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Moving Tips Resources, Guides & Tips

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

10 Items To Pack First When Moving

Posted on Jan 11, 2021

When you start taking the first steps of packing and getting ready to move, it an be hard to know where to begin. Read on to discover which items you can safely pack first.

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How To Pack a Moving Trailer for a DIY move

Posted on Dec 07, 2020

Renting and packing your own moving trailer or truck is best suited to small, local moves (under 150 miles) where you don’t have lots of heavy furniture, items that will be difficult to load, or delicate and valuable items like antiques. If you’ve decided to DIY your move, here’s how to pack your moving trailer.

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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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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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10 Things Not to Put in a Storage Unit

Posted on Jul 09, 2019

Many people assume that when you buy or rent a storage unit that it is yours to do with as you please, but there are actually many restrictions on what you can and can’t store in a storage unit, mainly for the safety of your possessions and your health.

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15 Hot Tips for a Hot Weather Move

Posted on Jun 10, 2019

If you’re gearing up for a summer move, especially if you’re moving to or from a warm climate, you’ll need a plan for how you will handle the hot weather. Get ready for your summer move with 15 hot weather moving tips.

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How To Move Your Smart Home

Posted on May 28, 2019

Whether you enthusiastically installed your own smart device or your landlord unexpectedly upgraded the thermostat in your rental, there is an increasing amount of information that can accidentally be left behind or unsafely discarded when moving. So, how do you protect yourself during a move?

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10 Things to Pack in Your Personal Vehicle When You Move

Posted on Apr 08, 2019

When you’re packing up your home ahead of a move, there are some items you will want to set aside to be loaded into your personal car, both for convenience as well as for safety reasons. Find out what you should pack in your personal vehicle in our post.

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How To Keep your New Year's Resolutions While you Move

Posted on Jan 07, 2019

New Year’s resolutions are hard to follow through on even under the best circumstances, but sticking to them on top of the controlled chaos and stress of a move? While it might seem impossible and you may be tempted to forego this tradition entirely, it can be done.

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