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6 Week Checklist for Moving into Your New Apartment

6 Week

CHECKLIST

FOR MOVING

into your new apartment



6 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE



Collect estimates from moving companies or ask friends/family to help for free pizza



Budget for all moving expenses



Notify children's schools for record transfers



Gather medical records and request referrals to new providers



Plan where things will go in your new place



5 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE



Haven't worn it in a year? Get rid of it



Arrange for moving trucks/movers



Declutter!



Sort items: keep/donate/discard/sell



Clean out closets



Doesn't fit? Get rid of it



Use up perishable foods



Watch This Video For Tips on Organizing Your Closet

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4 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE



Packing supplies:



Boxes

Box cutters

Tape

Tape dispensers

Wrapping material

Permanent markers

Labels

Colored Stickers



Notify utility services of your move

(Old and new locations):



Electric

Water

Gas

Telephone

Cable

Internet

Trash/recycle



Use Lincoln Property Connect to connect your Internet, Phone, TV, Electricity and more

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3 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE



Assign a color/number to each room and label boxes and furniture :



Living room Kitchen

Bedroom Guest room

Bathroom Dining room



Pack up infrequently used items



Mark boxes "Fragile," "Do not load," or "Load list"



Stay organized, save time: Keep a list of items in each box



Schedule cleaning service for your new place before you arrive



Combine paperwork into a "Moving Folder"



2 WEEKS BEFORE MOVE



Pack up majority of items into boxes



Return borrowed items



Notify services/accounts of your move:



Post office

Credit cards

Banks

Insurance companies

Subscriptions

Government offices

Pharmacy

Accountant

Doctor

Dentist

Attorney

Home care service providers



1 WEEK BEFORE MOVE



Pack a suitcase: clothes/necessities for a week:



Medications

Dog/cat food

Toiletries

Toilet paper

Snacks

Bottled water



Put valuables/important documents in a locking box



Pack up remainder of belongings



Measure that furniture can fit through doorways



Walk through new place and decide on furniture placement



Dispose of flammable items



Fill prescriptions needed during move



Travel arrangements for pets/plants



Purchase moving insurance for valuable antiques/collectibles



MOVING DAY!



Hang on to locking box and moving folder



Supervise loading and unloading



Double-check every room



Lock all windows and doors



Make sure the place is spotless



You did it!

TIME TO PLAN THE HOUSEWARMING PARTY.

6 Week Checklist for Moving into Your New Apartment

shared by StaceySD on Sep 10, 2013 in Home

6 Week Checklist for Moving into Your New Apartment

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