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MOVING CHECKLIST >>

Before Your Move
  • Reviewing your moving plans with your moving consultant.
  • Print two copies of your bill of lading to keep in your move file.
  • Notify friends and family of your new address and phone number.
  • Pack an essentials box to keep with your during the move.
  • Drain gas and oil from the lawn equipment, gas grills, and heaters.
  • Drain water hoses and waterbeds.
  • Measure furniture and doorways to determine if large pieces will fit the door.
  • Empty and defrost refrigerator at least 24 hours before the move.
  • Fill any prescriptions you will need during the move.
  • Learn more about truck rental or movers, and get good driving tips.
During Your Move
  • Be familiar with how to ship and pack the materials.
  • Place carpet, floor, and door frame protectors throughout your home.
  • Load goods in a pre-designated order, saving items for the rear of your shipment.
  • Check every room and closet one last time to make sure nothing is left behind.
  • Leave a note with your new address so that the future residents can forward your mail.
  • Make sure your movers are happy and move correctly.
  • Learn how to move heavy and fragile materials.
  • Familiar with how to prepare kids and pets during the move.
  • Know how to pack your materials and set it aside to move it yourself.
  • Understand all the safety tips and remember to thanks your movers.
After Your Move
  • Clean your new home and make sure everything is in working condition.
  • Pick up any mail being held at the local office.
  • Unload your items and begin organizing your new home.
  • Keep all receipts and documents in your move file and store safely.
  • Get a new driver's license, automobile tags, and register to vote.
  • Look for the utilities and other services for your new home.
  • Call your local paper for the new subscription.
  • Get home improvement for the painting, remodeling rooms, and landscaping.
  • Find the right self-storage and meet up with the neighbors.
  • Check the local for restaurants, entertainment, and any hotspot.