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What Is Standard Payment Protocol for Local Movers?

[fa icon="calendar'] Jun 20, 2016 11:35:20 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving Estimate, Moving Costs, Local Moving, Residential Moving

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While the cost to move shouldn’t be the only factor you consider when selecting your local movers, it is important to figure out what’s expected of you in terms of paying for your move. With that in mind, the following are some things to keep in mind regarding what’s standard practice in the moving industry when it comes to payment protocol.

 

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Things Your Northern Virginia Moving Company Won’t Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Feb 26, 2016 7:40:40 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Residential Moving

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When people are looking to move, they often focus on everything a local moving company can or will do for them. They ask about getting a free in-home moving estimate, and they ask about how to pack moving boxes. However, in all the focus on what reputable moving companies can do, people often forget to ask about their limitations, restrictions, or areas where they can’t do certain things. If you’re working with Northern Virginia movers, be aware that there are legally some items these moving companies can’t 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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Packing 101: Important Packing Tips for Your Move

[fa icon="calendar'] Jan 22, 2016 9:10:51 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Moving Packing Tips, Packing Supplies, Residential Moving

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One of the most essential steps in any move is the packing. However, it’s not as straightforward as simply throwing some items into cardboard boxes. If you want all your belongings to arrive safely and if you want the movers to work efficiently, knowing how to pack for a move matters. The following are some basic packing tips for your move that can help make relocating as painless as possible.

 

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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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Important Moving Tips: Planning a Move around the Holidays

[fa icon="calendar'] Dec 28, 2015 9:18:28 AM / by Michael Rhodes posted in Moving Tips, Important Moving Tips, Moving in Maryland, Moving in Washington DC, Moving in Northern Virginia, Local Moving, Scheduling a Moving Estimate, Residential Moving

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It’s no surprise that the holidays can be a hectic time, and when you try to add a move into the mix, it becomes exponentially more so. That’s why planning a move around the holidays requires even more preparation and planning than a normal residential move. If you’re looking to tackle a move at this time of year, know that there are some important moving tips to address those extra challenges you might encounter.

 

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