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Victor M. Lopez - Realtor / Broker Associate
724 Ogden Avenue, Downers Grove, IL 60515
C: 630-660-1292 O: 630-964-1855  F: 630-964-8619
Moving Check List - Service Providers
MOVING CHECK LIST            PHONE NUMBER         WEBSITE

UTILITY COMPANIES:
COMED                                        1-800-334-7661                 https:/www.comed.com/customer-service/billing-payment/pay-bill/Pages/default.aspx          
VERDE ENERGY USA                1-800-388-3862                http://www.lowcostpower.com/contact.html
PEOPLES GAS                            1-866-556-6001                 https://myaccount.peoplesgasdelivery.com/Customer/JSP/myacct_signon.jsp?lg=null
NICOR GAS                                 1-888-642-6748                 http://nicorgas.aglr.com/
NANIA ENERGY, INC.                1-630-416-8300 x324        http://www.naniaenergy.com

WATER & GARBAGE:
CITY OF CHICAGO                     1-312-744-4426                  http://www.cityofchicago.org/city/en/depts/water/provdrs/cust_serv.html

MOVERS:
UHAUL                                         1-800-789-3638                  http://www.uhaul.com/

STORAGE COMPANIES:
PUBLIC STORAGE                     1-800-688-8057                   http://www.publicstorage.com/illinois/self-storage-chicago-il/

FURNITURE RENTAL COMPANIES:
CORT FURNITURE RENTAL      1-888-360-2678              http://www.cort.com/
BROOK FURNITURE RENTAL   1-877-285-7368              http://www.bfr.com/

CHANGE OF ADDRESS:
POST OFFICE                            1-800-275-8777                   https://tools.usps.com/go/POLocatorAction!input.action
DMV                                            1-800-252-8980                   http://www.cyberdriveillinois.com/

CABLE/SATELITE/INTERNET SERVICE PROVIDERS:
COMCAST                                 1-800-934-6489                    http://www.comcast.com/customer-home
DIRECT TV                                1-877-500-7069                    http://www.direct.tv/
ATT                                     1-800-288-2020                       http://www.att.com/shop/internet/internet-service.html#fbid=G9wULVVejW9
RCN CHICAGO                  1-800-RING-RCN                     http://www.rcn.com/chicago/high-speed-internet
I understand moving is a lot of work, so here's a helpful check list for moving day to make your life easier.

Send Change of Address to:
• Post office: give forwarding address.
• Credit card companies.
• Magazine/newspaper subscriptions.
• Friends and family.
• Doctors
• It's always a good idea to leave several large, pre-addressed, stamped envelopes with the new owners for mail that is still delivered to your previous address.

Relocation Check List:
• Go to the DMV and get a new Driver's License and State ID
• Cancel subscriptions that would not be forwarded.
• Contact your bank and get new checks with the new home address.
• Close accounts for all utilities and services at your old address as of date of closing.
• Be sure the new owner has assumed responsibility of utilities as of closing date so there is no lapse or turning off of service.
• Arrange for utilities: Water, electricity, gas, cable, internet, and telephone service at your new location.
• Empty freezer and refrigerator.
• Defrost and clean refrigerator and freezer.
• Check insurance coverage and labor costs; confirm moving day, and payment costs and method with your mover.
• Transfer your child's school records if changing schools.

Packing Guidelines:
• Once you are reasonably sure you will be proceeding with the sale, begin weeding out your possessions.
• Pack one room at a time, and be sure to label all boxes.
• Keep the weight of your boxes reasonable.
• Start packing and marking every box according to its contents and the room it will go in.
• If bubble wrap is not available, use towels and blankets to wrap fragile items.
• If possible, pack audio-video and computer equipment in their original boxes.

On Moving Day:
• Plan for needs of children and pets during the move
• Plan for sufficient cash/travelers checks during the move.
• Do not pack valuables, carry them with you.
• Be sure to leave all of the following for new tenant or homeowner:
 1. Keys, padlock combinations, garage door openers, remote switches.
 2. Codes to security system.
 3. Owner's manuals for all appliances.
MOVING CHECK LIST            PHONE NUMBER         WEBSITE

MOVING BOX SUPPLIERS:
MOVING BOXES NOW           1-773-968-2420             http://www.movingboxesnow.com