Move My Furniture???
Simple Steps to Manage Your
Hire a moving company
Using recommendations from people you know and
organizations like the American Moving and Storage
Association (AMSA) and the Better Business Bureau, hire a
moving company. Be sure to get competitive bids first. Look to
hire a company six to eight weeks before your move.
Ready to Move?
Make a list of the belongings you plan to move and their worth,
to better track them. Use your video camera or mobile phone
to take electronic inventory.
Get additional insurance, if needed
Look into how much insurance coverage your mover and your
homeowner’s insurance company provide for your belongings
during your move, and if need be, purchase additional
Make color coded labels for each
room in your new home. Pack & label your
boxes in the rooms they are going to at
your new home, not where they are
Pack an essentials box of items you
will need when you first move in. Items to
Toilet paper, tape, scissors, utility knife,
handsoap, dishsoap, kitchen sponge,
hand towels, cleaning supplies,
garbage bags, flashlight, matches,
emergency kits with bandaids, snacks
& beverages, cups & plates.
Use your suitcases to pack clothes
you will need to wear immediately after
insurance from your mover or from a third-party insurer.
The less stuff you own, the less you’ll have to move. Whittle
away at your possessions through garage sales, online selling
or by donating items to charity.
Moving requires plenty of boxes, packing tape and protective
packaging like bubble wrap or crumpled newspaper. Try to get
used boxes and newspapers from friends and family and from
local stores, and if you have to, buy fresh supplies. Don’t forget
markers and labels to clearly identify what’s in which box.
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