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MOVING TIPS

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PLANNER AND CHECKLIST
Wherever you’re going, we’ll help you get there..

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furniture removals in Hobart, Tasmania

PREPARE TO MOVE 3 – 4 WEEKS PRIOR

  • Thoroughly clean inside & outside of house, garage and garden shed.
  • Begin run down supplies of frozen and other perishable foods.
  • Check large appliances and furniture will fit in your new home, and make a list of anything you will not take. If selling, advertise them for sale.
  • Keep list of incoming mail and notify change of address for any subscriptions.
  • Advise friends and relatives of your move date and new address.
  • Prepare an inventory of everything and store it with your valuables.
  • If you are packing, plan how and when to pack your belongings.

2 - 3 WEEKS TO GO

  • If renting, advise your current landlord.
  • Advise change of address to all relevant contacts (work, schools, doctor, bank stores, clubs etc.).
  • If Chris Watkins Transport is not packing for you, start packing and labeling boxes with contents and intended location in your new home. Packing materials are available from Chris Watkins Transport.
  • Make arrangements to move your pets or vehicles, if required. Chris Watkins Transport can arrange these for you.

1 WEEK TO GO

  • Arrange re-direction of all your mail.
  • Advise Electoral Roll and Taxation Office.
  • Advise the relevant authorities for change of address on your license and car registration.
  • Organize disconnections and final accounts for telephone, gas, water and electricity.
  • Confirm new phone number and connection date.
  • Ensure that services are connected to your new home, and ready to go for the day you move in.

3 DAYS TO GO

  • Cancel any regular services such as lawn mowing, deliveries etc.
  • Empty rubbish bins.
  • Dispose of flammables correctly. Drain fuel from lawn mower & any machinery.
  • Prepare bulky items which are being moved such as trampolines, garden furniture, swings, etc.

1 DAY TO GO

  • Defrost fridge and freezer. Remove food and wash out interior.
  • If Chris Watkins Transport is arranging transport for your car, have it ready for collection.

THE BIG DAY - Don’t Worry!

  • Consider taking in the car with you the essentials you will need when you first arrive.
  • Carry all valuables and important papers with you.
  • Lock doors and windows and collect all keys.
  • Check nothing has been left behind.
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