After the Move
You have just completed your move to your new
home or apartment. Unfortunately, there will be no rest for the
weary just yet. Now it's time to find out if the move has been a
- Does the price of the final bill match the
estimate you were given? Keep your Bill of Lading handy, as well
as all of the moving company's contact information.
- Check your goods for any damage. Take photographs,
- In the event of damages, contact the moving
company immediately. Good moving companies quickly respond to
- Request that an agent of the company come over
to inspect the damage.
- Moving companies reserve the right to repair
damaged items rather than replace them. Keep in mind that moving
companies are not responsible for damage to articles in boxes
- If there are no damages, you still have to
unpack everything. Flatten all boxes for disposal, as there could
be strict recycling rules in your new area.
- Familiarize yourself with the location of your
fuse box. Homeowners should note the location of their main water
- If you are moving into an apartment complex,
be sure to note the location of the building superintendent and/or
other building staff.
- Be sure to note the location of all emergency
exits in your new home or building.
- Acclimate yourself, your children, and your
pets to the new area. Make plans for some leisure activities and,
if applicable, start making provisions for your children to enter
their new schools.
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