Moving Tips

Moving doesn't have to be a scary process. Whether you're moving one piece of furniture or an entire house, follow these simple tips to prepare for an easy move. Moving Crew will do the rest!

MAKE A LIST

 Before you pack the first box, get organized by making a list of everything you'll need to do before moving day. This inlcudes a moving timeline so you don't forget to take care of something important. 

8 Weeks Before:

  • Contact Moving Crew to schedule your move.

  • Inventory the items you plan on taking with you.

  • Decide what goes in the truck and what items you will personally move like jewelry, electronics, and plants.

6 Weeks Before:

  • Clean out closets.

  • Have a yard sale.

  • Start packing seasonal items like clothes and holiday decorations.

  • Make a list for address changes

4 Weeks Before:

  • Moving Crew will contact you to confirm, and to schedule our packing sessions, if applicable.

  • Start packing! 

  • Complete a Change of Address form with the post office.

  • Send change of address forms to magazines.

  • Notify family, friends, your bank, your insurance agent, and other business associates of your new address.

  • Gather important personal documents such as birth certificates and passports.

3 Weeks Before:

  • Arrange for utilities to be disconnected or transfered.

  • Get utilities set up in your new residence; don't forget your internet provider!

  • Start packing room by room.

  • Arrange child and pet care for moving day.

  • Reserve the freight elevator for moving day, if necessary.

2 Weeks Before:

  • Dispose properly of items you're not allowed to move such as propane and gasoline.

  • Hire a plumber/electrician to disconnect appliances you're taking with you.

1 Week Before:

  • Disconnect appliances you are taking.

  • Drain gas and oil from power equipment you are taking.

  • Finish packing

  • Pack a bag for the first night.

Moving Day!

  • Supervise the move.

  • Ensure everything is on the truck.

  • Don't Stress. Moving Crew is here!

SAY GOODBYE TO UNUSED STUFF

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GET STURDY, UNIFORM PACKING SUPPLIES

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PACK THE BASICS YOURSELF

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