Moving is a stressful thing. You have to choose a new home or office, pack up all your belongings, unpack everything and adjust to life in a new location. If some of your items were to arrive broken or were even lost, during the move, it would only add to your stress.

Maybe you’re concerned about the antique china your parents’ passed down to you or another fragile item. Moving may cause you plenty of worry, but you don’t have to worry when you get the right packing help for your specific needs.

Shreveport Movers provides a professional packing service perfect for taking the worry out of moving. Our highly trained professionals will take the time required to pack your valuables, however fragile, and secure them before loading them onto the trucks. We also take the same time to unpack the truck at your destination and leave your personal items in the same condition we found them at the beginning of the job.

  • Most trusted movers and packers
  • Indisputable moving credentials
  • Fast and organized packing service
  • All your items will be clearly labelled
  • A full inventory of all your items will be recorded
  • Trained and experienced professionals
  • Fully licensed & insured

When it comes to taking the stress out of moving, one of the easiest ways is with professional packers and movers. You don’t pack and move every day, but professionals do. Hiring an experienced team ready to pack up your home or office and move it efficiently to your new location will put your mind at ease.

Our experience in moving many types of households and specialty items will benefit you directly. Before you consider any other packing and moving service, please contact us for a free quote. In the end, you will be glad you trusted your belongings to our expert team!


Below is a scheduled timeline which will help you plan your move easily. It is detailed and sectioned according to a moving scheduled timetable so as to ensure that your move is successful.

8 Weeks before Your Move

  • Start collecting estimates from moving companies.
  • Budget for moving expenses.
  • Create a "move file" to keep track of quotes, receipts and other important information.
  • Start researching your new community.

7 Weeks before Your Move

  • Start compiling medical, dental, shot and prescription records.
  • Ask doctors for referrals in your new city.
  • Arrange to have school records and veterinarian records transferred.
  • Gather copies of legal and financial records.
  • Call your insurance agent to see what changes you need to make to your new policy.
  • Contact health clubs, organization, and groups to cancel or transfer memberships.

6 Weeks before Your Move

  • Plan how you will move valuables and difficult to replace items (certified mail, or carry them with you).
  • Begin purging your home. Separate items into those you will keep, donate or discard.
  • Plan a garage sale.
  • Start using items that can't be moved such as frozen foods, bleach, and aerosols
  • Call your insurance agent to see what changes you need to make to your new policy.
  • Contact health clubs, organization, and groups to cancel or transfer memberships.

5 Weeks before Your Move

  • Order boxes and moving supplies.
  • Begin packing items you don't use often.
  • Clearly label each box with its contents and the room it is destined for.
  • Pinpoint your move date.
  • File a change of address with the Postal Service, or ask them to hold your mail at the post office in your new city.

4 Weeks before Your Move

  • Notify your utility service providers of your intended move (both at your old and new locations)

3 Weeks before Your Move

  • Plan how to transport your plants (they cannot be moved in the trailer).
  • Dispose of flammables, corrosives, and poisons.
  • Have your automobile serviced.

2 Weeks before Your Move

  • Confirm travel arrangements for pets and family.
  • Confirm parking for your moving trailer or container. Obtain permits if needed.
  • Plan meals for the last weeks to use up your food.
  • Assemble a folder of important info about your house for the next home owner.

1 Week before Your Move

  • Review your moving plans with your moving consultant. Email or call with questions.
  • Contact your bank or Credit Card Company if you are planning to pay for your move by debit or credit card.
  • Print two copies of your bill of lading (BOL) to keep in your move file.
  • Notify friends and family of your new address and phone number
  • Pack an essentials box to keep with you during the move.
  • Empty and defrost refrigerator at least 24 hours before the move.
  • Fill any prescriptions you will need during the move.

Moving Day Checklist

  • Be familiar with packing and loading tips if you will do them yourself.
  • Place carpet, floor and door frame protectors throughout your home.
  • Load goods in a pre-designated order, saving "last load" items for the rear of your shipment.
  • Check every room and closet one last time to make sure nothing is left behind.
  • Leave a note with your new address so that future residents can forward stray mail.

Moving In Checklist

  • Clean your new home, make sure everything is in working condition and make any repairs before your moving trailer from Shreveport Movers arrive.
  • Pick up any mail being held at the local post office
  • Unload your items and begin organizing your new home.

After the Move Checklist

  • Keep all receipts and documents in your move file and store it in an easy-to-remember location.
  • Contact the local paper for a new subscription.

Enjoy your new home!

Even with a long to-do list, moving doesn't have to be stressful! SHREVEPORT MOVERS is the solution that makes it easier and more affordable than you ever imagined. Call today for a FREE MOVING QUOTE and our moving expert will help guide you through the entire process. With help from SHREVEPORT MOVERS and this easy moving checklist, you'll be on your way to the most relaxed move you've ever made!