10 MOST FORGOTTEN ITEMS

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Moving can be a very hectic time Odds are that even the most organized individual may not remember every detail of their move. Nationwide has put together a top 10 list of the most commonly forgotten items. Adding these 10 items to your “To do List” will increase your chances for a successful move.
Records & Documents Remember to obtain copies of your and your family’s important documents such as medical records, dental records, vaccine information, as well as any veterinary records for the family pet(s). In some cases, a notarized letter will be required to receive official documentation (you may need to contact the American Medical Records Association to inquire about your new state’s requirements). You may also want to consider transferring current prescriptions to a drugstore near you in your new town.
Hidden Valuables If you have hidden any valuables around the house, be sure to collect them (valuables such as jewelry should be carried with you).
Phone Numbers Pack your current phone directory. You may not think you will need it, but chances are you may endure some charges for directory assistance to contact some old friends or tie up loose ends.
Dry Cleaning Dry Cleaning, Tailors, Watches, Shoe Repair, Storage. Also remember to return any loaned items (Library Books, Movie Rentals, Borrowed Items, etc.)
What is your new address? Keeping your new address on you will come in handy. This important information will be needed when forwarding mail, credit card bills and other important business contacts. You may also want to post it where the kids have access to it so that they can also give it to their friends.
Sparkling Clean Cleaning products should not be move. Remember to leave out cleaning products to do a last sweep of the house before closing the door for good. Many people also make arrangements in advance for this service to be done for them.
Plants & Pets In most cases, moving companies will not be able to transport your plants and/or pets. Remember to make travel plans for them as well.
The Clicker It is common that people will forget to leave the electric garage door opener. Remember to leave the clicker for the new residences.
Bank on it It is wise to open a checking account in your new town at least one month before. You may need access to funds immediately; keep in mind a lot of banks will not cash out of town checks. Remember to also retrieve your important documents from your safe deposit box.
Spare Keys Remember to collect all of your spare keys. Whether it means retrieving keys from your neighbors or from under the mat at to the front door, don’t forget to gather all sets before you depart.
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At Nationwide Van Lines we bring something else to the table. We recognize that a successful move need needs to to always include a few basic services

Protection to your home

  • We will protect your floors with floor protectors, stairs protectors and make sure to leave you floors scratch free
  • Door Jam protection, rails and all corners will be protected
  • Any area whether in the hallway or around your home that need to be protected will be covered by our crews

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  • When we provide a price, our prices are Flat Binding Prices – we don’t charge by hour and will not add any travel time or extra labor hours to the final bill.
  • We provide a free onsite estimate to any job within 50 mile radius from our headquarters and if you are further our representative will perform and video estimate to ensure an accurate price

Furniture Protection

  • All your furniture will be packed with our moving blankets. All moves include packing for all your non fragile furniture to ensure safe travel to your destination.
  • Any fragile glass or special items will be packed to ensure saftey and wood crates are always an option for high value items – Please consult with your representative to make sure they are aware of any fragile or special item

Reliable and professional staff

  • Nationwide Van Lines will make sure all our staff will take care of you move in the up most professional manner. From the office crew which provide the estimate and customer service to our crews on the field, our packers and loaders are heavily trained, background check and will make sure your move will be successful and stress free
Founder And PresidentTali Maskalik

No matter if you’re relocating within the same neighborhood or overseas, moving can be pretty stressing. In fact, moving is repeatedly ranked as the third most stressful life event and sometimes seems to be completely overwhelming. On top of moving, you often have to deal with realtors, mortgage financing and even finding a great school for your kids. To keep all the moving components tracked and timely, organization is a big must. Utilizing a filing system is a great way to keep... Read More

Tali Maskalik
Tali Maskalik
Founder And PresidentTali Maskalik

No matter if you’re relocating within the same neighborhood or overseas, moving can be pretty stressing. In fact, moving is repeatedly ranked as the third most stressful life event and sometimes seems to be completely overwhelming. On top of moving, you often have to deal with realtors, mortgage financing and even finding a great school for your kids. To keep all the moving components tracked and timely, organization is a big must. Utilizing a filing system is a great way to keep.... Read More

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