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Furniture Moving is Just One of 5 Things you Should Do Right After Moving into a New Home

Now that you’ve moved into your new home, you’re undoubtedly excited to start this next exciting chapter of your life adventure. But don’t celebrate just yet – there’s work to be done still! Right after moving into your new home, there are scores of tasks to be completed. But don’t worry, we’ve narrowed them down to the 5 most essential ones that must be addressed right away before you break out the champagne and celebrate!

  1. Inspect the Items as They Get Off the Truck

One by one, inspect every item as it’s taken off the truck and moved inside the house. Furniture moving requires you to provide immediate notification to the company if there is any sign of damage to your belongings. Before making that call though, take note of any other things that were broken or damaged, so wait until the furniture moving professionals unload everything.

  1. Unpack Essential Rooms

Unpack your essential rooms, namely your bedroom and bathroom, before all other rooms. You’re going to be positively exhausted once moving day is over, so you’ll definitely want to take advantage of a nice hot shower before your weary body hits the bed for a well-deserved rest.

  1. Prioritize your To-Do List

Take the time to prioritize your to-do list very soon after your move-in day. Jot down immediate tasks in a notebook, grouping them into what needs to be done in the next few days, as well as weeks. Jump on your list of tasks to speed up fixing up your home, so you can finally settle in.

  1. Inspect your New Place Thoroughly

Go through every room and look for possible signs of problems, like running toilets, dripping faucets, leaky plumbing, and even indications of pests. As well, you’ll want to check out the front and back yard to assess if there are any outdoor issues too.

  1. Childproof Everything!

If you have young children, then you’ll need to childproof your home right away. Start off in their bedroom first and take note of what you can do to better the environment for your child. Electric outlet protectors, cordless window blinds, window guards, and drawer locks are a few ways you can provide a safer space. Afterwards, move onto the other rooms one by one, taking note of what may prove to be dangerous and need childproofing.

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