DIY Packing Tips for Moving

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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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How to Draw up your Business Relocation Checklist

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In business, as in life, it always pays to have a plan. If you are moving offices, the sooner you start preparing for the logistics of the move, the easier it will be. Creating a business relocation checklist is a great way to keep on top of things as you can simply tick tasks off as they are completed. As every business is unique, this article focuses on a broad range of possible tasks to think about prior to creating a specific checklist for your business. To help you further with your planning, this article has been broken down into…

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Moving Heavy Potted Plants

Tips for Moving Heavy Potted Plants

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If you’re a keen gardener in the midst of planning your home move, you will probably have a few heavy potted plants in your collection. Have you thought about how you are going to prepare and move them? Plants, as you know, are very sensitive to their environment and often struggle to cope with the trauma of being uprooted (literally!) and moved across town or, even worse, across state lines. A bit of preparation can go a long way to reducing the impact of your move. First, you will need some supplies.

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8 Simple Tips for Moving Furniture

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Preparing to move large pieces of furniture and white goods can be a daunting task. However, there are plenty of ways to make things easier for yourself. Here are 12 simple tips to try out the next time you’re moving house. Disclaimer: This article is written with the assumption that you will be following proper moving and handling techniques. If lifting, make sure you know what those techniques are so that you don’t cause yourself an injury.

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Quick Kitchen/Dining Room Packing Tips

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Of all the rooms in the house, the kitchen is perhaps the most daunting to pack. This is compounded when you are on a tight deadline as there are so many potential breakages (crockery, stemware,  bottles, etc.) and spillages (wine, liquor, oil, vinegar, etc.) if care isn’t taken. The good news is that if you are organized, have the right packing materials and follow a systematic process, you can pack up your dining room/kitchen quickly and safely – in two days max.

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