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Moving Home Checklist

The following list is a useful reminder of things that need to be done when you are moving house. There is often too much to remember so we have made it easy to remember for you by providing you with a moving home checklist.

  1. Confirm dates with mover
  2. Sign and return contracts
  3. Arrange insurance
  4. Arrange a contact number
  5. Dispose of anything you dont want
  6. Start running down freezer contents
  7. Contact carpet fitters if needed
  8. Book mains services for disconnections
  9. Cancel all rental agreements
  10. Notify doctor, dentist, optician and vets if required
  11. Tell your bank and savings account
  12. Inform telephone company
  13. Ask PO to re-route mail
  14. Tell TV license, car registration and passport offices
  15. Notify HP and credit firms
  16. Make local map to new house for friends and moving company
  17. Clear the loft
  18. Organise packing prior to your move
  19. Plan where things are to go in your new home
  20. Organise parking at your new home
  21. Cancel milk/newspapers
  22. Clear out the freezer
  23. Arrange minders for children/pets
  24. Find and label keys
  25. Address cards to friends and family
  26. Take down the curtains/blinds
  27. Collect childrens toys
  28. Put together basic catering for family at your new home

Things are easily forgotten when moving with all the boxes and packing. We hope you found the moving home checklist useful. Obviously every house move is different so we’ve tried to keep it as general as possible and hopefully point you in the right direction and make your removal that bit easier.


01325 487091


01642 677780


01609 777200


0191 468 2030

Bishop Auckland

01388 605560

Head Office

Unit 30, Lingfield Point
McMullen Road,

Telephone: 01325 487091