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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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5 Great Gifts To Buy Friends Who Are Moving

It’s the holiday season and for many, it’s the time of year we buy gifts for family, teachers, and of course our close friends. Buy what if your friends are moving to a new home? Many families take this time of the year to journey to a new house and maybe they could use a few things. So, what do you buy for friends that are moving? Well they probably don’t want to load anything extra big on the truck and you certainly don’t want to show up on their moving day and drop a huge box on their

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Stress Free Self Storage Moves

If you are like most families, you have more “Stuff” than you think you have. Over time, we accumulate all kinds of household items, gifts, toys, clothing, furniture and the list goes on…We put these items where we think makes sense at the time, or, where we can find the room to get them out of our way. Or in some cases, maybe in the way. Because we are a moving company, we know a thing or two about “things and stuff.” And finding out just how much stuff you have is never more evident than when you move.

Fall Back : Change Your Clocks & Change Your Batteries

Get ready to FALL backwards!  Daylight Savings starts Sunday, November 4th. This weekend is also a good time to take these steps to make sure your household is prepared for emergencies. On average: 7 people die every day from a home fire. 36 people suffer injuries as a result of home fires every day. Over $7 billion in property damage occurs every year. Test Smoke Alarms : Take a few minutes to test and replace smoke alarm batteries if needed. Push the test button on each alarm to ensure the alarms are working. It is also a great time to

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Stress Free Fall Moving

We love fall in New England. While we cherish our spring and summer here in this part of the county, there is no better time of the year to take in all the colors, flavors and sites that New England has to offer than autumn in the Northeast. As a moving company in Boston we can tell you that our crews love this time of the year. It’s not that hot and they can enjoy a little New England scenery while they work. And after a long day helping customers, maybe they can kick back and enjoy a pumpkin

4 Tips To Keep Your Summer Cookout Safe

There is nothing better than a Saturday on the deck with friends and plates of great smelling food all around to make a weekend complete. The only thing that’s makes these days better is to make sure everyone is safe. At Humboldt, we not only move families that might be moving because of a new job or maybe they are buying a larger home. We also work with families that have experienced a tragedy such as a house fire and need our help immediately. While the causes of these fire vary, in some cases, it can be from outdoor

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How To Restore Furniture After A Home Disaster

New Englanders see everything from rain, to wind, to snow, to enormous tides and the damage to go along with these conditions. We have had everything from entire homes knocked off their foundations to trees going through countless homes so far this year. When trees do invade your home, they can cause much more damage than just the house itself. That tree can cause substantial damage to what is in your home. And the same goes for water and fire. When your home experiences a flood or you have personal items dented, scratched or broken, the damages can add