Sep
07

Why Use A Portable Storage Container?

The majority of us planning a do-it-yourself move will have three primary options when it comes to transportation and storage: A rented moving truck, a portable storage container or a 'You Load, We Drive' freight trailer. Today we're looking at the storage container option, helping you understand what a portable storage...
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May
06

How Big are Moving Trucks and Containers?

If you are planning a do-it-yourself move then you are likely going to rent a storage container, moving truck or freight trailer to transport and store your items. But did you know that each option can have many different size variations? Size options vary from company to company; some only have...
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Jun
05

What Types of Rope and Tie Down Straps Do I Need?

Every day around the country our movers are busy loading rental trucks, moving containers and freight trailers- many for long distance moves. Unfortunately, hiring professional moving help isn't enough if you want your household items to arrive at your new home without damage; rope and tie down straps are a necessary...
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Feb
12

5 Reasons to Hire Movers to Help Load Your Truck

Moving is a physically demanding and exhausting task for most people. Even if you are in peak physical shape, you will likely find that it is far more difficult than anticipated. But the importance of hiring moving help goes far beyond the heavy lifting, especially when loading your moving truck or...
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Jan
24

We've Acquired MovingLabor.Com!

We're excited to announce that, effective March 26th, 2014, we have acquired movinglabor.com. Our acquisition of the domain name will ultimately be part of a series of software and website improvements designed to make the customer experience better and more efficient. All of us here at MovingLabor.com are working hard to...
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Jun
05

How Much Does It Cost To Rent A Moving Truck?

Renting a moving truck is one of the most affordable ways to move. Commonly referred to as a do-it-yourself (DIY) move, a rental truck is a great option for both local and long distance moves. Although rental truck pricing is relatively simple to understand, there are also a lot of misconceptions...
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Jan
31

Trusted Moving Company: 'Verified' Badge

In March 2014 we officially gave permission to our active moving company vendors to use our Supplier 'Verified' badge for display on their website. If you're a consumer shopping for a reputable moving company, you may have come across this badge and are wondering what it means. Let's first help you...
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Sep
20

Tips for Preparing a College Move-In or Move-Out

Spring is almost upon us, and if you are a college student, it probably means that you are getting ready to move, whether you will be living in a college dorm or an apartment off-campus. If you plan on hiring moving labor to help load or unload your moving truck or...
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Dec
21

Hiring Movers To Move Furniture In Your Existing Home

Chances are you wouldn't know this type of moving service even existed until you needed it. Believe it or not, there are many different reasons why you may need to hire a moving company to move furniture or boxes within your existing home or on your property. In fact, there is...
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Feb
25

How to Recycle Old Electronics and Printer Ink

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 adverse...
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