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Moving House - Stress Free - Checklist


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Are you moving your house? Move stress free by following the checklist.

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Moving House - Stress Free - Checklist

  1. 1. House Moving Checklist
  2. 2. Stress Free Moving Ensure Stress free move with 4 ‘Ps’ Preparation Planning Patience Keeping a Positive attitude Be prepared for the unexpected
  3. 3. Prepare for moving • Notify change of address to banks/post offices • Settle any outstanding bills for things like newspapers and deliveries • Return any items you have borrowed like books/magazines • Make arrangements if your children are going to be looked after elsewhere on the day of the move.
  4. 4. Prepare for moving • Inform neighbours about the removal van coming so they can make any alternative arrangements for parking their vehicle • Fill a box with essential items in it for the day of the move
  5. 5. Prepare for moving • Empty and defrost your refrigerator • Empty kitchen cupboards and throw out any food that you don’t intend taking with you • Collect any valuables/important documents together into one safe container which should travel with you and not in the removal van
  6. 6. Prepare for moving • Finish off any packing apart from the bathroom or kitchen • Make sure you’ve fully charged your mobile phone as you could use more on the day of the move • Get yourself energised with a good night’s sleep before the day of the move!
  7. 7. Confirm the date of your move • Inform moving date to your land lord if you are renting • Obtain written quotes from several house removal companies • If you're not using professional removers, ask friends/relatives to help • Start getting rid of possessions you no longer need.
  8. 8. Two weeks before moving • Start packing non-essential items such as books • Notify your milkman and newspaper agent that you'll be moving and give them a date you want the service to stop
  9. 9. • If you have children or pets, arrange for someone to look after them during the move. Pets removal are offered by some companies. • Finalise arrangements with your removal company. If you have inconvenience on week days/losing work tell them to arrange moving on weekends
  10. 10. • Considering the risks involved in transit or storage it is advisable to take an insurance policy for your valuable personal goods.
  11. 11. Thank You