If You Own Your Present Home


Arrange to have your gas, water, and electric meters read on the day you leave and have the bills forwarded to your new address. Disconnect your telephone, cable TV, and water softener. If You Rent Your Present Home


Give necessary written notice to your landlord and make arrangements for the return of any monies you have on deposit. At Your "New" Home


Make arrangements for the gas, water and electric utilities, water softener, telephone and cable TV to be connected on the day of possession.

Helpful Hints

Get "Change of Address" cards from the post office and send out well before moving day. Have the post office forward your mail to your new address. Cancel any contracted services and pre-authorized cheques.

Cancel or transfer gardening, dry cleaning, newspapers, magazines, diaper and other home services. Change the address on your driver's license(s) effective the day of the move.


Helpful Hints for "Out of Town" Moves


Collect all items out for cleaning, repair or storage. e.g. fur coats, dry cleaning. Make special arrangements for the moving of perishables, such as plants. Make special arrangements for the moving of your pets.

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