Resources to Help You Move Your Things Legally

Signs A Storage Unit Will Keep Your Belongings Safe

Posted by on Jan 29, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Signs A Storage Unit Will Keep Your Belongings Safe

When you rent a storage unit for your belongings, it is not just about finding a facility that has enough space at the right price. It is also about finding a storage facility where your belongings will be safe. Here are a few signs you should look for when touring self-storage facilities to determine if your belongings will be safe. Security Cameras As you walk around the premise, keep your eye out for security cameras. A secure self-storage unit will have security cameras that cover all the major entrances into the facility. Additionally,...

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Three Situations In Which You Can Benefit From A Storage Unit

Posted by on Jan 21, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Three Situations In Which You Can Benefit From A Storage Unit

Homeowners often choose to rent space at a self-storage facility when they’re looking to declutter their homes. While they might not have an immediate idea about the long-term plans for the items they’ve chosen to store, they know one thing – that they want to get some of the clutter out of their homes. While the use of a storage unit is immensely beneficial in this sort of situation, there are a number of other times that you can benefit from the rental of a storage unit for a short-, medium- or long-term rental period. Here are...

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Remove Your Treadmill From Open Spaces Before An Open House

Posted by on Jan 20, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Remove Your Treadmill From Open Spaces Before An Open House

When selling your home, it is important that you get rid of all of the things that are taking up space and don’t exactly fit in the place where you have them put. One thing that you should consider moving into storage until your move is the treadmill that is in your bedroom, living room or office. This is a big piece of equipment that takes up a lot of space and can make those rooms look much smaller than they really are. Here, you will learn how to move your treadmill without damaging it and decrease the risk of injuries while doing...

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3 Tips For Moving Your Clothing During Your Upcoming Move

Posted by on Jan 18, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 3 Tips For Moving Your Clothing During Your Upcoming Move

Moving is no easy task, even if you hire a moving company, but it is something that must be done if you just purchased a new home. As you plan for this big day, you may wonder how you should go about moving your clothing. Clothes can be placed in boxes; however, this is not the best way to accomplish the task. Here are three tips you might want to try that could help you keep your clothes more organized during your move. Pack An Overnight Bag There are certain things you can pack ahead of time for a move, including your off-season clothes;...

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Avoid These 4 Common Moving Mistakes

Posted by on Jan 14, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Avoid These 4 Common Moving Mistakes

When moving day arrives, you want to be fully prepared with well-packed boxes and backups in case your friends can’t help you move. Unfortunately, there are some common mistakes that keep a move from running smoothly. Here are some mistakes to avoid when you are moving house. Packing Boxes Too Heavy Just because you have a large box that is in great condition, doesn’t mean you should fill it to the very top with all your heavy items. As you pack up boxes, keep testing the weight of the box by lifting one of the bottom corners....

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2 Tips For Hiring Movers For The 1st Time

Posted by on Jan 13, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on 2 Tips For Hiring Movers For The 1st Time

If you are moving, and have decided that you want to hire movers to assist you, you should follow the tips below. #1: Have The Moving Company Visit Your Home Before Signing A Contract Once you determine which moving company you want to hire, make sure that you have them visit your home before you sign a contract with them. This will allow them to provide you with a more accurate estimate so that there are no surprise costs or fees on the day of your move. The moving company will be able to assess your home and determine if they need to charge...

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Protecting Your Things While They Are In Storage

Posted by on Jan 11, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Protecting Your Things While They Are In Storage

If you are putting your stuff in storage the last thing you want to happen is to not be able to find some of your items or to have them come out damaged. The information provided here will help you to secure them properly and to label them in a manner that allows you to find them right away if necessary. Secure your cords One way appliances often get damaged is when the cords accidentally get pulled on, either by setting something heavy on top of them without realizing it, or by tripping on them during the moving process, which also creates...

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Hiring Professionals To Ensure Safety Of Fragile Items During A Long-Distance Move

Posted by on Jan 8, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Hiring Professionals To Ensure Safety Of Fragile Items During A Long-Distance Move

Poor packing of fragile items is one of the main causes of breakages during a long distance move.  Considering that the truck will travel for many miles over a considerable period of time, it is important to ensure everything is correctly packed. Trained packers from a reputable long distance moving company understand that delicate and fragile items are not simply placed in a box, but require special care. Therefore, they will use the right packing materials and techniques to ensure safety of your fragile items, such as mirrors, glasses,...

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Taking Advantage Of A Long-Distance Moving Company

Posted by on Jan 7, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Taking Advantage Of A Long-Distance Moving Company

Are you preparing for a long distance move? If you are, the thought of getting everything you own across a few states can definitely be stressful, especially if you are with little help and are on a tight time schedule. Well, rather than attempt this move on your own, give yourself a break and a more enjoyable moving experience by hiring a long-distance moving company. There are many benefits that you can take advantage of when hiring a professional out-of-state moving company, like the following: Use Your Preferred Travel Method: If you...

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Best Practices For Moving Artwork

Posted by on Jan 5, 2016 in Uncategorized | Comments Off on Best Practices For Moving Artwork

In many cases, anyone with a little common sense who understands basic care standards for art might be able to safely move artworks from one location to another. The main objective is to prevent damage. If delicate pieces are handled, it will take more than ordinary care. The work created in a studio will need to be carefully prepared and packaged to safely transport them to a museum or gallery. If it is a larger piece, you must be sure the widths and heights of the doors are large enough. If not, you may need to disassemble the item....

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