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Dallas Relocation: Your Handy Moving Guide

Dallas is one of the most popular cities in Texas, and for good reason. With many great areas to live, quality schools, amazing opportunities for career advancement, and a variety of entertainment that caters to a wide range of preferences, there’s something for everyone here. North Texas has seen a boom in population that is likely to continue throughout the decade. While the cost of living is slightly higher than the national average (less than 2% higher), these costs are…
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How To Estimate Your Moving Costs and Ensure a Stress-Free Experience

Most people feel that moving is an inherently stressful experience. There’s a lot of reasons why people feel stressed during a move, but financial considerations are usually at the top of the list. People generally need to take time off work in order to take care of a move, but at the same time, they usually see new expenses pile up. This doesn’t need to be an inherent part of the moving experience. In fact, by keeping a few points…
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Understanding and Overcoming Relocation Depression

Nobody ever said that moving would be easy. When people get started with a move, they’re usually prepared for a lot of hard work. It takes planning, patience and time to move your life from one location to another, but there’s one part of the move that people are seldom prepared for. What happens after all the hard work is over? The boxes are unpacked and everything should feel like home, but you’re instead left with an odd feeling of…
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How to Help Your Movers Work More Efficiently

The idea of helping your movers may seem counterproductive at first glance. However, helping your movers to move more quickly and efficiently can help to reduce your overall expenses. After all, in most cases you may be paying for the services of a mover on an hourly basis. Here are some things you can do to reduce your overall moving expense by helping your movers to work more efficiently. 1) P.P.P.P. One of the most effective things you can do…
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Should You Move Your Backyard Play Set to Your New Home?

So you are moving to a new home and you aren’t sure whether or not you want to bring your old backyard play set or if you want to buy one that is brand new. This is a common question all parents seem to ask themselves when they have a backyard play set. There are a few things that you will need to consider before you can fully make this decision. Go through this list and read through the reasons…
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Tips for Safely Moving to a New Home During COVID-19

Everyday activities and celebrations have been turned upside down during the coronavirus pandemic as we find a way to do things safely. Moving to a new home is an important and exciting life milestone, but it is also a task which we need to be sure to navigate safely. It is possible to get the entire task done and to make safely moving a breeze when everyone involved is mindful of a few safety tips and does their part to…
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The Risks of DIY Moving

Many people try to go it alone when moving, whether it’s to a nearby home or across the country. The reason why people avoid moving services is to save money and time. But does a DIY move really end up costing less once everything is said and done? If you’re considering relocating on your own, you should be aware of the possible risks involved during a DIY move. Security Securing your items during transportation is essential, especially for more delicate…
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Professional Moving Equipment Your Movers Have

There are a lot of important reasons why a person should hire a professional to help them move. Every move has its own unique challenges no matter where a person is moving from or to. These challenges are where specialized equipment is needed and helpful. That is where a moving company steps in and lends a hand, because they always have any equipment that might be needed. Straps for Hoisting Large pieces of furniture can be hard to move, as…
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Everything You’ll Need when Moving to Your First Apartment

Congratulations! You just made the first step towards living a successful adult life. However, to ensure that you experience a smooth transition into adulthood, there are some things you need to consider when it comes to moving into your first apartment. Here is a checklist of things to get you started. 1) Cleaning Supplies Regardless of how clean your apartment may seem at first glance, you need to conduct a good thorough cleaning before you move your belongings in. Ensure…
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5 Key Mistakes to Avoid when Hiring Professional Movers

Do you want to move to a new house soon? You are not alone; every year, there are millions of houses sold in the United States. Without a doubt, you need a smooth process from start to finish when moving to a new home. To achieve this, it helps a great deal to hire a professional moving company. Such companies facilitate easy packing, loading and shipping of your household possessions. Your move to a new home won’t be a smooth…