At AP Moving Services, we know that moving is a time consuming, labor intensive process. We’re here to make it easier for you with a convenient checklist of activities you need to do…and when you need to do them:
– Obtain estimates from at least three different movers and select the one that best meets your needs
Meet with your mover to discuss cost, liability coverage, packing, loading, delivery and claims procedures
Sort through and throw out, give away or sell things you don’t want or need
If the mover does the packing, arrange for it to be done one to two days before loading
If packing yourself, begin packing
If necessary, arrange for temporary storage of your goods
Send furniture, drapes and carpets for repair or cleaning
Arrange for repair work on your new house
Arrange to have appliances and utilities disconnected in your old home; arrange hookups for your new home
Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for your trip
Apartment dwellers: reserve the elevator for pickup/delivery day
Obtain medical, dental and veterinary records
Organize car license, registration and insurance records
Obtain, fill out and mail change-of-address cards
Make special arrangements for transporting pets and plants
Take care of bills, stocks and bank accounts
Arrange for baby-sitter on moving day
Arrange for delivery services (newspapers, groceries, etc.) to be discontinued.
Pack clothes, toiletries, valuables, and anything you will need immediately upon moving into your new home, and plan to take these items with you and not on the moving truck
Defrost and dry refrigerators and freezers to be moved
Arrange for cash/traveler’s checks for trip expenses and payment to mover
If traveling by car, check your gas, tires, water, battery, oil, wipers.
Leave it to the relocation experts!
Whether you are looking to move across the state or across the street, you need AP Moving Services to rely on to transport your belongings safely and efficiently. From commercial and residential furniture, to those items (like instruments and art) that need extra care, we’ll go the distance for you. For more information, give us a call today.