M&M Moving & Storage

Moving Checklist

4 weeks before the move:

  • Call M&M Moving and schedule your move. Call 870-741-1111.
  • Tour your house and decide which items should be discarded or donated to charity. Consider a garage sale.
  • Call physicians, dentist, eye doctor etc… Request a copy of recent medical records.
  • Get copies of renewable prescriptions.
  • Arrange transfer of school records.
  • Check your homeowner’s insurance policy to see if moving is covered.
  • Be sure your new home is protected by transferring fire, theft, and other personal-property insurance.

3 weeks before the move:

  • Plan to use up most food items before the move.
  • Movers can’t take aerosols, flammables, corrosives or ammunition. It is best to use them up or give them away before your move.
  • Make your travel reservations for the trip.
  • Notify the Post office and get change of address forms.
  • Begin packing! Don’t forget items in your attic, closets, basement, or lawn.
  • Arrange to discontinue utilities, delivery services, cable, phone, internet, newspaper, pest control etc…

2 weeks before the move:

  • Close or transfer all bank accounts.
  • Return library books and other things you’ve borrowed.
  • Arrange connection of utilities, cable, internet etc… in your new home.
  • Draw up a floor plan of your new home, and indicate placement of furniture and items.

1 week before the move:

  • Reconfirm travel reservations.
  • Arrange to have cash on hand.
  • Pack a bag with your essentials to go in the car with you. Items could include: snacks, water bottle, medicine, glasses/contacts, important papers, toiletry items, and an extra pair of clothes.
  • Start packing suitcases.
  • Drain water from garden hoses. Drain gasoline from lawn mower and other lawn equipment. Leave cap off to air out.

1 day before the move:

  • Get name, address, and phone number to M&M moving if not already.
  • Finish packing all suitcases.
  • Defrost, clean, and dry refrigerator.

The day of the move:

  • Be available to answer questions, sign paperwork, and confirm your address and delivery date.
  • Check every room, closet, storage area for forgotten items. Make sure windows and doors are locked and lights are off.