Moving from one place to another, is a tough process. It may seem like there are a lot of things to do when moving. But if you’re organized properly and follow some easy steps , you can make the process a lot easier. Use these checklists to keep your moving smooth and prevent any important items from missing.
Prior to Moving Day:
Hire the proper transport system for shifting your commodities to your new place.
Notify all utilities and service providers of your upcoming place (e.g., gas, electric, water, telephone, trash disposal, cable/satellite, Internet, landscapers, newspaper delivery, etc.).
If you have small children or pets, then arrange special care for them to move with you.
Contact with the local trash disposal service for picking up the items you won’t be taking with you.
Transfer your medication prescriptions to a pharmacy closer to your new home.
Register your children to new school which is nearby to your new place.
Look for storage units near you from your new place to keep valuable properties of your own.
You need to arange a cleaning crew to come in after you move.
On Moving Day
Make a complete list of commodities that you need to move to your new place and mark them serial by serial.
Mark boxes that you want immediate access to at your new home and make sure that they are loaded into the truck.
Take special care of your valuable properties like money or jewelry and take them with you in a private car if possible.
Verify that all the services has been disconnected at your old place at appropriate time.
Properly lock the door and window of your old house.
Provide your keys and other entries of your old house to the new occupants.
Take one last look around of your old house ensure that you haven’t left anything behind.
Leave your contact information with the new occupants so that any mail, packages, etc., that are shipped to your old address are forwarded to you by them.
After Moving In
Connect with the people who live beside your new house to make a good social affair with them.
Update your contact information on your licenses and inform all of your relatives, colleagues and friends about your new address.
Provide your new address to all financial service providers as well as magazine and newspaper subscriptions.
Familiarize yourself with the locations of grocery and drug stores, hospitals, police and fire stations to get any kind of emergency helps from them.