Day by Day Moving Checklist
- Day 30:
Start to donate unwanted items.
- Day 29:
Plan a yard sale when downsizing.
- Day 28:
Pack out of season clothing.
- Day 27:
Pack Seasonal Decorations.
- Day 26:
Pack pictures & wall hangings.
- Day 25:
Pack & wrap fine china.
- Day 24:
Empty junk drawers & pack only what you need.
- Day 23:
Minimize storage/ pack odds & ends within any units.
- Day 22:
Clean closets and spare rooms/ pack spare bed clothes.
- Day 21:
Roll & wrap rugs & floor coverings.
- Day 20:
Clean inside of couches, arm chairs, and under the beds.
- Day 19:
Pack spare bathroom(s) & linen closets.
- Day 18:
Schedule appliance servicing with a licensed technician.
- Day 17:
Stop grocery shopping to minimize food loss.
- Day 16:
Schedule utility transfers.
- Day 15:
Put in your change of address.
- Day 14:
Notify schools and place of employment of address change.
- Day 13:
Arrange for pets to be boarded or kept at a different location on moving day.
- Day 12:
Update forwarding address with credit card companies & banks.
- Day 11:
Confirm your appointment with the movers.
- Day 10:
Change your address with medical and dental providers or search for new ones if relocating out of town.
- Day 9:
Pack dishes, flatware, & tablecloths. Convert to paper or plastic settings.
- Day 8:
Pack décor & small collectible items.
- Day 7:
Clean carpets, drapes, blinds, & upholstered furniture.
- Day 6:
Pack all linen & storage closets. Leave a box or drawer for the week until the move.
- Day 5:
Check light bulbs, door knobs, window latches & alarm specifications.
- Day 4:
Remove & pack drapes, curtains, and window furnishings.
- Day 3:
Pack any loose items or unfinished rooms. Arrange a babysitter for the day of the move.
- Day 2:
Confirm updates and appointments, make sure all services are transferred & equipment is returned.
Go To Bed Early ! The Stress Of Moving & Packing Can Be Overwhelming.
- Day 1:
Moving Day ! Work with the movers to develop a new floor plan for furniture & storage.