All Your Moving Supplies and To-Do Checklist

Moving house soon and need a useful checklist to help you prepare? We’ve compiled a list of all the things you need to do in the run-up to your relocation. With so much to think about when moving to a new home, why not lighten the load with our packing checklist. The to-do list provides moving tips as well as basic items you’ll need to buy so you won’t forget any essentials prior to the big day, where carful organization and planning is so important. Our handy list Is the ultimate moving helper, packed full of ideas and reminders so you are more stress free when the time comes to relocating your belongings, as well as things you’ll need when packing and unpacking. Not only will you find a shopping list for all your moving supplies, but also a checklist of all the things you must do before and after the moving truck arrives. 

Moving House Checklist

  • Moving boxes
  • Box cutter
  • Scissors
  • Sharpie or permanent marker
  • Bubble wrap
  • Shrink wrap
  • Packing paper
  • Colored stickers
  • Blankets for protection (e.g. furniture, mirrors)
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Gloves
  • Sticker labels
  • Remember: label boxes
  • Remember: separate valuables and transport yourself
  • Remember: notify important parties (bank, employers, subscriptions etc.)
  • Remember: defrost freezer (at least 25hrs in advance)
  • Remember: arrange childcare or pet care for moving day
  • Remember: arrange to be off work
  • Remember: drain fuel from motors (e.g. mowers)
  • Remember: arrange any storage items