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Packing & Moving Household Goods/Introduction to Moving Tips

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Complete Packing will Expedite your Move on Moving Day.[edit | edit source]

Proper Packing is one of the most important things that you can do to save time, money, and aggravation! If you are not fully packed on moving day then your moving crew will have to take time out from the moving to help you finish your packing and your moving day will go on and on and on…

Basically, use common sense when packing. Pack heavier things like books and canned goods in smaller boxes, and pack lighter things in progressively larger boxes. Never make a box heavier than the lady of the house can handle, since she may be the one who ends up moving it around before or after the move.

Go to Packing Tips for a complete write-up on what to do (with some how to do) instruction on proper packing.

Prepare a Moving Checklist[edit | edit source]

Prepare a moving checklist as soon as you know that you are going to move in order to minimize the time you'll need to spend on the whole moving task. Once you've made your checklist be sure to follow it but be prepared to make corrections as reality forces adjustments to your plans. It should include a timetable for packing, premoving and moving day activities along with a list of….

Notifications you will need to file when you relocate[edit | edit source]

  • Driver’s license facility
  • Post office
  • Schools
  • Banks or Credit Unions
  • Insurance companies
  • Telephone Company
  • Gas Company
  • Electric Company
  • Cable Company
  • Internet Service Provider
  • Disposal Company
  • Relatives
  • Friends
  • Subscriptions