House Moving Checklist
Stress Free Moving Ensure Stress free move with 4 â€˜Psâ€™ Preparation Planning Patience Keeping a Positive attitude Be prepared for the unexpected
Prepare for moving • Notify change of address to banks/post offices • Settle any outstanding bills for things like newspapers and deliveries • Return any items you have borrowed like books/magazines • Make arrangements if your children are going to be looked after elsewhere on the day of the move.
Prepare for moving â€˘ Inform neighbours about the removal van coming so they can make any alternative arrangements for parking their vehicle â€˘ Fill a box with essential items in it for the day of the move
Prepare for moving • Empty and defrost your refrigerator • Empty kitchen cupboards and throw out any food that you don’t intend taking with you • Collect any valuables/important documents together into one safe container which should travel with you and not in the removal van
Prepare for moving • Finish off any packing apart from the bathroom or kitchen • Make sure you’ve fully charged your mobile phone as you could use more on the day of the move • Get yourself energised with a good night’s sleep before the day of the move!
Confirm the date of your move
• Inform moving date to your land lord if you are renting • Obtain written quotes from several house removal companies • If you're not using professional removers, ask friends/relatives to help • Start getting rid of possessions you no longer need.
Two weeks before moving
â€˘ Start packing non-essential items such as books â€˘ Notify your milkman and newspaper agent that you'll be moving and give them a date you want the service to stop
â€˘ If you have children or pets, arrange for someone to look after them during the move. Pets removal are offered by some companies. â€˘ Finalise arrangements with your removal company. If you have inconvenience on week days/losing work tell them to arrange moving on weekends
â€˘ Considering the risks involved in transit or storage it is advisable to take an insurance policy for your valuable personal goods.