Week 1 – Wrap up Loose Ends – Finish Packing
You are getting down to the wire. Aren’t you happy you planned this move and things are going smoothly? This is the final week to wrap things up and give yourself a pat on the back for a job well done.
Drain any lawn equipment or other equipment that you might have. You don’t want it leaking on your boxes.
Pick up your clothes at the cleaners.
Do a Walkthrough of Your New Home
Ask your realtor to set up a time to walk through your new home before closing, to make sure there hasn’t been any damage done since you last saw the home.
You could even ask that the manuals and warranties be put in a safe place for you.
Cancel Newspaper Subscription
It’s also a good time to get a subscription to the paper in your new town. It will be the easiest way to learn about your new community.
Pack the last of your kitchen items and any clothes you won’t need until after your move. Buy paper plates and utensils to use when the fast food places forget to give you any.
Pack your valuables that you are taking with you.
Do a backup of your hard drive and pack up computer equipment.
Day of Move
Have snacks and bottled water handy. Make sure you have extra packing materials handy in case you missed a closet.
Have your method of payment ready for the mover, and don’t lose it.
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