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Simplify the process of shipping your belongings and moving your home or office with our furniture resources, furniture guides, and furniture tips.

How to Pack and Move a China Cabinet in 4 Easy Steps

Posted on Sep 24, 2018

If you’ve never had to move a china cabinet before—and sometimes even if you have—it can be tricky to work out where to begin without some guidance.

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What’s the Cheapest Way to Ship Furniture Cross Country?

Posted on Jul 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving, settling an estate, or gifting furniture to far-flung friends and family, sending belongings across the country can feel like an ordeal. There are a number of ways you can transport furniture, and which one is the most affordable will depend on a few different variables.

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How To Settle An Estate: What To Do If You’ve Been Named Executor

Posted on Feb 05, 2018

If you’ve been named executor and aren’t sure how to proceed with settling your loved one’s estate, we can help you sort through the process and tackle this difficult task step-by-step.

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How To Fold A King-Size Mattress To Get It Up The Stairs

Posted on Sep 18, 2017

The siren song of a better sleep has called to you, and it’s calling for a king size. But before you take the plunge, you’ll need to figure out the answer to a simple but often overlooked question: how are you going to move your new king size mattress up the stairs?

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7 Common Mattress Types and How to Move Them

Posted on Jul 24, 2017

When it comes to mattresses, we can all empathize with Goldilocks's struggle. This one is too firm, that one is too soft, then suddenly, you find one that’s just right and everything falls into place. The last thing you want to do is abandon your perfect mattress when you move!

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How To Ship An Office Conference Table

Posted on Jun 15, 2016

Shipping your office conference table is not an easy task for most movers—it’s big, heavy, and often surprisingly fragile. However, if you’re relocating your office, you don’t want to leave your expensive table behind. Learn how to ship a large table while protecting your office furniture investment.

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How To Ship A Crib

Posted on May 16, 2016

There are many things to consider when determining the best way to ship a crib, including what kind of shipping is best for your move and how to prepare your crib for shipment. Keep reading to get our expert tips for shipping your crib. 

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6 Things to Consider when Shipping your Curio Cabinet

Posted on Apr 29, 2016

Curio cabinets are bulky and heavy, and they often contain delicate components like mirrors or glass shelves that require special care when relocating. After carefully wrapping and packing each piece in your curio cabinet, why not extend the same care to the cabinet itself? 

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How To Ship An Antique China Cabinet

Posted on Apr 27, 2016

China cabinets hold our most precious—and most breakable—belongings. Your china cabinet deserves the same extra care and consideration you give when packing its delicate contents—keep reading to get our expert tips for preparing your china cabinet for shipping.

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Top 5 Reasons To Ship A Mattress

Posted on Apr 22, 2016

Don’t lose sleep worrying about moving your mattress! Let the experts at Transit Systems, Inc. ship your mattress for you — affordably, safely and quickly.

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