Call your moving company to confirm that everything is on track for the date and time of your move. Nothing is worse than being stood up by your movers. Be sure to review the following:
Your moving essentials box will be the first box you open when you arrive at your new home. You'll need these items along the way, so keep the container(s) handy at all times.
Before you begin packing your essentials box, here are a few quick tips to remember:
Once the moving truck drives away, the chaos of moving day will officially come to a close. And that’s when your stomach will grumble. Be prepared to replenish your energy for unpacking with these supplies, along with paper towels and cleaning supplies for any messes.
If you’re planning to sleep in your new home that night, save yourself from digging through boxes and bins after a long day of moving. Pack these moving day necessities to get a good night’s rest (you may need an extra box for these!):
And lastly, you’ll want to freshen up after a long day of moving. Make sure you have:
See "Week 3 – Kids, Pets & Utilities" to learn what to pack in your child’s moving backpack and how to transition your pets into your new home.
Fill out our moving inventory checklist a few days prior to the move to make sure that no box is left behind. Make copies to provide to your moving team and each family member.