On the move? ‘Two Men and a Truck’ has some tips for packing

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CLEVELAND, Ohio (WJW) — The housing market is on fire and if a move is in your future, you’ll want to plan ahead.

Joe Malacky from Two Men and a Truck stopped by FOX 8 News in the Morning Tuesday to offer some tips to make your move a smooth one:

Moving Checklist

1 – 2 months ahead:

  • begin cleaning out your house
  • begin changing your address (mil, school, insurance, etc.)
  • schedule moving company

1 – 2 weeks before:

  • begin canceling items tied to old home (internet, cable, labor services)
  • call utility companies and tell them exact date of service stop
  • start packing room-by-room, be sure to label

Day of move:

  • pack essentials bag that stays with you entire day (snacks, important documents, valuables)
  • make sure clear moving path inside/outside homes
  • once truck is loaded, make final sweep of home to make sure nothing is forgotten

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