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14 Sep

5 Things to Look For In a Moving Company

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As you’re getting ready to move, you’ll need to find a reputable moving company to help you pack and transport your belongings. While there are various options available, how can you be sure that you’re working with the best?  By paying attention to these five elements. Here are five things to look for in a […]

31 Aug

Planning a Successful Garage Sale Before Moving

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Packing is something that not everyone looks forward to and is probably the most dreaded moving task. Many fear the packing process when moving; however, the workload and process can be made much easier by selling as many items as you can before moving. By hosting a moving sale, you can get rid of things […]

17 Aug

4 Ways to Prepare a New Home for the Family Dog

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Your beloved family dog will likely be curious why you are wrapping and boxing household items. But when the moving trucks arrive and professionals start carrying the boxes away, family pets often feel confused and uneasy. Having the family’s best friend become out-of-sorts can lead to a poor outcome for all involved. For example, an […]

14 Jul

5 Things You Should Not Take With You When Moving

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Knowing which things to pack or not bring with you remain at the center of moving decisions. The fact you are transitioning to a new living space presents a unique opportunity to purge underused items and clutter. However, beyond old sweaters and items that you never unwrapped exists another layer of things you should not […]

29 Jun

Moving Day: 7 ‘First-Night’ Items to Pack for Infants

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Moving day is typically chaotic and, without pre-planning and a checklist, it’s easy for important details to get lost in the shuffle. During the planning process, make sure to set aside a few minutes to pack a “first-night” bag for your infant to ensure they have everything needed. This way, you will avoid late-night rummaging […]

15 Jun

Things to Do in the First Few Days After Your Move

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Moving involves a lot of tasks. Just thinking about them may make you feel a bit overwhelmed. The good news is that you don’t have to accomplish all the tasks right away. Here are a few to prioritize and complete within the first few days in your new home. Check the Condition of Your Home […]

27 Apr

Moving With An Older Cat? What You Can Do to Manage the Transition

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Cats are known for being loyal to places, so many cat owners have stories about their cats running away after moving to a new home. Also, many older cats often have medical needs that can make moving a little more complicated. Ultimately, if you’re moving with an older cat, you may be worried about your […]

27 Mar

How to Move When You Only Have a Month’s Notice

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Many moving guides suggest starting the process months in advance. But what if you only have a few weeks? What do you do then? Moving on short notice is hard, but not impossible. If you take these tips, you can get through to moving process with less stress. Make a Plan You Can Follow Most […]

13 Mar

Downsizing? Here’s How to Pack

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Downsizing is an excellent way to simplify your life. If only your belongings could downsize too. Moving to a smaller home requires tough decisions about which of your possessions will go with you. Sometimes it’s harder than you think. If your goal is to have a more manageable home life, you’re probably making the right […]

28 Feb

7 Fun Ways to Get Children Excited About Moving

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Moving children from one neighborhood, city, or state to another can feel traumatic for parents, but moving can be an exciting undertaking full of opportunity for children. We hope these fun tips and tricks help you get your children excited about a move, so there are fewer tears and more celebrations! 1. Take Them With […]