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Free Ways to Recycle Old Electronics and Printer Ink Cartridges

Whether you're preparing to move, recently completed a move, or you are simply organizing and decluttering, you may find that you have old, damaged or otherwise unwanted electronics. It's human nature to look for the easiest solution and simply throw these items into the trash, but doing so can have...
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America's Best Small Towns in 2013

CNN Money has just released their annual rankings for "America's Best Small Towns" as part of their "Best Places to Live" series. Although there are many new ranking reports published every month, for every possible category from "Best Towns for Hippies" to "Healthiest Cities", this particular report is broader and...
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5 Tips for Finding Affordable Storage from A Self Storage Facility

Whether you are moving, downsizing, staging your home, renovating or organizing you may eventually need to shop around for a storage unit. Self storage facilities are everywhere, seemingly on every street corner, but how do you choose the right one? Perhaps more importantly, how do you find the best price?...
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How to Determine the Size of a Side-by-Side or French Door Refrigerator

You're moving soon and you have a side-by-side or french door refrigerator (SBS for short) , a pretty common appliance these days. Because side-by-side refrigerators can vary greatly in size, weight and bulkiness we often need to know just how large your refrigerator really is. Understanding the size will allow...
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A Schedule for Keeping Self Packing Stress Free

Are you moving soon? If so, we know this can be a stressful and expensive endeavor. Some homeowners try to save money by packing themselves, if you have the time, this is a great way to reduce your overall moving costs. However, it is important to remember to stay organized,...
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Your Moving Guide to Furniture Pads: Part 2

As we've discussed already in part one of this guide , furniture protection is important if you want your items to be moved without being damaged. In this segment of our DIY Moving Guide we will look at the different types of furniture protection and where they can be purchased...
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How to Keep Pets and Kids Occupied On Moving Day

Approximately 12 percent of U.S. residents moved in 2012 according to data from the U.S. Census Bureau, and many of those moving include families with children or pets. Moving day can be a difficult time for both kids and animals, so keeping them happy and distracted can go a long...
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Extended Office Hours Begin April 17th

IMPORTANT: This moving guide was posted in 2013 and is no longer current. Please view our current office hours for the most up-to-date information. Beginning on April 17th, 2013 our Customer Support hours are being extended! Our Support Coordinators will be available later on selected days to answer your questions,...
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Truck Rental Discounts

Discounts, who doesn't like them? For the upcoming summer moving season we have partnered with both Penske Truck Rental and Budget Truck Rental to help you save the most on your move! The discounts, which can be up to 20%, apply to both local and one-way truck rentals. ...
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Summer Moving Tips for 2013

The 2013 moving season looks to be one of the busiest in years. Home values are increasing, sales are rebounding, employers are hiring, the economy is recovering and competition in the moving industry is driving down relocation costs. Planning ahead is the best way to make sure your move goes...
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