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12 May

7 Downsizing Tips for Seniors Before a Move

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Americans are increasingly downsizing their homes, especially baby boomers. Mansion Global reports that 17% of the U.S. population is 65 or older, but United Van Lines reports that 29% of people moving in 2020 were seniors. Others between the ages of 45 and 64 are also downsizing over the past few years. Downsizing can offer […]

25 Apr

What to Look for in the Best Moving Companies

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While moving can be challenging and stressful, it also can be an exciting experience. The right moving company can make a move smooth and allow you and your family to focus on the excitement of getting to know your new home and neighborhood. Here are some things to look for in the best moving companies. […]

11 Apr

Moving a Small Business to a New State

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Moving a small business to a new state can be challenging. You have to move the furnishings to a new office physically, and you also have to establish your business in the new state legally. If possible, preparations for your move should begin about a year ahead. Here are some additional tips. Moving the Legal […]

29 Mar

Residential Moving Tips By Season

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If you’re unsure when you will relocate, getting tips for the appropriate season might be challenging. However, if you can choose which season you move in, you might want to consider the options by comparing the pros and cons of the various seasons. Spring Spring offers a lot of possible benefits for a household move. […]

15 Mar

9 Tips to Make Your Move Go More Smoothly

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You’re moving. For many, moving is one of the most challenging household tasks. Here are nine tips to help your move go more smoothly. 1. Purge Now As soon as you think you might move, begin purging your possessions. Setting a regular time to go through your possessions and give away, sell, or discard, is […]

28 Feb

5 Ways to Estimate Moving Supplies

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The thing they don’t tell you about moving is how much you’ll spend on moving supplies. You’ll need plenty, and sometimes they can add up. Guides based on the number of bedrooms might work, but it depends on the person. Sometimes they’re wildly inaccurate. Use these methods to approximate how much you’ll need to get […]

14 Feb

6 Things to Include in Your ‘First-Night’ Essentials Boxes

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Planning a move entails juggling numerous details. However, one crucial step you don’t want to neglect is assembling a “first-night” essentials box. Without this container, it’ll be challenging to have the necessities needed and will add stress to what’s already going to have been an exhausting day. The purpose of a first-night essentials box is […]

31 Jan

How to Plan a Winter Move

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Most people typically plan a spring or summer household move due to weather or school-related concerns, but sometimes you can’t avoid a winter move. In roughly 3/4 of the states in the U.S., there is a good chance you’ll encounter snow, sleet, or ice. However, by taking a few proactive steps, you can enjoy a […]

17 Jan

Protecting Your Belongings When Moving to a Different Climate

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When you relocate, you might move to a different climate. It may call for a new wardrobe. It might also require a little extra care with your stuff. Very hot or dry climates can be hard on your things, as well as cold or wet climates. Naturally, you’ll want to keep them in good condition. […]

30 Dec

What Should Go In the Stress Relief Kit For Your Move?

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A household move can be stressful for lots of people! So if you’re moving this winter, you’re going to need a stress kit to help yourself relieve stress at the end of a long day. Knowing what to put in your stress relief kit can help ensure you have the tools you need to relax […]