Friday, 06 January 2023 16:05

Checklist for Moving Out of State

The Ultimate Moving Checklist

Although preparing a move is frequently cited as one of life's most stressful events, this shouldn't be the case. Moving your belongings from point A to point B can't be the sole worry when there are so many other things to worry about, such as locating a home, landing a job, and disrupting your life. We've put together a condensed moving checklist to make it easier for you to keep track of all the minor things. so that you may concentrate on what is truly crucial.


Create a Moving Plan

Making a thorough plan is the first stage in moving planning. You must determine your budget, your preferred mode of transportation, and the date you wish to relocate (or at least the day you require delivery of certain products). The rest of your choices may be influenced by all of these factors. Keep a move file as you gather information to ensure nothing is lost. Use it to keep track of estimates, invoices, and other significant papers.


Sort Through Your Stuff

Is the new place bigger than the place you currently reside? Smaller? in a new environment? Are you only beginning now? When you browse through your possessions, you'll know what to look for based on how it differs. Set aside undesirable goods for donation or sale if you're downsizing. Consider the items you'll be missing if you're moving to a new location.


Make Important Updates 

Your address is stored for almost every service you use, either for billing or shipping. Changing the address at the source is still a good idea even though forwarding your mail will prevent you from missing anything (at least temporarily). Additionally, this is a good opportunity to terminate any non-transferable services (or ones you've been putting off).


Prep Your New House

The house is a blank canvas before your belongings come. Use this chance to deep clean or perform any repairs or upgrades. It'll make adjusting so much simpler! Home safety is one area to pay attention to. Replace locks, put up outdoor lighting, repair broken windows and fences, and think about installing a security system.


Schedule Movers

Once you are ready to move, give our team of movers a call. Great Plains Moving and Storage can provide any moving and storage services you need in Brighton, CO, and the surrounding areas. Contact us today for an easy and stress free move!