What you need to do after moving in
You’ve moved in. The most stressful part of shifting everything you own from one property to another is over. But now you’re unpacked, don’t think everything is done. There are still a few things that need doing.
Here’s a quick rundown of what needs to be done once you’re in.
Check the smoke detectors
Once you’re in the property go into each room and check each smoke detector to ensure that they’re all working correctly. We recommend changing the battery on every detector to make sure that they are primed and ready to go.
Get a TV license
This one is often over looked until there’s a knock at the door. If you watch TV then you’re going to need a TV license. If you had one in your old property, you can update your details here: tvlicensing.co.uk
Change your address
If you haven’t done it before the move, now’s the time. Contact your bank and other necessary correspondence that need to know where your new place of residence is.
You can do most of these things online nowadays, but a quick phone call is often enough. Don’t forget to let relatives know either – you don’t want them sending holiday cards to your old address!
Contact utility companies
The sooner you’ve contacted your electric, water, and internet providers the better. If this is your first home, speak to either the landlord or the previous occupant to see if they have any recommendations about which providers you should choose.
It’s often easier to stick with whoever previously provided the utilities to the property than switching.
If you have moved to another town or city, you’re going to need to find a new dentist and doctor locally.
You don’t want to be forced to use walk in centres every time you’re ill, so contact local health centres as soon as you can.
Still not done the move? Pers Removals can help ensure that moving your belongings is a breeze. Contact us to learn more.
What Our Clients Say
‘This is just to thank you and your team for the fantastic service during my move from Crouch End to Bexley. Everything was packed beautifully and the crew who moved me were fantastic, remaining friendly and good-humoured throughout. The piano was successfully moved from the first floor and everything arrived intact. It was really worth having the packing service as well, and my stress levels were kept well under control, so well done!’
19th May 2013
‘Excellent company – gave me a really good price and fantastic service. We had the full packing service on the Monday, then they finished packing, and moved us on the Tuesday – on time and on schedule. Kav even had five guys on the job, on the Tuesday morning, which kept us on schedule. No breakages, everything was well packed: highly recommended.
We’ll be moving again in the next year, this time with a piano – we hope to use Pers Removals again!’
24th June 2013
‘Three charming chaps arrived to move my piano from Maidenhead to West London. They took time to plan the moving process and communicated well with each other. They had several steps to cope with inside the house, and a few outside. I was expecting the piano to be bumped about – but not at all. Such care was taken – the piano could have been a newborn baby and would have come to no harm! Now that I have found Pers I will definitely use them again.’
8th January 2014