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Moving by Yourself? Don?t Make These Costly Mistakes

You?ve probably heard numerous clever quotes about making mistakes in life, and until you?re the one blundering, those words of wisdom actually sound fine. Depending on your current state of mind, such quotes can even be somewhat inspirational: Mistakes are stepping stones to success. But make no mistake, once you find yourself on the other […]

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20 Tips for Moving in Peak Moving Season

Moving during peak moving season has its specifics and can be rather different than a house move during the off-peak moving season. But when is peak moving season? Statistical data shows that around 70% of all house moves in the U.S. take place roughly between Memorial Day (the last Monday in May) and Labor Day […]

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Pros and Cons of Moving in With Friends

Moving in with your friends and living together with them may seem like the perfect scenario, especially when you just graduated from college. Living with your best pals under one roof can be an exciting prospect, a seemingly fun period to really look forward to. Undoubtedly, there are numerous advantages of moving in with friends […]

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How to Pack a Large Mirror for Moving

There?s at least one large mirror in each home, often more than just one: one in the bedroom (of course), one in the hallway (corridor) close to the front door of the house or apartment, and sometimes one in the living room or spare bedroom. Mirrors play an important role in our daily lives and, […]

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How to Pack and Move a Dresser in 12 Steps

When getting ready to move out, one of the most important things you have to do is decide whether you will move any of your large and heavy furniture. Bear in mind that moving furniture is not only difficult and even dangerous due to the large dimensions and serious weight of most furniture items, but […]

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How to Choose the Best Date for Your Move

Even if you don?t realize it, the date on which you decide to move out plays a big role in the big picture of your move. Sometimes you don?t really have a choice and the move-out date is decided for you. One way or another, circumstances – the ones that are usually out of your […]

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30 Priceless Tips for Preparing Items for Storage

Temporary storage can be a great option in certain transitional situations – for example, when you?re moving away temporarily or when you?re downsizing your home. When the new place is not yet ready to receive your household items, then placing your stuff in storage can be an excellent solution to your current lack of sufficient […]

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Moving in the Rain: Don?t Let Rain Ruin Your Move

Moving house in the rain will definitely not be a dream moving scenario for you. The process of moving out is stressful enough, so the last thing you?d want is to have to deal with rainy weather on your Moving day. Unfortunately, no one can control the climatic conditions in any way. Instead, what we […]

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How to Pack a Moving Truck Like the Pros

Moving by yourself – that is, moving to another home without hiring a moving company – can be quite a challenging task for a number of reasons. First of all, you?re going to need to know how to pack up your belongings so that they are sufficiently protected during the haul. Secondly, you?re going to […]

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How to Adapt to a New City When You Move

In case you are wondering, moving to a new city is rarely an easy thing to do. First of all, you?re leaving a familiar place where you?ve felt pretty comfortable before you had to move away. But it?s not only the calming familiarity that you will be missing before long – rather, it?s the good […]

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