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Moving Checklist

4 Weeks Before Move
❒ Tour your house and decide which items should be discarded or donated to charity. Consider a garage sale.

❒ Contact doctors and dentists. They may recommend a colleague near your new home. Get copies of renewable prescriptions.

❒ Transfer children’s education records to new school.

❒ Check homeowners insurance policy to see if moving is covered. Be sure your new home is covered by transferring fire, theft, and other insurance.

❒ Transfer personal insurance records.

3 Weeks Before Move
❒ Plan to use up most food items before the move.

❒ Check and clear tax assessments.

❒ Confirm transfer of school records.

❒ Arrange to have major appliances serviced before moving them.

❒ Movers can’t move highly flammable items or ammunition. It’s best to use it up or give it away before you move.

❒ Notify Post Office and get change-of-address forms. Notify magazine subscriptions. NOTE: You must fill out a change of address for each person receiving mail.

2 Weeks Before Moving
❒ Decide which items you’ll pack and which items The Box Guys will pack. We provide the finest packing materials at great prices.

❒ Close or transfer all charge accounts. Return library books and other borrowed items. Collect loaned items and items in lay-away, storage, etc…

❒ Arrange to discontinue utilities and delivery services, lawn care services, etc…

❒ Arrange connection of utilities in your new home. Draw a floor plan of your new home and indicate placement of furnishings.

 

1 Week Before Moving
❒ Transfer bank accounts and ask your local credit bureau to transfer your records to your new city. Confirm travel reservations.

❒ Set aside maps, games, snacks, flashlight and other items you’ll take in your car.

❒ Your local phone company can help you with phone service for your new home, as well as disconnecting service at your present home.

❒ Drain water from all garden hoses. Start packing suitcases. Gather jewelry, cash, and other valuable items and documents to carry with you.

One Day Before Move
❒ Put cleaning supplies, toiletries and coffee pot in separate box to be loaded last and unloaded first.

❒ Finish packing all suitcases.

❒ Defrost, clean and dry refrigerator. Moving Day

❒ Be on hand all day to answer questions. Sign bill and confirm your new address.

❒ Confirm delivery date. Make final check of every room and storage area. Lock all windows and doors, and make sure keys are transferred and lights are out.

Moving in Day
❒ It’s a good idea to be at the new residence a day ahead of the van so you can make sure utilities are connected and plan placement of major items in your home.

❒ Relax and enjoy your new home.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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