Moving Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare for your move.  Please feel free to contact your local 365Moving Fast® location with any questions you might have.

Moving checklist-One month before moving

  • Reserve a moving company as soon as you know you are moving. 365Moving Fast® is a good choice.
  • Visit your local 365Moving Fast® to purchase boxes and moving supplies.
  • Start cleaning out unused items which are stored in attics and garages.
  • Host a garage sale or donate unused items to charity.
  • Arrange for a school transfer for the children.
  • Get a change of address form from your local post office and DMV.
  • Notify magazines, banks, and credit card companies of your new address.
  • Try to get the owner’s manuals for the appliances in your new home.

Moving Checklist-One to two weeks before moving

  • Make a “survival closet” of things you will need for the final clean up and include a snack for the last day.
  • Label the boxes so that you know which room the boxes belong to.
  • Notify the utility companies of your move. Decide on a disconnection date and a reconnection date for the new home.
  • Cancel cable TV, internet service, security, pest control, pool service, gardening service, and other home maintenance services you might have.

Moving checklist-Week of the move

  • Mail in your change of Address.
  • Clean the stove

Moving checklist-A day before the move

  • Clean the refrigerator, then defrost and dry.
  • Get some emergency cash for the day of the move.
  • Say goodbye to your neighbors.