ADVICE ON MOVING - ON MOVING DAY
The big day has arrived!
It's 8am and you already feel like the world is coming apart :-) The
dog has decided to puke all over the place, the kids are running around
like demented things and your spouse is still not talking to you from
an argument about curtains the night before.
Take a deep breath. Stay focused. Put a smile on your face and take
responsibility. Your own attitude will quickly rub off onto others.
- Breathe deeply and remember that you have decided to relax and enjoy the
moving file on hand for quick referral
doors are open for easy access, remove doors, security gates etc before
from garage and driveway so as to allow movers easy access – and of
damage to your vehicle
walk through of the home to make sure all of your belongings have been
It is the responsibility of the client to ensure everything is loaded
the truck departs – they will not turn back for you
take control of all personal items that are valuable or important to
not be able to be available for both the loading and off loading of
– at your old home and the new. Arrange for a friend or family member
with one of these aspects or ask your Property Network agent for assistance.
are items you will need first in your new home (like a baby cot) make
put it in the moving van last. If you are moving yourself, organise the
load to be all your critical items and one of you can make sure they
are set up
in the new home.
you have all the keys, eg. for the garage, front, back and sliding
of your new home, delays cost money.
will also make note of the condition of your goods on a master list. It
responsibility to make sure it's accurate.
are given to the movers, please no alcohol. (A glass of wine for your own nerves might be a good idea though)
own meter readings for water, electricity, gas etc. This will enable
check against the municipal readings for errors.
removal companies will require payment at point of deliver and do not
personal cheques unless by prior arrangement. Make sure you have made
leave the pets behind. :-)
van is unloaded and your goods are unpacked, inspect everything and
of any damage. While movers do unpack, they don't put dishes or linens
the freezer and fridge in and pack all perishable goods away
next day, inspect the home fully to ensure that it is in the condition
originally viewed it and that all plumbing and electrical circuits
work. Make a
detailed list of faults. If you wish, we can be present for this
your service providers to ensure disconnections have taken place at
address and that necessary meter readings were taken. Provide them with
to change Email details on Internet subscriptions, Social Media etc. to
new Email address.
or contact all your creditors and service providers to confirm once
they have your change of address
the family and write cards to all your friends and associates letting
you are in your new home and let them have your new contact details
ENJOY YOUR NEW HOME!
to the point of importance to you ;
months to six weeks before your move
Weeks to One Week before you move
Moving Day And After Moving
Advice on Moving with Children