(713) 692-MOVE (6683)

(713) 692-MOVE

Moving Checklist

Moving In-Houston

Before Your Move Checklist

  • Call Us

    Call Variety Movers at 713-692-6683 to discuss your moving budget and moving needs.

  • TV and Internet

    Find out what cable/internet provider is available in your area. In certain areas of Houston, there are different providers available.

  • Utility Companies

    Call utility companies current and future.

  • Tote Bag

    Create an important record tote.

  • Medical Records

    Compile medical, shot, dental, and prescription records.

  • School and Vet Records

    Don't forget school records & veterinarian records.

  • Call Health Insurance Agent

    Make sure you call your insurance agent to see if you need to make any changes to your health insurance policy.

  • Call Car Insurance Agent

    Don't forget to call your car insurance agent and update your address. Depending on where you moved there could be a decrease of cost on your automobile policy.

  • Purge the House

    Decide what you are moving, what you are donating, and what you are throwing away.

  • Use Up Items

    Begin using all items that can't be moved like frozen foods, gas in your lawn mower, bleach, or even aerosols.

  • Moving Boxes

    Variety Movers can sell you boxes before your move or you can wait until a few days before you move and Variety Movers can come to your house and provide the boxes and packing services for your move.

  • Packing and Unpacking

    Remember that Variety Movers can provide full packing services, partial packing services, and unpacking services.

  • Address Change

    Change your address (you can do this online).

  • Moving Permits

    Check to see if you need any moving permits to move out of your current building or into your new one. If you do just let Variety Movers know so that we can get you the necessary information.

  • Your Pets

    Confirm travel arrangements for your pet(s).

  • Copies of Keys

    Get extra copies of your new keys to your new house and put them in your essential box.

  • Essentials Box

    Pack an essentials box in a clear tote so that you can get to it the first day of your move: include phone chargers, utensils, emergency contact numbers, extra copies of your new keys, utensils, paper towels, toilet paper, trash bags, etc.

  • Drain Oil and Gas

    Drain any oil and gas from your lawn equipment, gas grills, etc.

  • Medication

    Fill any medication that you will need during your move.

  • Drain Hoses

    Drain water hoses and washing machine.

  • Empty Fridge

    Empty and defrost your refrigerator at least 24 hours before your move.

Moving In-Houston

Day of Move Checklist

  • Packing Tips

    Familiarize yourself with Variety Movers packing tips.

  • Leave Nothing Behind

    Check every room and closet one last time to make sure nothing is left behind.

  • Open All Drawers

    Lots of people forget about checking their kitchen drawers and leave important papers behind. Open all the drawers in your house and make sure you have retrieved all your items.

  • Leave a Note

    Leave a note that has your new address so that the future residents can forward you any stray mail that is delivered to them after you move.

  • Take a Breath

    Relax and know that you have hired the best, Variety Movers to handle your belongings and they will get you moved into your new home safely and professionally.