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Tag: furniture

Pack Your 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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Settling 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 Get A King Size Mattress 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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The Best Way To Ship Dining Room Chairs

Posted on Mar 01, 2017

When it comes to furniture shipping, figuring out how to ship dining room chairs can pose a bit of a challenge. Their shape, material, and size make them vulnerable to damage and extreme environmental conditions. Ensure your chairs arrive in pristine condition by following these best practices.

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The Cost Of Shipping Pieces Together vs. Individually

Posted on Jun 29, 2016

When it comes to moving your living room furniture, you’re probably asking yourself—should I ship living room furniture one item at a time or all together? Take a closer look at what options are available and which one will work best for you.

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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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Best Practices For Shipping An Assembled Desk

Posted on Jun 10, 2016

While it may be big and bulky, shipping your assembled desk is not necessarily the daunting task you think it is. Learn how to prep your desk and select the right shipping company for the job.

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The Difference In Shipping A Couch-Bed vs. A Couch

Posted on May 30, 2016

If you’ve never had to pack up and move your couch or couch-bed, or even if you have, you may be wondering what’s the best way to prep your couch for the trip. Let’s take a look at the right and the wrong way to get your couch ready for shipping.

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