Moving Checklist

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Offering Moving Services since 2005

Your Comprehensive Moving Checklist for a Stress-Free Relocation

From planning and packing to settling into your new space, this guide is designed to simplify the moving process and alleviate the stress often associated with transitions. Let us be your guide as you navigate through the essential steps for a successful move, ensuring no detail is overlooked on your journey to a new beginning.

Your Guide for a Stress-Free Moving Experience

8 Weeks Before Move

  • Create a moving binder or folder to organize documents.
  • Research and hire a reputable moving company.
  • Take inventory of household items, noting what to keep, donate, or sell.
  • Notify schools, doctors, and other service providers about your upcoming move.

6 Weeks Before Move

  • Gather moving supplies: boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap, etc.
  • Start packing non-essential items.
  • Label boxes with contents and destination rooms.
  • Plan a garage sale or donate items you don’t need.

4 Weeks Before Move

  • Notify utility companies of your move and schedule disconnections.
  • Contact your insurance providers to update policies for the new location.
  • Arrange for transportation of pets during the move.
  • Complete a change of address with the post office.

2 Weeks Before Move

  • Confirm details with the moving company.
  • Pack a “moving day” essentials box with necessities.
  • Disassemble furniture and pack valuables.
  • Confirm travel arrangements for you and your family.

1 Week Before Move

  • Finish packing, leaving only essentials.
  • Defrost and clean the refrigerator.
  • Confirm key details with the moving company.
  • Notify friends and family of your new address.

Moving Day

  • Check each room for forgotten items.
  • Supervise the loading of the moving truck.
  • Ensure utilities are turned off in the old home.
  • Hand over keys and necessary documents to the new homeowners.

After Move

  • Unpack essentials first.
  • Set up utilities in the new home.
  • Register your vehicle and update your driver’s license.
  • Explore your new neighborhood and locate essential services.