What to Pack Last


Here's a list of the items you'll be using on moving day - at your
old place and your new place. Reserve a couple of cartons for these
last-minute items, plus other things you'll need immediately upon
arrival at your new home.


Personal:


Toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, etc.

First-aid kit

Aspirin or pain reliever

Medications and eyeglasses


Children:


Baby/child needs


Utility:


Utility knife

Scissors

Screwdriver and hammer

Tape and dispenser

Work gloves

Extension cords

Batteries

Basic cleaning supplies and paper towels

Broom, dustpan and small vacuum

Plastic trash bags

Light bulbs

Flashlight


Bathroom:


Soap

Towel

Toilet paper

Shower curtain and rings


Kitchen:


Dish soap, dishcloth and dish towel

Kettle or coffee maker

Instant coffee/tea, powdered milk/creamer and sugar

Snacks

Plastic or disposable plates, cups and eating utensils


Bedroom:


Bedding and linens

Alarm clock


Other:


Local phone book

Map of the new area


Pet:


Pet supplies


Keep these items handy and you won’t be stressed out trying to find basics on moving day.