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Moving Tips / Checklist

At Abreu Movers we want our customers to be ready for their local or long-distance move. Ensuring that you're prepared for moving day helps us make sure that everything is ready to be loaded up and moved to your destination. We have put together the following 4 week checklist of moving tips to help you.

 

3-4 Weeks Before Moving

checklist• Get rid of anything you aren't bringing with you.
• Find out where to dispose of household chemicals like old paint.
• Make a list of everything you're bringing to your new home.
• Find out the replacement value of all belongings, for insurance purposes.
• Fill out a change of address form. Notify friends, family of your new address.
• Fill out an IRS change of address form.
• Get copies of your medical and dental records, if necessary.
• Get copies of veterinary records, if necessary.
• If you're moving out of state, find out about auto licensing and insurance.
• Change your address on your driver's license.
• Notify your kids' schools and have their records transferred to new schools.
• Return any cable equipment.
• Make hotel and airline reservations if you need them.

8 to 14 days before you move

• Return library books or any other borrowed items.
• Collect all the items you may have loaned out.
• Make arrangements to disconnect gas, electric and other utilities.
• Make arrangements to connect utilities at your new place.
• Arrange to have major appliances prepped for the move.
2 to 7 days before you move
• Get rid of all flammables & figure out what you're bringing with you in the car or plane.
• Arrange for removal of "installed items" you're bringing with you.
• Pack a suitcase with the clothes and toiletries you'll need the first day home.
• Pack a special box with other essentials you'll need for the first few days.

The day before Moving Day

• Take down curtains and curtain rods.
• Empty, defrost and clean your refrigerator.
• Make sure it has 24 hours to air dry.
• Clean and air your stove & Plan your breakfast.
• Pack your personal belongings except your alarm clock.
• Go to sleep early you'll be glad of it tomorrow.

Moving Day

• Collect all keys to locking items. Put them in a safe place.
• Strip the beds but leave them intact. We will dismantle them.
• Make sure you're at home when movers arrive, so you can sign an inventory.
• Walk around with the crew chief while he does the inventory.
• Make sure everything is ready for the move.
• Keep your signed bill of lading and inventory in an easily accessible place.
• Make sure the driver has the correct delivery address and phone number.
• Confirm the expected delivery time with the driver.
• Before you leave, do a final walkt hrough of every room. Check all closets and cabinets.

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WHAT OUR CUSTOMERS SAY

Abreu Movers - Bronx Moving Companies
4.6
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Jemel
Jemel
11:23 06 Apr 21
Pretty cool guys. Let met tell you something–I never met anyone as enthusiastic about their work as these guys are.I will really recommend all here.❤️You all
David Jarrett
David Jarrett
10:41 05 Apr 21
Great job, you guys! I’m forever grateful to you for making the most from my move within the very least amount of time possible.
Tomas Mike
Tomas Mike
05:22 02 Apr 21
Great job! The Abreu Movers made our moving experience as straightforward as it was possible.It was pretty incredible, actually–we got my things to the necessary spot in no time at all.
Tomas Adnan
Tomas Adnan
02:31 30 Mar 21
The Abreu Movers were among the most likable movers I met in my days. I never really liked those moving processes, but these guys made it as simple as possible. Thanks!
Timothy Pederson
Timothy Pederson
22:58 01 Mar 21
I used Movers Bronx for a local moving job. I got a great price, and excellent service! I have always been hesitant to use a moving company to move my things, but this time i choose a Abreumovers... moving company over the headache, and i'm so pleased with the ending outcome.read more
Charles Jacobsen
Charles Jacobsen
22:12 03 Feb 21
They are a great company trying to accommodate your needs.If they can't do it they supply you with those that can. Highly recommend calling for your moving needs. Thank you Abreu movers
Elmer Roman
Elmer Roman
21:42 10 Jan 21
The movers were efficient, friendly, and professional. They made moving day so easy! This was our first move hiring movers, and it was definitely worth it. Highly recommend. Thanks to these Bronx... movers!read more
Craig Neal
Craig Neal
21:48 02 Jan 21
I have used them and have loved the punctual nature and eager to get things done in time and also right estimate. I have also recommended them to many friends who loved there service for moving as... well.read more
Rafael Reyes
Rafael Reyes
23:16 29 Nov 20
We cannot praise Abreu Movers enough for how great they did on our recent move! They were always prompt with replying to emails, and the moving crew were amazing! They made sure to protect any... fragile items, moved quickly, and told some great jokes. We had an upright piano to be moved along with our other belongings, and they moved the piano with such ease and worked well as a team. We requested the Truck, and are happy to know that a portion of our bill will be donated to Cancer Care. We will definitely be recommending them to anyone we know that is moving, and will use their services again for any future moves we have.read more
Darren Dillon
Darren Dillon
21:08 29 Nov 20
What can I say? Moving itself is stressful. But Abreu Movers made it one of the easiest experiences I've had. I'll be honest, I do not usually use moving companies. My father owned a moving company... for years and I worked for him. So I know what I'm doing and I know what to watch for. The crew that moved us was legitimately the best crew I have ever seen work together and exceeded every expectation I had. I will definitely be using them again to move some pieces of furniture and when I move again in 5 years 😉 communication was top notch and they move fast! Yet they still will talk, engage and just all around be a fun group of people to be around. Thank you so much! My girls and I couldnt be happierread more
Carl Wislon
Carl Wislon
22:59 03 Nov 20
Showed up on time. Completed the job in a timely manner. Worked efficiently. Hiring them was the best decision of my move. Would not hesitate to hire them again. Abreu Movers in Bronx did a great job!
Don Kennedy
Don Kennedy
20:35 04 Aug 20
wonderfully professional company here in 2020. They offer Quality employees at an awesome price, on time and eager to satisfy the customer. From calling to set up my appointment with their customer... service to the text to confirm my appointment to the 2 men who showed up on time with great attitudes and work ethics. If you ever need to move this is the company for you and your family needs. A++ service and PRICE!!!!! Thank you Abreu Movers in Bronx NYread more
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