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  1. Childproofing time

Now that you have moved into your new London, Ontario home you need to think about all of they ways you need to childproof.  Your new home will have a different layout and give your child or toddler a whole new realm to explore.  You may need to buy more childproofing devices to make them more compatible with your new home’s design.  Ideally this should be done after you have moved in and unpacked the essentials.  If at all possible you need to make sure that your can have your children looked after by a family member or friend so that they are not left unattended until after the move is completed and your home is fully childproofed.

  1. Install your appliances

Moving a large appliance is not easy task.  You will need the best movers in London, Ontario if you plan on having your fridge, freezer, washing machine or dishwasher installed correctly.  Not only are these very heavy appliances, they are also a little tricky to install.  Make sure you are certain of where these appliances go because once the London, Ontario moving company has left you may not be able to move them on your own.

  1. Keep motivated and get everything unpacked

It can be very easy after you have gotten a lot of the essentials unpacked to sit back and have the remaining boxes just sit there.  Many people will go for months in a new home before they get to unpacking everything.  To avoid this, you just need to set aside a couple of days to get it all done.  Even asking some of your friends to pitch in can make a huge difference.

  1. As you unpack, recycle

As you begin to unpack after your London, Ontario moving company has left, you should think about where you are going to put all of that cardboard.  If you have downsized you may want to hang onto a couple of boxes if there is anything that you want to put into storage.  Ask around and see if any of your friends need boxes for anything, you may find that someone is in desperate need of some storage materials.  Finally, you should recycle all of the boxes and other packing materials that you have.

  1. Get cleaning

After your London, Ontario move it is time to think about your new home and how comfortable you are to live in it.  The first thing you should do is to give your home a very good and thorough cleaning.  Even though your house is new to you, it may still have been well lived in by the previous occupants.  Even if your new London, Ontario home is pristine and spotless when the London, Ontario moving trucks arrive, after you unpack there will be the a lot of debris from the packing materials.  You will have to get to work and make sure everything is thrown out or recycled.

Spending a little more on quality cleaning products will make a huge difference to the amount of time and effort you need to spend cleaning your home.

  1. Look after your pets

Moving into your London, Ontario home can be a huge upheaval for all of the family.  Pets can often be affected too.  If you notice that they have become quiet or withdrawn you need to make sure that they feel comfortable in their new home and have a space to call their own.  It may take time, but they will be back to feeling at home in no time.

  1. Make sure that your mail is redirected

You can easily take care of this at your local post office and have the mail that goes to your old London, Ontario home redirected to your new address.  It is also a good idea to call your bank, cell phone company and anyone that sends you correspondence on a regular basis that you have changed address.