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The Complete Guide to Moving your Pet

The Complete Guide to Moving your Pet

Moving your pet is a vitally important part of any relocation – your pets are part of your family and irreplaceable. RelocationWiki.com has the pleasure of providing you with an in depth guide to a successful move of your pet. Plan in Advance. Your pet may find the moving experience traumatic, planning well in advance will help prepare your pet as well as possible and ensure everything goes smoothly when transitioning your pet to their new home. Depending on the…

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Moving a Baby Grand Piano

Moving a Baby Grand Piano

Moving a baby grand piano requires at least three people (four if stairs are involved) who will disassemble the major parts of the piano and use a dolly or piano board to relocate it. Professional movers know all the proper measures to disassemble the baby grand and move it without damaging the instrument. Preparing to Move a Baby Grand Piano Before beginning the process of disassembling and moving a baby grand piano, measure all doorways and tight corners to ensure…

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8 Most Commonly Forgotten Items During a Move

8 Most Commonly Forgotten Items During a Move

Getting set to move is a difficult time for all people; your to-do-list gets longer by the day, with so many things on your mind it’s easy to forget something important – even when you try your hardest! We at RelocationWiki.com aim to help you out with some of our online moving guides and by helping you find great moving companies that will pack up your belongings for you. RelocationWiki is here to help you again with our top tips…

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Moving Yourself vs Hiring Movers: The Pros & Cons

Moving Yourself vs Hiring Movers: The Pros & Cons

When you decide on moving, the very first question you might have in mind is whether or not to move your items yourself, or would it be better and more convenient to hire a professional to help you out. Regardless of how you look at it, moving is a task that involves a lot of preparation. Without preparing before hand, you will surely end up with a chaos of your life. Moving yourself VS hiring movers is something you have…

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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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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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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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