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Are you in the process of moving house and not sure if you’ve ticked all the necessary boxes? There’s no need to stress, as Removal Services Scotland has you covered! We’ve developed a handy checklist that helps you to organise your big move, making sure you do all the important jobs that often get overlooked in the process of moving house.

Simply click the checklist image or link below to view a PDF version of the checklist. If you don’t want to download, feel free to use the simple text version of the checklist at the bottom of this page.

Click here to download a PDF version of our Moving House Checklist



Finally, feel free to use our checklist below, directly on this page:

     Contact Removal Services Scotland and invite them to quote for your removal
     Arrange a visit of an estimator to discuss all aspects of your move
     Confirm dates with your RSS mover
     Sign and return your contract and pay the charges
     Dispose of anything you don’t want and run down freezer contents
     Notify all your creditors
     Put garage/garden tools together and take down any light fittings
   Cancel all rental agreements
   Notify doctor, dentist, optician and vet
   Notify your bank/credit card companies and your telephone company
   Notify TV license, car registration and passport offices
   Arrange to re-route mail and cancel milk and newspapers
   Plan where things will go in the new home
   Arrange reminders to look after young children and pets on the moving day
   Book mains services for disconnections
   Separate valuables & important documents for you to hand-carry on moving day
   Find and label keys for your buyer
   Collect children’s toys etc. for the journey
   Put together a basic catering pack for the family at the new home, including kettle!
   Send change of address cards to friends and relatives

If you’re in the process of moving home, we really hope that our checklist proves to be helpful. If you’re looking for a more robust moving process with week-by-week tasks and more helpful advice, check out our Complete Moving House Timeline.

At Removal Services Scotland, we’re dedicated to making your family move as stress-free as possible. Feel free to get in touch or get an obligation-free quote on our website.

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