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Packing Tips: Packing Your Kitchen

About to move? We know you are excited about starting a new life in a new place. Now think about packing. Still excited? Packing is a long and tiring process which consumes time and energy. So many people dread it and delay it to the last minute. We advise you against this; the earlier you start your packing, the better it will be.

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Think Big, Go Small – When and How to Downsize Your Home

Ever since we were little kids we dreamed of having big houses and fancy cars and living a luxurious life. And then one day, that dream was achieved! But now, homeowners are flipping their thinking switch to the other side, realizing the sad but true fact – with the economic state of the nation and the recession, it can be difficult to afford living the luxurious life. So do you think that it’s time to downsize your home?

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Moving Out Of State for the First Time

Moving can seem very overwhelming, whether it’s moving to a new home in a different neighborhood or across the country. Moving to a new state is definitely no exception, especially if you’re doing it for the first time. Most people go through a roller coaster of emotions like panic and stress as the time draws nearer. The good news is that you can spare yourself from this ordeal if you go over a few things in the initial stages. This will help start out the process smoothly and keep you on track.

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How to Prepare Your Old Home While Relocating

Relocating from one place to another is an overwhelmingly tiring process, especially if your new casa is located at the other end of the country. Imagine making a 3 day sweat-infused journey across the country, only to realize you have forgotten a load of your belongings at the old place. May be you have a couple of bonds packed underneath the floorboard which you forgot to access after all these years. Can be quite a pickle, which is why we, at Pack Turtle, have come up with these relocation tips to make things much easier for you.

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How to Prepare For Long Distance Relocation

Ever made a 4 hour long road trip from one city to another? Get’s pretty tiring by the end of it, doesn’t it? Now imagine going through that same trip for 2-3 days across the country. Yes, it can get pretty frustrating; especially considering the extra amount of furniture you’ll be taking along with you to your new place. It’s a whole new ball game, which is why Pack Turtle recommends you to prepare beforehand, in order to make the move as easy as possible. With a few easy steps, you can do just that!

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Why Use Our Full Service Storage

Pack Turtle not only makes it easy to store small household items and valuables, but also provides customers with the option to safely put away larger items such as furniture and antique pieces using our state of the art full service storage facility. Our full service storage offers customers many advantages as compared to traditional packaging services.

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Moving with Pets

Moving to a new house? Bothers you, doesn’t it? The same can be said for your pets. As much as you want your move to be smooth, so do they. It does not matter whether you are moving to the next neighborhood or to another state, you will have to make sure that your pets are comfortable with it.

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Moving Day: Dealing with Stress

Excited about moving into your new home and starting a life elsewhere? We are sure you are, but before you do this, you have to go through the move. Moving is a tiring process and the stress that this can have on you can be so unbearable at times. What if you forget to pack something or the moving company arrives late? So much to worry about and so many things to take care of, but if you keep stressing, there is not much that you will get done.

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What to Expect When Storing Household Goods

Don’t have enough space in your house for all the furniture? Planning on storing excess household goods in a storage facility? You’re on the right track, as full service storage units are a very convenient and secure way of putting away your stuff. They are especially useful if you are planning to sell your house and need all the furniture out, or even when you are relocating.

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Advantages of Using a Professional Mover for Local Move

So you’ve decided to move. Moving in itself is both emotionally and physically stressful. The decision to either hire a professional mover or do it yourself is another debate. Should you hire a group of professionals to do your moving for you? Let’s take a look at their advantages:

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Using A Full Service Moving Company Storage

Congratulations on making the decision of hiring a full service moving company! For most movers, entrusting a third party with the safe storage of these belongings is the primary cause of concern. It may of course be relatively more costly. But is it worth the cost? More importantly, will your belongings be safe? Let’s review how full service moving companies will take care of your stuff and ensure its security.

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