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60 Days Before...
Visit your new premises in advance and draw up a floor plan so you'll know where to put things as they're unloaded.
Make arrangements with a moving company or reserve a rental truck.
Make travel arrangements, if necessary, with airlines, buses, car rental agencies and hotels.
Transfer memberships in churches, clubs and civic organizations.
If you are moving to a new city, check into the laws and requirements of your new city regarding home-based businesses, professional tests, business licenses and any special laws that might be applicable to you.
Get packing paper, pad for inventory, and marking pens, boxes, and twine for packing belongings.
Arrange for a yard sale for unnecessary belongings.
Notify schools and arrange for enrollment in the new school district.
Order a moving kit from Canada Post.
Notify Canada Revenue Agency (CRA).
Notify doctors, dentists, therapists, veterinarians, etc. Obtain medical and dental records, x-rays and prescription histories. Ask doctor and dentist for referrals and transfer prescriptions.
30 Days Before...
Call ROGERS or BELL (or whichever service provider you are with), 30 days before to move your services and book your installation for your phone, internet, etc.
Back up your computer data files.
Prepare a file to keep receipts of moving expenses and reimbursements for tax deductions.
Get estimates from moving companies and arrange method of payment.
Transfer or resign club memberships.
Notify housekeepers or housecleaning service.
Notify the appropriate Ministry of Transportation.
Complete change of address.
Notify credit card companies, banks, insurance companies and other financial institutions.
Notify alarm service.
Arrange for cancellation or change of address for newspaper and magazine subscriptions.
Assure you have adequate insurance for goods in transit.
Arrange for friends and family to help you on moving day.
Arrange for any cleaning or repairs that has to be done at your new home.
Plan a going-away party for your family and friends.
Verify your moving in date with your new landlord/estate agent.
Take down any fixtures fastened to wall.
Take down curtains, blinds, rods, shelves. Unfasten any fixed carpets that are to be moved.
Reserve elevator if moving from or to a building.
7 Days Before...
Collect items being cleaned, repaired, stored and loaned to friends. Check to make sure you have returned all rented items.
Arrange care for young children and pets during the busy days of packing, loading and moving in.
Use up perishable foods.
A few days before the move, confirm all the necessary changes with your utilities, such as hydro.
Call your moving company or rental truck company and confirm your reservation.
Confirm travel reservations.
Clean rugs and clothing and have them wrapped for moving.
Collect valuables from your safe-deposit box. Make copies of any important documents before mailing or hand carry them to your new address.
Check with your insurance agent to ensure you'll be covered through your homeowner's or renter's policy during the move.
Pack your former town's phone book for future correspondence.
Set aside and label items such as luggage that you do not want packed or moved, and mark them with a "Do Not Load" label.
Prepare a list of items you'll need immediately at destination, such as a flashlight, light bulbs, toilet paper, cleaning supplies, snacks and drinks.
Clean fridge, stove and other appliances.
Take inventory of your belongings before they're packed; in the event you need to file an insurance claim later. If possible, take pictures or videotape your belongings and record serial numbers of electronic equipment.
1 Day Before...
Ensure that you have arranged a place to pick up the keys to the new residence.
Turn off all lights and non-essential electronics you're leaving behind. Turn down/off furnace.
Defrost freezer and refrigerator. Place deodorizer inside to control odours.
Give a close friend or relative your travel route and schedule so you may be reached if needed.
Carry important documents, currency and jewelry yourself, or use registered mail.
Carry cash or travellers cheques for quick, available funds.
Make sure you have your automobile ownership.
Lock all doors and windows.
Double check rooms, closets, drawers, shelves, outdoor areas and garage to make sure you've taken everything.
Give your phone number to your mover before they leave.
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