5 Pointers to Remember When Moving

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Are you and the ​family planning​ to move into a new home? Moving can be a new, and life-changing experience. There are so many fresh, new opportunities waiting for you when you travel to a new place. But with all the excitement, there can be a lot to do when it comes to pulling everything together. To ensure that you and your family are ready, here are some helpful tips to make your moving experience easy and hassle-free.

1.Make a list

Before your big move, it is important that you keep a list of everything that you are taking with you, as well as the unwanted things you are leaving behind. Doing this beforehand ​Removals For You​ will save you a lot of man-hours sifting through things you want to keep or leave right before you decide to finally pack everything up. If you’re leaving unwanted things behind, you can either sell them to make extra bonus cash, or simply donate them to your local thrift, or goodwill markets.

2. Organise all your important documents

Organize and store all of your important papers and documents in a safe place before your move. Keeping all of your documents in a neat place also saves you time and money when it comes to transferring any documents. Be sure to keep this with you on the move to make sure that they do not get lost when you make your departure.

3. Keep institutions and business up to date on your move

Doing this ahead of time can save you a lot of time on the computer or phone updating your new address information. Make a list of all your subscription services, previous jobs, banks, healthcare providers, as well as insurance companies and update your information ahead of time a few days before you move. You should also remember to change your address a few weeks before, in order to redirect your important mail over to your new place of residence.

4. Pack the essentials

Be sure to pack all of your essentials either the day of or the night before your move. No one wants to move into a new home and have to go through hundreds of boxes for something like a toothbrush. Pack all personal-care items, towels, and other items you want close at hand, and keep them with you on the move, to avoid the nightmare of box-sifting at the last minute.

5. Change your utilities

This is the most obvious and simplest thing to remember, but with your brain thinking of a hundred things to do before, during, and after your move—something like switching your utilities can easily slip your mind. Contact your local utility service a few weeks or a month in advance to make sure your water, electricity, and make sure they’ll be disconnected at your old home, and transferred and turned on at your new residence by the time you move in.
Moving can be a stressful, and yet an exciting new thing to experience. You’ll be ​starting a new life​ in a new home or in a new location, and further succeeding a meeting your life goals together as a family. You need to be sure that everything, including your things, are in your new home, and in working order.

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