SETTING UP UTILITIES
Call ahead to have utilities connected at
your new home the day before or the day
of your scheduled move-in (resources for
phone, Internet, cable, gas, electric and
other utilities are listed below.) Check
to make sure the utilities have been
connected, and follow up on any delays.
Make sure your phone is connected.
Ideally, you should have the phone
company hook it up the day before you
Most moving companies advise, that
to prevent possible damage, televisions,
stereos, computers, other electronic equipment and major appliances should not be
used for 24 hours after delivery, allowing
them time to adjust to room temperature.
Make sure you have payment on hand for
your moving charges. Unless other billing
arrangements were made in advance
(like with a new company if you’re relocating in a corporate move), most moving
companies require payment upon delivery
in cash, traveler’s checks, money order
or cashier’s check. Personal checks are
usually not accepted.
GETTING AROUND AUSTIN
Moving, be it across town or to another
state, is a detail-oriented process that is
further complicated by the fact that laws
and regulations are, more often than
not, different in a resident’s new home
than one’s old home. This fact is particularly true when it comes to getting a
new driver’s license, vehicle registration
and vehicle titling. Another of the most
important challenges when moving to a
new city is learning how to get around
learning how to get around, learning how
to navigate around new streets, and the
location of important landmarks such as
Never fear–we’ve provided some basic
information on getting around in Austin.
HTIW EKAB OTREISAE
HEAT THAT’S EVEN AND
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