Residential Moving Checklist

See our original, full-content, moving checklist here

Five Weeks Before The Move

  • Create a master list
  • Clean out the closets
  • Have a garage sale
  • Send change of address forms
  • Notify utilities
  • Eat all the food
  • Contact insurance
  • Research schools (if applicable)
  • Call the cleaners
  • Call the movers
  • Start packing
  • Visit the new place
  • Plan Updates

Two Weeks Before The Move

  • Keep records
  • Keep packing
  • Book an Elevator (High rise buildings)
  • Make repairs

One Week Before The Move

  • Clean the refrigerator
  • Start cleaning everything
  • Finish packing
  • Arrange Day Care

The Day of The Move

  • Keep your wits about you
  • Lift with your legs
  • Be careful

If this all seems a bit much, call a moving company to help you. Save yourself the trouble of lifting the heavy, cumbersome furniture.