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Packing Tips

It’s not just the boxes-it’s the packing materials

You always hear us talking about obtaining and using the correct boxes when moving. It's one of the foundations of having a stress-free move. Using the correct size boxes as well as boxes that are sturdy enough to withstand the contents and the move, is critical. But with packing comes using the correct packing materials. So if you're getting ready to move to a new home and starting the packing process, check out some of the essential packing materials that you'll need to protect your items and reduce your stress. Uninked newsprint You may be tempted to use regular newspapers

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What else do I need when packing for an upcoming move?

We know from experience as a moving company that many do not like the process of packing for a move. But unless you contact us for our professional packing services, you'll need to carve out some time to pack everything in your home. Not only that but you'll need the right boxes, packing materials as well as the proper tools to get the job done. When you get started on packing for your move, you'll want to have everything handy. If you have to keep running out to the store to get items, you'll waste a ton of time

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One moving mistake you do not want to make

Sometimes we have a little fun here at Humboldt Storage and Moving when it comes to shooting videos about some of the moving mistakes people make. While some mistakes can cause customers money and time and add unnecessary stress to a move, sometimes those mistakes get resolved due to our trained moving professionals. Nevertheless, the fewer mistakes everyone makes leading up to moving day will only help you have Peace of Mind as you journey to your next home. One mistake when moving is not having a plan for all your pets. Make sure you know where your pets are

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Using the right boxes will make your move much easier

There are a number of important factors when it comes to having a stress-free move to a new home. And one of the must-haves when it comes to ensuring you don't add any stress to your move is to use the proper boxes for packing. In fact, using the wrong boxes or boxes that are not up to the challenge is one of the best ways to add some chaos to moving. Ask your moving company for the correct boxes You may have gone to the grocery store to get boxes when you moved as a college student but if

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Tips for moving to a warmer climate

As a moving company in Boston and one of the top Interstate moving companies in the northeast, we know something about moving people out of the Boston area. Many homeowners for various reasons decide they would like to move to a warmer climate. Maybe they're done with shoveling snow and traffic jams or just looking for a more relaxed way of living. If you have decided to move to a warmer climate, here are a few quick tips to get you thinking before you hit the road. Understand the climate you are moving to Some of the top destinations

Consider leaving these items behind when moving

Do you want to save money on your upcoming move? Of course, you do…who doesn't? The best way to save money on moving is to move fewer items. It doesn't get any simpler than that. The fewer items you move, the less costs associated with getting to your new home. If you are moving soon, consider leaving these items behind when moving to your new home. Leaving bulky furniture behind when moving It's a good idea to look at all the furniture in your home before listing it for sale. The reason for this is you may be interested in

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Did you check these places before moving out of your home?

The last thing you want to do when you get to your new home is realizing that you have forgotten something. This could be physical items, or it could be an obligation such as a service or utility you failed to cancel. When moving, it's a good idea to make your own moving checklist of some of the final items and tasks that need to be performed before you head off to your new home. Check all areas of your home It's a good idea to make sure that you do a thorough check and walkthrough of your entire home.

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How to be ready the morning of your move

If you want a stress-free move and even enjoy the experience of moving day, you will want to be as prepared as possible. Nothing will add to your anxiety more than running around and chasing your tail the morning of moving day. Trying to get everything done at the last minute while people are waiting will only stress everyone out. Here are a few ways that you can be ready on moving day and not cause any additional stress to you and your movers. Have a deadline for packing all your items Everyone in the house should understand the deadline

Ways to prepare for your upcoming moving survey

Congratulations, you have called the moving company and you have begun the process of a stress-free move. To continue that theme of stress reduction, your next step is to get ready for your moving survey. That's where your moving professional will be able to give you an accurate moving estimate. Having an accurate estimate is going to go a long way in giving you Peace of Mind for your upcoming move as well as your ability to budget moving forward. Plus, the last thing you want is any surprises on moving day because your movers didn't see everything. So let's

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What types of boxes should I use for moving?

If you are wondering what type of boxes are best when moving to a new home, our experts have you covered here. Below will run through briefly the more popular type of boxes and when you should use them. Because our goal here is to make sure you have a move that is stress-free, we want to make sure that you cover one of the most important aspects of your move and that's packing properly. And when it comes to making sure you pack everything in your home the right way, you're going to want to use the correct

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