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?






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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(519) 669-5426
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