Archive for June 25th, 2012

Compiling a Moving List

When it comes to moving in general, this is a project that can indeed be very arduous and expensive without the proper organization ahead of time. With that said, creating a good moving list that describes what you have to do and by when you have to do it in order to facilitate a relatively painless and smooth move in general is one of the best ways to avoid a needlessly stressful or expensive fiasco that can happen when one scrambles about at the last minute to make arrangements.

First of all, ask yourself what your exact moving date will be, and then ask yourself how many miles you will need to travel in total from one place to the next. From there, create a moving list that gives you minimum deadlines on the most important points of your project. For instance, the first thing that you should add to your moving list is researching and reserving any products and services you will need in order to move, such as moving vans and moving assistance. This should be completed as soon as humanly possible, as reliable moving vendors are often booked quickly.

The next entries on your moving list should include deadlines by which each room in your house should be packed up, if you are opting to do this yourself. Once you have this part squared away, the next item on your moving list should deal with canceling utility service at your old home, and restarting it again at your new one. Finally, your moving list should require you to confirm any reservations you might have made at least once before the big day. Be sure to adhere to your moving list as closely as possible, and everything should work out fairly well! Links like this.