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If you want your house move to go as smoothly as possible, you will almost certainly need a checklist to ensure that you do not forget anything crucial. There is nothing more frustrating than discovering that you are still paying your bills at your previous residence, or that you have forgotten to submit the water meter reading, as well as the electricity and gas balances, at your new home. If you are currently in the process of relocating or intending to sell your home in order to purchase your dream home, you must have a thorough plan and timeframe in place in order to avoid last-minute shocks and inconveniences. Check out the list below for tips on how to ensure that everything is covered and that your house moving procedure goes as smoothly as possible.

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Boxes and labels

First and foremost, boxes and labels will be required to get you started on your project. Your kitchen essentials and vital documentation should be easily accessible, without the need to go through every single drawer or box. Plan ahead of time by ordering your packing materials online and ensuring that they arrive on time so that you can begin packing as soon as you receive the good news from your real estate agent. Set a goal for yourself each night for how many boxes you want to complete each day in order to meet the deadline.

Organize your belongings

So, as soon as you know that you are moving, arrange to have a skip delivered to your new home and get rid of everything that is no longer wanted or needed. If you have any questions, contact a professional moving company. You will not be taking up important moving truck space, and you will have one fewer load of items to pack and unpack. A home moving checklist will come in really handy here so you know what items you’ve kept and thrown away, so you don’t think you’re missing anything when it comes to unpacking!

Keep an “on-the-day box” handy.

The likelihood that you will have completed the task of unpacking all of your boxes by the end of the first day is extremely low. Keep one or two boxes with clearly labeled contents aside for things you will need that day, that evening, and the following morning – plates and bowls, cutlery, a few cups and mugs, supplies such as bread, butter, milk, and coffee; nightclothes; a change of clean clothes and underwear; toothbrushes; toilet paper; soap. You will be able to have something to eat and drink, freshen up, and get dressed without feeling too rushed or stressed!

A Reliable Moving and Storage Company

You need to choose a removals company that will not let you down when the time comes. Enquire with your friends and your real estate agent for referrals to ensure that you are not left hanging when everything is set to depart. Check online review sites to ensure that the company has a positive feedback rating and that they are not known for dropping precious goods or damaging windows when moving huge objects. The most crucial thing to look for is that they have proper insurance and that they are registered with the appropriate authorities in your area.

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