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.
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.