Moving Tips

4 Weeks Before…

  • Arrange your mail redirection
  • Inform regular subscription services of your new address
  • Notify utility suppliers of your move – we can help with this
  • Arrange for utility connections at your new home
  • Notify your local council and check if you are due a council tax rebate

3 Weeks Before…

  • Consider plants and pets on moving day – talk to us, we are happy to advise
  • Start to run down the contents of your freezer
  • Make a sketch plan of your new home to determine the placement of furnishings
  • Transfer insurance to cover contents at your new home

2 Weeks Before…

  • Dispose of any flammables such as petrol
  • Rearrange your cable / digital television if appropriate
  • Inform friends and family of your new address

1 Week Before…

  • Rearrange your telephone, TV and Internet service
  • Drain fuel from lawnmowers and other garden equipment
  • Pack / empty your loft and / or sheds

1 Day Before…

  • Defrost the freezer
  • Take down pictures, mirrors, curtains and blinds
  • Disconnect your cooker, washing machine and dishwasher. Talk to us, as we can help with this

On Moving Day…

  • Relax and let us do all the work but remember to
  • Make sure plants are drained of excess water
  • Make sure you have personally taken cash and jewellery with you to your new home
  • Take meter readings at your old and new homes
  • Label keys ready for the new owners