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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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Sep
20

When Moving Labor is the Right Choice

One of the most common questions we receive daily is from individuals who are unsure if moving labor is appropriate for their unique situation. While moving labor is an affordable option for many moving situations, it is not for everyone. We have taken a few moments to outline when moving labor...
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Sep
20

How to be Prepared for Your DIY Move

One of the most common questions we receive is, How long will my move take?" Despite our efforts to provide accurate time estimates based on the type and size of transportation method (which is based on historical averages), the fact remains that one of the largest factors is how prepared the...
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Sep
20

How to Schedule Movers With An Unknown Delivery Time

Many times throughout the week we are asked, How do I schedule my movers if I don't know when my stuff will arrive? Certainly not an uncommon problem for people who choose to complete a DIY move. For those of you who have chosen a "You Load, We Drive" moving company...
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Sep
20

How to Request a Moving Labor Quote

Each day we receive hundreds of calls from customers who need a price estimate for moving labor. Unlike traditional full-service moving companies we do not need an exceptional amount of information. In fact, by answering just a few simple questions we can provide you with a crew size recommendation as well...
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Sep
20

Simple Self Moving Tips from our Newest Employee

Sometimes it's not so easy for long term employees and industry professionals to think like a customer. After all, our job is to know everything there is to know about the DIY moving industry. From moving labor to DIY move planning and transportation solutions, it is our job to be experts....
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Sep
20

Beat the Heat! New 7am-9am Arrival Window

The summer moving season is approaching quickly and an estimated 20 million Americans will be relocating during the peak months, April-September. While scheduling your movers in advance is important, we wanted to briefly discuss an often forgotten, and just as important, topic - heat. According to The National Oceanic and Atmospheric...
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Sep
19

Moving Labor Compared to Full Service Moving for Local Moves

It seems like more and more people these days are choosing a do-it-yourself move option for their long distance relocation, and who can blame them? DIY moving options are reliable, flexible, customizable and most importantly, affordable. But DIY moves are not only for those moving long distance, there are many affordable...
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Feb
14

DITY Moving for Military

The acronym 'DITY' stands for "Do-it-Yourself" but is most commonly used by military personnel in reference to an upcoming self-move. The U.S. Government will provide military personnel with relocation services at no cost to the service member through two service options:Complete a full service move through Schedule 48 which the government...
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Feb
14

10 Best Places to Retire

2011 was the first year in which "Baby Boomers", those born between 1946-1964, began hitting retirement age. Over the next 19 years approximately 77 million Americans' will retire, many of whom may be looking for a new place to live. So where do you go? Luckily, large outfits like Yahoo! and...
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