If you’ve decided that you need to make a move, there’s more you need do than telling moving companies the day of the move in Kinston, NC. A month ahead of the move and beyond, there are plenty of things you have to do. That being said, it is so easy to get overwhelmed. With that in mind, here’s a handy timeline to help you on your way

5-8 Weeks Before the Move

  • Clean out your garden shed
  • Clean the Gutters
  • Keep a list of incoming mail and get your ‘change of address’ ready
  • Sell large appliances you’re not taking with you
  • Tell your friends and family you’re moving. If necessary, tell your kid’s schools as well
  • Prepare an Inventory

4 Weeks Out

  • Set aside important documents like medical and school records
  • If renting, let your landlord know
  • Sell any vehicles that aren’t coming with you

2 Weeks Away

  • Notify your bank
  • Arrange Transportation of your pets

The Week Before

  • Redirect Your mail with the post office
  • Notify the Tax Office
  • Change address for license and registration of vehicles

5 Days to Go

  • Cancel subscriptions and home delivery services
  • Return any rental items like library books
  • Finalize Utility Accounts

The Day Before

  • Make sure gas, water, and electricity meters have been read
  • Start de-frosting your fridge

Finally, The Day of the Move

  • Carry all the important items with you
  • Make sure everything is turned off
  • Lock doors and Windows
  • Collect All Keys
  • Double check that nothing has been left behind

Want More Help?

Of course, before you start all of this, you need to partner with moving companies you can trust to make your Kinston, NC move stress free. For more than 20 years, we’ve been serving Eastern North Carolina and surrounding areas. Locally owned and operated, we’re a fully licensed and insured independent moving companies ready to assist with your 27858 moving needs. To get started, contact us.