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Is the big moving day fast approaching? Have you got loads of things to do but don't know where to start? Use our Moving Checklist to help you plan the big day...!
If applicable, give your existing landlord four weeks' notice that you are moving out.
If required, book a professional removal company to help you move your belongings.
Sort through all your belongings and sell or give away any unwanted items.
Start collecting plenty of boxes (if the removal company don't provide them) to transport your belongings.
If necessary, order furniture for your new home and make sure you delay the delivery date until after you have moved in.
Inform all service providers of your change of address, including DEWA, Showtime and Credit Cards etc.
Book a professional cleaner (we can organise this on your behalf) so the property is left in excellent order
Purchase contents insurance.
Start packing and label boxes clearly.
Start taking down any fitted items that are coming with you (e.g. shelving and pictures etc).
If you have any pets arrange a home for them on the day of the move.
Start using up any frozen food and buy small supplies until you move
Return any borrowed items, such as library books etc.
Cancel deliveries of newspapers, milk etc.
Cancel your house maid service.
Organize your plants for the move and make sure they have proper tubs to transport them in
If necessary, defrost and clean the fridge and freezer so it is ready for the move.
Pack a box of personal items that will be needed immediately at your new home (e.g. light bulbs, toiletries, kettle etc).
Contact your removal company to confirm their arrival time and notify them of any last minute details.
Organize and set aside any items that you are taking with you so that they don't get loaded on the van by mistake.
Disconnect everything from your old property, write down your meter readings and inform DEWA.
Strip beds and pack bedding.
Before leaving, double check you haven't left anything behind.
Check all windows are closed and doors locked.
Hand keys into the Owner or the Estate Agent.
Collect the keys for your new property from Smith & Ken's office.
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