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What You Should Know about Moving Insurance

What You Should Know about Moving Insurance

Moving can be a stressful thing to do. You need to plan a lot of things and you also need to think about your new home and how to adjust to your surroundings. One way to make it less stressful is to get moving insurance for your belonging and properties. Having insurance for your belongings will ensure that your valuables are covered in case they got lost or damaged during the move. You need to get insurance for valuables and…

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Shipping Your Car Makes a Cross Country Move Simple and Easy

Shipping Your Car Makes a Cross Country Move Simple and Easy

A cross country move can be a big task, and can cause a tremendous amount of stress on you and your family. Kids especially get worried about moving so far away, making new friends, and attending a new school. Of course for adults there are a multitude of worries as well that make the process all the more stressful. One thing that can help to simplify the process is to ship your car to your new destination. Whether you ship…

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Where to Get Free Moving Boxes

Where to Get Free Moving Boxes

Moving to a new house can be prohibitively expensive nowadays. For one, there’s the need to ship furniture and other stuff through a truck, which is either rented or driven by hired professional movers. The other concern, which is often dismissed as trivial, is the acquisition of moving boxes for packing up things. The cost of these commercially manufactured carton boxes can easily double up depending on the amount of items that one plans to move. But while these boxes…

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Selecting a Right size Moving Van

Selecting a Right size Moving Van

One of the hardest aspects of a self move is trying to determining the size of the moving van to rent. No one wants to rent a moving van that is too big where their household items are sliding all over the place as well as making a few trips back and forth from the old house to the new can be both tiring and expensive too. So just what size van do you get? Well it may seem obvious…

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8 Tips for Easy Packing

8 Tips for Easy Packing

When you are facing down a moving, you need to think carefully about the preparation aspect of the whole job. A house relocation may seem to be a simple case of moving everything from one space to another, but coordinating this move is actually a lot tougher than you may think at first. There are various things that you need to be thinking about when you are getting the planning for your local moving sorted, and with all that you…

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DIY Move — Loading a truck

DIY Move — Loading a truck

If you want to save a great deal of money in the process of your move is do to everything yourself. Even so, when you do decide to do everything yourself, you know as a fact that you have to be organized and start preparation ahead to make sure that you are able to pack your belongings and load the moving truck so that all of your items arrive from one place to the next safely. If you are going…

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How to Plan for a Move

How to Plan for a Move

You are about to move into a different place, maybe going off to college or moving into your dream house either way you need to plan for some bumps in the road that you might not be prepared for. Decide now if you are going to need a truck or hire movers to take your items from one place to another. Judge the size of their truck; will it take more than three tips to get all your things from…

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How to Research the Neighborhood

How to Research the Neighborhood

One of the worst things that could happen when you move into your new home is to find out that there are problems that you never saw coming. This happens all too often for most people who are moving and one of the reasons why this occurs have everything to do with not doing your homework. Before moving you would get a lot of advice one of which is to pay attention to the neighborhood that you are moving into…

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Getting Ready for a Move

Getting Ready for a Move

When you have to relocate, or move, the more time you have the better, but there are times that you only have so many weeks such as in job relocation. As soon as you know you are going to be relocating, start going through your things and mark the ones that you are either throwing away, giving away, or going to sell in a yard sale if you have the time. When you pack make sure that you pack lighter…

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How to pack fragile and odd-shaped items for your move

How to pack fragile and odd-shaped items for your move

If a piece of furniture is too large to put in a box, you can still protect it for the move by wrapping the arms and legs of the item in packing material and taping it tightly. You should also cover upholstery with waterproof material and fasten it securely so it doesn’t get dirty or ripped during the move. No matter if you hire interstate movers or plan to move on your own. Fragile items need to be placed in…

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