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From Phoenix to Columbus – plan the best route for a DIY move

Life is a complicated web of various circumstances. Whatever your big goal is, the path to it is usually full of obstacles and crossroads. The bigger the life change, the more tangled are occasions. One of the biggest changes is moving. Shifting your entire life and relocating everything you own is a step toward something that is completely different. Moving from Phoenix to Columbus is a serious task to handle. Changing a capital city for the other capital on the other side of the state could be challenging and you are going to need a good plan. Planning the best route for a move is just a part of the process. Many other dices will have to be put together before the trip. Continue reading “From Phoenix to Columbus – plan the best route for a DIY move”

Pack smart and maximize space in moving boxes: tips

Every relocation process has a lot of things to organize and consider. No matter if you need to organize a move across town or if you are moving to another state, you have to manage a lot of things. One of the most important things is packing properly for the upcoming relocation process. In other words, you need to know how to pack smart and maximize space in your moving boxes. Keep in mind that this process is really simple. By following the tips and tricks that we will present to you, be sure that you will achieve it with ease. Continue reading “Pack smart and maximize space in moving boxes: tips”

Guide to the most stressful moving tasks and how to prepare

Moving might seem easy. But in reality, it is quite a stressful process to go through if you are not prepared for it. There are plenty of things that moving requires and there are a lot of steps in the moving process. This is exactly what makes the whole process so overwhelming and stressful. Have in mind that not all tasks are stressful. Some are more than others. So, as a professional moving company, we decided to try and help you out a little bit by writing this guide to some of the most stressful moving tasks and just how you can prepare for them, therefore make them less stressful to handle. These tips can be applied to both a local and a long-distance move as both types can be equally stressful when it comes to these tasks. Continue reading “Guide to the most stressful moving tasks and how to prepare”

Organize a family move from Arizona to Nevada: tips and tricks

Interstate moving can be a challenge, especially if you are not prepared properly. That’s why preparation is key!  If you do your homework the relocation process will be less stressful to you and your family. Here are some tips and tricks to help you organize a family move from Arizona to Nevada.

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Arizona relocation made simple – step by step guide

Organize your Arizona relocation with ease and start a new life stress-free. You can do it by following these simple steps and creating a moving checklist. If you are moving to Arizona for the first time, don’t panic, because we are here to help you with our long experience.

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Things to consider before accepting a job offer in another state

Getting the acceptance notice from an employer means you’ve made it through the toughest part of the job hunt. From all the applicants, you were the best. Congratulations! If we are talking about a job offer in another state, there is, even more, to look forward to! This is especially true in cases where you are moving from a big city to a small town for work. Simply, living and working in a small town helps you achieve work-life balance easier. But, do you know what awaits you in the process of moving to another state for work?

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A complete guide to moving from the US to Canada

Canada can be quite an experience in comparison to the US. Moving there from the USA will sure be something different and new. It will be a new experience that will take you by surprise and present you with a lot of benefits. In addition, we present to you a complete guide to moving from the US to Canada that will help your US to Canada relocation. Make sure you read it and even research more because a long-distance move like this is demanding and there are many things to keep in mind and deal with.

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Fastest-growing cities in the US

The United States of America is one of the biggest countries in the world. It takes up half a continent. This is a very large area of space. This is why America has had plenty of space to grow and evolve. And when we say America, we mean the cities in the country. And there are plenty of them. Living in America means living in a place with a lot of options when it comes to everything. And that is exactly the case when choosing where to move. There are so many amazing cities to choose from, big and small, urban and suburban. It is a very tough decision to make. But that is what we are here to help with. Here is a list of the fastest-growing cities in the US. You’ll find some valuable information here about the cities and why moving and living there is a great idea. Arizona has some fast-growing cities as well which you should surely consider moving to. Continue reading “Fastest-growing cities in the US”

Guide to Arizona based business moving to New York – pack like a pro

Arizona is a great state to live in and have a business in but it surely isn’t the best. One of the best would definitely be New York. This is a state where a lot of people live in and a lot more people are going to be moving to New York in the following years. And if you have a business, you must only want the best for your business. And moving it is one of the ways to better it. But you have to know how to move it and where to move it. By now, you have probably already made up your mind and you will be moving your Arizona based business to New York. But the moving part is the hardest step of the whole process. Especially packing your business. This is why we decided to write this guide to Arizona based business moving to New York and include some of the best packing tips that you can use. Continue reading “Guide to Arizona based business moving to New York – pack like a pro”

The ultimate guide to organizing a move during holidays

Moving during holidays is undoubtedly a less popular scenario. Even though you will be unpacking a different kind of boxes, this period of the year doesn’t need to be stressful and hectic. If you take the right approach, you can celebrate and relocate to a new home with ease. We prepared the only guide you need – everything you need to know about organizing a move during holidays. Whether you’re moving locally or to another state, these tips will help you go through the process smoothly and unpack your ornaments boxes at a new address. Let’s begin with the most wonderful time of the year!

Schedule your moving date on time

One of the first things you should do when organizing a move is scheduling your moving date. Even though the holiday season is not the most favorite moving time, moving companies are often busy and with limited schedules. Therefore, you shouldn’t rely on the fact that this is not the peak moving season, but start searching for a mover as soon as possible. Make sure you do some research, read reviews, and get recommendations – it’s the only way to hire a professional moving company and enjoy a safe and stress-free relocation. Relying on someone trustworthy will reduce the moving stress and let you enjoy the holidays.

Remember: when relocating during the holidays, try to be as flexible as possible when picking a date. Flexibility will give you lower moving rates, which is always an advantage. Also, be sure to avoid the actual holidays – Thanksgiving, Christmas, Black Friday, and other days that include heavy traffic and a hectic atmosphere all around.

 

December calendar The festive season is always busy, so make plans on time for organizing a move during the holidays.

Save the money when organizing a move during holidays

Holidays are great, but they are often costly. Adding the moving expenses, you can quickly run out of funds. However, careful planning of your moving budget and holiday expenses can help you spend money reasonably. Here are some ways to stretch a dollar when moving during the holidays:

  • start planning and saving money on time – since you’ll have to spend a lot in a short time frame, be sure to start saving in advance;
  • book flights early – booking your flights (and movers) early will ensure lower expenses;
  • get moving supplies for free – to save some money, try to find free moving boxes in liquor stores, Craigslist, or from friends who recently moved. Furthermore, use the items in your home instead of moving boxes – gym and tote bags, suitcases, laundry baskets, and even garbage bags can help save a lot of money.
  • buy items you need on holiday sales – moving during holidays is great since you can get many things (including presents) on special sale days such as Black Friday. To save time, we advise you to focus on online shopping.
  • build your moving team – asking your friends and relatives to help you out with packing and other chores is another way to save.
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The holiday season includes a lot of sales – be sure to shop wisely.

Declutter your home

Decluttering is a great way to free up some space, reduce moving costs, and make someone happy during the holiday season. Donating items that are in good condition to a charity will put a smile on someone’s face and help you save on moving costs. Also, if there are a lot of items left, try to organize a garage sale and earn some money.

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Sorting out your belongings has many benefits when moving to another home.

Pack wisely

When packing for the move, remember that organization is the key. It’s best to pack systematically – you can start with the rarely used belongings and finish with the everyday things. Also, labeling is an essential step for a fast and easy unpacking process. It will help movers distribute boxes into appropriate rooms and even help you find specific items without unpacking all the boxes at once.

Bonus tip: when packing your household, two boxes should be separate from all the others. The first one is the first night box, containing the items you’ll need on your first night in the new home. And the second one should hold your holiday decorations and be appropriately labeled. It’s nicer to have a decorated home once you move in and make the new place homey by bringing the holiday spirit.

Prepare for the cold

If moving during holidays means you’ll be traveling with snow and low temperatures, be sure to be ready for it. Firstly, prepare warm clothes, gloves, and other items for your moving day. Furthermore, additionally protect the things that are sensitive to extreme weather conditions, such as electronics. And finally, if you’re traveling by car, make sure your vehicle is ready for icy roads and blizzards.

Set up your new home

To function well once you move in, be sure to set up your new home beforehand. This means contacting your utility providers, checking the heating, and, most importantly, installing a security system. Robberies are common during the holiday season, as many families travel. Therefore, make sure your family arrives safely and feels good and relaxed on the first day in the new house.

Bonus tip: Don’t forget to update your address with the post office so that you can get all the Christmas cards and gifts to the right address! Furthermore, if you do some online shopping or have some subscriptions, add the new home address so everything can arrive at your new home.

Enjoy the time with your family

We understand that relocations tend to be busy and stressful. But you shouldn’t forget that the holiday season is the time to spend with your family, and feel loved. That’s why you should take your time with organizing a move during holidays, and make sure you have planned every step in advance. It will help you feel more confident about the moving process and take care of the tasks much faster and easier.

 

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