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July 20th, 2018 
John Toublaris
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As my valuable client, please don't forget to ask me about boxes! I am providing them to you as a courtesy. Just let me know how many you need!

Hope this moving checklist helps you. Remember to take a look at the "Affilate Partners" for contact information.

If you have any questions please feel free to call me at 416-567-0477. Looking forward to celebrating with you!

Regards,

John



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.
  • Make sure you have your moving-related documents.


    NOW LET'S CELEBRATE!!





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