PRE-MOVE CHECKLIST

Follow these simple steps for a stress free move

5 TO 8 WEEKS TO GO

check

3 WEEKS TO GO

auto

4 WEEK TO GO

keys

2 WEEK TO GO

dog_bank

7 DAYS TO GO

5 DAYS TO GO

5days

3 DAYS TO GO

1DAY TO GO

servicios

MOVING ON THE DAY

document

Carry all important documents with you

off

Make sure all taps, gas, electrical switches and lights are turned off

door

Lock doors and windows and collect all keys

doble

Double check that nothing has been left behind

DON'T FORGET

IMPORTANT CONSIDERATIONS WHEN RELOCATING

KITCHEN

Foodstuff and liquids: Discard any open and unsealed goods

OUTDOORS

Clean down garbage bins, lawn mowers, tools and other outdoor items

LOUNGE ROOM

Refer to the manufacturer’s specifications for guidance on preparing electronic items for transport

PLANTS

Donate any plants when moving long distances

LAUNDRY

Appliances: Disconnect appliances from power and water supply  Washing machines: Drain out all the water and dry the interior of the machine

STORAGE

When placing goods into storage, ensure that any personal documents are packed together and correctly labelled

DELIVERY

Be present when your goods are delivered to correctly direct furniture and cartons to their new locations


DANGEROUS GOODS

The following goods cannot be moved:

Cooking oils

Cleaning solvents

Aerosol cans

Pesticides

Matches

Paint

Thinners

Oil

Petrol

Kerosene

Methylated spirits

Turpentin

Weed killers

Photographic chemicals

Swimming pool treatments

Remove any fuel or gas from lawn mowers, LPG Cylinders, fire extinguishers, scuba tanks, welding gas tanks, heaters and lamps. Remove batteries from appliances.

PACKING TIPS

Use removalist quality cartons

Wrap items individually, placing heaviest items on the bottom and lightest items on the top

Pack similar items and sets in the same carton

Seal the carton with 5cm packing tape, ensuring that both the base and top of the carton are securely sealed

Mark each carton with a content description, the room it belongs to and your name

Pack books in small cartons so that they aren’t too heavy to handle

To ensure nothing is left behind it is essential that at the completion of loading you do a final check of your home.

PREPARING TO LEAVE

Keep a "survival pack" of those items that you may need immediately at your new home:

Electric kettle

Coffee mugs

Coffee/tea

Teaspoons

Toilet paper

Favourite toys for young children

Soap

Corkscrew

Bottle/can opener

Torch

Knife

Cutlery

Paper plates

Tissues

Clean clothes

Screw driver

Hammer

These items should be packed in a separate carton, appropriately marked and placed at the rear of the load to ensure that it is one of the first items unloaded.