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How To Resources, Guides & Tips

Simplify the process of shipping your belongings and moving your home or office with our how to resources, how to guides, and how to 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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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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How To Organize Your Home Using Stuff You Already Have

Posted on Jul 13, 2020

Now is a great time to devote some attention to tidying your at-home oasis. But how exactly do you get organized when you can’t easily get to the store to acquire the supplies you need to get everything in order?

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How To Set Up a Temporary Home Office that Actually Works

Posted on May 04, 2020

As people across the country continue working from home to prevent the spread of novel coronavirus (COVID-19), most of us are dealing with decidedly less-than-ideal conditions. Here’s how you can set up a productive temporary home office in three easy steps.

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How To Organize a Cluttered House: Easy Solutions to 6 Common Home Organization Problems

Posted on Mar 16, 2020

Lack of storage space and too much clutter are some of the most common challenges to overcome when trying to organize your home, so let’s break down those issues in finer detail and take a look at some practical solutions.

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The Secret to Moving Art

Posted on Nov 26, 2018

If you’re moving across town or across the country or are shipping a piece to a buyer, transporting your artwork so that it arrives undamaged and in one piece is of the utmost importance. The secret to safely moving art is to take the time to pack it using the right materials and a little extra care.

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How To Move To New York City

Posted on Oct 09, 2018

Whether you’re moving for a new job or you’re looking for advice on how to move to New York with no money, our short guide on how to move to New York can help you navigate the process, from landing your perfect apartment to moving in.

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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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How to Ship Engines, Transmissions, and Other Auto Parts

Posted on Aug 27, 2018

From specialized components to full engines and transmissions, auto parts are often heavy and irregularly shaped, which can make them seem difficult to ship.  Good news for gearheads: shipping auto parts over a long distance isn’t as complicated as you might think.

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What’s the Best Way to Pack Clothes?

Posted on Jul 23, 2018

Instead of haphazardly tossing all your clothes into a box and making unpacking a problem for “future-you”, take some time to sort and prep your clothes for easy unpacking later. Keep reading to find out the best way to pack your clothes.

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