Moving Checklist

Table of Contents

Begin with a written strategy and calendar.

  1. New location secured;
  2. Movers screened and hired;
  3. Packers screened and hired;
  4. Cleaning teams screened and hired;
  5. Unpackers screened and hired;
  6. Dates of move coordinated;
  7. Turn off or transfer utilities at both places;
  8. Transfer of mail and all delivery services;
  9. Notification to business and personal associates on move;
  10. Packing materials purchased and delivery arranged;
  11. The readiness of new location prepared for arrival;
  12. Arrangement of bedding to set up first;
  13. Coordination of clothing hung and drawers filled;
  14. All bathroom goods transferred and placed (meds and toilet paper 1st)
  15. Bath linens placed for near immediate use;
  16. Luscious bathroom toiletries placed into the old and new home for final and opening relaxation cleansing;
  17. Delivery and placement of essentials into the refrigerator, freezer, pantry;
  18. Delivery and placement of small appliances for food prep placed;
  19. Water in abundance at each end of the move to retain hydration of all;
  20. Pets calm and placed into a cozy automobile with temp controlled fresh air, and no risk of loss;
  21. Phones, chargers, and service on and near you at all times.

We invite you to add to this so we can create an even better list with each client experience.


Charles Price

Charles Price

I am the president of Dielman Moving and Storage and a veteran in the moving business with a focus on quality service. Owns and operates all trucks, prioritizing safe, reliable moves. Specializing in challenging spaces and long carries.