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Helpful Tips 1 Day Before You Move

November 28, 2012

This is it! Your moving day is tomorrow and if you’ve been following the MonsterMortgage.ca ‘Helpful Tips Before You Move’ series then you’re all set for your big day. If you need to refer back to our previous moving tips, you can find previous MonsterMortgage.ca blog posts on ‘Helpful Tips 30 Days Before You Move’ and ‘Helpful Tips 7 Days Before You Move’ by clicking the links.

Helpful Tips 1 Day Before You Move

Being prepared for your move will go a long way to ensuring that your transition into your new home is a smooth and enjoyable one. The following is a list of things that you should consider 1 day before moving:

  1. Ensure that you have arranged a place to pick up the keys to the new residence.
  2. Turn off all lights and non-essential electronics you’re leaving behind. Turn down/off the furnace.
  3. Defrost freezer and refrigerator. Place deodorizer inside to control odours.
  4. Give a close friend or relative your travel route and schedule so you may be reached if needed.
  5. Carry important documents, currency and jewellery yourself, or use registered mail.
  6. Carry cash or travelers cheques for quick, available funds.
  7. Make sure you have your automobile ownership.
  8. Lock all doors and windows.
  9. Double check rooms, closets, drawers, shelves, outdoor areas and garage to make sure you’ve taken everything.
  10. Give your contact information to your mover before they leave.
  11. Make sure you have your moving-related documents.

You’re now prepared for the big day and your move should go smoothly – Good Luck!