The Ultimate Moving Checklist: A Step-by-Step Guide

Moving to a new home can be an exciting but overwhelming experience. To help you navigate this complex process, Rollers Moving presents the ultimate moving checklist. This step-by-step guide will ensure you stay organized, on track, and stress-free throughout your move. Whether you’re relocating across town or the country, following this checklist can make your moving journey smoother and more efficient.

The Ultimate Moving Checklist: A Step-by-Step Guide

Two Months Before the Move

Start Planning Early

  • Begin by creating a moving binder to keep track of all your moving documents, receipts, and checklists.
  • Research and select a moving company. Consider Rollers Moving for reliable and professional service.
  • Start sorting your belongings. Decide what to keep, sell, donate, or discard.

Six Weeks Before the Move

Organize and Order Supplies

  • Order moving supplies like boxes, tape, bubble wrap, and markers.
  • Begin packing non-essential items and seasonal belongings.
  • Label boxes with contents and the room they belong to.

One Month Before the Move

Notify and Update

  • Notify landlords, employers, and schools about your move.
  • Update your address with the post office, banks, insurance providers, and other important institutions.
  • Arrange utility transfers for your new home.

Three Weeks Before the Move

Finalize Details

  • Confirm moving day details with Rollers Moving.
  • Plan how to transport valuable and fragile items.
  • Start using up perishable food and household supplies.

Two Weeks Before the Move

Pack and Prepare

  • Continue packing, leaving only essentials unpacked.
  • Create an inventory list of all packed items for easy tracking.
  • Arrange a babysitter or pet care for moving day if necessary.

One Week Before the Move

Last-Minute Tasks

  • Pack an essentials box with items you’ll need immediately in your new home.
  • Confirm parking arrangements for the moving truck at both locations.
  • Double-check everything is packed and labeled.

A Few Days Before the Move

Final Preparations

  • Defrost and clean your refrigerator.
  • Confirm moving day plans with Rollers Moving.
  • Ensure all paperwork for your new home is in order.

Moving Day

Smooth Execution

  • Walk the movers through your home, highlighting special items.
  • Do a final sweep of the house to ensure nothing is left behind.
  • Collect keys, alarm codes, and garage openers for the new owner or landlord.


Settling In

  • Unpack essentials and gradually unpack other items.
  • Change locks and set up security systems in your new home.
  • Introduce yourself to your new neighbors.

Moving doesn’t have to be a daunting task. With this comprehensive checklist and the expert services of Rollers Moving, you can look forward to a seamless and organized transition to your new home. Remember, early planning and staying on top of your moving tasks will pave the way for a successful and stress-free move. For more information, call us today!

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