Tag: relocation

Info Sheet for Movers

Info Sheet for Movers

Give this sheet to the moving company upon arrival to pack and load items.  They should already have this information available to them, but this makes your information very clear and direct.  Click on the photo below to access a printable page.

Healthcare Transfer To-Do List

Healthcare Transfer To-Do List

During your next move, make sure you are on top of your health, by following this To-Do List.  Don’t make the mistake I did and not have your medical life figured before the move.  You can read more about how to be even more prepared…

How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

Moving is hard work.  Planning a move is tiring and overwhelming.  But, actually physically moving items from one location to another is utterly exhausting.  There is a reason many people hire someone else to move their belongings.  So when you hire someone to properly take…

Questions to ask Moving Company

Questions to ask Moving Company

In my opinion, the questions you ask the moving company will set the tone for the move.  In most situations in life, if you know what you are talking about when requesting services, you tend to get better service.  As a physical therapist, I tend…

What Type of Move Are you Planning For?

What Type of Move Are you Planning For?

It is essential to know what type of move you are planning.  When you start to planning logistics out, you will frequently have to categorize your move based on distance.  When I speak to a moving company the first question they ask me, is what…

28 Items You Cannot Put on the Moving Truck

28 Items You Cannot Put on the Moving Truck

The list of prohibited items – what should you avoid packing?  What will the movers refuse to pack?  Moving companies ban some things from being packaged and shipped due to safety concerns.  If an item can potentially pose a risk to an employee or belongings, it…

One Week Before the Big Move:  Checklist

One Week Before the Big Move: Checklist

One week until moving day.  This is the week to finalize everything.  You will not have time to complete tasks on moving day.  So it is best to finish everything the week before the move.  Inevitably, there will be tasks that pop up last minute.…

14 Days Before the Big Move:  Checklist

14 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

So, we are 14 days away from the moving day.  If you haven’t started to feel a little bit of stress at this point, it’s a miracle.  The two weeks before relocation fly by quickly.  Therefore, it is essential to be on top of all…

30 Days Before the Big Move:  Checklist

30 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Now we are 30 days away from the big move.  Sounds like a lot of time, but moving day will be here before we know it.  The next 30 days are going to be the busiest days of the move.  Now we can finalize details…

90 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

90 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Every time I find out we are moving, I freak out a little bit.  What do I need to do?  How soon do I need to start planning for the move?  Do I need to complete my moving checklist now?  In the past, I have…