It is no big secret that anytime you are facing packing up all of your belongings and transporting then in a moving truck from one place to the next you have to put in long hours that will be exhausting in order to get anything accomplished. This is why most people start packing for their move days, if not weeks, in advance of the scheduled moving date. Before you get in a rush and throw everything in your home in a box to prepare for the moving company to arrive, keep in mind there are pertinent items that you will likely need all the way up until the last box has been loaded. Here are five items you should avoid packing until the last minute. 1. Microwave – Your microwave can be a valuable item when half of your dishes are packed and you have already prepared the stove for moving. So leave it in its place until it is closer to time to leave your home. 2. Cleaning Supplies – You will likely find a lot of hidden dirt as you are moving out furniture. You may even find grime that you did not know existed until your home is almost empty. Therefore, you will find yourself reaching for things like window cleaner and furniture polish a lot during your move. 3. Pots and Pans – You may be able to make it without cooking for a few days, but if you pack all of your cookware, it will cost you a lot to eat out every time someone gets hungry and cold cuts can only get you so far. You may not need all of your pots and pans, but at least keep a good frying pan and saucepan in your cabinet until the last day or so. 4. Vacuum – From grabbing cobwebs to vacuuming dirt left behind by foot traffic while you are packing boxes outside, the vacuum will be one thing you are thankful you did not pack up and put on the truck just yet. 5. First Aid Kit – Between paper cuts from boxes and other moving-related injuries, it will be good if you have access to band-aids and tweezers when you need the, Do yourself a huge favor and keep the first aid kit accessible. When you first start contacting moving companies and making arrangements, you will likely be anxious to get the ball rolling so you do not have to work so hard on the day of the move. Just be sure that what you are packing up is not something you will just have to dig out before you get moved and settled. To learn more, contact a company...