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How To Move A Motorcycle Cross Country

Some of us have dreamed of hopping on a motorcycle and hitting the highway on a long journey. The freedom that the open air provides us is relaxing, a little bit rebellious and with no schedule to follow, a tour across the country could be just the thing to gain a new perspective on life. But, if you are moving because of a new job, or relocating and need to follow a schedule, hopping on that motorcycle with no deadline to get to your new destination, just might not be an option. Shipping a motorcycle or transporting it in another

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Humboldt Case Study = Moving A Bio-Tech Company

Experience Humboldt Storage and Moving, the oldest moving company in Greater Boston was entrusted recently with a time-sensitive and detailed move of a lab and offices of a Boston-area therapeutics company. Humboldt has executed numerous moves of this nature over the years that required painstaking planning and detailed oversight and was a natural choice for this project. While many might think of a moving company as a service for those moving their homes, Humboldt has been a trusted partner in many commercial moves that have required a strategic process and flawless organization and execution. The Challenge The team at

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Watch Out For These Spring Home Hazards

The winter months, especially in New England, can take quite a toll on your home and property. Here in the Northeast, we seem to get just about everything thrown at us in winter. One day we get three feet of snow, and the next, it’s raining and 50 degrees outside. And while we might laugh about our drastic weather swings, it eventually can cause hazards around your home. When all that snow melts, you could be left with a number of hazards to deal with. We’ve compiled a few items to look out for when spring arrives: Hanging Tree

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Don’t Pack These Essential Things You Need on Moving Day

At this Boston moving company, we love to pack boxes. Doesn’t everyone? It’s part of what we do for our customers and we enjoy making sure their entire journey from start to finish is as stress-free as we can possibly make it for them. But we do realize that for some, packing is the most stressful part of the move. It’s that time when you finally realize just how much “stuff” you have. It can be daunting. Another part of the packing process is knowing what you should pack and what you should leave out. You will need access to

Get Your Home Ready For Spring

If you live here in the Northeast, then congratulations! You made it to spring. No matter how much snow we seem to get, winter is just too long for most of us and the site of anything green makes us smile and get in the mood for warmer weather. And with that warm weather hopefully comes the inspiration to make everything around your home embrace spring as well. Spring is a great time to get outdoors and put a shine on your home and your property. The winter can make your home and your yard look beaten and worn

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Home Staging Tips For A Quick Sale

We get it, you love your furniture and everything you have placed in your home over the years. We all have our own individual tastes and styles, but what we like might not be for everyone. And that’s why, if you are planning on selling your home this spring or summer, it’s a great idea to consider staging your home. What is "Home Staging"? Staging a home is about creating a new atmosphere and vibe to help your future buyer see all the possibilities that your home can offer them. In short, its putting your home in the best

How to Safely Drive A Moving Truck In the Snow

Guess what? We all don’t have the advantage of moving when it’s 75 degrees and sunny out. That would be nice if that’s the only time anyone moved but unfortunately, some of us have had to move under less than desirable weather conditions. As a moving company in Boston, we know what its like to move in the winter, among all our other seasons. We know what its like to pack the truck in the winter, walk through snow to get everything in and out of a house and we know a thing or two about driving in the

Winter Fire Hazards Around The Home

We have helped countless families in the past few years that have fallen victim to a house fire and the stress involved is in many cases, immeasurable. There is nothing more frightening than a house fire. A house fire takes on a life of its own and within moments, a fire can take over an entire structure, and leave a family devastated by its damage. According to the US Fire Administration, part of FEMA, over 50% of all house fires in 2016 were the result of cooking. Close to 10% were because of heating issues and over 6% were

Why Realtors and Movers Are A Match Made in Heaven

Hey Realtors, There’s One More Thing To Make Your Clients Happy If you are a realtor, you’re helping people’s dreams come true, helping families find the next place to forge memories and a place to finally call home. You’re with them at the very beginning and you’ll stay with them until they sign on the dotted line and get the keys placed in their hands. You’ll do anything to make your client happy and you’ll go out of your way to put them at ease during what can be a stressful time in their lives. It’s what you do.

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How Romantic- You’re Moving on Valentine’s Day

Wow, did you pick one heck of a day to move! It's not all that bad. In fact, if you get creative, maybe you can make your Valentine’s Day moving day much more interesting and less stressful. Sometimes when it comes to moving to a new home, you can’t always pick your ideal day. There are so many working parts to buying and selling a home and getting everything you own on and off a moving truck. Because there are so many variables, you might end up moving on Valentine’s Day. But that’s not the end of the world.

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