The Day of and Immediately Following the Move
DAY OF THE MOVE
Defrost refrigerators & freezers.
Pack first night items and keep them in separate boxes in an
easily accessible area in your car. (Toiletries, change of clothes,
towels, sheets, phone, alarm clock, flashlight, pet food/dishes,
paper towels, trash bags, medicines, coffee, paper plates, plastic
utensils, refreshments, etc.)
Remember to leave behind cleaning supplies at the old home for
the final clean up. (Vacuum cleaner, broom, cleansers, paper
towels, rags, trash bags, etc.)
When using a moving company:
present at both locations during the entire move to answer
any questions the movers may have.
sure to go over all documents/inventories carefully before
copies all documents/inventories handy until the move
movers written directions to the new home as well as parking/unloading
instructions and your emergency contact information.
Notify the Dept. of Motor Vehicles of your new address.
Do a change of address for your Driver's License. You may
obtain the necessary forms on the internet.
Colorado Motor Vehicle Division CHANGE OF ADDRESS FORM here!
** Colorado law requires this to be done within 10 days of
moving to a new address. This requirement is in addition to
the notification to the US Post Office.
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