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Planning A Move? Here Is A Guideline To Help You Make Your Next Move Easy

Four Weeks Before Your Move

 
  • mover tipsCall 21st Century Van Lines and schedule your move.
  • Tour your house and decide which items should be discarded or donated to charity. Consider a garage sale.
  • Call physicians and dentists. They may recommend a colleague near your new home.
  • Get copies of renewable prescriptions.
  • Arrange transfer of school records.
  • Check homeowner's insurance policies to see if moving is covered.
  • Be sure your new home is protected by transferring fire, theft and other personal-property insurance.
  • Transfer personal insurance records.

Three Weeks Before Your Move

 
  • Plan to use up most food items before the move.
  • Check and clear tax assessments.
  • Arrange to have major appliances serviced before you move them.
  • Movers can't take aerosols, flammables, corrosives or ammunition. It's best to use them up or give them away before you move. Propane tanks must be emptied as well as lawnmower fuel tanks.

Two Weeks Before Your Move

 
  • packing boxesMake your travel reservations for the trip.
  • Notify the Post Office and get change of address forms. Notify magazines to which you subscribe.
  • Close or transfer all charge accounts.
  • Return library books and other things you've borrowed. Collect things you've loaned, and items in layaway, cold storage, etc.
  • Arrange to discontinue utilities and delivery services.
  • Take the time to fill out the "Welcome To Your New Home" data sheet for the new owners.
  • Protect your shipment from damage by disposing of cleaning fluids, acids, caustic drain cleaners, etc.

One Week Before Your Move

 
  • moving checklistTransfer bank accounts, and ask your local credit bureau to transfer your records to your new city.
  • Reconfirm travel reservations.
  • Arrange for cable TV disconnection.
  • Arrange connection of utilities in new home. Draw up a floor plan of your new home, and indicate placement of furnishings. It makes moving in twice as easy.
  • Arrange to have cash, certified check or money order ready to pay driver before goods are unloaded (unless your employer is paying the charges or you've arranged to pay by credit card).
  • Set aside maps, games, snacks, flashlight, and other items you'll take in your car.
  • Gather medicines and important papers for the car trip.
  • Your local phone company business office can help you with phone service for your new home, as well as disconnecting service at your present home.
  • Drain water from all garden hoses.
  • Start packing suitcases.
  • Drain gasoline from lawn mower.
  • Anything 21st Century Van Lines is packing should be left in place. It's easier and safer; for example, to pack glassware right from the cabinet it's kept in.
     

The Day Before Your Move

 
  • Get name, address and phone number of your destination agent.
  • Put cleaning supplies, toiletries and a coffee pot in special box to be loaded last and unloaded first.
  • Finish packing all suitcases.
  • Defrost, clean and dry refrigerator.
     

The Day Of Your Move

 
  • Be on hand all day to answer questions, accompany driver during inventory, sign bill of lading, and confirm your new address and delivery date. Be sure to advise him of your enroute accommodations and telephone number, if known.
  • Make final check of every room and storage area. Make sure windows and doors are locked, keys are transferred and lights are out.

Storage Solutions

Because everyone has different storage needs, we have a customized storage system which is meant to accommodate any storage load, no matter how large or small. We are actually able to serve your needs equally, whether you need a place to store a few extra items or a whole houseful of furniture awaiting your new home. We want your storage venture with us to be worry and stress free. Call us. We'll make your next move easy.

Services Overview

At 21st Century Van Lines customer care and satisfaction is our primary goal. We make it our top priority to deliver efficient worry free moving at a very affordable price. Each move is planned and coordinated according to each individual's needs.

  • Licensed by the State of California: 188430
  • Licensed by FHA 662160 & - MC 309996

Contact Us

21st Century Van Lines
1024 S. Linwood Ave
Santa Ana, CA 92705

Phone: (949) 252-0021
Phone: (714) 540-1100
Phone: (562) 799-1112
Toll Free: (800) 819-2121