411homerepair.com

Latest Articles

Why Metal Blacking is Often a Better Choice than Plating and Painting

As a manufacturer who usually works with metal, you might need a way to change the colour of your products to make them as appealing as possible to...

on May 22, 2017

How to Add the Right Accent to your Home Decor?

What is it that turns a house into a home? It is usually the brick-a-brass you have picked up, from different corners of the world, during your...

on May 19, 2017

DIY Roof Inspection of your New Home

I’m writing this post as to provide fast, basic, and quality information related to roof related issues for people looking to buy old houses....

on May 17, 2017

What Causes Creaky Floorboards?

There is nothing worse than tiptoeing around your home while people are asleep and hearing a harmony of squeaking floorboards. Nearly all homes...

on May 16, 2017

Preparing Your New Home For Move In

by Ted Levin on Jan 13, 2015

Purchasing a new house can be a momentous occasion for many people, so in order to make the transition into a new house just as exciting, you should take some time to read this article on things you can do to make the moving process a lot more convenient.

1. Hire A Moving Company

It might seem like a fun idea, to pack and organize all of your stuff with your loved ones and then unpack it in the new home and make memories. But this is actually a huge hassle and takes a lot of time that you could be spending enjoying your new home. Hiring a moving company will cut down on the moving time and allow you to focus on making a house a home. You might be thinking to yourself that you are a very particular person and you would rather do it yourself, but with household moving companies like allied, they will do everything for you just the way you like it.

2. Change Your Address

You should begin to change your address with your credit card companies when you find out that you’re moving. A lot of people look for old mail and could accept offers in your name. You should also have your mail forwarded from your old home because you might miss a few bills or bankcards when you were switching your address. You should also change your address on things like your car insurance and registration.

3. Call Ahead For Utilities

Think about how awful it would be to move in on a Friday and not have any electricity for the entire weekend because you forgot to call and have them turn it on before you moved in. Turning on the electricity, water, heater and cable is something that you can do before you move into the home so you should call in advance and have everything put under your name and turned on. This way you will be all set for move in day.

4. Cleaning and Renovations

You might want to really clean your house before you move in, hiring a professional cleaning company can really make the place feel like a new home. You should also do all of your renovations before you move in. this might sound like a no brainer, but some people move in and then decide they want to paint all of the bedrooms when the furniture has already been put in. So get all the painting done and the appliances put in.

5. Protect Your Windows

One of the first things you might want to do in your new house is to put up window treatments. It might not sounds like the most logical thing to do, but as you move in all of your stuff is on display. Anyone passing by your house has a clear shot off all of your belongings. This could save you from burglars. Along with this, you probably wont get a great night sleep with the sun shining right in your face at the crack of dawn.

Image Source: moving.com

Author

TedLevin

Ted Levin

Most Recent Articles

Sponsored Articles

Random Articles

5 Safety Precautions You Should Know Before Your DIY Home Renovation

Many people do not realize all of the dangers that are present when they take on a renovation project for their home. There are a number of hazards...

Safety / Security

Fridge on the Brink? It could just be the Seal

The seal on your refrigerator and freezer is what holds the doors closed properly. This ensures that the cold air remains inside and keeps...

Appliance / Repair

How to Enhance the Beauty of your Home with Blinds

Remodeling your home does not have to empty your wallet. There are several different things you can do to give your home an entirely new look and...

Windows / Siding

Choosing the Best Color Scheme

To choose a color scheme to your home you can simply follow these steps. You have to get some ideas about how to mix the fabrics and colors and...

Interior Design / Decor

Guidelines to Use Scaffolding the Proper Way

Scaffolding is necessary in the construction industry to make sure that new buildings can be created and old buildings can be maintained. Before...

Safety / Security

Actions

Contact Us | Submit Article | RSS | 411homerepair © 2017