6-8 Weeks before move

Organization is the key for a smooth move and this is the time to start working on the details of your move. Check with the movers to ensure your move is scheduled. This is the time to decide what items you wish to transport to your new home and what you may want to dispose …

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4-5 Weeks before move

Contact or visit your local Post Office to obtain a Change of Address form. You can also obtain this form online at the postal service website by visiting www.usps.com. You can make copies of this change of address form or make up your own change of address notice to give to the following people and …

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3 Weeks before move

Notify your mover if there are any changes in the dates of your move. If you will need any additional accessorial service such as piano moving, packing and unpacking, storage you should inform the mover agent for pricing information. Also inform the mover agent if you add or subtract items from your planned shipment. Decide …

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2 Weeks before move

Transfer all prescriptions to a drugstore in your new city. Clear all your safety deposits boxes. Disconnect and disassemble your computer system before your move. Back up all your computer files on a disk. Consider taking all back up files and disks with you in the car or whatever mode of transportation you will be …

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1 Week before move

Make sure to separate out which items you’ll take with you and which items the movers will take. Items you may wish to take with you could be jewelry and important documentation. Make sure you haven’t overlooked anything in the house including minor repairs Mark the boxes to be shipped with the words, “Fragile”, “Do …

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