Being Motivated To Move

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Being Motivated To Move

After I realized that the business that I worked for was starting to grow internationally, I volunteered to move so that I could see the world. I knew that the country where I would be heading didn't have apartments and houses the size I was used to, so I started looking for different ways to store my belongings. I also focused on improving my family's attitude about relocating, which helped everyone to be motivated to stay organized and complete the move successfully. This blog is all about being motivated to move and doing things correctly, so that you can enjoy a new place.


Packing Techniques For Your Oddly-Shaped Valuables

Packing for a move is always a challenge, and you don't always want to hand off the job to someone else. While hiring a professional is one of the best ways to make sure valuable items make it to your new home in one piece, it isn't the only way. By using some proven packing techniques, you can be sure your items will survive the move with minimum wear and tear. Read More 

How To Move A Small Upright Piano On Your Own

If you have a large upright piano or a grand piano, then you are most certainly best off hiring a professional piano mover to transport it to your new home. These styles of pianos can weigh more than 1200 pounds, and their awkward shapes makes them even harder to move without damaging any of their fragile components. However, if you have a small upright piano, which weighs only a couple hundred pounds, you can likely transport it yourself. Read More 

Packing Books: A Five-Step Process

Books may seem sturdy and easy to move initially, but they're actually one of the most difficult items to pack and move. They are prone to warping, water damage, and ink damage, and they're also quite heavy! To keep yourself and your books safe during the moving process, follow these five steps. Step 1: Pare down your collection. Before your move is the perfect time to go through your books and get rid of the ones you don't need or want anymore. Read More 

Should You Hire A Flat-Rate Or Hourly Moving Service?

When looking into various moving companies in your area, you're likely to notice that they use two different pricing schemes. Some moving companies certain rate per hour, but others charge a flat rate for moving a home of the certain size. Which option is the better choice? Well, that really depends on your situation. Here's a look at some cases in which flat-rate moving is likely the better choice -- and a few when you're better off paying by the hour. Read More 

Identify These Key Features At Every Storage Facility You Use

Security, cleanliness, and ease of access are just a few traits that storage facilities want their customers to feel when using their storage units. Protecting against theft and keeping a clean house may seem like simple concerns for a storage business, but you may be surprised at a few mistakes that go unseen until the problem gets out of hand. Here are a few inspection points to keep in mind for choosing a new storage facility, or to make a facility you like just a bit better. Read More