One Month Before Moving Day:

  •  Contact Express Home Moving for a free estimate and book your moving day.
  •  Order Moving Boxes and Packing Supplies.
  •  Begin Packing, clearly label boxes with name, contents and destination for the box (i.e. "DR" for Dining Room, or "MBR" for Master Bedroom). 
  •  Sort, discard, and donate unwanted items. 
  •  Notify the post office 
  •  Notify Doctors, Dentists, and other Healthcare Providers. 
  •  Notify human resources and/or payroll department at work. 
  •  Confirm elevator, loading dock, and parking reservations/parking permits for moving day at both current and destination addresses. 

Two Weeks Before Moving Day:

  •  Make arrangements for disassembly of specialty items (Piano's, swing sets, ect.). 
  •  Make arrangements for child care and/or pet sitter for moving day.
  •  Arrange for time off of work to prepare for the move, and to be present on moving day. 
  •  Notify local Department of Motor Vehicles for change of address on Driver's License. 

*Notify the necessary utility companies*

  •  Telephone
  •  Cell Phone
  •  Electric
  •  Gas/Oil (also, schedule gas appliances to be disconnected)  
  •  Cable 
  •  Internet Service Provider
  •  Water
  •  Home security/Alarm

One Week Before Moving Day:

  •  Pack fragile and loose items from drawers into moving boxes.
  •  Confirm your moving date and time with your moving company. Express Home Moving will contact you 1 day prior, to ensure all details of  your move are accurate for moving day.
  •  Remove all permanently affixed items that you wish to take from walls and ceilings (drapes, lighting fixtures, ect.).
  •  Change address with all newspapers, magazines and other subscriptions you may have.
  •  Notify family and friends of new address via postcard or email.‚Äč


One Day Before Moving Day: 

  •  Consolidate clearly marked moving boxes of fragile items in one area of your home. Alert the movers about these moving boxes on moving  day. 
  •  Identify furniture that is fragile or has been weakened by previous damage and bring it to your mover's attention on moving day. 
  •  Separate and mark items not intended to be moved by your movers. 
  •  Isolate checkbook, keys, passports, plane tickets, cash, credit cards, and prescription medications. These should travel with you in your  personal vehicle on moving day. 
  •  Defrost, drain, and wash refrigerators and freezers. 
  •  Drain gasoline and oil from lawn mowers, generators, and snow blowers, ect. 
  •  Disconnect propane tank from gas grill,  your movers will not be able to transport the tank on moving day. 
  •  Clear walkways, and driveway. 

Day of Move:

Sit back, relax, and allow Express Home Moving to take care of the rest!

At Express Home Moving, we know that moving can be a stressful time, so we have prepared the following moving checklist to help you prepare!

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