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.
Toiletries: toothbrush, toothpaste, razor, etc.
Aspirin or pain reliever
Medications and eyeglasses
Screwdriver and hammer
Tape and dispenser
Basic cleaning supplies and paper towels
Broom, dustpan and small vacuum
Plastic trash bags
Shower curtain and rings
Dish soap, dishcloth and dish towel
Kettle or coffee maker
Instant coffee/tea, powdered milk/creamer and sugar
Plastic or disposable plates, cups and eating utensils
Bedding and linens
Local phone book
Map of the new area
Keep these items handy and you won’t be stressed out trying to find basics on moving day.