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4 Packing Tips from the Pros

Make a Plan While it might seem like the packing and moving process is simple, nothing will benefit you more than a well thought out plan, timeline, and checklist. Organization is the key to a successful and stress free move, so taking the time before you start packing to prepare will pay off in the long run. One important part of making a packing plan includes creating an inventory of your belongings and the boxes that they are packed in.…
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Moving Antique & Fragile Items Part 2: Safe Transportation

In our previous article we looked at some of the basics of making sure you have properly prepared your fragile, unique, and antique items for moves. We know the value of these items, and how often they cannot be replaced. In these situations, you need to know how to properly handle the items, prepare them, and then get them safely moved to the new location. Part of this is also keeping in mind that if you feel any of the…
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Moving Antique & Fragile Items Part 1: Planning & Packing

We all have items that could never be replaced, and are thus priceless to us. It could be a set of letters from an ancestor, an antique radio or clock, or simply an expensive fragile item. Unfortunately, not every company is equipped to deal specifically with valuable antiques, family heirlooms or fragile objects. Because of this, you may end up needing to transport your valuable and priceless objects yourself. In this series of articles, we’ll go over several steps that…
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Moving in the Summer Can Be a Breeze

Many people prefer to move during summer due to the accommodating weather. It is neither too cold as in winter nor rainy as in spring. Despite the preference to move during summer, it is still an arduous task. The fact that many people choose the same period to move makes it extra challenging,as professional movers are busier than during other months. Here are a few tips that you may need to consider to make your move in the summer a…
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6 Signs It Might Be Time for a Move

People are constantly moving from one place to another. The reasons for moving vary from change of economic or social status, new job, need for more space, security, and relationship status or even transport issues. So how do you know it is time to move? The answer to this lies in how you feel about where you are currently versus your needs. Below, we’ll take a look at some of the most common reasons people feel the need to move—if…
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How to Efficiently Pack Your Car When Moving

You have decided to move to a new home. Your family is all packed, and you have hired a moving company. However, a closer look at the brochure indicates that the company cannot move some items such as perishable food, corrosive acids, pets, power tools with gasoline, hazardous contents, and plants. You might then need to transport some belongings in your car. This article will address how clients can get the most out of the space in their personal vehicle…
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Ways to Protect Your Items During a Move

During a move from one place to another, it is common for household objects, furniture, and personal belongings to become damaged in the process. There are important steps and tips individuals must face when moving furniture and other miscellaneous belongings. Bumpers Furniture bumpers are created with top of the line fabric and materials. Resulting in protective padding to furniture and personal belongings. Using furniture bumpers to deliver cushioning and reassurance an individual’s furniture would have minimal damage during the moving…
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Items Movers Won’t Move

Moving to a new house is a stressful activity. While you can save yourself a good deal of the hustle by hiring a reputable moving company, there are some items that movers are not allowed to move or will refuse to move for you. Some companies furnish you with a list of these items, which often include hazardous items that might cause huge losses during the journey. Below, we’ll go over a list of some of the materials which cannot…
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Things To Do After Moving Into a New House

Before you can sit down and pop that champagne to celebrate your new home, there are a lot of things that you need to do. It is your role to makes sure that you have adequately associated with your house instead of figuring things at a later date. It may take a while to adjust to a new environment altogether and for this reason, here are some essential things that you can do after moving into a new house Inspect…
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Packing Tips to Make Moving Day Easier

Moving day will be busy, but it doesn’t have to be stressful if you can put in enough work before the movers arrive. Unless you’ve hired a packing service as well as a moving company, you’ll need to have your things boxed up and ready to go before the big day arrives. Only Move What You Want To Keep If you have time, make sure you sort through your possessions and only take what you want to keep. A simple…