Moving Checklist

STEP ONE - Call Brian 604-782-6723

  • Schedule your mail to be forwarded to your new address.

  • Purchase boxes and moving supplies

  • Arrange phone service at your new home

  • Depose of unwanted items to charity and/or dump

  • Dispose of household chemicals properly (old paint, caustic cleaners, etc.)

  • Return of any cable TV equipment

  • Complete necessary change of address forms: Drivers’ license, Health cards, Insurance, Employer, Doctor, Dentist

  • Memberships, insurance

  • Cancel newspaper deliveries, health memberships

  • Bank accounts, credit cards, and tax office

  • Notify kids’ schools, transfer records

  • Register at new school

  • Obtain copies of medical and dental records; if you have pets, get copies of veterinary records

  • Arrange connection of utilities at new home

  • Arrange disconnection of utilities at current home: Water, Electric, Gas, Telephone, Hot Water Rental

  • Dispose of all flammable materials

  • Pack a suitcase with the clothes and toiletries that you’ll need the first day in your new home

  • Pack a special box with other essentials you’ll need for the first few days and marks this box “Do Not Move”

  • Take down curtains and curtain rods

  • Pack your personal belongings, except your alarm clock, necessary clothes, jewelry and bedding

  • Empty, defrost and clean refrigerator; clean the stove

  • Keep paperwork accessible

  • Collect all keys; keep them in a safe place

  • Final walk-through: check all closets and cabinets

  • If using a moving company, confirm the new address and delivery time with the driver

  • If using a moving company, walk about with supervisor and sign inventory forms

  • If moving a distance, have car tuned-up for trip

  • Plan how to move plants

Get In Touch

Brian W. Rooney

Mobile: 604-782-6723

Phone: 604-888-7424

Toll Free: 1-877-623-6986


Office Info

Homelife Benchmark Realty Walnut Grove

201, 20999 - 88th Avenue  Langley ,  B.C.  V1M 2C9 

Stay Connected