Moving Checklist


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Move Scheduling

 

    • Schedule and participate in an in-home estimate. Ask questions and be as detailed as possible so we can identify your specific needs.

 

    • Schedule your move 3-4 weeks prior to moving day.

 

    • Reserve freight elevator if required by your building

 

    • Immediately communicate schedule changes.

 

    • Confirm your moving reservation two days prior to pick-up.

 

30 Days Prior To Moving

 

    • Don't move things that you don't want. Sell as many as you can with a garage sale or advertise online. Donate what's left to charities, such as the Salvation Army, Goodwill Industries or Amvets. If you donate items to a charity, be sure to get a receipt for a tax deduction.

 

    • Submit a change of address form to the Unites States Postal Service. Notify friends, family and employers of your new address.

 

    • Fill out an IRS change of address form. Depending on the reason for your move and the distance you're moving, many of the expenses may be tax deductible.

 

    • Get copies of your medical and dental records, if moving long distance.

 

    • If you're moving out of state, find out about auto licensing and insurance.

 

    • If you're moving in-state, find out where and how to change your address on your driver's license.

 

    • Notify your kids' schools and have their records transferred to their new schools.

 

    • Return any cable or internet equipment.

 

8 To 14 Days Before You Move

 

    • Collect all the items you may have loaned out.

 

    • Return library books or any other borrowed items.

 

    • Make arrangements to disconnect gas, electric and other utilities. Remember to collect refunds of your deposits from electric, water, telephone, cable, and oil and gas companies.

 

    • Make arrangements to connect utilities at your new place.

 

2 To 7 Days Before You Move

 

    • Get rid of all flammables.

 

    • Decide what you're bringing with you in the car.

 

    • Arrange for removal of "installed items" you're bringing with you, like a wall-mounted television or shelves.

 

    • Pack a suitcase with the clothes, medications and toiletries you'll need the first day in your new home.

 

    • Empty, defrost and clean your refrigerator. Make sure it has at least 2-3 days to air dry.

 

The Day Before Moving Day

 

    • Take down curtains and curtain rods.

 

    • Collect all keys to locking items. Put them in a safe place.

 

    • Plan your breakfast. Paper plate service is fine. Eating something on the road is better.

 

    • Pack your personal belongings except your alarm clock.

 

    • Go to sleep early you'll be glad of it tomorrow.

 

Moving Day

 

    • Move vehicles from your garage and driveway prior to our arrival. We want to get started quickly.

 

    • Strip the beds but leave them intact. We will dismantle them.

 

    • Secure pets.

 

    • Walk around with our crew chief and detail all items to be moved.

 

    • Make sure the driver has the correct delivery address and your mobile phone number.

 

    • Confirm the expected delivery time with the driver.

 

  • Before the movers leave, do a final walk through of every room. Check all closets and cabinets for items left behind.

Silver Spring, MD to Laurel, MD

They moved my belongings from a storage unit in Silver Spring to my apartment in Laurel. They did a very good job. They were on time, and they were very professional. And, of course, they handled my belongings very, very well. I was really concerned about that, and they were good movers. The customer service was good?I was pleased with it. I would recommend this company. I'd give them an A.

★ ★ ★ ★ ★

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