Moving house isn’t an easier process where it is common that customer neglect or unintentionally omit some of the nitty gritty things that end up become a show stopper for entire moving process. Movers been always encounter some incident despite notification and reminder is being shared with the customer. Hence, we would like to share some of the important moving checklist and important notes to assure smooth sailing moving experiences with customer.
Everything seem to be prepared and ready to move out? Well this could not be the case if below task is not completed. Few commonly overlooked procedures that added obstruction on the moving day was listed below. We would like to emphasize it and provide more insight on topic that would cover all of us.
Building Management Approval
The letter of moving out is crucial otherwise you are stopped and halt on moving day. Once you have decided the actual moving date, customer is required to apply for the moving permit and notify building management officer. The application usually takes 1 week to gain the approval. Besides, Movers are only allowed to start work on condominium during weekday, from 10.00am-5.00pm, and up to 2.00pm on Saturday. However, different condo management has various procedures and process. Security guard will not allow movers to commence the moving job is above status is not complied.
Where and how to keep your valuable items intact and safe during moving day? Our advice for you is to store with bank, friend or relatives before the moving day. We want to keep your valuable items safe and avoid any contention when items deserve great value which beyond the sentiment is misplaced or missing.
Food inside the Fridge
Clear and defrost all the content inside the fridge one day before the relocation. Turn off the freezer and refrigerator, empty the ice cube tray. Wipe inside of the freezer with sponge or clothes follow by surrounding of the door seal. Most important no leftover food such as meat, vegetable or fruit, else it will be stink on the next day.
Pack, Pack and Pack all the Items earlier
Make sure your belonging is packed and in a well-organized manner. Movers are running against the time and it is impossible to pack the belonging on the same day. Well, a little tip is to start packing bit by bit of items few weeks earlier for rarely used items such as book, unused clothes, items in store room and etc. Avoid packing belonging one night before, things can be easily misplaced. Detail inventory should listed in moving checklist.
Moving Saver Kits
Grasp the kits (following items) and keep in a bag. Avoid to reopen the box to search for the item while the boxes are all packed.
■ Tape measure
■ Masking tape
■ Marker pen
■ Cutting knife
■ Mobile phone and charger or spare battery
See through every corner in your house such as wall plug, internet router, TV boxes or even locked drawer. Finally, clean up the house before handing over to the next tenant. If is a rented house, take a photo and document the condition when handover back to landlord, make sure the bill is paid and endorsed by owner.
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