This comprehensive checklist was designed to help you stay on track leading up to, during, and after your moving day. We recommend printing it and keeping it on-hand throughout your entire move. Though it's a good idea to start planning your move at least 8 weeks in advance, sometimes that's not possible. If you have a short-notice move, U-Pack can help! Call 800-355-1696 to speak with a moving specialist.
Pack an essentials box to keep with you during the move.
Drain gas and oil from lawn equipment, gas grills, heaters, etc.
Drain water hoses and waterbeds.
Measure furniture and doorways to determine if larger pieces will fit through the door.
Empty and defrost refrigerator at least 24 hours before the move.
Fill any prescriptions you will need during the move.
Moving Day Checklist
Be familiar with our packing and loading tips and personally supervise hired labor.
Place carpet, floor and door frame protectors throughout your home.
Load goods in a pre-designated order, saving "last load" items for the rear of your shipment.
Check every room and closet one last time to make sure nothing is left behind.
Call the local service center to have your loaded moving trailer or ReloCube picked up.
Leave a note with your new address so that future residents can forward stray mail.
Moving In Checklist
Clean your new home, make sure everything is in working condition and make any repairs before your moving trailer or ReloCube arrive.
Pick up any mail being held at the local post office
Unload your items and begin organizing your new home.
After the Move Checklist
Keep all receipts and documents in your move file and store it in an easy-to-remember location.
Get a new driver's license and automobile tags, register to vote, etc.
Contact the local paper for a new subscription.
Enjoy your new home!
Even with a long to-do list, moving doesn't have to be stressful! U-Pack Moving is the solution that makes it easier and more affordable than you ever imagined. Call or click today for a free moving quote, and a U-Pack moving expert will help guide you through the entire process. With help from U-Pack and this easy moving checklist, you'll be on your way to the most relaxed move you've ever made!