The holidays are over and many of us have more junk now than just a few short months ago. While it is easy for us to do some cleaning out and giving away, a “pack rat” cannot. A pack rat’s house or apartment often looks like a storage space after a magnitude 7 earthquake. Everywhere you look there are piles of clothing, old electronics and newspapers or books. Stacked from floor to ceiling are piles of things that most people would throw away. Even the car of a pack rat looks like mobile storage.
To a pack rat these are prized possessions. Pack rats have connection to things that the rest of us don’t understand and would never let them be hauled away. Moving a pack rat in Cincinnati can be the biggest challenge for their families and the movers that load and unload a pack rat. Deciding to keep or give away every item in the home is a new battle.
Here are 10 tips for moving a pack rat: