Follow our checklist to ensure your move is as stress free as possible.
ONE MONTH BEFORE YOU MOVE (OR AS SOON AS YOU HAVE A MOVING DATE)
- Contact Derbyshire Removals and arrange for a free inventory and quote.
- Tell your phone company that you are moving. Give them the date to close your account and arrange reconnection at your new home. Give your solicitor your new telephone number.
- Arrange meter readings and disconnection at your present address.
- Confirm that you are taking over gas and electricity at the new address.
- Start to plan your packing and what you will need. Click on PACKING MATERIALS on our home page for help and advice.
- Redirect your mail.
- Check that your home and contents insurers know about your move make sure that cover will continue and that they have your new contact address.
ONE WEEK BEFORE YOU MOVE
- Confirm the details of your move with Derbyshire Removals.
- Start to organise your packing.
- Pay any outstanding milk, newspaper, window cleaner bills and so on.
- Post your change of address cards.
- Find the mains water supply stop valve
- If you have pets, arrange for them to be looked after on the day of the move.
ONE DAY BEFORE YOU MOVE
- Finish off your packing apart from your overnight essentials.
- Put all your valuables and documents away safely where you can find them later!
- Keep dust sheets handy to protect the carpets while the boxes and packing cases are being carried out to the van.
- Keep a supply of light bulbs and a telephone ready for use at your new address.
- Make sure you have cash and your chequebook handy.
ON THE DAY ITSELF
- Supervise the loading and tell our removal supervisor of the order you would like your items at the new address.
- Make sure that nothing is left behind!
- Securely lock the property you are leaving.
- Double check that we have your new address and a contact phone number.
- Collect the keys to your new property and hand over your old keys.
- Gas 08459 60 50 40
- Telephone 150
- Water 0845 750 0500
- Royal Mail 0845 774 0740
- Derbyshire Removals and Storage 01629 582762