Useful Tips

useful tips

  • Organize your time well
  • Look over everything that you have and take the opportunity to get rid of things that you know you really don't need
  • On the date of the move, try to have a parking space for the truck next to your place. Let the mover know ahead of time if there is any restriction on parking the truck next to your place
  • Make sure that the chosen move date doesn't conflict with other responsibilities
  • Transport your own personal documents, jewelry, or items of financial or sentimental values
  • Defrost your refrigerator a day before the move by opening the doors to prevent the growth of any mold
  • Label your boxes according to where they should go
  • Put a note "Not to move" on the objects that are staying
  • In case you are not there on the day of the move, have someone that you trust to be present
  • Call your cable company, gas and electricity service and phone service to disconnect and transfer the service to your new home
  • Inform the following of your new address ahead of time:
  • Your bank
  • Credit card company
  • Insurance
  • DMV
  • PG&E
  • Your gym or any other activity
  • Your contractual magazine, newspaper, etc
  • Your health insurance