Before moving in to a new house, it is best to check the things that needs to be done first. Remember that you are going to live in that house if not for good then for quite a while. It follows that you have to succeed what needs to be secured, fixed what needs to be fixed and settle what needs to be settled. Below are 5 projects that you need to accomplish first prior to moving in. In as much as they are easy it would help of you make some time to work on these ask week or days after your moving day.
If you are not happy with the current flooring system of the house that you plan to move into, changing it is your best option. If the house is already uninhabited, you can begin your flooring project before actually moving in. You can hire people to work on this or it is just a simple vinyl flooring project, you can even do it yourself. Give ample time for your flooring project to dry before moving in. Do not work on your flooring project when you know that you are moving in tomorrow as people will step on it and it might get messy or worst, destroyed thus you need to work on it all over again.
You can never tell how many people have access to the key of the house that you moved in. This is why you need to re-key as soon as possible. The last thing that you want to happen is to give someone, a stranger access to your new house. If you have re-keyed before the actual moving day, you can be sure of your safety as well as that of your family as the keys of all the doors in your new house are all changed.
This is very important most especially if you are moving in to an old house. Updating the electrical system of the house is a must as you don’t want to risk short circuit or worst, fire in your new house. Ask help from people that you know who are experts when it comes to electricity. If you can’t find now, hire a local electrician to conduct surveys and repair what needs to be repaired.