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Packing Bedrooms

When you think about it, bedrooms contain our most-used possessions—clothes, jewelry, kids’ toys—and they’re where we spend about third of our lives (or more, if you’re a surly teenager). Packing bedrooms carefully is an important step toward protecting your clothes and bedding from damage. Following these tips from Cento Family Moving & Storage will ensure the safe transport of your most treasured things.   Clothes Clothes going into suitcases or…

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Packing the Bathroom

At first glance, packing the bathroom might seem like the easiest job to tackle when planning your move. After all, there’s no furniture to take with you and towels are super light. But then you open your medicine cabinet and see just how many little things you own: old medications, leaky shampoo bottles, little canisters of floss and Q-tips…. Well, with a little bit of know-how (and the right materials)…

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Packing the Living Room

Today, Cento Family Moving & Storage is tackling the center of your home and giving you tips for packing the living room. Your TV setup and decor options can make for some specific packing challenges, but knowing the ins and outs of the business has put us in a unique position of being able to advise you on the best practices for packing up your family room.   Television If…

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Packing the Kitchen & Dining Room

Arguably the most-used room in the house, the kitchen/dining room can be difficult to pack up. Because you use your dishes and cups every day, it’s just as important not to break anything as it is to eat off of paper plates for a few days while everything is in boxes. Cento Family Moving & Storage values your flatware and fine china as much as you do, so we’ve put…

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20 Packing Tips (For Moving Like a Pro!)

There are a lot of decisions to make when it comes to an impending move. Should you buy or rent your next place? Should you hire a moving company or bribe your friends? Should you pay the movers to pack up your boxes or do it yourself? Any number of different factors go into making these decisions, and none of them should be made lightly. But now that you’ve made…

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Packing a Garage

When you’re planning a move, packing the garage is probably the most dreaded of all tasks. Dust, cobwebs, sharp objects, bulky equipment, and the constant fear of spiders are enough to put even a Buddhist monk on-edge. But there are ways of making this chore a little easier. We’ve compiled a list of our favorite tips for getting your garage, patio, and storage shed packed up and on the truck…

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Packing Your Home Decor

Before you get the big stuff out of the way, start packing your home decor: all those accessories that make your home so…well, homey. This is often the most breakable stuff, so take the few extra steps required to protect them from damage. (There’ll be plenty of stress later when deciding where to put Aunt Clara’s painting in the new house.)   Books First, wrap any delicate, expensive, or fragile…

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21 Tips for Preventing Damage During Your Move

21 Tips For Preventing Damage During Your Move

There’s a reason that most museums aren’t hands-on: the surest way to prevent things from being damaged is to keep them out of harm’s way. But how can you do that if you have to move your items to a new home? Preventing damage during your move might be foremost in your mind, but it doesn’t have to immobilize you. We’ve put together this comprehensive guide to keeping your home,…

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Need to move in a hurry? These last minute moving tips will have you moving like a pro.

7 Last Minute Moving Tips (Move Like a Pro!)

In a perfect world, you would always have plenty of notice before you need to move. You would have ample time to relocate for work, your landlord would never sell the place out from under you, and you’d have months to pack and prepare. But we don’t live in a perfect world. Sometimes you only get a month’s notice (or less!) to leave your current place, find a new one,…

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These green moving tips are a surefire way to rock your move while also saving the planet.

Green Moving Tips to Save the Earth (& Rock Your Move!)

Let’s face it: moving isn’t the most “eco-friendly” job. You want to protect your stuff from breaking, ripping, or getting stained, but you hate the thought of throwing out all the boxes, styrofoam peanuts, and bubble wrap that such a safe move requires. What you need are some green moving tips that will keep your stuff safe without harming the earth. Why Should I Move “Greener”? When faced with an…

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