Checklist

Here are a few basic things that you can check and mark off as they are done, to help you have a smooth, stress free move.

  • Prepare an inventory of everything you own
  • Items to be handled by removalist
  • Items to be handled by yourself
  • Items to be left behind
  • Clean and dry inside of your fridge and dishwasher.
  • Place a handful of fresh coffee or baking soda in a sock or nylon stocking.
  • Leave in fridge and dishwasher to keep interior smelling fresh
  • Disconnect your washing machine and don’t forget to drain all water.
  • Drain all fuels from lawn mowers, edgers etc
  • Clean BBQ
  • Dismantle any playground equipment or outdoor furniture as needed
  • Washout rubbish bins
  • Dispose of all un-sealed or opened liquids
  • Do not polish furniture or clean rugs.
  • Wait until you move into your new home
  • Pack a “Load Last” box for:
  • Sheets and towels so that you won’t have to search through all boxes on your first night in your new home.
  • Include other essentials
  • eg: Toiletries, maybe also flashlight, small screwdriver, pliers, can opener, paper plates and cups, coffee, tea and snacks.
  • At destination you may want to set up the T.V. or VCR first to occupy the kids
  • Keep your pet calm and away from all activity. packing_logo
  • Before plugging in your PC at your new home, let it adjust to room temperature.
  • It is your responsibility to see that all your goods are loaded, so remain on the premises until loading is completed.
  • Do a final Inspection so nothing is left behind.
  • Be sure you are there at your new home when removalists arrive.
  • Plan on staying in case they have any questions.
  • Take note to make sure all have arrived and note the condition of all goods.