This moving guide has been prepared to help you manage your home utilities and services. It will help you set up, transfer and terminate the services you need anywhere in the U.S. Use with a live internet connection for best results – however – you may print and use freely. The Moving Checklist If you have additional questions about your neighborhood you should contact your local real estate agent. One Month Prior to the Move ADT HOME SECURITY 866-266-1070 CLICK HERE for authorized dealer Notify the post office, current and new. Notify doctors, dentists, and other service providers. PROTECT AMERICA Order moving supplies. (plastic boxes are affordable and store well) 866-284-8626 Obtain medical and dental records. CLICK HERE for authorized dealer Ask doctor and dentist for referrals and transfer prescriptions. Set up a checking account in your new city. COMCAST Make arrangements for transporting pets. 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Remove all permanently affixed items you wish to take from walls (e.g. drapes, lighting fixtures, ceiling fans). Lingo www.lingo.com One Week Prior to the Move Hughes Net (Store Locator) Confirm date and time with moving company. 866-282-8337 Provide moving company with new telephone number. CLICK HERE to see plans Remove fragile and loose items from drawers. Clear Wireless Notify gas company to schedule disconnection of gas dryers and stoves. 866-273-4390 Complete high-value inventory form and choose appropriate insurance. CLICK HERE to find your plan Sprint (Store Locator) One Day Prior to the Move www.sprint.com Isolate checkbook, keys, passports, plane tickets, cash and credit cards. Consolidate fragile boxes in one area. Metro PCS (Store Locator) Separate items not intended for transport by movers. www.metropcs.com Confirm telephones are in working order at both locations. 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