8 – 4 Weeks Ahead
- Decide on a date for moving.
- Reserve your storage unit at a Fort Knox Self Storage location, or book a Fort Knox Mobile Box delivery
- Book the free Fort Knox Self Storage free move-in van or book a removalist.
- Arrange insurance either with removalist or insurance company for goods in transit.
- Organise move out cleaners, if required.
- Buy moving boxes from Fort Knox packing centre.
- Start packing the things that you don’t need right now.
- Sell or donate unneeded items.
- If you have children, advise their school of your move.
- Start to use up food in freezer and pantry.
4 – 1 Weeks Ahead
- Continue packing and label each box with contents and intended location.
- Have clothing dry cleaned. Check items in repair shops.
- Notify utility and internet companies of your cancellation and set date for reconnection at new address.
- Advise the Electoral Role of your new address.
- Change address on drivers licence and car registration.
- Organise to redirect mail with Australia Post.
- Make an inventory of your household contents.
- Organise house insurance to be transferred from old house to new and make any adjustments for coverage.
- Send change of address email to friends and relatives.
- Return borrowed items and pick up things you have lent to others.
- Ask friends and relatives to help on moving day.
- Arrange for someone to look after small children and pets on moving day.
3 Days To The Day Before
- Empty, clean and defrost fridge and freezer. Check that water trays are empty.
- Disconnect washing machine and let hoses drain. Prepare other appliances for removal.
- Drain Garden hoses and store in clean garbage bags.
- Have everything packed and ready to load except bedding.
- Consider the things you will need when you arrive at your new place and keep them with you.
- Remember to also keep valuables and important documents with you.
- Strip beds. Protect mattresses with mattress covers.
- Pick up Fort Knox Self Storage free Move-In van.
- Check inside the house and garden so that nothing is left behind.
- Turn off water and lights. Lock windows and doors.
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Need Packing Boxes & Supplies?
We’ve got you covered with everything you need to make your move go smoothly and at wholesale prices. Order online and pay on pick up at your local store.
- Big & little packing boxes
- Specialised wardrobe & wine storage boxes
- Bubble wrap and packing tape