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Dec
06

Tips for Moving During the Summer

The United States Census Bureau confirms that the summertime is indeed the busiest time of the year for household moving. The US Census Bureau shows that 48.4% of all moves annually take place between June and September, and another large chunk taking place in May. This means that each year around...
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Dec
05

Rental Truck Insurance: What Isn't Covered

So you are standing at the truck rental counter and the representative asks, "Did you want to purchase insurance for the truck?". The answer is commonly "no" because many people believe that their auto insurance covers rental trucks. Fact: 99% of the time auto insurance does not cover a rental truck,...
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Dec
04

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 way...
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Nov
25

Tips for Moving with Pets

It’s common knowledge that moving is one of the top five great stresses in life for people. It’s even more so for pets. For any animal, a predictable routine is a key part of feeling safe. Cats insist on being fed at the same time every day, dogs count on their...
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Nov
18

Pro Tips for Moving In Winter

Moving in the winter can be tricky; it's cold so you want to just snuggle inside with your cat (wishful thinking), and the probability of inclement weather is high. But, there is a huge upside to a winter move: you are almost guaranteed to get a great deal on movers. This...
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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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May
06

How to Choose A Rental Truck Size

Everyday we get several phone calls where the potential customer says, "I have an average three bedroom home" or something similar. The bottom line is that every move is different just like every home is different. You can have two identical homes as far as the structure is concerned but inside...
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Apr
25

Can I Hire Movers to Load and Unload my Truck?

As DIY moves become more commonplace the concept of hiring movers to load, unload and pack is being accepted by a greater portion of the population. However, despite the widespread use of moving labor we still receive countless calls each week which ask, I have a [rental truck, storage container, moving...
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Apr
08

Top 6 Reasons to Hire Moving Labor

You are in the process of planning a do-it-yourself move and are wondering, "Should I hire movers to help?" The answer will be different for each person, based primarily upon your unique situation. To help you decide we are going to look at the top 6 reasons to hire moving labor.1)...
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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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