and that is to plan early. The sooner you plan, the easier it will be for you to manage several errands related to relocation. By hiring apartment movers in Dubai, you can surely make your relocation experience smoother. When you plan your local relocation in Dubai at least two months in advance, you increase the chance of making it successful and stress-free.

Take an Inventory of Your Pantry and Refrigerator

To transport all your belongings to their destination properly, first, you need to keep track of and make a list of all the things you need to move and manage. Lyon Mover suggests that taking an inventory of the entire home before you start planning a relocation is a must. However, here we are specifically focused on refrigerators and pantries.

Similarly, for the pantry and your refrigerator, you can start taking an inventory of all the items that are within them.

As you take an inventory of your pantry, make a separate list of proteins, fats, pulses, staples, spices, snacks, and so on. Then further divide the list into two categories: perishable items and non-perishable items. Most house movers and packers in Dubai take inventory of all the items they want to relocate, which is why making an inventory list is the most important step in your pantry and refrigerator management before you move.

Donate Unopened Cans and Packets of Food

Food banks and homeless shelters in your community are always in desperate need of assistance and donations. Donating is an excellent way to help your community while also making the packing process easier on yourself. Since the pandemic, some communities have even built their food banks, which often include shelves and food tables for easy drop-off of food and ingredients. They are often known as “lawn food pantries” or “community tables,” and they provide a simple, accessible way for people to help one another.

However, when it comes to established food pantries and shelters, you must be cautious about what you donate. You should avoid donating anything that has been opened or is half-used, as well as anything perishable. If you are not sure about any such donation centers near you, then the local movers in Dubai that you hire will be able to help you locate such centers.

Start Meal Prep and Use up Most of the Ingredients

While you might be able to get away with wearing the same pants three days in a row, you can’t go three days without eating. Make a diet plan for the week or the last few days before you move before packing everything into boxes and coolers. Most importantly, make a meal plan for the moving day. Eating healthy home-cooked meals is always better than ordering takeout. Make a diet plan for the week or the last few days before you move before packing everything into boxes and coolers. Most importantly, make a meal plan for the moving day. Eating healthy home-cooked meals is always better than ordering takeout.

Decide beforehand what you will be eating for breakfast. Ask yourself if you can finish the last two eggs in the carton. How about some bread? Or perhaps you enjoy oatmeal in the morning. Similarly, you can set aside one or two saucepans, as well as a few cups and dishes, for moving day meal preparation. By hiring professional home movers and packers in Dubai, such as Lyon Movers, your moving day will be stress-free. You can manage your meals and take care of yourself while the movers take care of the rest of the duties.

Mix Your Doubles

It’s unavoidable: you have two cartons of the same spice, both half empty. Perhaps it’s the baking flour you forgot you had and bought more of. Do you waste space by packing both? Not. This is why we advise going through everything and attempting to merge any duplicates into one. You can even use the original glass or plastic bottles! If they are too small, you can buy plain spice containers online or at home furnishing stores and fill them up. Your home pantry will have more than just spices. Peanut butter, honey, baking supplies, tea bags, there will be numerous things you can manage all these things. By hiring professional movers and packers in Dubai, you can save a lot of time and use it on things like this.

Concluding Lines

Relocation of pantries and refrigerators is one of the toughest jobs, but it can be made easy and stress-free by hiring some of the best movers and packers in Dubai, such as Lyon Movers. The above-listed tips should be helpful to you for emptying your pantry and refrigerator for an upcoming relocation. If you have any further queries, you can call the Lyon Movers team anytime.

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