Moving Checklist

 

  • Obtain 2 or 3 estimates for your move and compare the services offered. Make sure you determine what liability the mover will assume in the event of loss or damage. You may find it necessary to make special insurance arrangements. 
  • Select moving company based on factors like cost and insurance coverage.
  • Confirm dates with movers for packing and loading.
  • Determine what items are to be discarded and hold garage sale or give away
  • If doing some of your own packing, arrange to purchase cartons from Movers
  • Advise post office of new address and effective date
  • Send change of address to: Telephone Company
  • Change your insurance policies on property, auto and medical
  • Contact your creditors & your bank and arrange transfer of your accounts; order checks with new address; clean out your safety deposit box.
  • Vehicle registration
  • Drivers license bureau
  • Make arrangements to change/discontinue poewer, water, gas or oil
  • Make arrangements to change / discontinue cleaning services, pool maintenance, window cleaners, snow removers, landscapers, cable TV, clubs, newspapers, book and record clubs
  • Organize all important documents in a fire-safe box (To Be Carried With You!).  Some things you want to include are jewelry, valuable papers, currency, school records, home purchase/sale papers, will and/or trust, marriage/divorce papers, pet documents, financial records, stock certificates, social security cards, birth certificates, and passports.
  • Retrieve and return all borrowed items from neighbors & friends; return library books
  • Give day care center proper notice of withdrawal
  • Contact schools and arrange for transfer of student records.
  • Obtain veterinarian records for pets

 

Moving Resources

  • Discount Boxes Click Here
  • Air Van Boise Moving & Storage   Click Here
  • The Mover Man  for local moves:  Office 208.890.5615 - Cell 208.850.2774