Moving Day Survival Kit

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Moving Day Survival Kit  


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 So, the day has finally arrived!  That day you've been waiting for, when you get to turn what you bought into the home of your own dreams.  


In all of the excitement, you might just forget a few essentials that could make your move much, much easier.  

Making a Moving Day Survival Kit that is easily assesible on Move In Day helps to make the move less stressful.


Moving Day Survival Kit


  • Toilet paper
  • Paper towels
  • Cleaning supplies
  • Aspirin | Pain Reliever | Medications
  • Tools - screwdrivers, wrenches, flashlights and such
  • Trash bags
  • Phone chargers
  • Extension cords
  • Paper plates, cups and utensils
  • Bag of Ice
  • Plenty of water
  • First Aid Kit
  • Pack a personal bag with tootbrush, toothpaste, deodarant, shampoo, razor and anything else you may need for a couple of days. 

**Call ahead to have food delivered or carry out**


Noteworthy Items


  • Keep your valuables with you - such as laptops & jewelry
  • Keep personal records in a safe place that you will have easy access to them in case of emergancy.  -Medical Information -Doctor's #'s -School Records -Bank Accounts -Vet Records -Vehicle Info -Insurance Info
  • Call to transfer or turn on the Utilities to the New House prior to your move in date.
  • Make sure your home insurance is in place.
  • Plan ahead for your perishible items from your fridge and freezer.



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Matt Kombrink
RE/MAX All Pro - Saint Charles, IL
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Excellent topic, Christine!  Moving day of course is the most hectic of days.  And you throw a closing or two in there and forget about it!  I hope people appreciate you making things a little easier.

Aug 10, 2013 01:44 AM #1
Christine Pappas - REALTOR®
eXp Realty - Willoughby, OH
eXp Realty - Because Experience Matters

Thanks Matt!  

Aug 10, 2013 01:50 AM #2
Sharon Tara
Sharon Tara Transformations - Portsmouth, NH
New Hampshire Home Stager

Great tips for moving day, Christine!  It's always easiest if you are prepared!

Aug 10, 2013 05:58 AM #3
Charles Stallions Property Manager
Charles Stallions Real Estate Services - Pace, FL
Pensacola, Pace & Gulf Breeze Property Management

Thanks for sharing sounds like you may have done this before. Moving day can be  a little easier with this great list.

Aug 10, 2013 08:36 AM #4
Michele Cadogan-Cell 917-861-9166
Fillmore Real Estate 2990 Av U, Bklyn , NY 11229 - Brooklyn, NY
Licensed Real Estate Associate Broker -


Bookmarked to share- Thanks for sharing this well thoughtout list for Moving Day-  btw  I usually provide a basket of breakfast cheer, coffee, bagles, tea, menues, or box lunches for my clients and customers on moving day,

Aug 10, 2013 08:42 AM #5
Ginny Gorman
RI Real Estate Services ~ 401-529-7849~ RI Waterfront Real Estate - North Kingstown, RI
Homes for Sale in North Kingstown RI and beyond

Great list for moving Christine!  It is such a stressful day that these items make the day so much easier when you have them with you.

Aug 10, 2013 10:10 PM #6
Christine Pappas - REALTOR®
eXp Realty - Willoughby, OH
eXp Realty - Because Experience Matters

It sure is Sharon :)

Oh yes, Michelle!  Many times :)

Great Michele, I'm glad it can help you too :) and I love the Breakfast Basket of Cheer!  

Thanks Ginny :)

Aug 12, 2013 12:37 AM #7
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