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Relocation Information

Moving is a big deal. It requires a lot of planning, time and energy. After going through the process of buying or selling your house, you are probably wanting to get into your new home as soon as possible, so below is a checklist to help you along the way as well as some local movers to lend a hand. 


6-8 Weeks Before 4-6 Weeks Before

o Get estimates for movers or rental trucks

o Make inventory of household items

o Arrange for school transfer if needed

o Fill out change of address card with the post office

o Start cleaning out closets and drawers

o Get packing supplies: tape, markers, boxes, bubble wrap

o Have a garage sale or donate unwanted items

o Make travel arrangements

o organize important documents and valuable items

o Start packing items you don't use daily

2-3 Weeks Before One Week Before

 o Change your address: family & friends, bank accounts, insurance policies, credit card bills, employer

o  Arrange for utilites to be canceled at your old home and started at your new home

o Confirm moving arrangements either with family and friends or a moving company

o Confirm travel arrangements 

o Start cleaning: stove, oven, microwave, carpets, refrigerator, anything and everything you can think of

o Finish packing, only keep what you really need

Moving Day Within 30 Days of Moving

o Disassemble beds 

o Give movers a tour and instructions of what needs to be moved

o Double check that cupboards, closets, dishwasher, and other appliances are empty

o Change your drivers license, auto registrations and voter registrations

o Meet your neighboors and start exploring your community


Moving Companies in the Greater Baton Rouge Area: 

Armstrong Relocation

Geaux Movers

David Moving Company

Two Men and a Truck

Denham Springs Moving Company

Efficient Moving

ABBA Movers

U-Pack

Movers and Helpers