Arrived at your new house with the help of professional Houston movers? Great! This is an exciting phase and you cannot simply wait to start off a fresh life in your new home with a bang. But wait! It’s not yet time to enjoy. You need to complete certain important tasks before the celebrations begin.
Check the boxes that are delivered
Whether you have moved on your own or have hired movers, there must be a household inventory already prepared before or during the packing. Inspect all the moving boxes against this checklist, as they are being transported to your new house. Make sure to notify the Houston movers immediately if you find any item or box missing and also re-check whether it is mistakenly left in the truck. Also inspect the containers and boxes for any kind of visual damage.
Make the utilities functional
It is always good to make the utilities in the new house active before you make your move. If in any case this has not been done, complete it immediately after you arrive at your new place. First and foremost, you should call the water and power supplying companies. Once there is gas, electricity and running water in the house, definitely things will seem happier and brighter. After these main utilities are taken care of, concentrate on making other essential arrangements such as obtaining access to the phone, internet and other vital services.
Get the essentials unpacked
As you unpack, begin with the essential boxes and make sure that two most essential rooms in your house are prepared, namely the bathroom and the bedroom. Moving is bound to make you exhausted and stressed out so you would need a comfortable place to lie down, hence get ready to prepare the bed as soon as possible.
Also, before you prepare for a good night’s sleep, a refreshing shower is something that you would desperately require. So, unpack your bathrobe, towels, curtains along with all the other toiletries to break free from the dirt and stress of a hectic day.
Inspect the house carefully
It is important for you to know your new place in a detailed manner. Inspect the house for general damage and other issues such as dripping faucets, plumbing leaks, and so on. Also, inspect the front yard, the back yard and other areas for possible problems.
Locate the main water valve and fuse box
Make sure that you know the position of the main water valve and circuit breaker box so that you can reach them in case there is an emergency. You might also need to cut off the water or electricity supply if a water or power issue needs to be addressed. As an inmate, you must know the fuse controls for every part of the house.
By hiring professional Houston movers, you can make the packing, moving and unpacking easier. However, on arrival at the new house, you need to take care of the above-mentioned things on your own, so that your life in the new place becomes more convenient.