essentials box

The following items should be packed into a separate box and very clearly labelled. Be sure that this box travels with you while moving, and not on the truck. 

   practical

  • Basic Cleaning Supplies
  • Rubber Gloves
  • Garbage Bags
  • Scissors
  • Exacto Knife
  • Screwdriver
  • Phone Charger
  • Pen & Paper
  • Permanent Marker
  • Dish soap & Cloth
  • Door Mat (optional)
  • Your Moving Legend 
  • Lightbulbs & Lamps if your new home doesn't have light fixtures

   kids and pets

  • Baby Supplies (Bottles, formula, baby food, spoon, diapers, wipes, play pen, pacifier)
  • Bedding & Pillow
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Pajamas
  • Night Light
  • Favourite Toy / Stuffed Animal
  • Change of Clothes
  • Entertainment 
  • Dog Crate
  • Pet Bowls & Food
  • Pet Bed & Toys
  • Leash & Collar
  • Kitty Litter
  • Required Medications 

   food

  • Cups
  • Paper Plates
  • Cutlery
  • Paper Towel
  • Snacks
  • Breakfast Food
  • Coffee Machine, Coffee, Filters, Mugs & Required Condiments
  • Corkscrew / Bottle Opener
  • Celebratory Wine or Champagne 
  • Bottled Water

   essentials

  • Bedding & Pillow
  • Toilet Paper
  • Hand Soap
  • Shower Liner, Hooks & Rod (if applicable)
  • Towels
  • Shampoo & Conditioner
  • Pajamas
  • Work Clothes
  • Advil / Tyenol
  • Required Medications
  • First Aid Kit
  • Moving Folder
  • Your Purse
  • Remotes
  • Cash & Credit Cards
  • Toothbrush & Toothpaste
  • Hairbrush & Elastics