Man and Vans Move Checklist

Step Up and Move Out – A Checklist Guide to Preparing for a Move

3D Home Inspection Checklist by, on FlickrIt’s for good reason that people will list moving as one of the most stressful things you can go through. And whether you’re relocating across-country or across the city, the move requires the same amount of preparation. Luckily, professional movers can be a big help when it comes to heavy lifting, transportation and, in some cases, unpacking.

And in a step towards a more stress-free moving experience, we’ve taken the time to compile a checklist of things you can do to help you prepare for moving house, whether it’s your first time or the thirtieth time.

One Month Before

  • Change the delivery address of your monthly subscriptions
  • If you rent your property, give notice to your landlord

Two Weeks Before

  •  Inform your bank of your move
  •  Transfer your TV license
  • Change your driver’s license address
  • Change insurance documents
  • Begin planning your packing – be aware of any items you’d like to dispose of
  • Book your move
  • Arrange any necessary storage – a professional movers can help in this regard

One Week Before

  • Settle outstanding bills
  • Arrange childcare on the day of the move, if necessary
  • Arrange for someone to look after your pets on the day of your move
  • Purchase packing materials – available from a professional moving company
  • Begin packing

Three Days Before

  • Ensure that the keys for your new property are available
  • Do any necessary last minute laundry
  • Confirm the time of arrival of professional movers

Day Before the Move

  • Defrost freezer and unplug big appliances
  • Pack a bag with all your necessary overnight things

Day of the Move

  • Take final meter readings
  •  Finish off any last minute packing
  • Sit back and let the professional movers do the work

Entrust your stress-free move with Man and Vans, who are always willing to put years of experience towards making your move as easy and organised as can be.

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