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13 Common Moving Mistakes (and how to avoid them)

13 Common Mistakes When Moving Into a New House

Moving into a new house can come with its own set of challenges, obstacles, and downright mistakes. And no matter how many times you’ve moved, there’s a good chance you can improve on at least one thing. We started this blog to educate people on how to move, but it’s just as important to talk about how not to move. Don’t make one of these 13 common mistakes when moving into…

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12 Moving Tips for an Easier Move

12 Moving Tips For an Easier Move

It happens to everyone at some point. You begin to outgrow that starter home you purchased after your wedding. The kids have all moved out and your home is too much for you to handle. Maybe your job is relocating you to another state. Whatever the reason, you have to move. And you’re not looking forward to it. Hey, we get it. (Not everyone loves moving as much as we…

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Your First Apartment Checklist: A guide for furnishing and decorating your first apartment on a budget

Your First Apartment Checklist

Graduation is just around the corner, which means you’re ready to go out into the world! Whether you’re heading out to college with your fellow roommates or you just landed that new job, chances are, you’re getting ready to move into your first apartment. Nothing makes you feel like an adult more than moving out of your parents’ house for the first time. But you don’t have to do this…

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The Hidden Costs of Moving (Without a Moving Company)

Hidden Costs of Moving (Without a Moving Company)

Moving is expensive. Whether you’re upgrading to make room for your growing family or downsizing to save money, nobody moves for free. Which is why many people opt to move themselves instead of hiring a professional moving company to do the heavy lifting for them. After all, why pay all that money when you can do it yourself? You’ll only be out $100 for the moving truck, right? Think again.…

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Packing the Essentials: Declutting Your Home

Packing The Essentials: Decluttering Your Home

Moving can be a challenge. Not only do you come to realize how much stuff you own, but the thought of packing it all becomes unnerving. The common culprits of clutter tend to be old clothes, as well as unwanted toys, books, and games. One positive associated with a move is that it forces you to decide on what household items are worth keeping. While this can be a time-consuming…

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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 up 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…

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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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Thinking of making a change? These downsizing tips for seniors, retirees, and empty nesters will have you settling into your golden years before you know it.

5 Downsizing Tips for Seniors, Retirees, and Empty Nesters

When you first bought your home, you likely had visions of raising your children, entertaining, and filling every room with gorgeous furniture and artwork. But now that the kids have grown up, it might seem silly to keep, pay for, and maintain such a large home and yard. For many approaching retirement, it makes more sense to spend their golden years in a more manageably sized home. Let us make…

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Moving in winter can be tough...especially if you're used to Florida weather. Let us walk you through the steps for a successful winter move.

7 Tips for Moving in Winter

There’s lots of great things about Florida: Disney, orange groves, the beach, and mild, sunny winters. But what if you’re a long-time Florida resident suddenly facing a move up North…in the middle of winter? Don’t worry, we’ve got ya covered. We’ve compiled 7 tips for moving in winter to make sure you’re building snowmen as soon as possible.   Tip #1: Hire the Pros Let’s face it: if you’ve never…

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