Handy Moving Checklist for Moving to or from Toronto

Handy Moving Checklist - Movers Toronto

Do you have a move coming up in Toronto or elsewhere in Canada? We prepared this handy moving checklist to save you some time and headaches.

1 to 2 months before moving:

  • Call Viktoria Professional Movers Toronto for a free in-home estimate
  • Get packing supplies if packing yourself
  • Make any necessary travel arrangements
  • Have a garage sale
  • Obtain medical and dental records
  • Ask your doctor and dentist for referrals and transfer prescriptions
  • Transfer your memberships
  • Fill out change of address forms
  • Record serial numbers of electronic equipment, if possible take pictures or video tape of your belongings
  • Start a moving expenses log, as some of your expenses may be tax deductible

2 to 4 weeks before moving:

  • Reserve the service elevator if moving from an apartment
  • Transfer your newspaper and magazine subscriptions to your new address or discontinue delivery
  • Switch utility services to your new address – inform telephone, cable, hydro companies of your move
  • Confirm travel reservations if necessary
  • Check the contents of your safe-deposit box. Pack and carry all valuables such as jewelry, insurance policies, legal documents and important collections with you
  • Clean or arrange for a cleaning service to clean your home
  • Prepare your children for the move by encouraging them to prepare their own special box with toys, games and snacks for the trip
  • Start packing (if packing yourself)
  • Number all of your boxes, label each box according to its contents, specially mark fragile contents and keep an inventory list

A few days before moving:

  • Collect house keys and arrange to leave them with the new owners, your real estate agent or landlord
  • Disconnect your appliances
  • Double check all closets, shelves, your garage, etc. to be sure they are empty
  • Finish packing

On the moving day:

  • Ensure your Toronto movers have all your destination details, exchange phone numbers and have your cell phone with you in case you need to contact your movers, etc.
  • Walk through your home with the crew to survey the work to be done and make sure your instructions/wishes are clearly understood
  • Make sure you shut off all appliances
  • Assist your Toronto movers by ensuring that items are delivered to the correct room
  • Carry important documents, currency and jewelry yourself
  • Complete a last minute check of all rooms and closets

About Viktoria Professional Movers Toronto

Viktoria Professional Movers Toronto is a professional moving and storage company operating out of Toronto, Vancouver and Calgary, providing high quality local and long distance moving services throughout the GTA, Southern Ontario and across Canada. Thanks to our country-wide network we are also able to service our clients’ long distance moving needs throughout Canada. By helping to educate our clients on topics that can help them plan and execute a successful move, we are fulfilling our directive of taking the stigma out of hiring professional movers, and helping to make the moving process a stress free experience overall. To hear first-hand about our high quality moving services, please visit Homestars page where you can read reviews on our company submitted by many of our satisfied customers.

Call Viktoria Professional Movers Toronto (647) 344-1554 or Toll Free: 1 ( 877) 399-1315 for a FREE Consultation in regards to your residential or office moving needs to and from the GTA and Metro Toronto area.

Our Toronto Office

24 The East Mall, Unit 13
Toronto, ON
M8W 4W5
Local: (647) 344-1554
Toll Free: (877) 399-1315

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