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Moving Checklist

We’ve put together some great tips to help you take the stress out of moving. By following this checklist prior to your move, you can ensure that you are as prepared as possible on your moving day.

Moving Checklist
1 MONTH PRIOR TO MOVE
  • Book The Dudes! Book online at Thedudesmovingco.com or call us at 816-433-2929
  • Make an inventory of everything to be moved
  • Donate any unwanted clothing or furniture
  • Book the moving elevator and confirm parking arrangement for truck
  • Contact insurance company to transfer policies (life, homeowners)
  • Review Tax deductions on moving expenses
  • Request change of address kit from post-office
  • Prepare a list of friends, business firms and personal accounts who should be notified of your upcoming move Arrange cut-off/activation dates for utility companies:
    • Telephone
    • Cable
    • Gas/Electricity/Water
    • Garbage
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Moving Checklist
2 WEEKS PRIOR TO MOVE
  • Make an appointment with a service technician to prepare major appliances for shipment (i.e. plumber, electrician)
  • Have rugs and draperies cleaned and leave wrapped when returned
  • Obtain written appraisal of antique items to verify value
  • Make a plan to dispose of flammables that can’t be transported:
    • Aerosol Cans
    • Cleaning Fluid
    • Ammunition
    • Fireworks
    • Household Liquids
    • Oil Cans/Paint/Thinner
    • Propane Tanks
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