Apartment shifting can be an arduous task, requiring immense patience and attention to detail, especially if you are executing the whole process yourself, without any professional removals. While intense planning and physical labour are essential for the task, logistics are requiring close monitoring.

Here’s a detailed breakdown of a moving house checklist that contains everyday chores that you need to attend to before lock the main door for the final time.

Collect Packing Boxes

If you are packing the luggage all by yourself, you will require good-quality moving boxes and strong packing tape. Both these packing accessories will effectively secure the contents inside when you commute in between the houses.

Take Care Of Outstanding Bills

It’s essential to double-check the status of every subscription and outstanding dues before leaving the house. The best advice would be to settle all your bills in advance or, at the very least, inform them of your schedule to avoid the risk of losing the paperwork or accidentally accruing late fees.

Disconnect And Connect Utilities

It is also wise to disconnect utilities and unsubscribe to services when you are all set to leave the house. Similarly, you must ensure that all the necessary utilities and services are pre-connected or subscribed upon your arrival in the new home. These standard utilities include:

  • Landline/Broadband
  • Gas
  • Electricity
  • Water
  • Consider Insurance

Lastly, if you are moving to a new house, you could consider insuring your luggage for protection irrespective of purchase or rent. Furthermore, you could also try asking your provider about cover during the transit, for security if anything from your belonging doesn’t reach your new address in its original condition.

It is essential to mention that shifting houses can be as challenging and strenuous as it can get. Hence it is best recommended to proceed with a thorough plan in mind.


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