UncheckCheckCall Brisk Transport to get a quote for moving your furniture.
UncheckCheckGet Contents and Household Insurance organised for your new house.
UncheckCheckProvide the Electoral Office with your new address, do the same for Car Registration and your Drivers Licence.
UncheckCheckDesign a floor plan for your new house for placing your furniture.  Measure the spaces to make sure that all of your furniture will fit, especially the refrigerator.  Make certain that all of your larger times will fit through the doors of your new home.
UncheckCheckCompile an inventory list of all of your belongings.  Make note of any dents or scratches that it has.
UncheckCheckGet rid of all unneeded items.
UncheckCheckCheck with the manufacturer of your washing machine to see if there are any specific moving instructions for it.
UncheckCheckFor kitchen items up any packets that are open and get rid of any food items that are past their expiration date.
UncheckCheckStart using up all of the food that is stored in your freezer.
UncheckCheckDon’t forget to sort through things underneath the house, in the garden shed and in the garage.
UncheckCheckAir bottles and gas cylinders should be emptied and there valves should be open.  All flammable liquids should be disposed of (any type of aerosol, fuel, bleach, cleaning fluids, paint thinners, paint, garden chemicals).
UncheckCheckDon’t forget to sort through things underneath the house, in the garden shed and in the garage.
UncheckCheckGet a folder set up to place all of your various moving documents in.
UncheckCheckMake arrangement to have your mail either redirected to go to your new address or have it held.
UncheckCheckMake arrangements for Day-Care, Pre-School and School transfers.
UncheckCheckCancel or redirect any newspaper and other kinds of subscriptions you may have.
UncheckCheckIf you will be traveling, make sure that your accommodation, credit cards, currency, visas, tickets and passports are all organised.
UncheckCheckReturn any rented or borrowed items.
UncheckCheckReturn any rented or borrowed items.
UncheckCheckMake arrangements with your local Council to have rubbish picked up.
UncheckCheckConfirm with Real Estate Agents/lawyers about the Settlement date and key collection time since this will determine when your moving day is.
UncheckCheckPlan on carrying any important jewellery and legal documents yourself.
UncheckCheckPre-plan and get any necessary repairs scheduled.
UncheckCheckIf necessary, research storage facilities. Brisk can help advise you on this.
UncheckCheckObtain medical records for your family and pets.  School and dental records as well.
UncheckCheckIf you are leasing, book cleaners and arrange to have the property inspected.
UncheckCheckHave your utilities transferred and set up at your new home.
UncheckCheckReview your car insurance as well as your home and contents insurance.
UncheckCheckArrange for the delivery of cartons as well as packing materials (paper, markers, tape, bubble wrap, labels) with Brisk.
UncheckCheckUse white, clean butcher’s paper instead of newspaper since it will soil your belongings.
UncheckCheckClearly label each carton, on the tape, with the room destination and contents.
UncheckCheckGet an inventory list prepared of every carton.  Clearly mark Fragile where needed.  Make a note of all scratches and dents.
UncheckCheckPack heaviest items on the bottom of cartons, heavier items into small cartons and lighter items into larger cartons.
UncheckCheckDismantle any of your furniture that comes apart.  Tape the screws to an obvious place or label them and put into an essential carton that contains your manufacturers instructions, keys for furniture cabinets, shelf supports, bed legs, remote controls to your sound system and television.
UncheckCheckGet a survival kit prepared that contains toilet paper, tools, scissors, spare light bulbs, corkscrew, snacks, medications, telephone handset, bathroom necessities, pet requirements, school needs, children’s toy, breakfast foods, coffee and tea, and kettle.
UncheckCheckConsider taking personal and sentimental items with you in your vehicle.
UncheckCheckContact all authorities that are relevant to give them you new home address.
UncheckCheckGet all library books, DVDs, etc. returned.
UncheckCheckMake arrangements for friends or family to watch your pets and children on moving day.
UncheckCheckMake arrangements for transferring your electricity, gas, telephone and internet connections in addition to your bank accounts.
UncheckCheckArrange for your trailer and boats to be moved.
UncheckCheckFill any necessary prescriptions the week prior and following your move.
UncheckCheckDrain your lawnmower and have your car serviced.
UncheckCheckRemove batteries and make arrangements to have final readings done on your electricity and gas meters.
UncheckCheckCollect your dry cleaning.  Discontinue any local memberships, automated payment plans, newspapers and delivery services.
UncheckCheckBook a locksmith for changing the keys at your new house on moving day.
UncheckCheckArrange to get time off from work for your moving day.
UncheckCheckMake sure that your new house will have its carpet steam cleaned, oven cleaned and house thoroughly cleaned before you move in as well as your original house after you have moved.
UncheckCheckDisassemble children’s play equipment and outdoor items.
UncheckCheckPut together a Handyman’s kit that includes a pen knife, wall hooks, nails, light bulbs, screwdriver, Allen Keys and hammer.
UncheckCheckSet aside towels and bed lines that you will use on your first night so that you can make up the beds on moving day as soon as possible.
UncheckCheckDraw your plans up for every room that is in your new house for the removal supervisor that shows your furniture placement.
UncheckCheckLightly water your indoor plants and then packed them in boxes that are lined in plastic.
UncheckCheckInform services – cleaner, gardener, babysitter.
UncheckCheckBack up the hard disk on your computer.  Prepare scanner and printer for traveling.
UncheckCheckRe-confirm all of your moving details with Lawyer, Real Estate Agent and removalist.  Make sure that the mover has all clear and detailed instructions, your new address and all of your contact numbers.
UncheckCheckGet a friendly welcoming note prepared for new residents containing any relevant information that can help them with their settling-in process.  Also provide them with your contact information.
UncheckCheckMake arrangements for parking and access for the removalist truck.
UncheckCheckEmpty out and defrost the refrigerator. Have ice and a portable Esky on hand for transporting the contents. Clean your oven. Keep your vacuum handy for any last minute cleaning you want to do.
UncheckCheckPack your personal items and luggage that you will be taking with you.
UncheckCheckIf you will be using professional packers, don’t forget to set aside essential items for that night and following day.
UncheckCheckUnplug appliance cords and tie them up.
UncheckCheckHave cash on hand for any last minute expenses you might have to keep moving day well organised.
UncheckCheckIf your house is going to be empty for some time inform your neighbours and the police.
UncheckCheckPrepare a moving day action plan.
UncheckCheckHave your Survival and Essential cartons handy.
UncheckCheckProvide your removalist with parking information at floor plans for your new address.
UncheckCheckRequest that the kitchen boxes be loaded last so they come off the truck first.
UncheckCheckKeep visitors at your new house to a minimum. Keep all pet necessities handy.
UncheckCheckMake sure all house and car key collections are organised and that all meters are read.
UncheckCheckCheck items off as they are placed into the moving truck.
UncheckCheckTurn hot water system off if necessary. Lock all windows and doors.
UncheckCheckCheck the garage, sheds, garden area and tops of the cupboards.
UncheckCheckReturn all keys to new tenant or Real Estate Agent.  Check electrical and gas, tighten all taps, turn off power, lock house.
UncheckCheckTake the garage door opener out of your vehicle.
UncheckCheckTry standing in the entry point where the removalist is coming in to provide clear directions for your furniture placement.
UncheckCheckIf leasing, make sure that the condition of the furnishings and property are well document with the right agent.
UncheckCheckEnsure that the hot water service is on and that all of the utilities are connected.
UncheckCheckAfter unloading is complete, be sure that you are satisfied with everything.
UncheckCheckIf you have any concerns, have locks changed and security checked.
UncheckCheckIf moving from overseas, interstate or storage, check and sign for your Inventory.
UncheckCheckGet beds assembled and made up as soon as you can.
UncheckCheckGet pets and children settled with familiar items to reassure them.
UncheckCheckImmediately notify your moving company if there is anything missing.
UncheckCheckKeep your cats indoors for a couple of days.
UncheckCheckMake sure you have all relevant instructions and keys for your new house.
UncheckCheckGet in touch with the new local council about information on garbage collection and new resident folder.