Check List For Your North Carolina Move

Get the most out of your moving day

Couple preparing for moving
  • Schedule to disconnect or transfer all utilities:
    • Electric
    • Water
    • Gas
    • Trash Service
    • Internet
    • Cable
  • Forward mail to your new address. You can do this online at: The United States Postal Service
  • Change your address with:
    • Insurance Companies
    • Employer
    • IRS
    • Banks and Financial Institutions
    • Credit Card Companies
    • Subscriptions (magazines, book clubs, newspaper etc)
    • Doctors, Veterinarians, Dentists, Pharmacies
    • Friends and Family
  • Change driver's license address and vehicle registration address at DMV
  • Transfer child school records
  • Register/change voter's registration address
  • Charcoal Grills – dispose of charcoal
  • Propane Tanks cannot be transported (Turn your tank in at a Blue Rhino distributor and get a new one at destination. Send receipt to Blue Rhino and you will receive a $20.00 reimbursement: 800-258-7466).
  • Disconnect icemakers and gas appliances prior to moving
  • Drain gas from all motorized products (lawnmowers and other machinery)
  • Bundle rakes and shovels for travel
  • Any article affixed to your property must be removed prior to move. For example: pictures, shelving, plumbing, electrical fixtures, mirrors, carpet, drapery fixtures and rods.
  • Inform moving personnel, prior to moving, of any items that may require special disassembly and reassembly. For example: waterbeds, swing sets, grandfather clocks, hot tubs, pool tables, and pianos.