Moving Checklist

This checklist will help you prepare you for your move. Please feel free to contact Galactic Movers with any questions. Get your free moving quote today!

Home Moving Checklist

* A month before the move.

  • Reserve a moving company for your move as soon as you know you are moving. Galactic Movers can also pack your house for you.

  • Visit our online store and purchase moving boxes and necessary packing supplies.

  • Start to clean out closets, the garage and attic.

  • Host a garage sale or donate your unwanted things to charity.

  • Arrange to transfer school records.

  • Get change of address cards from your local post office.

  • Notify magazines, change accounts, insurance companies, clubs and all other organizations of your change of address. If possible, get owner's manuals for appliances in your new home.

* One to two weeks before the move.

  • Make a "Survival Closet" of things you will need for the final clean-up and include a snack for the last day.

  • If you decide to pack yourself, label all the moving boxes as you pack, write the destination room on the top and sides of each moving box to ensure it gets to the right place in your home.

  • Schedule disconnects for gas, electric, water and the telephone. Don't disconnect the phone until after your move. Arrange for refunds that are due, and schedule connections for your new home.

  • Cancel newspapers, cable TV, security, pest control, cleaning help, lawn maintenance and any other services you receive.

* The week of the move

  • Mail in your change of address forms.

  • Clean the stove.

* The day before the move

  • Clean the refrigerator, then defrost and dry.

  • Get enough cash to tide you over.

  • Say goodbye to your neighbors!

Business Moving Checklist

* A month before the move.

  • Reserve a moving company for your move as soon as you know your business is moving. Galactic Movers can also pack up your business for you.

  • Purchase moving boxes and necessary packing supplies.

  • Start to clean out closets, extra meeting rooms and file cabinets.

  • Host a community sale or donate the unneeded items to charity.

  • Get change of address cards from your local post office.

  • Notify your building owner, clients, magazines, change accounts and all other organizations of your change of address.

  • This may be a great opportunity to update software or technology.

* One to two weeks before the move.

  • Label moving boxes according to person and/ or item. Once the boxes are moved, this will be helpful when reorganizing.

  • Cancel newspapers, security, cleaning help, lawn and / or indoor maintenance, and any other services you receive.

  • Devise a floor plan of the cubicles in your office and the new floor layout.

* The week of the move

  • Encourage employees to clean out their spaces.

  • Unplug copiers, computers, printers and any other electronic items.

* The day before the move

  • Conduct a pre-move conference with managers.

  • Let all employees know their roles and responsibilities for the move.

  • Limit employee participation on move day.

** Please note we are movers, not licensed electricians or plumbers. It's possible other professionals may be needed to make sure your belongings are safely disconnected and reconnected. Our movers will take care of logistically relocating those items. **

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Looking for a no-surprises moving quote and professional movers that service your pocket of the great state of Texas? Then Galactic Movers is the moving company you've been searching for. We are committed to creating happy and efficient moves (bet you didn't think those existed) all across Texas. Houston is our home town and we're proud of it. We are your one stop shop whether you're moving from a Memorial apartment, a home in Katy, or a corporate office in the heart of downtown. Don't just take our word for it, take a glance at the principles that set us apart from other Texas moving companies.

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All of our moving trucks are in tip-top shape before they hit the road.

Our experience allows us to tackle even the trickiest moving situations.

Your safety is our priority.

We treat your stuff as if it's our own.

Moving requires a lot of muscle.

You receive notifications prior to each phase of your move.

We're proud to say we are Better Business Bureau Accredited.

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