IT’S TIME TO GET ORGANIZED!

4 WEEKS BEFORE THE MOVE

  • Contact Setupmyservices.com for your complimentary consultation.
  •  Notify your landlord you will be vacating
  •  Arrange for a property inspection so that you may recoup any deposits owed to you.
  •  Arrange for a cleaner (before the inspection).
  •  Organize new home and contents insurance.
  •  Hire your movers.

3 WEEKS BEFORE THE MOVE

  • Begin packing items not often used, i.e… Those stored in your garage or attic.
  •  Make your travel bookings/arrangements i.e… plan your route, travel stops and accommodation.
  •  Dispose of flammables, corrosives, and poisons. Read the Do Not Ship List for a comprehensive list.
  •  Have your automobile serviced.

2 WEEKS BEFORE THE MOVE

  •  Plan ahead for the special needs of children and pets prior to, during and after the move such as medication, food, care or entertainment.
  •  Create inventory lists while you are packing. Attach one to each box as you pack it; this will help if you need to find something after it has been stored.
  •  Arrange to be off from work for moving day
  •  Notify your professional services i.e. Doctor, Schools, Banks, Health Club, etc.

FINAL WEEK BEFORE THE MOVE

  •  Review your moving itinerary from Setupmyservices.com. Email or call with any questions.
  •  Pack an essentials box to keep with you during the move.
  •  Drain gas and oil from lawn equipment, gas grills, heaters, etc.
  •  Gather your spare keys and hand them over to the real estate agent or new owner/tenant.
  •  Defrost and clean refrigerator, using baking soda to get rid of any odors two days before you move.

MOVING DAY

  •  Don’t lose the list!
  •  Check all of the cupboards before you go.
  •  Take 5 minutes before you leave to stroll around for one final check.