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Must-Have Checklist For the First Few Days After Your Move or Relocation


Move or Relocation Must-Have Checklist Myrtle Beach

Relocating to a new place is never easy. It is an exciting but exhausting process that can be emotionally and physically draining. However, with the right preparation, relocating can be a stress-free process. One key to stress-free relocation is to make sure you have everything you'll need during the first few days at your new place before your belongings arrive (or before you have time to fully unpack). Here's a checklist of the most essential items you need to have handy for your first few days.


1. Chargers: Phones, Tablets, and PC: Make sure you have all your chargers. Keep them all in one place and don't forget the charging cables.


2. Sheets and Pillows: It's always a good idea to have your bedding set up before your belongings arrive. That way, you'll have a comfortable place to sleep after a long day.


3. Shower Curtain: Don't forget to bring a shower curtain. You may not want to bathe immediately, but you can still keep your privacy in check with a shower curtain.


4. Toiletries: To make sure you are all set for the first few days in your new place, pack a few of your essential toiletries in a small bag. Make sure you have your toothbrush, toothpaste, shampoo and soap.


5. Basic Cleaning Supplies: You'll want to clean your new space before you unpack your things. Don't forget to bring cleaning supplies such as a broom, dustpan, vacuum cleaner and disinfectant wipes and so on.


6. Toilet Paper and Paper Towels: You don't want to get caught off guard when you're in the bathroom and you don't have any toilet paper. Make sure you bring enough for your first few days. The same goes for paper towels.


7. Spare Batteries: Bring spare batteries for your TV remote, alarm clock, flashlight and other devices that may require them.


8. Plates, Cups and Utensils: It's always a good idea to have a set of plates, cups and utensils handy for your first few meals in your new place.


9. Daily Medications: Don't forget to bring your daily medications with you, along with your prescriptions. You'll want to take them at your regular time even when you relocate.


10. Pet Supplies: If you have a pet, don't forget to pack their supplies. You'll need to bring their food, water, leashes, dishes, beds and toys.


11. Scissors: The thought of unpacking a box without scissors could be next to impossible. Bring a pair with you.


12. Important Papers, Identification and Records: Bring important documents such as your identification, social security cards and insurance policies with you. Make sure you have them easily accessible.


13. Cash, Credit Cards and Checkbook: Don't forget to bring cash, credit cards and a checkbook with you. You might need to pay for something before your belongings arrive.


14. Portable Tool Kit: A portable tool kit includes a hammer, screwdriver, pliers and other basic tools that could come in handy during your first few days.


15. Basic Cookware: You don't want to order takeaway every day. Bring basic cookware such as a frying pan, spatula and a pot.


16. Easily Prepared Meals and Snacks: Pack some easily prepared meals and snacks, like granola bars, for your first few days.


17. Flashlight: You might need a flashlight when trying to find your way around in the dark. Don't forget to pack extra batteries.


18. Basic First Aid Kit: Accidents happen, so make sure you have the basics covered in your first aid kit.


19. Extra Changes of Clothes: You might not have time to unpack immediately, so bring a few extra changes of clothes, including underwear and pajamas.


20. Keys: Finally, don't forget to bring your keys. You don't want to be locked out of your new place.


Relocating can be a daunting task, but with the right preparation, it can be a breeze. When you choose Positive Moves Relocation & Transfer for your move, we'll take care of the big stuff, giving you more time to focus on the little things. Make sure you have everything you need for your first few days with this checklist. Remember, when you're well-prepared, moving will go much more smoothly.

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