Top 10 Things to Remember Before Moving to a New House
1.Internet Connection- You need to inform your internet provider at least 3 weeks ahead before you moving to the new home address. Being ahead will save your family from stress and frustration. This is very important for work and education
2.Power- Call the power provider by the time you are sure about the exact schedule of moving so it would be disconnected on the old tenant accounts in the right time. Provide all the necessary details including your identification and contact number.
3.Help- Ask for a help, you cannot do it all by yourself especially in looking after your kids or adorable pets. It is very important that you know this person like long-time friend or immediate family. You need to be attentive or focus yourself in moving to make sure all are pack and nothing will be left behind.
4.Notify- Call your family and friends that you want to stay in touch and inform them about your latest location.
5.Forwarding Address- Leave your forwarding address to your old landlord/ landlady just in case he/ she receive a mail/ package for you.
6.Professional Movers- Book a professional movers by the time you are sure about the exact date of moving. You might save time and money from buying boxes, tapes etc. All you need to do is to put a list of your things and inform them so they can discuss the best method to save time and money in moving.
7.Secure Your House Insurance- Call your insurance provider at least 2 weeks ahead and confirm that should be cover until the day after you move out. You need to discuss also that the new insurance policy for your new home address should start from the first day that you move.
8.Call your new Landlord 2 days before- You need to check if the house is clean or you still need a professional cleaner to come over a day before moving. You need to be aware also about the contact number and nearest facility or market in the new area. So, you know where to get take aways, get medicine and heaps more of important things.
9.Keys- Secure a duplicate of old and new keys. In case you forgot something like switching off some lights in the old house then you sudden lock the door, you can still come in even you surrender the old keys. Due to excitement, sometimes we really forgot those little things such as keys. It is important that every member of the family in legal age has a duplicate so you have a backup.
10.Essentials- Make sure you mark the box wherein you can find the basic things for the family such as soap, toothbrush, toothpaste, clean bed sheets, pillow case and clothes to wear. It feels good if you spend your first night at new house feeling fresh and relax.