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Making Your Corporate Moving More Efficient

While there are some similarities between a residential and a corporate move, for the most part, moving an office or entire business is more involved and complex. For one thing, there are more items to move, but in addition, this type of move often involves sensitive equipment. Especially for corporate moving, two things are critical. First, you need to hire a reputable moving company, and second, you need to plan well in advance. For corporate moving, preparation will make the difference between success and chaos. Depending on the size of the company, you should start planning anywhere from four to six months out. This provides you the necess...

Packing Your Items for Storage

A common mistake that some people make when putting items in storage is not taking the time to organize and mark each box and container. Only after they need something and have to search through multiple boxes do they realize just how helpful organization would have been. With a little bit of insight, you can avoid this and other mistakes that go hand-in-hand with storing items. Choosing Appropriate Boxes You need to select the right type and size of boxes. As a good rule of thumb, you will need between three and four small to medium-sized boxes for every one large box. However, you want to choose boxes that are strong and durable, meaning they have ...

Things Movers Won’t Move

Most people think a moving company will transport anything, but in reality, there are restrictions. If you are planning a move, take the time to learn what things movers will not transport. That way, you can be better prepared when the moving crew arrives. Movers Prohibited Items Every moving company is unique, meaning they all have policies about what they will and will not transport. However, professional moving companies are also bound by strict laws and regulations that prohibit them from transporting certain items. Following are some examples of things that cannot be moved. Instead, you would need to transport these items yourself or make other ...

Corporate Moving Checklist

Preparing a move for a corporate business is often more involved and complex than a residential move. This is why professional moving companies strongly recommend using a corporate moving checklist. This checklist becomes your guide, keeping you on schedule and task until the move is complete. A corporate moving checklist also reduces stress for anyone involved with planning and organization. In fact, it streamlines the move for employees as well. During the move, a corporate moving checklist become your lifeline, helping you get and stay organized throughout the entire process. Your Corporate Moving Checklist Six Months Prior to Moving ...

How to Prepare Your Items for Storage

For temporary and permanent storage, many people have no idea how to prepare items properly. Whether hiring a reputable company to help or packing items on your own, unless everything is prepared the correct way, you could end up with damaged goods. Smaller Items Organize and systematically pack smaller items. Especially for gaining frequent access to the storage unit, this makes it easier to find things. Always use clean, dry boxes; disassemble larger items; wrap each piece in bubble wrap; never overfill the boxes; and use quality sealing tape to keep dust out. Storing Furniture After cleaning furniture, use protective spray. This ...

International Moving Checklist

Moving to a different city or state is one thing, but when moving abroad, the process is more complex. To streamline the process of international moving, it helps to use a checklist. With this list, you know whom to contact and what to do so that you overlook nothing of importance. Regardless of the reason for moving to a different country, there is a considerable amount of planning involved. Although your checklist will cover many things, to avoid problems and undue stress, make sure the following are included. Mandated Documents To reside in a foreign country or stay for an extended period, every country requires that you have a visa. Depending ...

Moving With Pets

Most full-service moving companies will assist you with everything you require, in order to transfer you to your new location – including pets! Often people think this is an added service but the truth is that most moving experts will gladly assist you with your best friend. From start to finish, they will ensure that your move will be a breeze including transporting Max the golden retriever, Chloe the Siamese cat and Bubbles the goldfish. It can be exciting for us – seeing new sites, getting to know new people and a new location. Alas, it may not be the same for our furry friends. Here are some tips for homeowners before, during and ...

Moving and Storage Must Haves

Certain things are considered “must haves” for both moving and storage. By having these things, you will save money, experience less stress, end up with fewer damaged items, and have a positive experience. Required for Moving Specific to moving, you must hire a professional company that offers years of experience and expertise. To accomplish this, you will need to research different moving and storage companies and then request an in-home visit to get an accurate quote. This allows you to make comparisons in cost, as well as the services provided and the level of professionalism. Another must have for moving has to do with supplies. Whether ...

How to Avoid Dishonest Moving Companies

Just like many other businesses, not all companies that provide moving and storage services are honest. Not only does this put consumers at risk, it puts a negative light on reputable moving companies. Sadly, many people have faced horrible situations by hiring the wrong company, including overspending, paying and getting no service, and even having goods held for ransom. If you have an upcoming move, whether residential or commercial, it is both your right and responsibility to conduct in-depth research about any company that you might hire. By spending the time investigating companies of interest, you can prevent a nightmare from happening to ...

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