What to put in your moving day necessities box


Your moving day necessities box


Every time I have moved, which has been a handful of times in my adult years, I always seem to be missing something on the day of the move. Or, even better, I can’t seem to find that one thing I really need. I mean I know I have it, but it’s just packed away somewhere where I have know earthly idea where it is. Sounds fun right?! This is exactly why you need to be prepared for moving day, and one way you can do this is by packing a “Moving Day Necessities” box. The more prepared you are on the day of your move, the better.

Now, in preparation for this moving day necessities box, you will need to make a list of the most important things you think you will need on the day of your move. If you don’t want it to be in a box that is totally fine, a basket works or a bag or some sort will be just as fine as well. No matter what you choose to put your things in, you have to create a list. Don’t worry, we won’t leave you hanging. We have created a list that is going to help you kickstart your own box.

What to put in your moving day necessities box

Here is our compiled list of items we feel that are your most important go-to items that always seem to be needed, but you have inevitably packed it away, and it is now sitting amongst the 50+ boxes in the moving truck.

Cleaning supplies

  • Some sort of All-Purpose cleaner
  • Paper towels, or cleaning rags
  • Small bottle of dish soap
  • A few trash bags
  • Mop
  • Vacuum (may be a little big)


  • Toilet paper
  • Bar of soap
  • Deodorant
  • Bath Towel
  • Wash rag


  • Phone charger
  • Box tape
  • Sharpie
  • Plastic cups
  • Plastic silverware
  • Paper Plates
  • Napkins

If you have any other items to add to this list then by all means send them our way! We would love to hear from you. You can contact us by clicking here which will direct you to our contact form, which is the best way to reach us.


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