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Four To Six Weeks Before
Set the moving date with the moving company. This
is particularly important if you are moving during the summer months.
Decide what household items you want to keep. Clean out your
closets, attic, and garage. Donate unwanted items to charities
or hold a moving/garage
sale. Be sure to keep your receipt for tax receipts if donating
Contact your insurance agent, and ask them about your homeowners
policy to determine whether your possessions are covered when moving.
Begin search for health-care professionals in your new location.
Register children for school and transfer all necessary records.
Start packing!! If your mover is doing the packing, arrange for
it to be done one or two days before loading begins.
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Two-Three Weeks Before You Move
Arrange to have utilities (gas, electric, phone,
cable, water, etc.) disconnected in your present home, and connected
at your new home. Advise trash services and/or newspaper carrier
to discontinue services.
Check new driver’s license, car insurance, and registration
Arrange for child care on moving day.
Notify the post office and anyone you receive mail from of your
change of address and the date you are moving.
This includes insurance
credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, friends, family,
Arrange for the transportation of your valuables. Do NOT send any
jewelry, legal documents, collector items, or insurance policies
with the moving company.
Do NOT ship any flammable items such as paint, lighter fluids,
cleaning solutions, ammunition or aerosol cans.
Dispose of in an
drop off location.
If necessary, notify apartment complex manager that you will need
elevator for pickup and/or delivery dates.
Arrange to move pets.
Check with mover about moving house plants. (Some movers will
not move plants or they may not be transferred across state
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One Week Before You
Have enough medication to last at least two weeks. Have prescriptions
forwarded to a pharmacy at your new destination.
Withdraw items and close safety deposit boxes.
Two Days Before You Move
Have mover pack your goods (unless doing it yourself).
Defrost and dry refrigerators and freezers to be moved.
Set aside valuable items to carry with you including jewelry,
vital documents and money.
Prepare a special box to take in your car with you. This
should include bathroom necessities, a set of linens for
the first night
phone, and also first aid supplies. Also, provide a special
box just for your kids filled with toys, games, and snacks.
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Accompany driver for inventory of your household goods. Answer
questions and give directions to movers and stay until
they are finished.
Complete information on bill and carefully read the document
before you sign it. Make sure you have your copies and
keep them until
your possessions are delivered, the charges are paid, and
any claims are
Before the van leaves, take one final look through the
house to make certain nothing has been left behind.
Give the driver directions to your new home.
Notify the driver and the van line where you can be reached
during the move.
Supervise unloading and unpacking. Answer any questions
and give directions.
You must pay the driver before your
goods can be unloaded.
This is a Federal requirement for interstate moves.
Check carefully for any damaged or missing items.
Note on the inventory any damaged boxes or obvious damage
to unboxed items before you sign anything.
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