Things To Do After Moving Into A New House

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Moving houses can be quite a difficult thing to do. You need to make sure you packed everything correctly, you need good removalists, and you need to plan everything ahead. Most people think the job is done after they move into their new home. But that’s not quite true. There are a few things you need to do after you have completed moving too. A Smooth Move Removals has prepared the following list just for you!

We’ve also created a handy checklist to help you to prepare for your upcoming moving day.

Unpack the essentials

This is obvious really.

The first thing you should do is unpacking the boxes that contain your essentials.

This will usually be your bigger pieces of furniture like your bed or your sofas.

It is generally a good idea to unpack your internet modem last because it might distract you from getting anything else done.

Hook up your utilities and appliances

Next, you should get on to getting your utilities and appliances set up.

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Get your electricity, gas and water lines sorted out if they haven’t been sorted from before.

Connect your telly, your fridge and your microwave oven.

Locate the emergency exits

Since you’ve moved into a new building, it is essential that you become familiar with it as soon as possible.

Start by locating the emergency exits, so you know what to do if there is ever an emergency situation to deal with.

Get secured

Make sure your new home is as secure as it can be.

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Ensure that all the locks on your doors are in perfect working condition.

Check the windows thoroughly, including the hinges and panels for any breach-able areas.

Change your address

After you’ve done all that and settled down a bit, it is time for you to start changing your address.

Start with the most important institution and work your way down.

A good place to start is your bank.

Make sure you’ve changed your details at your workplace, uni or anywhere else that is important.


Moving is a big hassle, but it really doesn’t have to be. With A Smooth Move Removals, moving will be as smooth as possible at an affordable price. If you are in need of house removals, home removals, office removals, furniture removals or anything in between, just give our Gold Coast team a call. If you’re looking for removals on the Gold Coast we’re your best bet. We’ll be more than happy to help you out!


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