I hate moving too. I did it like 3 times in one year the year we bought our house. That was a nightmare. By the last and final time we didn't even bother asking anyone besides my wife's parents for help. It was just easier not to (also, we felt bad dragging everyone through that experience for payment of a pizza and an "IOU" when they move)
Hope your move goes as painlessly as possible (if that's possible).
Others not so well. We hired a crew via Thumbtack to unload the truck. They did so quite effectively. (We spent a good 3 hours before they got there unloading to the point we could get to the beds. They took 3 hours to unload the rest of the truck. When the previous owner disconnected, they shut... more
best that you can hope for. 6 hours unloading the truck doesn't seem too terrible depending on how much you have. We helped my friend move last summer with a whole bunch of people and it was a 12 hour deal. Not sure about gas. Our house only has an oil burner and water heater. We had to pay the previous... more
It'd be so easy, especially with the newer smart meters, to read the meter and change things over even if your new owner calls a week or two after the previous owner disconnected things. I've thought about the house filling with gas explanation, but honestly I think that's MORE likely after charging... more
They weren't paying for any more gas than they had to, so they shut it off when the owner called to take the utilities out of their name. I've noticed the streets here are similar... They keep adding layers of asphalt but never seem to scrape any off. (Why? That would cost money.) That means the... more