Posts Tagged ‘Moving Out’

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How To Organize Your Moving Truck Efficiently

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So you’ve planned your move and reserved a moving truck, but you’re not sure where to start with your packing. Maybe you’re a packrat and are dreading sorting through all your possessions, or maybe you’re inclined to throw things out with wild abandon and figure that you’ll just toss everything and have very little to pack. Whatever your situation may be, you’ll need to create a thorough inventory and do some careful packing in order to have a super-successful move. read more

Is Hiring Undocumented Laborers to Help with Moving a Good Idea?

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When looking for help with moving, hiring undocumented laborers might seem like an attractive idea when you consider how much money you’ll save over hiring professional movers or if you can’t get enough friends and family members to lend a hand. However, there are number of serious issues to consider before you decide to hire […] read more

What Should You Do if a Moving Company Damages Your Belongings?

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When hired, a moving company takes responsibility for the safe arrival of your goods. That responsibility, however, requires you to file a proper claim and, even then, only extends as far as the amount of available insurance. If your belongings are damaged during your move, there are several actions you should take to recover the […] read more

How to Efficiently Pack a Moving Truck

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Packing a moving truck efficiently can help you to save on moving costs. The idea is to pack the truck as effectively as possible, to make use of every available inch of space on the truck. This will ultimately prevent the possibility of a second trip (if you rent a large enough truck). Choosing a […] read more

How to Get Moving Help: Bribery

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Moving help can be difficult to come by. Suddenly all your friends and family are too busy with work, school and family to lend a hand-never mind that they were perfectly willing to hang out with you the week before. Rather than resorting to costly professional movers, see if you can bribe friends and family […] read more

Too Much Stuff? Selling versus Storing

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Having too much stuff can be a hassle to tote around from apartment to apartment and can severely damage the ambiance of your apartment by allowing for too much clutter. So, the big decision is: what to do with all of your stuff? Should you store it away or should you sell it and get […] read more

Moving Tips: How to Strategize Packing Your Wardrobee

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Good moving technique should make transporting your belongings easier and should facilitate the transition to your new apartment, so read these moving tips for properly packing your wardrobe. Strategically pack clothing items to avoid unnecessarily heavy lifting and to make unpacking and setting up your new room as easy and smooth as possible. Mix heavy items […] read more

Moving Help: How to Ask Your Friends and Family

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The key to affordable (i.e., relatively free) moving help is to ask the people you know to lend a hand. However, asking your friends and family to help you out when you’re planning a move isn’t always easy. Here are some tips for convincing friends and family to help you out. Cash in on I.O.U.s […] read more

Moving Day: How to Plan an Efficient Move

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Moving day will be here soon, and you’re probably trying to arrange an efficient, stress-free move. This article will detail the proper way to plan the big move to minimize frustration, mistakes and time wasted. Tying up Loose Ends at Your Old Place Nothing is worse than trying to get settled in your new apartment […] read more