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Moving Yourself Versus Full Service Moving

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Moving Yourself Versus Full Service Moving

There are a few different options when it comes to moving, including renting a truck and doing it all yourself, using one of the newer services where you load a crate that the company drops off and then they move it, or hiring full service moving companies to handle the whole process. There are pros and cons to each of these options. What’s Included Moving totally on your own typically involves rounding up all of the necessary boxes and packing materials, packing all of the boxes, moving them to a vehicle (which you may have to rent if...

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Six Quick Tips For Loading Your Moving Truck

Posted by on May 17, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Six Quick Tips For Loading Your Moving Truck

Even on a short, across-town move, items have the potential to become damaged in the moving truck. However, these packing tips will help ensure they’re protected while also making it easier to load and unload the truck. Tip: Disassemble any furniture made from particle board. Particle board furniture is not as sturdy as furniture made from solid wood or metal. It’s far more prone to damage if banged against the wall or if something falls on it. So, it’s a good idea to disassemble particle board furniture before loading it...

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3 Reasons To Hire A Commercial Moving Service

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Reasons To Hire A Commercial Moving Service

One of the best resources at your disposal if your company needs to move to a new location is a commercial moving service, mostly because of the many ways in which they can make the process as easy as possible. Listed below are just a few of the reasons to hire a commercial moving service. Minimal Downtime The biggest reason to hire a commercial moving service is because they will perform the move in a way that does not really disrupt your employee work or create unnecessary downtime. One way in which this is accomplished is by...

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Decluttering Your Kitchen Before A Move: What You Need To Know

Posted by on May 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Decluttering Your Kitchen Before A Move: What You Need To Know

When it comes to preparing for a move, one of the most notoriously difficult rooms in the home to declutter and pack is the kitchen. Over time, it’s easy to accumulate more than what you need in your kitchen, whether it be excessive dinnerware or even small kitchen appliances that you never use. By taking the time to declutter your kitchen before your upcoming move, you can make things a lot easier on yourself and get off to a fresh start in your new place. Start With the Top Shelves The top shelves of your kitchen cabinets...

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Toss Or Store: A Guide To Help You Organize Your Space

Posted by on May 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Toss Or Store: A Guide To Help You Organize Your Space

As you look around your home, you can likely see a lot of items you just haven’t used in a while. Clothing that hasn’t been worn in months, craft supplies that haven’t been opened yet, and even furniture that isn’t being used can be found all over your home, and it might be time to reorganize and declutter. Organization often begins with deciding which items you want to keep and which ones you can do without, and then storing your less-used items in a storage unit to create space in your home. Here is a guide to help...

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Planning A Move, But Your Home’s A Mess? Here Are 2 Super Easy Ways To Prepare Your Home For The Big Move

Posted by on May 9, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Planning A Move, But Your Home’s A Mess? Here Are 2 Super Easy Ways To Prepare Your Home For The Big Move

If housekeeping hasn’t been your top priority in recent years, your home may look like a disaster zone. As you prepare to move, it may seem even worse, because you can’t find what you need or prepare properly. The two simple tips below are the best ways to get your home ready for the big move — the easy way.  Decisively De-Clutter A move is the best possible time to do some decisive de-cluttering. Doing this de-cluttering may take some time, especially if you’ve tended to hoard things in the past. However, once...

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Employee Relocation Preparations: 3 Tips For Business Owners

Posted by on May 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Employee Relocation Preparations: 3 Tips For Business Owners

When it comes to relocating your business to a new area, it is a really big deal. There are a lot of things to consider, including your employees. After all, your employees are a large part of your company as a whole. Therefore, you need to consider what is important to them when you decide to move your business to another part of the city. Here are three tips to help you with your employee relocation preparations: 1. Inform Your Employees of What Can Be Brought to the New Office Space It doesn’t matter whether your employees have...

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Five Types Of Items You’re Better Off Having Moved Professionally

Posted by on May 6, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Five Types Of Items You’re Better Off Having Moved Professionally

While transporting all your belongings during a move is a big job to begin with, some large items may be not only physically hard to move but also have other specific needs that make them trickier to move. For example, they may require insurance against breakage, crating to prevent damage, or special treatment and training to prevent physical harm to the mover. Here are five types of items that should be moved professionally due to issues like these.  1. Pianos Pianos have a combination of characteristics that make them very difficult to...

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Essential Tips For Storing Business Documents In A Self-Storage Unit

Posted by on May 4, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Essential Tips For Storing Business Documents In A Self-Storage Unit

If you are sick of stumbling over boxes and boxes of files in your office, it might be time to take some of the older files to a self-storage unit. This is a great way to keep them safe and secure, without taking up space in your office. In the office, you should also have filing cabinets with files that you still have an immediate need for. The rest can be stored and out of your way. Here are some tips for storing business documents in a self-storage unit. Make Digital Backups First You should never store business documents of any kind...

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Smooth Moves: 3 Tips To Help Reduce The Stress Of Moving With A Disabled Child

Posted by on Apr 26, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Smooth Moves: 3 Tips To Help Reduce The Stress Of Moving With A Disabled Child

Moving can be a stressful process, but when you have a child with a disability, you may experience added stress on moving day. Living with a disabled child comes with its own unique set of challenges, and these challenges can spill over into the moving process. Here are three things that you can do to ensure that moving with your disabled child goes smoothly in the future. 1. Prepare your child for the move with a video of the new home. A change in daily routines can be difficult for some disabled children to cope with. If your child becomes...

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