Some quick steps to follow when moving! #BetterMatters!!! #FIOSNY

I’ve lived in Florida and New York.  There’s something about packing all our worldly possessions into little boxes that just seems to strike fear in the hearts of people?  While I understand that the prospect of living in a new area can be unsettling, the moving process does not have to be as stressful as it seems.

Hire a certified professional relocation company.

Everyone’s heard the horror stories, so don’t take chances with your property when choosing a moving company. Ask the salesmen if the company belongs to your state’s moving association, an accredited van line. Both van lines and moving associations hold their members to higher standards so you can rest easy knowing your valuables are in the hands of responsible professionals.

Start early.

While it may seem obvious many people don’t leave enough time to properly prepare for the move. Starting early reduces stress and allows you to deal with unintended problems. You’ve got enough to worry about when relocating, don’t make the calendar your enemy! If you are doing the packing yourself, begin boxing up items at least four weeks ahead of the move day to provide ample time to prepare your valuable items for the big move.

Make A List!

Keep an inventory of your valuable items and their condition. Make note of any visible damage to the moving boxes or unboxed items on delivery day.

Final Walkthrough

Do a final walkthrough of your home before the driver leaves. Check closets, attics, crawl spaces shelves and other areas for any items that could easily be left behind.

Whether you’re a new or existing Verizon customer, we’ve made it easy toset up or transfer your Internet, TV, and phone service. To make things as simple as possible, you can keep your current email address, and you may even be able to keep your current phone number. We’ve provided a printable checklist below to help make things easier.

If you’ve never had the chance to experience the benefits of a 100% fiber- optic network, now is the perfect time to upgrade to FiOS. With a 100% fiber-optic network, your entertainment will go off the charts with a TV picture so clear and Internet speed so fast you’ll wish you had made the move before.

Switching to FiOS is another smart move in the right direction. Find out if FiOS is available in your new neighborhood.

I’m so glad that I made the switch to Verizon Fios because BetterMatters!!!

….and you should too!!!


Disclosure: This is a sponsored post as a part of a campaign I’m doing with Verizon FiOS in New York.

Author: Ted Hicks

Ted Hicks is a dad, husband & son that enjoys writing about the wonderful world of parenting, technology, product reviews, education and sports. There are very few topics that won't be addressed with contributions to You can expect a witty exchange on the #LNPshow. Be prepared for an open and honest conversation – because that’s what you’re going to receive. is a resource site for parents looking for interesting blogs on various topics and articles. We provide our thoughts and giveaways for baby gear, electronics, sporting events & apparel. Follow us at @RealTedHicks / @LateNightParent or feel free to e-mail me at [email protected] Check us out at you ready for the #LNPshow? YOU sure?

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