Moving Checklist: 5 Tips for a Smooth Move

A great move starts with a great plan. Make a moving checklist to ensure you have everything you need for a smooth move.

Moving from one home to another signals a new beginning, so it’s important to plan and pack well for a smooth, successful transition. Follow our moving checklist, brought you by 3M, for tips to do just that!

1. Declutter Your Home

When you are preparing to sell your house, or even move out of your rental, you need to clean and start organizing your things. 

Everyone has items that they no longer need that often end up in a junk drawer, attic or garage. If you haven’t used something for years, and have no plans to do so, now’s the time to get rid of it!

“Today’s Homeowner” hosts Danny Lipford and Chelsea Lipford Wolf, pictured with a young couple, during a garage makeover on the set of Today's Homeowner
Your home has lots of things you no longer need. Before you pack, declutter!

In fact, moving is the perfect time to curate your house so the new place has only the items that will make it your home.

So, grab three boxes and mark them, ‘Keep,’ ‘Toss’ and ‘Donate.’ You can add a fourth box and mark it, ‘Sell,’ if you have time for a yard sale or want

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