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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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Is a Moving Storage Company My Best Option when Building a New Home?

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 10, 2015 7:36:20 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Moving and Storage, Full-Service Mover

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If you’re thinking about building a new home, or even if you’re currently in the middle of that process, it’s likely you’ve come up against the problem of what to do with all your possessions while building. One easy, reliable, and safe way to handle this issue is by using a moving storage company to temporarily house your belongings. Working with a moving and storage company that can offer that service also has some distinct advantages over self-storing.

 

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8 Great Qualities You Should Look for in a Northern Virginia Mover

[fa icon="calendar'] Nov 2, 2015 8:09:53 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving Insurance, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Moving and Storage, Full-Service Mover

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Finding a reputable Northern Virginia mover is an essential part having a smooth, easy move. With so many moving options available, though, how can you differentiate between companies? What makes one moving company more desirable than another? Use the following criteria to find a reputable local moving company amid the daunting list of local moving options.

 

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7 Important Moving Tips to Master for Your Last-Minute Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 25, 2015 8:23:00 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Moving and Storage, Full-Service Mover

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Sometimes we find ourselves in situations where we have to deal with the unexpected. Maybe it’s a sudden and unplanned for job offer. Maybe it’s moving to care for an unexpectedly ill relative. Whatever the reason, there are times you might have to participate in a last-minute move. Chances are the situation surrounding this move is already stressful, but luckily there are some moving day tips that can help you handle even the most impromptu move.

 

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Why It’s Important to Use a Full-Service Mover

[fa icon="calendar'] Sep 7, 2015 1:34:38 PM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Apartment Moving Tips, Long Distance Moving, Local Moving, Moving and Storage, Moving Packing Tips, Realtor Moving Tips, Temporary moves, Full-Service Mover

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Having a successful move is often just a matter of being as prepared as possible. There are a lot of potential problems and contingencies associated with moving that can complicate your relocation, so you want to do everything in your power to arm yourself against those bumps in the road. One way to enter into a move fully prepared is by hiring a mover that's full-service.

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Make Sure You Ask Your Mover If They Use Moving Subcontractors

[fa icon="calendar'] Aug 10, 2015 8:31:08 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Apartment Moving Tips, Long Distance Moving, Local Moving, Moving and Storage, Office Moving Tips, Realtor Moving Tips

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Benefits of Hiring a Mover When Staging Your Home in Northern Virginia

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 31, 2015 9:02:00 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Long Distance Moving, Local Moving, Moving and Storage, Moving Packing Tips, Realtor Moving Tips, Temporary moves

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When selling your Northern Virginia house, it is imperative the home looks as presentable and appealing as possible. That is why so many people choose to stage their homes prior to selling. Staging is a coverall term for different ways to make a home more attractive to potential buyers. This in turn helps the seller fetch a higher asking price. Staging can include decluttering, outfitting the home with premium, high-quality furnishings, and more. People don’t always realize, though, how helpful movers can be in facilitating the staging process.

 

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How Much More Will a Bad Moving Experience Cost You?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 20, 2015 9:21:28 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving Insurance, Moving in Northern Virginia, Long Distance Moving, Local Moving, Moving and Storage

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Moving to a Large Home: Tips to Hire an Experienced Large Home Mover

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 17, 2015 8:51:45 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 and Storage

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To ensure any job is done correctly, it’s always necessary to use the right tool. When painting a room, you know not all paintbrushes are going to do the job equally well. Certain paintbrushes are just more equipped to handle that particular task. In many ways, this is true of movers as well. If you’re looking to relocate to a large home, you can’t simply pick a moving company and assume it’s going to do the job well. You need movers with specific large home experience.

The question then becomes what separates a standard mover from a company that can handle your large home move? What sets that company apart and makes it a better choice for you?

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Consider Hiring a Mover When Refinishing Wood Floors

[fa icon="calendar'] Jul 13, 2015 9:21:18 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Costs, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Moving and Storage, Temporary moves

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As anyone who has ever done a remodel can tell you, it’s a stressful experience. It’s often disruptive and logistically difficult to coordinate, and this becomes especially true when an entire room is affected such as during a wood floor refinishing. While many try to work out the details of the actual work being done, not as many consider the role movers can play in actually rearranging and/or storing your furniture and possessions.

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