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 Moving Checklist

  1. Make sure you give your mover lots of notice to ensure you get the date and time desired. 
  2. Make sure everything is packed and ready to go before the movers arrive.
  3. If you are in an apartment with an elevator make sure you have it booked for moving day.
  4. If there are parking (loading/unloading) restrictions at either location, notify your mover upon booking.
  5. Prepare floor plan of new premises to speed up unloading… continue.
  6. Putting all your boxes in a room close to the loading area, leave the big stuff where it is.
  7. It is a good idea to check your homeowner’s insurance to see if goods are covered during the move.
  8. Don’t forget to contact your service company for disconnection of appliances and electrical fixtures if necessary.Declutter so you can pack less. …
  9. Invest in quality moving boxes.
  10. Give each room a different color packing label.
  11. Don’t overpack your moving boxes.
  12. Use the right size boxes so don’t leave empty spaces in boxes.
  13. Arrange for your own personal transportation and food on moving day.
  14. Label cartons you will need upon arrival.
  15. Attach “DO NOT MOVE” tags to articles you intend to leave behind or that you want to move yourself.
  16. Make sure you Empty fuel from lawnmower, power tools, kerosene lamps and barbecue. Movers will not take paints, lighter fluids, matches, ammunition or any type of combustible products.
  17. If you have kids it’s a good idea. It is a good idea to keep them occupied on moving day.
  18. Movers can transport plants but at the owner’s risk.
  19. It;s a good idea to tie mops, curtain rods and broom handles together.