Make a list of the things you have to do. Get plenty of packing material, think about the furniture and other belongings that you want to move, and the items you need to leave behind.
You may have already bought your new home, but to get the moving process going, it is essential to get moving boxes and other packing material. Chat with our team about our packing services
Access for the removal van
Think about how the removal van can access your current and future home, its advisable to inform your neighbours that the van will be parking outside your house, and get any necessary permits.
Decide what to take and what to leave behind
You will not necessarily want to take everything with you, especially if you are moving abroad. Make a list of the things you are definitely taking with you – It is also useful to have an inventory when you are unpacking, It's worth noting that it is a requirement at customs when you are moving abroad.
Think about your new home
Draw up a map of your new home. and as you start packing based on how you are planning to unpack in your new home, moving in will be much easier.
You can order a packing service from ARB Ltd. If you have many fragile and valuable items, or you can decide to pack yourself. If you will be packing yourself, you should start packing your items a few weeks before the moving day. Label moving boxes clearly, and pack essential items only in the last few days. Don’t put too many or too few items into one box make the most of the space you have.
Notify gas, electric, gas and water companies in advance
As you are changing address, you will have to notify these companies, banks, friends and relatives to send your mail to your new address. Notify your employer, and if you have any children, you will have to take care of changing schools as well.
Do not pack personal documents, jewellery and money
You might need these items during the removal, or while they are in storage. Don’t pack items that you will need right after you move in, or always keep track of where you are putting them.
Be present on a moving day
To ensure that everything goes as planned with the removal team, it is important to be present on a moving day
Check your old home once more
Check that you have not left any items behind. Also turn off gas, electricity and close all the windows.