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Moving Resources, Guides & Tips

Make your local, interstate, or cross-country move less stressful with our moving resources, moving guides, and moving tips.

How To Protect Your Home from Damage When Moving

Posted on Oct 05, 2020

Unless you take steps to protect your home as well, lifting items that typically aren’t meant to be moved also increases the risk of damage to your home. Keep your home safe and damage-free throughout your move with these tips.

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A Bright Spot in 2020 – Small Moves, College Style

Posted on Sep 15, 2020

A CEO's reflections on one of the professional bright spots in a difficult year. Watching a company adapt and come up with brand new approaches to serve a very real need across colleges and universities has been energizing. Not only did this unexpected pocket of business activity keep the company busy and creative during a stressful time in the world, it provided true value to thousands of students.

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The Right Way to Deep Clean Your New Home Before Moving in a Pandemic

Posted on Aug 10, 2020

In the midst of a pandemic, giving your new home a thorough cleaning before you start unpacking is more important than ever. Read on for our advice on how to deep clean your new home.

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What To Do If Your Move Has Been Postponed

Posted on Jun 15, 2020

If your upcoming move has been postponed, you may be left wondering how best to move forward. To help you navigate this difficult time, we’ve put together a list of steps you can take.

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How To Move Safely During a Pandemic

Posted on Apr 14, 2020

In this post, we’ll look at how you can progress with your move safely during an epidemic or pandemic when you don’t have any other choice.

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How To Pack Paintings for Safe Shipping

Posted on Apr 08, 2020

Shipping paintings may seem simple, but if you're new to transporting artwork or haven't prepared a painting for shipment in awhile, it's easy to overlook critical steps and safety measures that will keep your pieces safe in transit.

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7 Ways to Make Your Move to a Smaller Place More Efficient

Posted on Mar 02, 2020

This week on Outside the Box, the TSI team is welcoming Sam from Abodo. Sam is sharing 7 practical tips for downsizing your belongings and making your move to a smaller place easier and more efficient.

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How To Downsize and Stay Organized in a Smaller Space

Posted on Feb 10, 2020

There is no amount of organizing and tetris-izing your belongings that will make all of the items from your larger previous home fit into your smaller new home. Follow these steps to get ready for your downsized domicile.

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Featured on Abodo: 9 Reasons to Rent When Moving Long Distance

Posted on Feb 03, 2020

One of the toughest dilemmas you'll face when planning a long distance move is deciding whether to rent or buy in your new home town. We shared 9 compelling reasons to rent before you buy on the Abodo blog. Preview them here.

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8 Reasons to Hire the Pros for Your Next Cross-Country Move

Posted on Jan 20, 2020

You may be a DIY pro, but a long distance move is one time you'll need to hire pros. Sam from Abodo joins us to share 8 reasons why you should hire professional movers for your upcoming long distance move.

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