Boston Relocation Company, Boston Moving and Storage Company, Moving Company In Boston
1-888-411-2848 1-888-411-2848
Live chat by BoldChat
1-800-411-AVIV (2848) - Get Estimate
Moving Guide
Get An Estimate Now
GET QUOTE
Order Boxes
Aviv Movers
 
Timing

Advanced planning is more critical depending on the timing of the move. Obviously, relocating your business during a slow period is ideal. However, if you have the need to move during a critical time of year for your business, call Aviv and leave your move to us.

Print and refer to our handy moving checklist prior to your move:
 
  
 ONE MONTH PRIOR TO THE MOVE
  
Book a moving company. (If you are moving in the busy summer months, you may wish to call movers 2-3 months in advance to ensure availability on your desired date.)
Notify the post office, current and new.
Notify doctors, dentists, and other service providers.
Order moving supplies from the moving company
Sort and discard unwanted items.
Contact charitable organizations regarding donations of unwanted items.
Confirm elevator, loading dock, and parking space reservations at origin and destination.
Make necessary travel arrangements such as airline, hotel, and rental car reservations.
Begin packing, clearly labeling boxes with name, contents, and new locations.
  
  
 TWO WEEKS PRIOR TO THE MOVE
  
Notify telephone company.
Notify electric company.
Notify gas company of change of address and to schedule disconnection of any gas appliances being moved.
Notify alarm company.
Notify cable company.
Notify Internet Service Provider.
Notify water company and oil company.
Coordinate disassembly of difficult items (e.g. jungle gyms, pool tables, and swing sets)
Make arrangements for parking permits where applicable.
Make arrangements for babysitter/petsitter for moving day as necessary.
Arrange time off from work, prepare for the move and be present on move day.
 
 ONE WEEK PRIOR TO THE MOVE
Confirm moving date and time with moving company.
Provide moving company with new telephone number, cell number, and e-mail address.
Complete high-value inventory form and choose appropriate insurance option.
Remove fragile and loose items from drawers.
Remove all permanently affixed items you wish to take from walls and ceilings (e.g. drapes, lighting fixtures, ceiling fans)
 
 ONE DAY PRIOR TO THE MOVE
Consolidate clearly-labeled, fragile boxes in one area.
Identify furniture that is fragile by nature or has been weakened by previous damage and prepare to bring it to your crew's attention on move day.
Separate and label items not intended for transport by movers.
Isolate checkbook, keys, passports, plane tickets, cash, and credit cards.
Confirm telephones are in working order at both locations.
Defrost, drain, wash, and dry refrigerators and freezers.
Drain gas and oil from lawn mowers, generators, and snow blowers.
Disconnect propane tank from gas grill.
Clear walkways and driveway during inclement weather.