Moving Tips

Planning for any move is the most critical factor to a successful relocation of your most precious goods. Below we give you a checklist which will help you remember all those nagging details that we all forget.

Preparing for the move:
•Confirm your removal date with All States Removals
•Complete and return your signed acceptance of the removal Quotation
•Complete and return the Insurance Application

Arrange disconnection of the services or advise change of address:
 (Try to give 30 days' notice in each case...)

•Newspaper Delivery
•Telephone
•Gas and Electricity
•Water
•The Post Office for redirection of mail
•Your bank to transfer your account
•The Electoral Office
•Your motor licencing authority
•Your Hire Purchase suppliers
•Your insurance company re your motor and household
•Your life assurance companies
•The principal of your children's school, and a letter from the school
•The Municipality - re Rates
•Lodges, clubs and Benefit Societies
•Publications to which you subscribe
•Store - where you have charge accounts
•Relatives, friends and regular correspondents
•Your Solicitors
•Your Church
•Your Launderers 


Before the removal Day:

•Defrost your refrigerator, and arrange for appliances to be attended to
•Have your outside Radio and TV aerial taken down
•Anchor the drum of your automatic washing machine
•Arrange for your stove disconnection
•Dispose of your unwanted furniture by auction
•Put aside bits and pieces you don't want to take
•Clean out bathroom cabinet and dispose of all those old medicine bottles
•Tighten the lids on all jars containing liquids
•Return any garden tools, books, CDs and videos you've borrowed
•Have your doctor and dentist recommend someone
•Drain the fuel from heaters, lamps and lawn movers
•keep aside jewellery, money, insurance policies and documents of value

On the Removal day - One Last look Around:
•Anything left behind. The attic - garden garage - basement
•No clothing still at the dry cleaners, or clothes in lockers at clubs or school
•Water heater turned off
•No taps left running