When we have to move home, we usually think about the things we need to pack, the place of residence, we would be taking up, appointing a packers and movers service. However, there are several other things to take care of which often skip our attention. If you had permanent residence in an area for quite some time and have a family, you are bound to be using certain services that need to be discontinued as well as proper notice given before you leave.
Inform schools and offices
Though most moves with house removalists Brisbane services involve a transfer from one’s existing workplace, in certain cases you might be leaving work and moving to a new town or city. In such case, there is a certain notice period you are expected to serve. The same goes for schools where a transfer certificate needs to be acquired for your child so that he or she gains admission in the next school that you apply for. As there is a certain timeline in such cases, it would be wise to inform the institutions from before as well as plan your move as and when such formalities are cleared.
Get utility bills and connections cleared
This is another area that needs proper planning. While you cannot get your electricity supply discontinued before you move, it is also required that you put in notice at the right time to discontinue the service and stop the bills and usage. It would be wise to clear the last cycle of payment and then issue a notice to the relevant authorities. You could also do it from your new address when you no longer need the utilities like gas connection, water supply and electricity. If you appoint the services of an expert, affordable furniture removals Sydney company, you will also get similar advice from them. Such experts can help you plan your move and point out certain factors that you might overlook to plan your move right.
Inform other services
Besides work, school, utility companies and community services, you need to keep in mind other services that you use which needs to be discontinued. For instance, if your child is enrolled in an extracurricular activity, you need to inform them that your child would be discontinuing the classes. If you had a club membership, you need to inform them as well as collect back any security deposit that you might be eligible for a refund. At the same time banks also need to be informed and in case accounts need to be closed, the necessary paperwork needs to be filled and submitted.