Home Movers Checklist: Successful and Stress Free Moving


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Home Movers Checklist: Successful and Stress Free Moving

  1. 1. Home movers checklist provides the necessary tips and information to ensure a successful movehttp://www.changingplacesmovers.com/ 248-809-1247
  2. 2. First Thing to Do When MovingTo ensure a successful move there are certain steps on ahome movers checklist that will need to be taken care assoon as you can. These steps include contacting the PostOffice for change of address, reserve a moving date withyour moving company, or to collect cartons and paper ifyou are doing the packing yourself. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  3. 3. During the Month before the MoveA home mover’s checklist provides all the steps needed to move and givestips and direction for up to four weeks ahead of your scheduled move date.Within a month until the scheduled move date the checklist suggests todecrease the amount frozen foods, and groceries, and to start packing if youare doing it yourself. A home mover’s checklist also suggests that withinthree weeks of the moving date it is wise to call the insurance company forcoverage changes and have all records such as medical, school or dentaltransferred. During the last couple of weeks the checklist notes to haveservices such as newspapers stopped, return items that may have beenborrowed from neighbors, and to take things off the wall such as hangings orpictures. On the day before the scheduled move date you should unplugelectronics, clean out kitchen utilities and finish packing personal items. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  4. 4. The Home Mover’s Checklist http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  5. 5. As Soon as Possible...• Contact Post Office for change of address.• Reserve moving date with Changing Places Moving.• Start collecting cartons and paper if you will be doing your own packing. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  6. 6. Four Weeks Before Your Move...• Begin decreasing inventory of frozen foods, groceries, and other items.• START PACKING - if youre doing it yourself http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  7. 7. Three Weeks Before Your Move...• Call your insurance company for coverage changes.• Have all records (school, medical, dental) transferred or obtain a copy for yourself http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  8. 8. Two Weeks Before Your Move...• Arrange to have services at present address stopped (phone, garbage, cleaners, newspapers, wate r softener, and utilities) and started at new residence.• Return any items that you might have borrowed from the neighbors or retrieve any items that they have borrowed from you. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  9. 9. One Week Before Your Move...• Leave one closet empty to store items that need to be left behind or that go with you, not the movers.• Remove and pack pictures and wall hangings.• Dispose of all flammables.• Change Address on bank accounts and drivers license. You can change your address with all of your institutions by visiting ChangeAddress.com. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  10. 10. The Day Before The Move...• Unplug stereo and television.• Finish packing personal items.• Clean and air-out stove, refrigerator, and freezer. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/
  11. 11. Moving Day...• Winterize home (if necessary).• Dispose of garbage.• Ensure that all cupboards and closets are empty.• Clean House.• Check setting on thermostat.• Check all water faucets.• Turn off lights (you may want to leave one light on a timer to turn on at night).• Check to see that all doors and windows are locked.• Leave keys for interior doors that have locks.• Give the movers directions to your new home once the truck is loaded and they are ready to leave. http://www.changingplacesmovers.com/