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1155 North Ellsworth
Villa Park, Illinois 60181

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Moving Tips

Getting ready to move? Feeling overwhelmed?
Follow these simple guidelines
to ease the transition and save yourself hours of worry.
MICROSHIP MOVING CHECK LIST

  • BOOKS: Separate BOOKS into boxes of disposable, family reading, valuable.
  • BOXES: Locate original boxes for items like stereo, printers, flat screens, etc.
  • CHANGE OF ADDRESS: Start making your announcement list.
  • CLOTHES: Do you need them all? Charity shops may want them.
  • CLUTTER: Clear out unwanted goods now. Hold a garage sale.
  • DESTINATION: It’s never too early to find out about shops, schools, theatre, life styles near your new home.
  • DOCUMENTS: Round up marriage/birth certificates, driver’s licenses, etc. Keep passports separate so they are not packed.
  • ELECTRICAL GOODS: Check to see if they will work in the new home.
  • FINANCES: Arrange to close or transfer bank accounts, savings accounts etc.
  • FLAMMABLES: Get rid of paint, petrol, gas cylinders, etc.
  • FOOD: Start running down freezer stock.
  • FUEL: Empty fuel from mowers, snow blowers, tools, trimmers, go karts, etc.
  • MAIL: Arrange to have mail forwarded.
  • PETS: Make sure vaccinations and documentation are up to date.
  • RUGS: Have rugs cleaned.
  • STORAGE: Will your new home be ready? If not, arrange temporary storage.
  • TOYS: If you have children, separate cherished toys to travel with you.
  • UTILITIES: Set termination date for electricity, gas, oil, telephone and cable.
  • VEHICLES: Taking the car? Check on import regulations and the duty payable.