Transfer bank and savings accounts so you don't lose interest.

Make arrangements to discontinue your local telephone service. (Your local telephone company can help you establish phone service at your new home.)

Determine which items you're taking with you.

If doing your own packing, pack these items and set aside in a designated area.

Have rugs and curtains cleaned. (Keep in protective bags.)

Use up your frozen food supply or give it away.

Drain the fuel from lawnmowers and other power equipment.