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Moving home can be a hectic time. With so much to consider, it’s easy to forget the basics like what you’ll need before, during and after the move. That’s where our handy moving & storage checklist can help to ease the process and make your move that little less hectic!

Preparation

Here are some things you can tick off your list before you move:

  • Sort and de-clutter your home.
  • Contact gas, electric, water, internet, phone and TV companies about change of address & contract.
  • Inform the bank of your change of address, along with standing orders etc.
  • Tell friends and family of the move and new address.
  • Organise for mail to be re-directed.
  • Empty & defrost freezer and perishable foods.
  • Move excess furniture into self storage.
  • Arrange for a locksmith after move-in date
  • Arrange a box of immediate essentials (toiletries, bed linen, food etc.).
  • Hire removal vehicle and transport for moving out and moving in day.
  • Purchase packing essentials

Packing Essentials

Things you’ll need on the days leading up to the move:

  • Cardboard boxes
  • Packing tape
  • Bubble wrap
  • Plastic sheeting & dust sheets
  • Chair, sofa and mattress protectors
  • Permanent markers & stickers
  • Newspaper
  • Spare bags
  • Toolkit

Store and Secure can assist you during your moving process. As a storage company in Bournemouth, we have flexible, safe storage ideal for acting as a middle point during what can be a stressful time. Furthermore, we also have packaging supplies & removal company connections to ensure your process is as smooth as possible. Get in touch with us via telephone on 01202 520 220 or via our online contact form.

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