Moving Day Preparations

After you have decided you are going to move, you know where you’re going, and you know when it’s going to happen, it’s time to start thinking about how you’re going to prepare.  This many seem overwhelming, and you might wonder where to start.  Here is a simple scheduling guide to help you as you prepare for your impending move.

As you prepare for your move with your Toronto mover, you will want to make a moving checklist.  This will help you to get organized and have confidence when your move day arrives.  As you create this checklist, you will want to write it out in phases because there will be a variety of things that you will need to do as far out as two months from the actual move date.  

About two months prior to your move you will want to start getting your possessions organized.  On your checklist, make a list of what you need to get done prior to the move.  A great idea is to start indexing your belongings, taking down what you want to move with you, what you want to possibly sell, and what you want to donate or trash.  If you know you have items that you won’t utilize between now and then, go ahead and pack them.  Around this time it will also be necessary for you to contact a Toronto mover.  You want to allow yourself enough time to research and choose a quality moving company who can get the job done for you and meet your needs.   

When you are approximately four to six weeks out from your move, you will need to start getting energized.  You will want to make all the final decisions on what you are taking and what you aren’t.  If you haven’t chosen a Toronto mover by now, you don’t have much time left to ensure you get a quality mover on your move date.  This is also the time to start finalizing your address change, and making all your notifications to your utility, cable, credit card, companies, in addition to family and friends.  

Two to three weeks before the move, you should be in pretty good shape.  You should have an exact picture of what is moving with you to your new home and you are well on your way to having it packed.  It’s a good time to make sure that all your high value items are in a safe place, and can easily be located.  Make sure to call your moving company to confirm the reservation and payment terms.  If you realize that you need to make changes to any part of your plan, you will need to do it during this time.