Moving Checklists & Packing Tips


A moving checklist can help reduce stress! Check out our comprehensive moving checklist and moving tips below. Plus watch our videos packed with moving tips to get all the info you need for a smooth move.

Moving Planner

Your comprehensive moving checklist! Keep track of everything you need to do during the moving process. From utilities to packing – it’s all covered.

City Profiles Tool

What makes your new city stand out above the rest? Check out our city reports for community statistics, employment rates and much more.

City Comparison Tool

Learn more about your new community and compare one city to another by reviewing population data, demographics and more.

School Reports Tool

Wondering how local schools stack up? Review helpful school reports and find important facts and figures about your district.

Non-Allowable Moving ChecklistPDF

Hazardous items that pose a threat to safety should not be packed into your shipment.

Pack Separately Moving ChecklistPDF

Items that require additional security or special access are better kept in your personal vehicle during a move.

Pre-Packing ChecklistPDF

As moving day draws near, you’ll want to be sure to have everything prepared to ensure that the operation runs smoothly.

Moving Supply ChecklistPDF

The only way to be certain that your household goods will survive a move is to pack them properly with the right supplies.

Packing Tips 101PDF

13 essential packing tips to a more efficient move.

Moving Tips: First Night BoxPDF

We recommend you pack a “first night” box with items you’ll need for basic unpacking, cleaning, eating and hygiene.

Unpacking/Destination ChecklistPDF

After the tedium of prepping, packing, and moving out – move-in day will feel like a breeze if you approach the day with a plan.

Preparing to Move into a New HomeVIDEO

Congratulations! Moving into a new house is an exciting time. We have some expert unpacking and moving tips to get you settled quickly.

How to Pack Dishes, Glasses and StemwareVIDEO

When packing for a long-distance move, we recommend using a “dish pack" for china, glassware and other small fragile items.

Moving Tips for CookwareVIDEO

Cookware can often become scratched or glass lids broken if not properly packed. Follow these simple packing tips to prevent damage.

Moving Tips for Small AppliancesVIDEO

Small appliances need to be packed with plenty of padding to keep their delicate electronic components safe from damage.

Moving Tips for CollectiblesVIDEO

It is important that you or a representative be present on packing and moving days to identify items needing special handling.

Packing Tips for LampsVIDEO

After removing the light bulb and lamp harp, wrap the base, harp and bulb separately in newsprint….

Packing Tips for BooksVIDEO

Because of their relative density, books tend to cost more per square foot than many of your other possessions.

Packing Tips for LinensVIDEO

Moisture, mold and insects can wreak havoc on natural linens packed without special preparation.

Packing Tips for ClothesVIDEO

Specialty wardrobe boxes with built-in racks are available to transport hanging clothes so that they arrive wrinkle-free.

Packing Frames, Mirrors & ArtworkVIDEO

Buy a special flat box sized specifically for your piece and line the outer edges with crushed paper.

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