Moving Checklist

Your move is an exciting venture. With careful planning, it can be a stress-free and successful day. Use our handy checklist to plan your move then trust your quality-tested removalist to take care of the rest.

6 weeks before

  1. Prepare a clear inventory
  2. Obtain a quote from CK Interstate Click here to get a free quote
  3. Book CK Interstate Furniture Removals
  4. Begin clearing out un-wanted items
  5. Make a list and notify key contacts  (e.g. dentist, school, service providers of your move)
  6. Advise and follow up any changes to your premium
  7. Insurance for your move

5 weeks before

  1. Arrange packing materials i.e. boxes etc. Click here for info on Box Hires
  2. Cancel local deliveries
  3. Notify landlord (if renting)

4 weeks before

  1. Complete a postal Change of Address form
  2. Close local charge accounts
  3. Arrange insurance changeovers to coincide with move date
  4. Schedule disconnection and/or transfer of utilities

2 weeks before

  1. Begin packing items you don’t use often
  2. Remove any storage items
  3. Drain all flammable liquids from power tools

1 week before

  1. Pack all items you don’t need to use
  2. Clearly mark boxes with name and mobile number according to designated room, contents and handling
  3. Arrange alternative accommodation for your pets

The day before

  1. Check house for remaining items
  2. Place all liquids in sealable containers
  3. Dismantle beds and other furniture you feel may not last the journey
  4. Do not water house plants
  5. Gather ‘Do Not Remove’ items (e.g. coats, bags)
  6. Pack small valuables to keep with you

The big day!

  1. Mark all items you’ll need immediately as ‘load last’
  2. Give removalists a guided tour of house with any special instructions
  3. Record meter readings
  4. Turn off power and water
  5. Lock windows and doors
  6. Hand over keys
  7. Exchange contact numbers and agree meeting time with removalist at new address
  8. At new address, give removalist a quick guided tour with any special instructions
  9. After unloading, take 10 minutes to take in your new home and remember to breathe!
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