MOVING
CHECKLIST

You may not be able to move mountains, but you can plan an organized move with a little help from this step-by-step checklist leading up to your moving day.
   
TWO MONTHS
BEFORE
NUMBER ONE
SORT & PURGE
Go through every room of your
house and decide what you’d like to keep and what you can get rid of. 
NUMBER TWO
HIRE US
 Call us or click here and arrange
your FREE on-site estimate.
NUMBER THREE
CREATE A BINDER
Use this binder to keep track of everything all your estimates, your receipts, and an inventory of all the items you’re moving.
NUMBER FOUR
ORGANIZE
SCHOOL RECORDS
Go to your children’s school and arrange for their records to be transferred to their
new school district.
SIX WEEKS
BEFORE
NUMBER ONE
ORDER SUPPLIES
Order boxes and other supplies such as tape, Bubble Wrap, and permanent markers at theboxguys.ca
NUMBER TWO
USE IT OR LOSE IT
 Start using up things that you don’t want to move, like frozen or perishable foods and cleaning supplies.
NUMBER THREE
TAKE MESUREMENTS
Check room dimensions at your
new home, if possible, and make sure larger pieces of furniture will fit through the door.
ONE MONTH
BEFORE
NUMBER ONE
BEGIN PACKING
Start packing the things that you use most infrequently, such as the waffle iron and croquet set. 
NUMBER TWO
LABEL
 Clearly label and number each box with its contents and the room it’s destined for. 
NUMBER THREE
SEPERATE VALUABLES
 Add items such as jewelry and
important files to a safe box that you’ll personally transport to your new home. 
NUMBER FOUR
DO A CHANGE 
OF ADDRESS
Go to your local post office
and fill out a change-of-address form, or do it online.
NUMBER FIVE
NOTIFY
IMPORTANT  PARTIES
 Alert the following of your
move: banks, brokerage firms, your employer, credit card, insurance, and utility companies.
TWO WEEKS
BEFORE
NUMBER ONE
ARRANGE TO BE
OFF FROM WORK
Notify your office that you plan to supervise the move and
therefore need the day off.
NUMBER TWO
CONTACT THE 
MOVING COMPANY
Reconfirm the 
arrangements with us.
ONE WEEKS
BEFORE
NUMBER ONE
REFILL
PRESCRIPTIONS

Stock up on prescriptions you’ll
need during the next couple of weeks.
NUMBER TWO
PACK YOUR
SUITCASE
Aim to finish your general
packing a few days before your moving date. Then pack
suitcases for everyone in the family with enough clothes to wear for a few days.
A FEW DAYS
BEFORE
NUMBER ONE
DEFROST
THE FREEZER
 If your refrigerator is moving
with you, make sure to empty, clean, and defrost it at least 24 hours before moving day.
NUMBER TWO
DOUBLE CHECK
THE DETAILS
Reconfirm with US our arrival time and other specifics and make sure you have prepared exact, written directions to your new home for the staff.