Moving Checklist – 6 weeks before moving

  • Choose your moving company    
  • Read all contracts before you sign them
  • Confirm your moving company’s DOT number
  • Tell important parties about your move
  • Request a change of address from the post office Notify your children’s current schools, your doctor and other service providers
  • Talk to your insurance company, and find out if you need to switch or change your policy
  • Notify utility companies, tv and internet providers that you will need to stop or change service.
  • Notify subscription services about your change of address
  • Measure doorways, stairways, and elevators to make sure all your furniture will fit.
  • Order packing supplies, or begin collecting free boxes from friends and local businesses
  • Ask if there are requirements for moving from your landlord Give them your new address for your safety deposit check
  • Have vehicles serviced if you’re moving long-distance
  • Label your moving boxes, marking those for fragile items and numbering all the boxes
  • Pack a little bit each day to make packing easier  .Start with items you rarely use, such as seasonal decorations!
  • Research your new community
  • Spend time with family and friends, especially if you are moving far away
  • Address any important home repairs

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