Checklist

Keep track of what you need to do.

  1. Arrange visit of estimator and discuss all aspects of your move.
  2. Receive and consider written quotations.
  3. Select mover by returning signed acceptance.
  4. Confirm dates with your mover.
  5. Sign and return contract and pay the charges.
  6. Check suitable insurance is in place.
  7. Advise the moving company about parking restrictions at both addresses.
  8. Arrange a contact number and give this to your mover in advance of your move.
  9. Dispose of anything you don’t want.
  10. Run down freezer contents.
  11. Contact carpet fitters if needed.
  12. Book mains services for disconnections.
  13. Cancel all rental agreements.
  14. Notify your doctor, dentist, optician and vet.
  15. Notify your banks and credit card companies.
  16. Notify your telephone company and ISP.
  17. Arrange to re-route mail.
  18. Notify TV licence, passport, car licence and registration offices
  19. Notify all your creditors
  20. Take down curtains and take up carpets (unless your mover is doing this)
  21. Collect children’s things for the journey
  22. Put together a basic catering pack for the family at the new home-including the kettle!
  23. Provide your mover with maps of your current and new addresses
  24. Give your mover a spare key to your new residence
  25. Clear the loft
  26. Plan where things will go in your new home
  27. Cancel milk and newspapers
  28. Find and label keys for your purchaser
  29. Arrange minders to look after pets and very young children on the moving day
  30. Send change of address cards to friends and relatives
  31. Separate valuable items and important documents ready for you to hand-carry on moving day
  32. Sort out any items which are not to be used
  33. Put garden/garage tools together
  34. Take down any light fittings

If you have any queries please do not hesitate to contact us.