|1 Month (30 Days) Before Your Move|
- Call a
moving company early for an estimate. Remember, local & long distance moves
have peak periods, so book early for discounts & better service.
- Call and
inform your insurance agent.
Post Office of new address.
medical, dental records.
- List any
questions about your move.
|2 Weeks Before Your Move|
to disconnect utilities.
to connect at new home.
dry cleaning and items sent out for repair.
things borrowed; collect those loaned.
- Use a
cart as a mobile packing table.
- Hold a
garage sale to dispose of items.
|1 Week Before Your Move|
items aside to pack in your car.
down the curtains/rods, shelves.
for sitter on moving day.
with the phone company to see if you are entitled to a credit.
- Make up
"Do Not Move" cartons for articles to be taken in you car
|1 Day Before Your Move|
refrigerator and freezer.
and air your range.
packing personal items.
- Get a
good night's sleep.
- Be sure
that someone is there to answer the movers' questions.
all appliances to be sure that they have been serviced.
Sign/Save copies of bills of lading, verify delivery address with mover, advise
where you can be reached.
beds, but leave fitted bottom sheets on mattresses.
your vacuum ready.
- Make a
final inspection of the house before leaving. Check all rooms and closets. Turn
off lights. Lock up tight.
the driver of the moving van with accurate directions to your new home.