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Checklist Relocation Removal Notes

Checklist relocation removal notes. First of all, we all need one. Above all, forgetful, chaotic, or just plain preoccupied? Most noteworthy, everyone can use a helpful list when it comes to moving home. Even more, Crown Relocations developed this one from over fifty years of experience. Likewise, though you’ll want to add something, it’s an excellent place to start.

Have you notified the following of your change in address?
  • Post Office (for mail redirection)
  • Financial institutions (to transfer and close accounts)
  • Electoral registrar
  • Taxation Department
  • Leasing company
  • The Insurance Company (to transfer or stop household insurance)
  • Life insurance company
  • Car insurance company
  • Health insurance company
  • The school principal (to receive a letter of the status of your children in school).
  • Shops and stores where you have charge accounts
  • Relatives, friends and regular correspondents
  • Club memberships
  • Publications you subscribe to
  • Doctor (s) and dentist (to get copies of your records)
  • Your lawyer
  • place of worship.
Have you discontinued these services?
  • Cable / satellite / Internet television service
  • Newspaper / publication delivery
  • Internet service provider
 Remember to:
  • Defrost your refrigerator/freezer and drain all water hoses
  • Disconnect your washing machine and drain water
  • Check with the manufacturer to ensure all major appliances are in good repair for moving
  • Empty all gas cylinders.
  • Arrange for electricity and gas companies to disconnect any fittings from the supply
  • Dispose of items you do not wish to take with you
  • Return books, videos, etc.
  • Removed your fixtures and fittings from walls
  • Put essential items such as passports and tickets in your luggage. Make sure they are not by accident packed
  • Arrange for someone to look after your children on the packing days (this can be a stressful time for them)
  • Wash any items that may be of interest to quarantine. (i. e. mowers, garden tools, golf equipment, bicycles, etc.)
Dangerous Goods Checklist

The following classified goods are hazardous items. They are not acceptable for a package.

  • Checklist Removal Relocation Notes
  • Ammunition
  • New or used cans of paint
  • Linseed oil
  • Bleach products
  • Gas cylinders, turpentine (unless emptied)
  • Kerosene
  • Gasoline
  • Cleaning fluids
  • Aerosols (any kinds)
  • Vegetable oils
  • Chemical sets.
 A few checklists don’ts:
  • Don’t forget to detail any high-value items such as antiques, furs, paintings.
  • Your transit protection declaration. A separate valued list will be acceptable.
  • Refrain from putting breakables in drawers
  • Do not put liquid in drawers (sauce bottles, perfumes, etc.)
  • Consider not to overload furniture with too many items (in drawers)
  • Evade storing perishable foods, such as cereals, flours, etc.
  • Polishing surfaces can cause furniture to condensate when wrapped
  • Take head to store or transport jewellery, money, legal documents, taxation papers, insurance policies.  Or other high value / irreplaceable articles (keep these items with you)
  • Check your home for any belongings the packing crew may have missed—before they leave.
 One last look around.
  • Anything left behind in the attic, garden, garage or basement?
  • No clothes at the dry cleaners, shoes at shoe repair shops. Sporting goods in lockers at clubs/schools?
  • Is the water heater, main power and gas connections turned off?
  • If possible, turn off air conditioners. Use them only when necessary during the packing.
  • Furniture kept in a cooling climate, may condensate when exposed to hot air.
  • Allow your furniture to adapt to the warm air. Can be helpful, by eliminating moisture problems during transit.
  • Pack your suitcases and move them together with your valuables, passports, and tickets. To a safe place. Such as with a trusted neighbour.
  • It will safeguard and prevent them from being packed with your goods.
  • Put your telephone and address book with your carry on luggage for the flight. You may want to get in touch with people later.
  • Dispose of all remaining flammables, dangerous, or hazardous.
  • Throw or give away bottles of nail polish and liquids in glass bottles.
  • Are your windows and doors locked? Old house keys surrendered?
Courtesy of: Crown Relocations

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