Ancaster and Dundas: 905-525-4969

Family Owned and Operated Since 1983


Moving Checklist

Offering Moving Advice in Burlington & Beyond: Local & Long Distance Moves

30-45 Days Prior to the Move

Order packing supplies
Make necessary travel arrangements i.e. car rentals, hotel and airline reservations
Notify post office – both current and new
Notify doctors, dentists, and other service providers
Sort and discard unwanted items. Plan a yard sale or contact charitable organizations for pick up
Confirm elevator, loading dock and parking reservations at both ends
Start packing, clearly labeling boxes, contents, and room destination

14 -21 Days Prior to the Move

Make arrangements for disassembly of difficult furniture (e.g. pool tables, swing sets)
Remove permanently affixed items (e.g. ceiling fans, drapes, light fixtures)
Notify motor vehicle registry
Notify your government agencies (e.g. health cards)
Notify your oil and/or gas company
Notify your telephone company
Notify your electric company
Notify your alarm company
Notify your cable company
Notify your water company
Notify other service providers (e.g. lawn care)

7 Days Prior to the Move

Confirm date and time with moving company
Provide moving company with new telephone number
Remove fragile and loose items from drawers
Notify your gas company to schedule disconnection of gas dryer and stove
Complete high value inventory form and choose appropriate insurance options

One Day Prior to the Move

Consolidate fragile boxes in one area
Separate items not intended for transport by movers
Confirm telephones are working in both locations.
Refrigerators and freezers must be defrosted, drained, washed and thoroughly dried
Drain water bed
Drain gas from lawn mowers and snow blowers
Clear walkways and driveway for improved access during inclement weather
Isolate chequebook, keys, passports, plane tickets, cash and credit cards
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Appleby Moving & Storage Ltd

1175 Appleby Line, Unit A1
ON L7L 5H9

Call Now: 905-336-1173


Ancaster, Dundas, and Hamilton

Call Now: 905-525-4969

Service Area

  • Burlington

  • Oakville

  • Toronto

  • Hamilton

  • Milton

  • Ancaster

  • Dundas

  • Golden Horseshoe

  • All of Ontario


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