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Spartan Moving Tips :

Spartan Moving Tips

Spartan Moving Systems offers partial and full service packing relieving you of all the stresses involved in your move. You can rest assured that your belongings will be packed and protected by trained professionals. As you can see below, our boxes come in all different strengths and sizes to help ensure a safe and efficient move. Your relocation consultant will recommend the appropriate cartons based on your needs.


21 to 14 days before you move

  • Get rid of anything you are not bringing with you
  • Find out where to dispose of house old chemicals like old paint
  • Make a list of everything you are bringing to your new home
  • Find out the replacement value of all belongings for insurance purposes
  • Fill out a change of address form, and notify friends, family and other of your new address
  • Fill out an IRS change of address form
  • Get copies of your medical and dental records
  • Get copies of veterinary records if necessary
  • If your are moving out of state, find out about auto licensing and the insurance
  • If you're moving in State, find out where and how to change your address on your drivers license
  • Notify your kids school and have their records transfer to their new schools
  • Return any cable equipment
  • Make hotel and airline reservations if you need them

14 to 8 days before you move

  • Returned library books or any borrowed items
  • Collected all the item we may have loaned out
  • Make arrangements to disconnect gas, electric and other utilities
  • Arrange to have major appliances prepare for the move

7 to 2 days before you move

  • Get rid of all flammables
  • Figure out what you are bringing with you, like TV antenna or shelves
  • Pack a suitcase with the cloths and toiletries you'll need the first few days in your new home
  • Pack special box with other essentials you'll need for the first few days (make sure that you mark this box "do Not move")

The day before moving day

  • Take down curtains, curtain rods
  • Empty defrost and clean your refrigerator, make sure it has at least 24 hours of air dry
  • Clean and air your stove
  • Plan your breakfast, paper plates service is fine, eating something on the road is better
  • Pack your personal belongings except your alarm clock
  • Go to sleep early, you'll be glad the next day

Moving Day

  • Collect all keys to locking items, put them in a safe place
  • Strip the beds, but leave them intact, we"ll dismantle them
  • Make sure you're at home when the San Jose Mover arrive, so you can sign a "bill of lading"
  • Make sure everything has been readied for the move
  • Keep your sign of "bill of lading" in easily accessible place
  • Make sure the drive has the correct deliver address and phone number
  • Confirm the expected delivery time with the driver
  • Before you leave, do a final walk through of every room, check all closets and cabinets