Moving Checklist

They say that moving house is one of life’s most stressful events, so we’ve put together an easy-to-follow moving checklist to help you plan for the big day.

4 Weeks Before...

  • Arrange your mail redirection.
  • Inform regular subscription services of your new address.
  • Notify utility suppliers of your move
  • Arrange for utility connections at your new home.
  • Notify your local council and check if you are due a council tax rebate.

3 Weeks Before…

  • Consider plants and pets on moving day – talk to us, we are happy to advise.
  • Start to run down the contents of your freezer.
  • Make a sketch plan of your new home to determine the placement of furnishings.
  • Transfer insurance to cover contents at your new home.

2 Weeks Before…

  • Dispose of any flammables such as petrol.
  • Rearrange your cable / digital television if appropriate.
  • Inform friends and family of your new address.

1 Week Before…

  • Rearrange your telephone, TV and Internet service.
  • Drain fuel from lawnmowers and other garden equipment.
  • Pack / empty your loft and / or sheds.

1 Day Before…

  • Defrost the freezer.
  • Take down pictures, mirrors, curtains and blinds.
  • Disconnect your cooker, washing machine and dishwasher. Talk to us, as we can help with this.

On Moving Day…

Relax and let us do all the work but remember to:
  • Make sure plants are drained of excess water.
  • Make sure you have personally taken cash and jewellery with you to your new home.
  • Take meter readings at your old and new homes.
  • Label keys ready for the new owners.


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