Thursday, November 20, 2014

After the Move - Homeowners Checklist

After The Move

Set Up Your New Home to Be an Organized Happy Home:

☐ Find a secure, easy-to-find place to store all of the following:

- Instruction manuals and manufacturer’s warranties
- 2-10 Home Buyers Warranty® booklet
- Home insurance documents
- Home maintenance manual

☐ Fill out and mail in any applicable manufacturer’s warranty information cards
☐ Purchase fire extinguishers for each floor of the home and a separate one for the kitchen and garage
☐ Locate main water and gas shut-offs
☐ Locate electrical service and main breaker
☐ Familiarized yourself with the operation of all appliances and equipment
☐ Apply grout sealer to ceramic tile grout
☐ Start a basic tool kit for hanging blinds, curtain rods, pictures, reassembling furniture, installing shelves, etc.
☐ Get a first-aid kit and place in an easy-to-access location.

Connect to the Community

☐ Change the address on your driver’s license and vehicle registration
☐ Register your children in school
☐ Register to vote if moving to a new district
☐ Get to know your HOA and their requirements
☐ Meet your new neighbors

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