Moving Checklist for Chesapeake, VA

A well-planned move is a happy and exciting time. Staying organized can help you have a great moving experience. This moving checklist will help you get organized and stay on-track for a smooth and successful move to or from Chesapeake, Virginia. 

Choosing Where To Live In Chesapeake, Virgina

Here is a list of steps to assist you in determining where to search for your new home in Chesapeake.

Hire Movers And Prepare For Your Move

  • Declutter your home, so that you do not waste time and resources moving items that you do not need or want.
  • Hire an experienced and reputable moving company to help you move. At Harrison’s Moving in Chesapeake, VA, we can help you with every step of your move:
    • Boxes and packing materials
    • Organizing and packing services 
    • Unloading and unpacking services
  • Here is a list of Chesapeake self-storage locations if you will need extra storage space.
  • Set aside the items that will travel with you.
  • Gather (or electronically transfer) important records from doctors, schools, and veterinarians.

After You Move To Chesapeake

  • Update your address with the USPS.
  • Have your Chesapeake utilities turned on:
  • Update your property (owner or renter) insurance for your new home.
  • Inform financial institutions (loans, credit cards, ect) of your new address.
  • Inform other insurance companies (life, health, auto, etc) of your new address.


To ease the stress of moving, hire Harrison’s to move you to or from Chesapeake, Virginia. Let us do the heavy lifting while you relax and get to know all that your new home and neighborhood has to offer!

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