MIGHTY MICHIGAN MOVERS — Moving Checklist
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Planning ahead is essential for a smooth and hassle-free move. As experienced Grand Rapids movers, we have put together a quick list of items, in chronological order, which may help you in efficiently planning and organizing your move.
◻ Call Mighty Michigan Movers to schedule your move.
◻ Consider insurance coverage to protect your items.
◻ Make a list of all services to transfer.
◻ Collect boxes and purchase other needed packing supplies.
◻ Renters: Clean carpets, repair any damages.
◻ Donate to charity unwanted items or have a garage sale.
◻ Begin packing items you don’t use very often.
◻ Notify your employer of your address change.
◻ Start using up food in your freezer and fridge.
◻ If you are moving out of a high-rise building, contact the property manager and reserve the elevator for moving day. Secure parking for the moving truck.
◻ Tell family/friends.
◻ Fill out change of address forms with the US postal service, Social Security Administration, IRS and DMV
◻ Friends and relatives
◻ Charge and credit card accounts
◻ Frequent flyer programs
◻ Brokers and mutual funds
◻ Insurance agent/companies
◻ Medical insurance
◻ Catalogues you want to keep receiving
◻ Memberships in professional and religious organizations or gym
◻ Pet Owners: Make sure you can safely transport your pet.
◻ If moving appliances, drain washer and defrost your fridge.
◻ Confirm date and time with moving company.
◻ Wake up early on moving day and pack your last items.
◻ Get rid of hazardous material that can’t be moved.
◻ Cancel utilities (gas, electric, cable, phone, water, garbage; transfer services, if possible, or arrange new services).
◻ Post a review about your moving company.