eBook: Moving Tips. Buying Your Katy-Cinco Ranch-Richmond Home For The BEST Price. Chap 22 Pt 2

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Real Estate Agent with ReMax Plantation

Buying Your

Katy-Cinco Ranch-Richmond Home

For The BEST

Price

Chapter 22 Moving Part 2

Fred Miller, Realtor serving Katy, Cinco Ranch, Pecan Grove, Richmond, Westpark Tollway, Fulshear. FredMiller9@gmailcom , www.RichmondKatyHomes.com, Office receptionist: 281/342-2288 Cell 281/924-2531

 

Storing and Packing

DO's

Use packing paper to wrap dishes; writing pads for tracking your property, markers to write contents and which room they are going to, heavy twine, strapping tape with a good dispenser, boxes and special containers for packing.

Empty gas tanks from lawn mowers, outboard motors etc.

Remove all batteries from appliances and toys

Set aside things you will carry in the car in a carton marked "Do Not Load"

Carry all jewelry, valuable papers and currency with you

Indicate which cartons you wish to be unloaded first and uploaded last

Keep a telephone book with you (old place and new place). They are good until you get your computer set up.

Tie or tape brooms and mops together and bundle your curtain rods

Identify all fragile and delicate items

Ensure that tops are secured for all liquids in bottles

Put glass table tops, large mirrors and any valuable pictures into crates

Pack all books on edge in small boxes

Limit carton weight to 50 pounds

Pack lamp shades in boxes by themselves

Put small appliances, packed and wrapped in the bottom of boxes

Pack table lamps

Ensure that heavy china items are placed at the bottom of a box with extra padding

Pack small items in a smaller box inside a larger box

Dismantle large power tools

Move clothes and drapes in a wardrobe supplied by the movers

...And DON'Ts

Overload dresser drawers

Use newspapers to pack (the ink will rub off)

Leave stove or refrigerator shelves loose

Pack cleaning products in same boxes as food (make sure sealed)

Roll rugs (let movers put into special cartons)

Wrap furniture or tie with ropes

On Moving Day

Keep your tool kit handy

Make arrangements to have appliances hooked up

If possible have friends or relatives take care of children or pets at their home

Check and number all boxes that are being moved

Ensure you have cash or certified check to pay movers

When you arrive at your new home...

Set up bedrooms and kitchen first

Check each carton for lost or damaged goods, and prepare list of damaged or lost articles

Fred Miller, Realtor serving Katy, Cinco Ranch, Pecan Grove, Richmond, Westpark Tollway, Fulshear. FredMiller9@gmailcom , www.RichmondKatyHomes.com, Office receptionist: 281/342-2288 Cell 281/924-2531

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