Packing

How To Plan Your Move Based on Your Personality

The well-documented stress of moving hits me like many other complex, time-sensitive projects, i.e. I freeze up and don’t see how I can possibly take even the smallest step forward, up the mountain of impossibility. If that sounds like you, then preparing and executing a move is like dealing with a…

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How to Make an “Open First” Box for EVERY Room

Among all the details you need to take care of when you’re moving, it’s important to prioritize packing the first and last box you will open in your new home. Whether you’re moving across the street, across the country, or even across town, one box, or even several, rules them all, err, something…

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Unpacking Tips

Unpacking tips can help minimize the pain of the unavoidable evil that is moving day. No one wants to get stuck living out of boxes. Before you’re up to your head in packing peanuts, use these steps as a guide to make move-in day chores a bit more palatable. A Clean Home is a Happy Home Before you…

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Moving Supplies Checklist

A moving supplies checklist can help you feel in control of a seemingly overwhelming process. Don’t lose sleep over whether or not you remembered to buy packing tape, and don’t waste money buying 10 rolls by accident! You can buy packing supplies at a local moving retailer, a mail service store, or…

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How to Pack Fragile Items

Learning how to pack fragile items properly is a matter of sufficient preparation and having the right tools. Remember your last move when you broke the heirloom china then tried to glue it back together? After several tedious, determined hours your hard work simply revealed horrid grey glue scars…

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How to Pack a Garage or Tool Shed for Moving

Garages and tool sheds are some of the hardest parts of your house to pack for a move, mainly because of all of the odd-size, sharp, heavy, and hazardous materials they hold. One of the things that we hear most often from our customers is, “I think I might need a whole truck just for the stuff in…

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How to Pack Artwork for Moving

No matter whether you have priceless, one-of-a-kind art, or one of those inspirational posters from Hobby Lobby, you want to make sure it arrives at your new home unharmed and in one piece. You know what I’m talking about. Packing artwork and paintings for a move has its own unique set of problems…

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How to Pack House Plants for Moving

Whether you’re a fool for a fern, have a green thumb, or are simply a run-of-the-mill Easter Lily enthusiast , chances are you have a couple of house plants. House plants are wonderful . They’re known to increase mood, help stave off colds, and if my wife’s cats are any indication, they also serve…

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How to Pack a Flat Screen TV for Moving

Around 35,000,000 flat screen TVs are sold annually in the US . Draw that out over 10 years, and that’s approximately one flat screen TV for every man, woman, and child (and infant) living in our great nation. Flat screen TVs are great. They’re bigger and more energy-efficient than their older CRT…

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