Arriving At Your Calgary Home

 

Calgary Moving Information

TIPS ON ARRIVAL AT YOUR NEW HOME


Just prior to and also during the arrival time in Calgary, there is a chance that you may overlook something. Therefore, we have formulated checklist for this period as well.

  • Make sure all of your new Public Utilities are notified when to start service. Telephone, gas, electric,
    and fuel oil need a minimum of five (5) days notice for service.

    For connections:

    • Telephone 1-800-361-3311(24hours)
    • Atco Gas  245-7551
    • Epcor Energy  310-4300 toll free in Alberta,
    • or 1-800-677-4674 elsewhere
      Enmax Energy  310-2010
    • Telus  310-2255
    • Shaw Cable  716-6000
  • Have your stove serviced – if gas, check the pilot light(s).
  • Have your refrigerator, automatic dishwasher and television checked.
  • Ask the mailman for your mail, as he may be withholding some until your arrival.
  • Check the pilot light on the hot water heater and furnace.
  • Have your new address recorded on your driver’s license.
  • Visit city offices and register for voting.
  • Make banking arrangements to transfer your accounts to Calgary.
  • Establish local charge accounts.
  • Register your children in 1 new schools.
  • Contact the newspaper, dairy etc., for home deliveries.
  • Select a new doctor, dentist pediatrician, etc.
  • Contact your lawyer ( re: possible revisions of your will).
  • If you purchased a home, have locks changed and most important of all, obtain adequate insurance coverage
  • Obtain necessary licenses including driver’s, automobile, pets, recreation vehicles, etc.
  • Notify police if your new ho will be vacant prior to your arrival.
  • Notify alarm company change of ownership, if your new home is equipped with alarm system.
  • Register your car(s) five days after arrival to avoid possible penalties when applying for new license plates.

About Glenn Good

It has always been my philosophy that I am here for the long term and hope to continue working in the Calgary Real Estate market well into the future. My goal is to have satisfied clients, as they will continue with our relationship and recommend me to their family and friends.

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