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Things to Remember When Moving Home

Moving home can be a stressful ordeal, not least because of the change of living environment. On top of a culture shock and unfamiliar surroundings, you’ll likely also be worrying about the move itself, something that, to lots of people, can seem like a logistical nightmare. Here at Hadley and Ottaway, we understand how demanding these times can be, and have tailored our business to ensure your needs and requirements are the number one priority at all times – making life easier for you is our job! If you’re moving home in Norfolk, here are some of our tops tips on things to think about when you’re getting ready to go!

Get Packing!

It’s a simple one but prepare and pack as early as possible. Two weeks is said to be the absolute minimum time to leave, but the earlier you can get arranging boxes and packing away ornaments and items of little necessity, the better! Alternatively, let us relieve you of all that hassle and carry out the packing for you, you’ll be surprised how little extra that costs!

Postal redirect!

There can be few things worse than trying to chase important mail that is still being received at an old address, and it’s a hassle the new owners of the home aren’t going to want to deal with extensively. Getting this resolved straight away will mean it’s one less thing to think about once you’re settling in. You can apply for the Royal Mail’s redirection service online, quickly and easily!

Inform DVLA!

Another often-missed detail to remember is to notify the DVLA that you have moved. It’s imperative for their records that your driving licence and vehicle registration certificate are correct and, should you need to supply the police with information, you’ll want to be able to give them the right details!

Move your Gas/Electric/Other amenities to the new address!

The brilliant website www.iammoving.com is an immensely helpful service for making sure you have energy in your new home, and that your telephone and broadband providers are notified of the move as well as 1500 other potential companies you may need to inform. It’s simple and all done in one place!

The above are just a few of the many things you have to carry out prior to moving but when you book your removal with Hadley & Ottaway we will provide you with a comprehensive list that will help you remember what needs to be done leading up to and on the day of your move.

Choose the right moving company!

Last but not least – choose a moving company who understand your needs and requirements, who put you first and deliver resounding quality and dedication through every aspect of their service then you need look no further you need than Hadley and Ottaway; call today!

Things to remember when moving home

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