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How To Stay Safe When Moving – Avoiding Common Injuries

Nobody wants to get injured during a move, but most of us aren’t really equipped to handle the heavy loads and awkward objects we have to carry during a move. But with this handy guide, you can help yourself avoid injury, make your move go more smoothly – and get advice on hiring professionals, if you need to.

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Helping An Aging Loved One Move

Whether your aging loved one is suffering from health problems, lacking the care and attention they need, or simply would be better served by downsizing to a small house, the conversation about moving is never easy. Learn how to bring up “the talk” about moving, talk about assisted living and other care facilities, and get some tips on picking the right moving company and storage facilities for your needs.

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How to Protect Furniture Going into Storage

It’s always best to be prepared prior to facing a difficult task. Storing away prized possessions and furniture in a storage space when moving is one of these tasks. It can be tedious work, but can be very detrimental to your belongings if you don’t take good care to ensure they are well taken care of. You want to make sure that your belongings are safe and secure when you return back to it. Help yourself by understanding several important points when storing your belongings in storage space when relocating.

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Celebrate

After you and your family completed your relocation, celebrate. Order in a pizza and pop open a bottle of wine for you and your spouse. Moving is not easy, you deserve to relax in your new home.

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Tipping the Movers

The general rule of thumb regarding tipping the movers is 15%-20% of the total cost of the move. The tip can be added to the credit card bill, or you can pay it in cash to the team captain who will then distribute it amongst the members of the team.

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Take Valuables With You

Even if you’re only moving across the street, having a suitcase with the following, taken with you instead of on the moving truck if possible, will make things easier once you move in.

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