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Moving Checklist

8 Weeks Before Your Move

  • Obtain estimates from different companies and select the one that best meets your needs.
  • If you need the movers to pack for you relay this to to the sales person when obtaining your estimates.

6 Weeks Before Your Move

  • Meet with your mover and discuss all details: cost, liability, packing, loading, delivery and claims procedures.

4 Weeks Before Your Move

  • If packing yourself, begin packing.
  • Sort through and throw out, give away or sell things you don’t want or need.
  • If necessary, arrange for storage of your goods.
  • Send furniture, drapes, carpets for repair or cleaning.
  • Arrange for repair work on your new house.

3 Weeks Before Your Move

  • Arrange to have appliances, utilities and telephone disconnected in your old house. Arrange utility and telephone hookup for new house.
  • Make travel arrangements and hotel reservations for your trip.
  • Apartment dwellers: reserve elevator for pickup and/or delivery day.
  • Obtain medical, dental and veterinary records.
  • Organize car license, registration and insurance records

2 Weeks Before Your Move

  • Obtain, fill out and mail change-of-address cards.
  • Make special arrangements for transporting pets and plants.
  • Take care of bills, stocks and bank accounts.

1 Week Before Your Move

  • Arrange for baby-sitter on moving day.
  • Transfer prescriptions.
  • Arrange for delivery services (newspapers, milk, etc) to be discontinued

1-2 Days Before Your Move

  • Defrost and dry refrigerators and freezers to be moved.
  • Arrange for payment to mover (cash or postal moneyorder only will be accepted at the time of delivery).
  • Arrange for cash/travelers checks for trip expenses.
  • If traveling by car, check your gas, tires, water, battery, oil, wipers, etc.

Local and Long Distance Moving

Condor Moving Systems provides exceptional local and long-distance moving services with the most competitive rates. We have all your moving needs covered including packing, loading, transportation, storage and moving coverage.

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