READY TO MOVE?
So you've decided to move. Now, it's time to prepare yourselves for the big day. This checklist is here to prepare you for not only the day, but weeks before. Giving yourself lots of time is essential to a smooth, risk free move.
When getting ready to move, make sure you have our checklist available to avoid any last minute obstacles. This checklist breaks down the move into different stages so it's simple to see and easy to prepare. Check this list from start to finish and you'll be ready for your moving day!
1 MONTH BEFORE MOVE
Fill out all address change forms
Post Office, Schools, Gas & Hydro
Bank, Credit Cards, Licenses
Doctor, Lawyers. Dentists
Internet, Phone & Cable
Any Subscriptions Cancellation NOW is the time to BOOK your move with Friendly City Movers!
1 - 2 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE
If you haven't started packing yet, now is the appropriate time. Remember to :
Use correct boxes
Use labels for placement
Secure all fragile items
Remove all hazardous materials (paint, propane, medications etc)
Discard unwanted items
1 - 3 DAYS BEFORE MOVE
Begin staging and clearing your house for Friendly City Movers.
Defrost freezer and clean out refrigerator
Take down all pictures and hanging items
Pack all loose items and electronics
Clean out and pack all delicate and fragile items
Remove all blankets, pillows and linens from bedrooms
Pack 3 day essentials (medications, clothes, money and toiletries
MOVING DAY !
We will contact you before your desired move time and confirm that you're ready
Make sure the driveway or loading area is clear for the moving truck
Remove any debris or snow from the walkway to the truck
You MUST be home when the movers arrive to load items
Do an initial walk through with the movers and point out any special concerns
Contact the delivery address and confirm its ready for the unload
ALWAYS perform a post-move check on all items and interior structure