Moving Checklist - Nationwide Helpful Links

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					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.
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        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
                                                                                   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. (Find a new vet)                             1-800-266-2278
    Start using up food items, so that there is less left to pack and/or spoil.   CLICK HERE for authorized dealer
    Contact charitable organizations regarding household items to be donated.
    Sort and discard unwanted items.
    Confirm elevator, loading dock, and parking space reservations at origin
                                                                                   CLICK HERE for authorized dealer
     and destination.
    Make necessary travel arrangements such as                                            DISH NETWORK
     airline, hotel, and rental car reservations.                                          1-800-998-3474
    Begin packing, clearly labeling boxes with name, contents, and room                  Ext: 279690 PC: A4
     destination                                                                   CLICK HERE for authorized dealer

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                                                                                          BUDGET TRUCKS
                                                                                   CLICK HERE for authorized dealer

                                                                                             ANGIE'S LIST
                                                                                       Hire Qualified Contractors
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Two Weeks Prior to the Move (turn on, off or transfer services)                    
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    Notify registry of motor vehicles.                                            you love CLICK HERE for hot deals
    Notify telephone company.
    Notify electric company.                                                      
    Notify gas company.                                                            CLICK HERE to print hundreds of
                                                                                      free coupons. Great brands
    Notify alarm company.
    Notify cable company.                                                            Trusted ID Theft Protection
    Notify water company.                                                          CLICK HERE protection from the
    Notify oil company.                                                            fastest growing crime in the US.
    Clean rugs and clothing and have them wrapped for moving.
    Plan ahead for special needs of infants.                                      CLICK HERE to stay on top of your
    Close bank accounts and have your funds wired to your new bank. Before        credit report and creditor entries.
     closing, be sure there are no outstanding checks or automatic payments
     that haven't been processed. Collect valuables from safe-deposit box.                   DIRECT TV
     Make copies of any important documents before mailing or hand carry                    866-279-7679
     them to your new address.                                                      CLICK HERE for available plans.
    Check with your insurance agent to ensure you'll be covered throughout
     your homeowner's or renter's policy during the move.                                         TIVO
    Have appliances serviced for moving.                                           CLICK HERE to learn more about
                                                                                   Tivo and to review available plans.
    Defrost freezer and refrigerator. Place deodorizer inside to control odors.
    Make arrangements for disassembly of difficult furniture (e.g. jungle gyms,               Qwest
     pool tables, and swing sets).                                                     CLICK HERE review plans.
    Remove all permanently affixed items you wish to take from walls (e.g.
     drapes, lighting fixtures, ceiling fans).                                                 Lingo

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                                                        
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.                     
    Confirm telephones are in working order at both locations.
                                                                                   Verizon Wireless (Store Locator)
    Refrigerators and freezers must be defrosted, washed and dried.       
    Drain water bed.
    Drain gas and oil from lawn mowers and snow blowers.                                AT&T (Store Locator)
    Clear walkways and driveway for improved access during bad weather.         
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                                  By Shellie Carter Mungo of
  CLICK HERE to find your store   Whether you move one time in your life or you’re a serial mover,
                                  moving every 24 to 36 months, there are always things that get
         Home Depot
                                  lost of left behind.
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                                  Some people think that lists are just another boring tool, but if
            Lowes             you give it a chance, your list can turn into your own perfect
  CLICK HERE to find your store   personal assistant.
            Costco            Have you ever walked out of the house to go to work or a special
  CLICK HERE to find your store   event with the feeling of “I forgot something”? If you had a list
             Sams                 with you, you could take control of that moment. I used to hate            lists. I thought it was a sign that I was lacking in some way, but
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                                  I’ve grow to find them to be so very helpful.
              BJ's              Now when I move I know I have everything covered. I hope you
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                                  find this list helpful too.

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