Leon Martin
Phone: (519) 669-5426 Ext 

Mobile: (519) 503-2753

Moving Day Checklist

 

Hiring Professional Movers:

 

Get references

 

Are they experienced in this type of move?

 

Do they provide insurance for your personal possessions?

 

Do you want them to pack your possessions for you?

 

Do they charge and hourly rate or flat rate?

 

How many movers are included?

 

If the rate is fixed, what does it include?

 

Are you protected against liability?

 

How will your belongings be wrapped & protected?

 

 

 

The Do-it-Yourself Move:

 

Which truck rental company will you use?

 

What size of truck is needed?

 

Do they provide moving pads?

 

Where are you getting your boxes, etc?

 

Do you need insurance?

 

What are the rental terms & conditions?

 

 

 

Tips:

 

Spread the packing over a few weeks so that you can do it properly

 

Label each box with the room it belongs in

 

Inventory the contents of each box, especially valuables

 

Use newsprint to protect glassware and valuables

 

Purchase heavy duty box tape, as well as a tape gun

 

Do not over pack boxes so that you cannot lift them

 

Hollow items, such as glassware, are best protected when stuffed with paper

 

Mark FRAGILE boxes clearly

 

Remove extra, unnecessary parts, ie. Table legs, drawers, etc

 

Pack a separate box of things you will need during your first days in your new home

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

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RE/MAX Solid Gold Realty (II) Ltd., Brokerage
3 ARTHUR STREET SOUTH
ELMIRA ON  N3B-2M4
(519) 669-5426
Real Estate License # 4714589