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Make Sure You Check Local Moving Company Reviews Online

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 27, 2016 8:04:41 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Local Moving, Moving Reviews

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Choosing the right local moving company can be difficult. After all, even within a small area, there are inevitably many companies to choose from. So, how can you consistently differentiate quality companies from everyone else? How can you ensure you get the best value out of your movers? Often, a big part of that battle is thoroughly and diligently checking online reviews for the local moving companies you’re considering.

 

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How Local Movers Protect Your Walls, Floors, and Other Home Areas

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 5, 2016 7:20:06 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Local Moving, Avoid Home Damage

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When selecting local movers, many people go through a standard checklist. Mostly that means they check on pricing, and maybe they look online at reviews or get a few recommendations from friends. However, part of that selection process should be making sure the movers are respectful and careful when it comes to your old (and new) home. Any damage done during a move can be expensive to fix and can create a needless headache on an already stressful moving day.

 

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Moving and Storage Tips: What Not to Put in Storage

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 24, 2016 1:46:08 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Local Moving, Moving and Storage

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Moving brings with it a lot of stress and questions, and one of those large concerns is what not to put in storage. While it can be tempting to just throw everything in a unit and deal with it after the chaos of the actual move is over, you do want to be careful about placing certain items (even on a short-term basis) in storage. With a little bit of organization and forethought, however, you can avoid any damage or unpleasant surprises when you retrieve those items for the final move to your new home.

 

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How to Pack Fragile Items with Household Goods—and Save Money!

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 26, 2016 7:22:12 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Important Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving Packing Tips, Packing Supplies, Packing Fragile Items

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One of the most common moving-related questions is how to pack fragile items. Whether those fragile items are valuable or not, it is always nerve-racking to try to transport these delicate belongings. Luckily, there are a few helpful moving tips that will not only contribute to your items arriving intact, but they could actually cut down on your cost to move!

 

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Office Moving Tips: Keep Business Information Private during a Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Apr 18, 2016 7:59:52 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Office Moving Tips, Commercial Moving

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If your business is looking into relocation, one of the most important office moving tips you can follow relates to keeping all your business information as secure, private, and safe as possible during that move. With a bit of common sense and a few precautionary steps, however, even the most sensitive data can be properly handled during a business move.

 

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Best Moving Tips: When to Switch Utilities for Your Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 29, 2016 8:40:30 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Residential Moving, Switching Utilities

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In the moving process, there are always so many little steps to accomplish. Often these tasks aren’t difficult, but they are necessary to facilitating a smooth transition from one home to the next. One such task is switching all your utilities before the move. This ensures your new home is ready to go on move day, but it also safeguards you against having to pay for the previous tenant’s use of those utilities.

 

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Hiring a Local Moving Company Is Your Best Option for a Local Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 18, 2016 7:46:00 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Long Distance Moving, Local Moving, Residential Moving

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To ensure something gets done in the proper way, you always want to use the right tool for the job, and moving is no exception. If you’re looking to undertake a local move, you want to hire a local moving company. Local moving companies are specially equipped to handle these kinds of jobs, and you’re more likely to get the kind of personalized attention that this type of job requires.

 

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Why a Phone Moving Estimate Is Not Always the Best Option

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 15, 2016 1:51:54 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Moving Costs, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Apartment Moving Tips, Local Moving, Residential Moving

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When you’re looking to relocate, one essential step is getting multiple moving estimates from your local moving companies. It’s important to realize that not all moving estimates are created equal, though. If a prospective moving company won’t come to do an in-person estimate, that’s a potential red flag for multiple reasons.

 

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Coordinate with Building Engineers before Your Office Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 8, 2016 8:25:35 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Office Moving Tips, Commercial Moving

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Moving an office building can be even more problematic and stressful than residential moves because there are simply so many moving parts. You have to ensure all employees do what’s required of them, take care that personal belongings don’t get lost or mixed into the office materials, and tackle a laundry list of other potential complications. One way to cut down on problems, though, is to coordinate ahead of time with the new office’s building engineer.

 

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The Proper Steps for Moving a Hot Tub in Northern Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 4, 2016 8:02:44 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Long Distance Moving, Local Moving, Moving a Hot Tub

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Hot tubs are a fantastic way to relax. Especially with cold Northern Virginia winters, there’s nothing better. However, when it comes time to move, they can cause people a lot of stress and headache. If you’ve signed up with a professional moving company, know exactly what you can do to help expedite the process and get your hot tub moved in the safest, fastest way possible.

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