Aaron Bros. Moving System Inc.


2 minutes read

The Importance of a Final Walkthrough Before Moving Out

Published by Webmaster

Moving from one place to another is bittersweet; as one chapter closes, another opens. When the last box is closed and you are ready to head out, don’t forget to complete one final walkthrough. The last thing you want is to realize you forgot something behind! Our moving company in Chicago, IL  always reminds our clients about the importance of a final walk-through. 

Make Sure Your Property is Damage-Free

Chaos can erupt during a move, especially if you are trying to do everything on your own. In the heat of the moment, you may have caused a scratch on the wall or accidentally nicked your doorframe with the leg of a couch. Walking through your home one last time gives you the chance to make any fixes as necessary, ultimately saving you money on your security deposit and helping new tenants enjoy their time in a damage-free place.

Keep Your Property Safe

Consider the circumstances of the property that you are leaving behind: will it be vacant for a month or two until the next tenants move in? If this is the case, check all windows and entrances to make sure that they are secured. You don’t want the elements or other critters making their way into your home. 

Tips During Your Walkthrough

Patience and having a sufficient amount of time to complete your walkthrough are both extremely important. If you feel rushed, you won’t be able to get a proper look at the space, possibly missing something important. You should also consider taking a toolbox with you in case you need to make any last-minute fixes. 

For a high-quality moving company in Chicago, Il, our team at Aaron Bros Moving System, Inc. is here to help from the initial packing process to the final walkthrough. 

Back to News

Recent Posts


Packing Fragile Items For Moving In 9 Steps

With Memorial Day behind us now, we’ve officially entered the busiest time of year for moving around Chicago, Illinois. In addition to figuring out what items will be coming to your new apartment, condo, or home, you will also need to learn how to carefully pack and transport the most fragile pieces from your current space. As Chicago’s experts in moving, Aaron Bros has created a short guide to help you carefully pack away the most fragile and expensive items...

Read More
Moving Tips & Tricks

How To Pack Up A Kitchen For Moving

Anyone who has ever moved to a new home can tell you that packing up your kitchen is the most time consuming, and most difficult, room in your entire house. There are so many different items in your kitchen - from heavy pots and pans to delicate glassware, the assortment of tiny spice jars to a pantry full of food - it’s easy to see how it can feel overwhelming. Luckily, with a bit of planning, you can have your...

Read More
Residential Moving News

Got An Old Moving Box? Halloween Costumes Ideas For All

Halloween is a great time to let your creativity shine with a homemade costume. While it’s easy to spend a good chunk of your paycheck on a premade costume, it’s a lot more cost-effective to create something amazing with items you already have on hand. Aaron Bros. might be known for being one of the Chicago area’s most reliable, professional moving company, but our experts also love to be creative. We’ve gathered some great cardboard box Halloween costume ideas that...

Read More