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Tag: moving tips

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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7 Rules for Cold Weather Shipping and Moving

Posted on Dec 10, 2018

If you’re planning a winter relocation or have cargo to ship during cold weather, follow these rules to make sure your move goes as smoothly as possible.

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How Many Boxes Will I Need for my Move, and What Size Should I Get?

Posted on Nov 12, 2018

When you’re moving, one of the most difficult things you’ll need to figure out in advance is how many moving boxes you’ll need and what sizes you should stock up on.

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12 Ways to Make your Winter PCS as Painless as Possible (Mamas and Coffee)

Posted on Oct 01, 2018

Between winter weather, transferring schools, and finding time to celebrate the holidays, a winter PCS poses unique challenges that can make the process seem even more daunting than usual. But there are some advantages to PCS-ing in the winter, and there are a number of things you can do to simplify the process.

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9 Ways to Make Moving with Pets Less Stressful

Posted on Sep 10, 2018

Whether you’re relocating across town or moving across the country with pets, there are a few ways to make this process easier on our furry or feathered friends and scaly sidekicks. Here are 9 ways to make moving pets as painless as possible.

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New City, No Friends: How To Meet Friends in a New City

Posted on Aug 06, 2018

Moving to new places can be a difficult adjustment, especially if you don’t know anybody in the place that you are moving to. Luckily, if you are moving to the city, you will quickly discover that it’s a melting pot filled with people from diverse backgrounds, bustling with energy and excitement at every corner.

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