Make sure there is a
clear unobstructed path to all exits.|
Remove cars from driveway or areas were the truck could park prior to the mover's arrival.
Completely clear off all furniture to be moved .
Certain pieces need the drawers emptied: nightstands, endtables, coffee tables, microwave, TV stands and all desks.
Toy chests and piano benches should always be emptied.
Because of the fragile nature of antiques, they should absolutely always be empty of everything.
If rain is likely on move day or the day prior, please bring in all outdoor furniture or toys to provide a clean loading environment in the truck.
Large flower pots and flower boxes should be emptied of all soil.
If you choose to move some items and cartons yourself, do not place them where furniture is to be placed in the new house.
Pack all cartons to the top, filling with paper if necessary, to create a firm carton and then tape sufficiently. Label all cartons with magic marker in large printed letters, crossing out old writing. Some items by Law are not permitted on the moving van. You should transport them or discard them - all aerosol cans, paint, and propane cylinders.