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)Moving Couple Sitting on Couch

  • 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.

USEFUL NUMBERS

  • Gas 08459 60 50 40
  • Telephone 150
  • Water 0845 750 0500
  • Royal Mail 0845 774 0740
  • Derbyshire Removals and Storage 01629 582762
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