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Packing Tips for Moving Day

Packing can be a pain to everyone. No matter how organized you are, it’s always time consuming and it requires a certain amount of strength. That’s why it’s important to start with a plan. In the long run, it pays to purchase the right packing materials. Sturdy boxes, packing tape, bubble wrap, and packing peanuts can be purchased at moving companies and truck-rental firms. If you don’t have these, or can’t purchase them, be sure to use plenty of crumpled…

 

Proofing Your New Home

Moving into a new home means taking all the necessary precautions to ensure your home is safe. After living somewhere for a number of years, you often take safety measures for granted, so when you move into your new home, be sure that all safety measures have been meet. Once you move into your new house, replace the batteries in the smoke alarms and make sure they’re working properly. Once you determine your smoke detector is operating properly, carefully study…

 

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Self-Storage with Home Pick-Up

Self-storage with home pick-up allows for companies to provide you with containers, packing supplies, and anything else you may need, picks up your packed items, and stores them for a period of time. In choosing the right company, it’s best to select a company that guarantees your satisfaction in writing. The storage company with home delivery & pick up is handling many of the logistics of your storage and/or moving process. You’ll want to make sure they will stand behind…

 

Loading Your Moving Truck

Placing items correctly inside your truck will make the ride smoother and unloading a whole lot easier. Here are a few suggestions. Always load the heaviest items first; this will help keep the truck stable on the road. It’s a good idea to store items you’ll use most at the front of the unit where you can get them      easily. And make sure to rent the right sized truck for your journey. Check out our truck rental center for your rental needs. Load…

 

It’s a Family Affair

Moving can be stressful for all the parties involved, but children often bare the biggest burden. With little voice in the moving process, they can often feel neglected or ignored. Try to get your child involved in the moving process. Have them pack some of their own special belongings and younger children can decorate the box with stickers and/or markers. Be sure to keep this “box of necessities” close at hand during the move. What are your kids concerned about?…

 

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Before You Move

If you’re moving, then you no doubt have many things on your mind. But preparing for the physicality of the move can be as important as the move itself. Being prepared helps ensure an efficient and organized move and will keep you in a good mood. These items are things people typically neglect or forget altogether until they are on the road. By using this list you will be on top of those small things that can sneak up on…

 

Moving With Your Pet

If you’re carrying your pet with you in the moving van (up front, not in the back) or car, here are some tips on pet care during these busy days of travel. First, be sure to schedule an examination by a veterinarian. The veterinarian may suggest a tranquilizer or some other precautionary measure for the duration of the trip. Obtain copies of your pet’s health and rabies vaccination records and update identification tags. Select a portable air-transport kennel that’s large…

 

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