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lizms@talktotucker.com
317.502.3358
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MOVING DAY
It's Finally Here!
The pinnacle of the process is here, moving day.  Keep these steps in mind:
Plus, if you are moving out of town, be sure to:
Provide the post office with your forwarding address two to four weeks ahead of the move.
Notify your credit card companies, magazine subscriptions, and bank of your change of address.
Create a list of friends, relatives, and business colleagues who need to be notified about your move.
Arrange to have utilities transferred out of your name and connected at your new home.
Cancel the newspaper, or change the address so it will arrive at your new home.
Check insurance coverage for the items you are moving.  Usually movers only cover what they pack.
Clean out appliances and prepare them for moving, if applicable.
Note the weight of the goods you will have moved, since long distance moves are usually billed according to weight.  Watch for movers that use excessive padding to add weight.
Check with you condo or co-op about any restrictions on using the elevator or particular exits for moving.
Have a "first open" box with the things you'll need the most, such as toilet paper, soap, trash bags, scissors, hammer, screwdriver, pencils and paper, cups and plates, water, snacks.
Get copies of medical and dental records and prescriptions for your family and your pets.
Get copies of children's school records for transfer.
Ask friends for introductions to anyone they know in your new neighborhood.
Consider special car needs for pets when traveling.
Let a friend or relative know your route.
Empty your safety deposit box.
Put plants in boxes with holes for air circulation if you are moving in cold weather.
Liz Marks-Strauss
F.C. Tucker Company
9930 Geist Crossing Dr.
Indianapolis, IN 46256
cell: 317.502.3358
lizms@talktotucker.com