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Moving? Tips For Packing Up Your Home's Garage

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When you think of packing up your home for a big move, you may focus on getting everything into boxes so it can be picked up by your movers. While that may work great for the items inside your home, your garage is a different story. Here are some tips for getting your garage ready for an upcoming move. Get Rid Of The Chemicals Were you aware that many chemicals cannot be transported in a moving truck? Read More»

3 Tips For Renting The Right Storage Unit

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When the time comes when you need extra space to store things you own, you may decide to rent a storage unit. Renting a storage unit is the best solution for this problem, and most owners do not even require long-term commitments with these. You can rent on a month to month basis, and you can choose the location and the size. As you prepare to rent a unit, here are three tips to help you choose the right one. Read More»

Five Things To Do To Prepare Your Piano For Moving

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If you own a piano that you are considering moving, you have probably already made a sizable investment in its purchase and upkeep. Some high end instruments such as a grand piano can cost anywhere from $10,000 to $80,000 and others have memories attached to them that are priceless. The last thing you want to do is to jeopardize your investment by not taking the proper steps to ensure the safety of your instrument prior to the move. Read More»

Three Mistakes To Avoid When Moving Into A City Apartment

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If you have lived in the suburbs or country for most of your life, moving into the city can be a bit of a change – especially on moving day! To ensure your moving day goes smoothly, make sure you avoid these mistakes that some people make when moving into a city apartment. Mistake #1: Not scouting out parking options in advance. You don’t want to arrive to your apartment to find that the closest place to park the moving truck is three blocks away. Read More»

When To Hire Movers To Pack Up Your Home For You

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Hiring movers to assist with your move is a smart decision for a long list of reasons, but you might be debating as to whether you’ll do the packing yourself or have the movers do it. If you opt for the latter, you’ll need to schedule some dates to have the crew arrive at your home, pack supplies in hand, and pack everything up for your moving day. There are plenty of advantages to doing the work yourself, and there are also benefits to hiring the moving crew to take care of this task. Read More»

Three Ways to Prepare for Professional Packers

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Using a professional packing service for your next big move can help to take some of the stress out of moving. Ask your moving company if it offers this service, and use this guide to help prepare for the movers’ and packers’ arrival at your home on moving day. Clean the House Your packing service will move the items it can get to, but dirty dishes and soiled laundry aren’t likely to be touched. Read More»

How To Downsize Your Stuff When Moving To A Smaller House

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People tend to fill their houses with stuff they don’t actually need. This is why you will find a lot of superfluous stuff when moving from a bigger house to a smaller one. If you are in such a situation, use the following tips to downsize your belongings: Shred Old Papers If you have been living in the same place for many years, then you are likely to have a few boxes of papers or books that you don’t really need. Read More»

3 Tips That Will Make It Easier To Settle Into Your New Home

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If you are moving, there is a good chance that you are not going to be up to it or have the time to completely unpack all of your belongings before you need to go to sleep for the night, which is why you need to pack carefully in order to gain access to the things you need right away. #1 Pack An Overnight Bag As you pack up, pack yourself an overnight bag like you would when you go on a trip. Read More»

4 Essential Steps To Take Before You Officially Relocate

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Are you thinking about moving? The idea of living in a new area surrounded by all new things may seem exciting, especially if you are an adventurous person. However, before you can move to a new area, you will need to make several important decisions. Some of these decisions include where you will relocate to and how you will get your belongings from one city to another. 1. Choose a Place to Live Based on Your Reasons for Moving Read More»