Moving Checklist

Moving Checklist

To help you prepare and make Moving day a smooth one. It be stressful if you are not organized and prepared. To help with some of the Moving Day issues use our Checklist.

 

MinimumDue Date
Get estimates & written guarantees from moving companies. ASAP
Get packing paper, pad for inventory, and marking pens, boxes,and twine for packing belongings. 30 days prior
Notify existing water company. 30 days prior
Notify cell phone company. 30 days prior
Notify housecleaning service. 30 days prior
Notify vehicle registration and licensing agency. 30 days prior
Notify existing Internet supplier. 30 days prior
Change of address form with Canada Post. 30 days prior
Notify lawyer. 30 days prior
Notify finance companies. 30 days prior
Arrange for a yard sale for unnecessary belongings. 30 days prior
Notify new gas/oil company 30 days prior
Notfiy alarm service. 30 days prior
Notify existing cable/satellite service company. 30 days prior
Notify new cable/satellite service company. 30 days prior
Notify credit cards. 30 days prior
Notify schools. 30 days prior
Notify new gas/oil company 30 days prior
Notify magazines. 30 days prior
Notify book & music clubs. 30 days prior
Notify doctor. 30 days prior
Notify dentist 30 days prior
Notify Canadian Revenue Agency (CRA). 30 days prior
Notify new electric company 30 days prior
Notify existing electric company. 30 days prior
Notify garbage (special pickup). 30 days prior
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Notify loan institutions. 30 days prior
Notify existing telephone company. 30 days prior
Notify loan institutions. 30 days prior
Notify existing telephone company. 30 days prior
Notify loan institutions. 30 days prior
Notify library. 30 days prior
Notify newspapers. 30 days prior
Notify catalog subscriptions. 30 days prior
Notify new water company. 30 days prior
Notify existing gas/oil company. 30 days prior
Notify non-government supplementary health plan. 30 days prior
Notify insurance agencies. 30 days prior
Verify your moving-in date and time. 15 days prior
Collect items being cleaned, repaired, stored & loaned to friends. 15 days prior
Check to make sure you have returned all rented items. 15 days prior
Clean rugs & drapes. 5 days prior
Take down any items that were excluded in your contract. 5 days prior
Prepare box of items you’ll need immediately at destination, such as pens, tape, a flashlight, light bulbs, tolilet paper, cleaning supplies, snacks & drinks 5 days prior
Get utilities turned on or meters read. 5 days prior
Collect all keys including garage & shed for new owner. 1 day prior
Leave garage door openers for new owner. 1 day prior
Leave all manuals, warranties and guaratees for new owner. 1 day prior
All meters read. Moving
Keys left as agreed with new residents. Moving
Doors & windows locked. Moving
Double check rooms, closets, drawers, shelves, outdoor areas & garage to make sure you’ve taken everything. Moving
Make sure you have your medical & dental records. Moving
Furnace turned down or off. Moving
Get appliances hooked up. Moving
Give your new phone number and an alternate contact to your movers before they leave. Moving
Make sure you have your insurance policies. Moving
Make sure you have your moving related documents. Moving
Check to see that appliances (refrigerator, freezer, washer, dryer, etc.) are working). Moving

This Moving check list is compliments of Andrew Smith Royal LePage Kelowna

Make you next move a smooth one.