Read Our Moving Tips!

Moving Tips

One to two months before moving

  • Clean out your closets, cupboards, toy chests, shelves, attic, garage and basement.
  • Plan your moving date, your travel plans and the closing date of your new home.
  • If you have pets make arrangements for their safe transportation
  • Make necessary travel arrangements

Two to four weeks before moving

  • Switch utility services to new address.
  • Reserve elevator (if moving from/to an apartment).
  • Pre-clean clothing and rugs in preparation for the move.
  • Fill out change of address forms.
  • Plan ahead for your kids’ activities any child care needed.
  • Organize important documents and personally transport them to your new address.

On moving day

  • Ensure that movers have all of your contact information.
  • Verify the date of the move.
  • Carry jewelery, important documents and IDs with you.
  • Discontinue hydro/etc. services to your old address.
  • Make sure all appliances left in the house are turned off and/or unplugged.
  • Give a last minute check to every room and closet before you leave.

Arriving at your new destination

  • Check the condition of each box or household item as it is loaded and unloaded.
  • Unpack and enjoy your new home!