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7 Things to Toss Before You Move

Moving is a great opportunity to purge. All that stuff that has cluttered your home for years can now be thrown out or donated to make room for your new life in the new place. De-cluttering now before your move will result in a less expensive relocation, not to mention it will be a whole […]

The Impacts on Moving with School-Aged Children

As if dealing with the daily moods and milestones of your school-aged children wasn’t overwhelming enough, now you face the biggest challenge of all: a move.In addition to logistics, there are many things to consider regarding the impact on your kids, from emotional to practical. It can be stressful on everyone involved when facing a […]

5 tips for moving your fine arts

Moving art and art installations is not an easy job. It requires a lot of planning and preparation, irrespective of whether you are transporting sturdy objects or fragile items. While delicate movables demand special care, sturdy objects also need to be packed carefully. Moving fine art requires special attention and precautions. It is essential to plan each […]

3 Tips for Storing Your Antiques

If you’re the lucky owner of antiques who also happens to be facing a move in the near future, the prospect of moving those valuables may set you up for a mild panic attack. After all, you spent a lot of money on them and you know just how fragile they can be. One crack, dent […]

Checklist For Moving Out of State

Moves of any kind can be a scary proposition, but one that brings you out of state, possibly even several states to clear across the country, can pose unforeseen challenges that strike fear into the hearts of many a family, couple or single. Requiring high levels of preparation and planning, you need a clear plan of […]

Common Moving Myths Debunked

We’ve all heard the nightmare moving stories, the legends and the tales. Some tips and warnings are repeated over and over online and taken as gospel. Others have some basis in truth but have been exaggerated to fit the situation. Rumors morph into facts, accidental acts are looked at as standard operating practice and personal […]

How to Best Pack Heavy Items

Packing is probably the most time consuming of all moving tasks. You might take a look at your stuff and think you’d better start working out at the gym if you’re going to be able to haul it all! But you don’t need to be Hercules to pack and move — you just have to […]

How to Pack Books in 5 Simple Steps

If you’re in the midst of packing for an upcoming move, you’re likely not worrying too much about how you’ll pack your books properly for the journey. After all, you reason, they’re just books and can’t break like your grandma’s antique vase or the dish collection you got for your wedding. This is true to some extent…however, […]

Holiday Moving Tips

Holiday moving is certainly an adventure. But getting there is half the battle. Having reasonable expectations and taking it slow will help you move through this crazy phase of your life. Moving during the holidays is a bit more stressful and time-crunched than other times, plus add in colder weather and the challenges can add up. Whether […]

How to Welcome Your New Neighbors

It’s considered good neighborhood etiquette to welcome new families as they set up shop in your neck of the woods. Just think about it: you’re new to an area, you don’t know anyone, you may be unfamiliar with the roadways, the schools, restaurants and shops. On top of that, you’re overwhelmed with the stress of moving and […]

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