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Moving Across Town, State, or Nation

Moving can be a stressful time. Whether you’re hiring local movers, interstate movers, international movers or moving yourself across town, the moving options you select can result in stress from start to finish. Depending on what type of move you’re in for, there are movers ready to help make your move easier. Here are a few of the options offered by most major moving companies. A local move option means a shipment of goods where the origin and destination are within the…

 

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Finding the Right Movers

Hiring the right moving company can make your life a lot easier, but finding the right one from all the moving companies out there can be quite a challenge. It’s not just as simple as looking up “moving companies” in the phonebook. Choosing a moving service is one of the most important decisions in the moving process, and should be done with extreme care. First off, there are dozens of different kinds of moving companies: local movers, house movers, furniture…

 

Boxes that are ‘Packed by Owner’

Many people who are moving want to save money wherever they can. Doing your own packing can save you money if done properly. However, keep in mind that the moving valuation protection offered by moving companies doesn’t cover damage to items PBO (Packed By Owner) unless there is obvious damage to the container caused by the mover’s negligence. Movers can refuse to transport boxes you packed yourself if: The box is not durable The box’s contents are packaged inappropriately (fragile…

 

Finding the Right Temporary Housing

If you’re transitioning from one house to the next or are looking for temporary housing for one reason or another, make sure you ask yourself the right questions before temporarily settling down. Asking the right questions will ensure that you and your loved ones can make the moving process as seamless as possible. What type of temporary housing best suits your needs? Are you single and only require a studio or do you have a family and require multiple bedrooms? What price…

 

Maintaining Furniture in Self-Storage

In your search for a self-storage facility, choose several that are heated or climate controlled to compare their prices and storage terms. Location, price and hours of operation may all be important considerations. Visit the storage facility you have chosen to take a tour before signing a contract. Look for wide doors and secure walls between lockers and make sure there are no signs of water damage anywhere in the building. Moisture is the number one cause of damage to…

 

Finding the Right Storage Unit Size

Estimating how much space you will need for your storage unit seems like an easy enough task, but can often be a bit misleading. Here are a few steps that will help guide you in choosing the storage size that’s right for you. Start by making a list of the items you plan to store. Group them according to how you will organize or pack them. Identify boxed versus non-boxed items. Those of higher priority will go closer to the…

 

Self-Storage Environment Standards

Self-storage facilities vary greatly in terms of the type of environment they offer and general layout. Most will offer a range of self-storage unit sizes from a box-sized unit that will suit an inpidual with few storage needs, areas where you can store up large vehicles such as RVs, motor homes and boats through to warehouse type space for business storage. Some self-storage facilities will offer all options whereas others specialize in more limited ones. The actual self storage units…

 
 
 
 

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