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High-Rise Apartments

5 Tips for Moving Into a High-Rise Apartment

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The demand for apartments in the U.S. is at an all-time high. If it’s your first time moving into a high-rise apartment, there are certain steps you can take to prepare yourself. Don’t just show up to the building on move-in day with all of your stuff. You’ll want to plan the logistics beforehand, in order to make the process as smooth, cost-efficient and safe as possible.Here are a few tips to get started: Only bring what you need Getting rid of unnecessary stuff is the first step in making any kind of move easier. As you start packing your…

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Two wheel dolly

Useful Moving Equipment for Stairs

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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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House plants

How to Pack House Plants for Moving

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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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Moving

DIY Best 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 The best way to pack for moving includes picking up the accurate moving boxes. When you can pick up cardboard boxes for free at the local…

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wine packing boxes

How to Transport Wine in a Car

By | Advice for Moving, Moving Boxes, Moving Tips

Whether you’re visiting family for a dinner party or taking a vacation with friends, you will one day need to transport bottles of wine in your car. How to Pack Your Wine Bottle Wine packaging is always a challenge as wine can be very sensitive, especially to high temperatures, so be sure to follow the tips below to ensure your wine is still fit to drink when you arrive at your destination.

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Checklist

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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