Checklist_For_Moving by zhucezhao

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									Checklist For Moving

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Summary:
You may be moving into your "dream home," but the moving process itself
is nobody's dream. Use a good checklist to make the move as smooth as
possible.


Keywords:
checklist for moving, moving checklist, moving


Article Body:
Using a checklist for moving can keep you from forgetting things.
Important things, like turning on the electricity in your new home, or
filling the heating oil tank. Of course you have to make your own moving
checklist, but you can start with the suggestions here.

<b>Checklist For Moving - A Month Before The Move</b>

- Submit your change of address forms to post office.

- Obtain documents for school transfers, if you have children.

- Find a moving company, and make reservations.

- Give your new address to friends and family.

- Hold a garage sale or otherwise lighten the load.

<b>Checklist For Moving - One Or Two Weeks Before</b>

- Move your banking accounts to the new location.

- Return rented movies, books to library, etc.

- get your prescriptions transferred to the new location.

- Clean your house.

- Call for utility shut-offs and new connections.

- Dispose of things that won't be moved.

- Begin packing and labling boxes.

 - Organize and pack an "essentials" box for arrival (toiletries, paper
plates, etc.).

- Final moving plans (make hotel reservations, get maps, etc.).
<b>Checklist For Moving Day</b>

- Remember to eat.

- Start early.

- Check every room and storage area.

- Turn off all lights, lock the doors.

- Give the keys to the new owner or real estate agent.

There will be many more items to add to your personal list. Begin writing
down anything you think of as soon as you know when you'll be moving. Can
you have your new phone ready to use when you arrive at your new home?
Will you need to return across the country because you forgot about a
safe-deposit box? To avoid problems like these is to start early on your
checklist for moving.

								
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