Monthly Archives: June 2012

Loading a truck safely

Properly loading a moving truck will make the difference between a successful move to a disaster. Here are a few tips to help you do it safe: The heaviest items should always be load first; this will help keep the truck stable on the road. It’s a good idea to store items you’ll use most…
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MOVING IN THE SUMMER SEASON

Planning to move this summer? You're not alone -- summer is the busiest time of year for professional movers, according to the amricAN MOVING AND STORAGE ASSOCIATION. It's an arduous process, but these tips will make your transition much smoother. If you're planning to use a moving company, call now. As busy as they are,…
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If you have house plants when you move

If you have house plants, and you're moving to a new location, you have three options: donate 'em, dump 'em, or dare to take 'em with you. So, you may not care for your plants like a "Professional," but here are some great advice for those who can't bear to leave their precious plants behind

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TRY TO REDUCE WASTE WHEN MOVING

With millions of us moving each year and the amount of household waste on the rise, it makes sense to try to keep waste to a minimum when it comes time to move. About 120 million Americans who were five years old and over in 2000 -- 46 percent of us -- lived in a…
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How to Save On Moving Expenses?

Moving can be an overwhelming task whether it is a residential move or a commercial relocation. Planning is essential to ensure that your move is as smooth as possible within your budget and timeframe. Lack of planning leads to costly moving expenses and excessive stress. If you are not among the fortunate ones whose expenses are covered in part or in full by your company, then a little bit of planning results in significant cost savings.

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Garage sale – turning trash into cash

Moving into a new home can be great motivation for turning trash into cash. Whether you call it a garage sale, yard sale, or moving sale, the idea is to finally clean out the garage, basement, closet or attic that's been harboring all that junk you haven't used, and maybe haven't even seen, for years.…
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Baltimore MD Piano Movers

When it comes to moving a piano you may think, this piano weighs over 1000 lbs. how fragile can it be? This is exactly where many piano owners can go wrong. Sure, that piano in your living room is heavy enough , but don't let that fool you. Despite its bulky appearance, it is also a precision musical instrument with hundreds of moving parts and hundreds finely-tuned strings, any number of which can be damaged and require repair if your piano isn't handled in a proper mannar during a move.

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Research Your Movers – Don’t Shop For Cheap Price

Research is very important when it comes to picking a right mover for your relocation. With proliferating scams in the industry, you should be careful while choosing a mover by making sure they are licensed, and reliable. Know all the tricks and tips used by fraudulent movers to lure you in their trap. Make sure…
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Solid tips to insure a smooth move

When rolling up your sleeves to do some hands-on packing, be sure to review our packing tips before you begin. Packing Tip #1: Time is of the essence – begin by packing a fewl boxes each day, several weeks prior to your move. Be sure that the items you pack won't be needed before your…
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Moving Terminology

ORDER FOR SERVICE Moving companies are required to prepare an order for service on every shipment transported for an individual shipper. You are entitled to a copy of the order for service when it is prepared. The order for service is not a contract. Should your move be canceled or delayed or if you decide…
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Moving With Children to another State

Moving to another state can be a stressful, hectic and a very challenging relocation. From the stress of packing to selling your house, from searching for schools in the new location to gaining familiarity with the new environment, inter-state moves can be difficult. Moreover, kids need to be paid special attention because these moves might be traumatic for them as they would be leaving behind their school, friends and family with whom they might have grown to be attached to. During such transitions, helping your kids to understand the move and helping them settle down in the new neighborhood is very important.

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Moving

Whether you're moving across the country or to a suburb 30 minutes away, you'll go through an adjustment period following your move. Particularly if you've moved to another state, you'll face the initial uncertainty of knowing absolutely nothing about where the "important" landmarks are: the nearest grocery store, the pharmacy, the gas station, the library,…
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