Moving

Moving Tips: from moving across town or across the country to deciding whether to rent or buy


  Originally published January 1, 2014. Now updated with FREE printable to use when interviewing potential moving companies.     Did you know there’s a fool-proof method to hiring a moving company?   Moving is a stressful time.  Hiring a moving company can either alleviate a measure of stress or add to it – depending on how you go about it.  Follow these tips and you can feel confident in your...

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8 Essentials To Moving With Pets

8 Essentials To Moving With Pets


Posted By on Dec 14, 2014

  I read recently that although the majority of households in the United States have a pet when relocation is required, many of these pets are left behind.  Shelters state that two significant reasons animals are dropped off is because people moving and/or landlords deny pets to their renters.   With that in mind, consider these 8 essential tips to moving with pets to make sure your beloved furry friend makes the...

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    Are you planning a move across town or across the country? If so, you’ll need to pack just a few bazillion moving boxes.  Of course, you’ll want to protect your belongings and make sure you pack those boxes the right way.   Note:  If packing for a local move, packing need not be so labor intensive.  Special notations are made throughout this post for areas where you may decide to take...

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  Do You Know What NOT To Pack On Moving Day? There are “No, No’s”, “Unmentionables” of the Moving Trade – otherwise known as Non-Allowables.   There are some items prohibited either by Federal law, State law or by the movers themselves.  Take special note of this if for instance you are moving into the State of California as they have strict rules as to even what plants and food you can bring into the state.  Additionally, you...

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    Be prepared for the long-haul moving Road-Trip with this checklist.   There are multiple aspects of moving, not the least of which is driving to your new home.  First, it’s imperative to consider some safety factors if you’re driving long-distance.   Inspect the Car Approximately one week before your move, make sure you’re car is serviced.  Have a full service check up to ensure the belts, hoses, AC, battery are in good...

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Do you feel like a “Pro” at Moving?   The go-to checklist for the person whose moved, and moved, and moved again – they just want a little task list.      Notifications 1 – 2  months out Utilities Personal Accounts     USPS at http://www.usps.com     Pharmacy     Electric     Dry Cleaner/ Laundry Service...

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