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Move House

If you are planning to move house, it pays—literally—to be prepared. By preparing for a removal beforehand, you can save yourself a lot of stress and strain. For example, one month before your move, you need to choose a removal company. You also need to provide your mailers with your new residential address. Mailers may include your bank, family members, friends, store card companies, credit card companies, and your doctor and dentist.

Two Weeks before Your Removal Date

Two weeks before the date of your move, you need to notify the utilities of your change of residence. You also need to enrol in utility services at your new residence. Professional removals in Barry should be handled by a company that is licensed and insured and which offers fast and dependable removal assistance. You should know how much it will cost you to move house at this point in the process.

A day before your move, you will need to do the following:

  • Disconnect the appliances, such as the dishwasher, washing machine, and cooker
  • Empty and defrost the fridge and freezer

Moving Day Activities

By moving day, you need to plan on doing the following:

  • Beds should be undone before being dismantled for transport
  • The TV should be unplugged
  • Items should be emptied from chests of drawers
  • Any boxes containing fragile items should be marked with the word FRAGILE

Packing Accessories and Supplies

When making plans to move house, you will also want to be equipped with the following accessories and supplies:

  • Tape measure
  • Packing tape/scissors
  • All sizes of boxes
  • Bubble wrap
  • Marking pens

Label and number each box and maintain an inventory. Allow professionals to handle the rest of the moving and transport.

Randy Bruace

The author Randy Bruace

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