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Six Weeks Before Moving:

  • Notify all magazines of change of address
  • Check with veterinarian for pet records and immunizations
  • Contact utility companies for refunds of deposits, set turn off dates
  • Dry clean clothes to be moved, pack in protective wrappers
  • Collect everything you have loaned out, return everything you have borrowed
  • Service power mowers, boats, snowmobiles, etc., that are to be moved -drain all gas and oil to prevent fire in moving van
  • Check with doctors and dentist for all family record and prescriptions
  • Get children's school records
  • Check freezer and plan use of food over next two to three weeks
  • Remove all jewelry and other valuables to a safe deposit box or other safe place to prevent loss during move
  • Give away or arrange for transportation of houseplants (most moving companies will not move plants, especially in winter) - Plants can also be sold at garage sales, or are perfect gifts for neighbors

One Week Before Moving:

  • Transfer or close checking and savings accounts. Arrange for cashier's check or money order to pay moving company upon arrival at new residence
  • Have automobile serviced if driving long distance
  • Fill out Post Office change of address forms, give to postmaster
  • Check an make inventory of all furniture and other large items. Specially label items going to your storage unit
  • Dispose of all combustible and spray cans (spray cans can explode or burn - Don't pack them)
  • Pack a separate carton of cleaning utensils and tools (screwdriver, hammer, etc.). Make this a part of your moving kit.
  • Separate cartons and luggage you need for personal family travel
  • Mark all boxes that you pack with the room they will be going to at your new residence
  • Organize at least one room in the house for packers and movers to work freely
  • Cancel all newspapers, garden service, etc.
  • Review the entire list to make list to make certain that you haven't overlooked anything
  • Check and double check everything you have done before it's to late

Moving Day:

  • Plan to spend the entire day at the house. Last minute decisions must be made by you - Don't leave until after everything's loaded
  • Hire a baby-sitter or send the children to a friend's house for the day
  • Verify your inventory while loading is underway
  • Tell everyone about fragile or precious items
  • Make a final check off for the entire house, basement, closets, shelves, attic, garage and other rooms
  • Keep your inventory records with you to help with unpacking and to clearly identify what's still in storage

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