Perfecting Your Moving Routine

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Using a Storage Unit to Clear Out Your Garage

29 October 2015
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If your garage has slowly become a storage area and less of a garage, it might be time to reclaim this space and move other items to a storage facility. If you can have your garage back for parking, hobbies, and a staging area, you will use this space as it is intended. Here are three ways moving your garage items to a storage unit can be convenient and helpful. Read More …

Are Heavy-Duty Boxes Really Necessary?

26 October 2015
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If you're trying to pack up a lot of items like books, DVDs, and other items best suited for smaller boxes, you usually have a choice between getting regular boxes and heavy-duty boxes. The heavy-duty boxes are thicker and harder to bend, and they tend to cost more than regular boxes of the same size. So are they even necessary for most moves, or are they just a way for you to give away your money? Read More …

High And Dry – And Not Squished: Why Springing For Shelving Is Often Better Than Getting A Pallet

20 October 2015
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If you're placing items into storage, you know you don't want to put anything directly on the floor. Water leaking in from another unit -- not to mention the dust that's usually on the floor -- can ruin your belongings. Sometimes putting a piece of plastic down, like a tarp, offers basic protection, but getting as much as you can off the floor is often better. A fast solution is to find a cheap pallet and place everything on that, but spending the money on heavy-duty shelving is often better, especially if you have a lot of boxes. Read More …

How To Protect Your Furniture When Moving

15 October 2015
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Moving is very time consuming and stressful, but some people decide to do it all on their own in an effort to save some money. Not having professional help may not work out in the end, because one problem DIY movers face is furniture that gets damaged by the time it reaches their new home. It is very easy for upholstered or wooden furniture to become punctured, scratched, stained or destroyed during the moving process. Read More …

4 Moving Mistakes That You Must Avoid

14 October 2015
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When you are moving into a new home, you will likely want to hire professional movers. This will make the moving process much easier on you and the rest of your family. However, there are many common mistakes that people make when it comes to moving and utilizing the services of a local moving company. Here are four mistakes that you must be sure you try and avoid: Under Estimating How Much You Are Moving: It's very common for people to hire local movers and choose a smaller truck than what they need. Read More …

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Perfecting Your Moving Routine

When I realized that I would be moving every year or so for work, I knew that my family was going to have to get good at moving. The first few times we did it, things were disorganized and chaotic, but after streamlining a few procedures, things became much more manageable. We learned how to pack more efficiently, load trucks without a lot of extra work, and make the most of long road trips. This blog is all about helping your little family learn how to make moving more fun, so that you don't have to dread the next move.

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