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Tips For Moving Day!

man moving couch with boxes in background

Congratulations, your home is under contract! The stress is over right? Not so fast, you still have to pick up and move. Let’s face it, moving day is never fun and in many cases is the most frustrating part of selling your home. That’s why at Felix Homes, we’ve put together a list of the top ten tips for moving day to make moving day suck a little less.

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1. If you’re planning on using a moving service or renting a moving truck, be sure to book a company a few weeks in advance.

man moving couch with boxes in background

2. Call your local utility company and arrange for service in your new home. This goes for cable and internet service too!

two utility trucks parked outside of a house

3. The third tip for moving day is to notify your post office, bank, doctor, vet, DMV, and insurance company of the recent change to your address.

mail stacked inside of a mailbox
newspaper and hot coffee on top of a wood table

5. To prepare for your moving day, sell or dispose of any items that you don’t need. The less you have to transport, the easier the move will be!

trashed piled inside of a garbage container in a driveway

6. Pack items by room for easy unpacking. Make sure to pack fragile items in their own box and wrap them with newspaper for safe transport.

moving boxes that are stacked and labled

7. Tell your family and friends of your moving date a few weeks in advance so they can help!

woman packing a moving box while friends help

8. If you have small children, consider hiring a babysitter for moving day.

babysitter playing with small child

9. Host a moving party! Order a Pizza, buy drinks, snacks, paper plates, and plastic utensils in preparation for moving day.

people eating pizza around a table

10. The last tip, which actually occurs after moving day is to relax and start making memories in your new home. You’ve earned it!

Couple relaxing on a couch