Preparing a New House Checklist

New House Checklist

If you are moving house, it is important that you prepare a new house checklist to ensure a smooth relocation. Moving into a new house can be very stressful because you have to deal with a lot of things at the same time and so, you need to have a checklist to guide you. You are most likely going to forget important things if you don’t have any checklist.

The tips on how to prepare a checklist given below will be of help to you.

List all the items in your old home you want move with

It is important that you prepare an inventory of all the items in your current house that you will transfer to the new house. You can dash out or resell the items that you are not taking to the new house. If you are going to acquire new item, list the item and buy them.

Get quotes from movers

There are a number of movers today. So, you have to get quotes from various movers and compare them to determine the best quotes. Some movers also offer collection and packing services. If you will not be able to package all your properties very well, then you have to hire the services of the movers. You will only have to pay extra money. But if you can package the items by yourself, you should get all the packaging materials ready and make sure that you package your items on time before the mover come for collection.

Make arrangement for the moving of your dog

Pets are not loaded on the same trucks with objects and home appliances. There are special vans or movers for them. So, if you have pets in your home, you have to make arrangement for relocating them to the new house. However, you should ensure that you hire a mover that has the license to relocate pets.

Evaluate your items

You should determine the value of your properties especially expensive ones before transferring them to your new house. This will help you to make claims if they are damaged by the moving company.

Get all paperwork and moving documents ready

You should get all necessary documents and paperwork you require for the relocation ready before finally moving to the new house. Remember to change the old address to the new address in your service bills including gas, telephone, electricity, water and other utility bills. Clear any pending charges on the old home before moving to the new home.

Take note of the rules and regulations obtainable in your new location. Find out whether you require a moving permit or not. Get the moving permit, if it is required. Find out about property restrictions from the authorities of the new location.

Check your vehicle to ensure that they are in order

If you are going to travel with your car, it is important that you take it to a mechanic to check it in order to ensure that it is a perfect condition before you travel.

Cleaning your house

Before you bring your properties to the new house, you have to clean it properly and if it is possible apply disinfectants to make good it healthy for your family.

Make arrangement for health care

Find out hospitals and healthcare facilities in the new location. Your current doctors can help you in that regard.

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