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James Levine

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How to Tell the Difference Between Moving Pads

By | Floor Protection, Furniture Pads, Moving Pads

When you first visit our Moving Pads page you might be overwhelmed with the different types of pad available. Although we’ve made it clear which are our highest quality furniture moving pads, you might be wondering what defines a great moving pad and whether it is worth spending an extra hundred dollars for a Dreadnaught Professional over a Heavy Duty Premium for example. Before we dive into the detail, it is worth pointing out that moving pads and moving blankets are the same thing so if you are looking to purchase furniture moving blankets, this article is for you too….

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Moving Office

Things you Need to Plan in Advance When Moving Office

By | Advice for Moving

Whether you’re moving your office to a new street, another county or even a different state, planning is essential. The more aspects of your move you can organize in advance, the smoother the experience will be for all concerned. From initial high level planning to untangling the intricacies of moving your IT network, this article sets out the most important advance planning requirements. HIGH LEVEL PLANNING The quality of an office move can usually be directly linked to the quality of high level planning that has gone into it. The first step is to create a moving committee and, where…

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Useful Moving Equipment for Stairs

By | Moving Tips

Unless you’re lucky enough to be moving to and from a single floor building situated on ground level, you will one day have to move heavy furniture or equipment up and down stairs. It can be tempting to attempt this challenge using muscle power alone, especially if you or those helping you are big, bulky football players or ex-marines. However, this is a recipe for damage and injury, something which can be avoided by the right choice of moving equipment. There are plenty of products on the market designed to make moving and handling bulky items easier from shoulder dollies,…

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How to Pack House Plants for Moving

By | Moving Tips

If you think you can treat your house plants just like another inanimate object when you are moving home, think again. House plants can be incredibly sensitive compared to there sibling potted plants and house plants can go into shock if they’re not handled carefully during your move. In most cases, you will be carrying your plants with you in your vehicle. Most moving companies refuse to take plants and they won’t be able to give them the attention they need anyway. Therefore, this guide is designed to help you to load, transport and unload your precious house plants with the…

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Moving

7 Secrets of a Successful Office Move

By | Advice for Moving, Moving Tips

Are you excited about an upcoming office move or dreading the chaos and upheaval? Either way, you will want to do everything within your power to make the moving process as smooth and stress-free as possible. Here are 7 valuable tips for a successful office move.     1 CREATE A DETAILED MOVING PLAN There is no such thing as being over-prepared for an office move so the more you can get organized ahead of time the better. Origin and destination maps are an essential part of the planning. These are ‘before and after’ floor plans and should include both…

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DIY Packing Tips for Moving

By | Advice for Moving, Moving Tips

Few people relish the task of packing up their worldly belongings in a matter of hours but this is exactly what moving home entails. Fortunately, there are many ways to reduce the hassle and chaos of moving and we have picked out some of the most effective. Every successful move relies on safe and reliable packing which, in turn, depends on good quality packing supplies. That’s where we will start. CHOOSE QUALITY MOVING BOXES When you can pick up cardboard boxes for free at the local store, it can seem unnecessary to buy specialized moving boxes for packing your belongings….

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