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Did you consider these factors on your international move?

Did you consider these factors on your international move? Congratulations! You've decided to move to another country. You be the gotten a new job, a promotion, or you and your family have just decided on a new adventure. Whatever the reason is, an international move can be exciting and eye opening. And while we always remain positive here at Humboldt Storage and Moving, there are various parts of an international move that you need to consider before making the commitment. Culture and language We know this may be at the top of your list, but you really should study

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Ways to avoid a moving scam

Ways to avoid a moving scam It's sad to say but every industry has a handful of operators that do not run their business ethically and trustworthy. That also includes our industry. Moving is stressful enough for many and if you've chosen the right moving company, you'll be able to relax and enjoy the process. But if you get wrapped up in a situation where that company is not operating properly, you'll end up with a mountain of stress or even worse. Here's a few ways to ensure you hired the right moving company and avoid scams. Unprofessional employees

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Moving to the North End of Boston-What you need to know

Moving to the North End of Boston-What you need to know For those of us who live in and around Boston, sometimes we may forget just how lucky we are to live in this region. The cultural diversity that Greater Boston offers is unmatched anywhere in the country. Many of our relatives and ancestors have put a stake in the ground here in Beantown and have created one of the most thriving cities around. That's why so many people want to move to Boston. One of those neighborhoods that you can't find anywhere else in the country is Boston's

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Don’t forget these items on moving day

Don't forget these items on moving day There are so many moving parts to moving day and the days leading up to your move that time can escape you, and critical items that you need during your move can be forgotten. The last thing you want on moving day is to be running around at the last minute trying to find something that you desperately need. While we have all done it, we need to try hard to avoid forgetting certain items. Below are a number of items that are commonly forgotten. Water and snacks On moving day, you

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How to pack all your clothes for moving

How to pack all your clothes for moving Most of us have lots of clothing in our homes. And when it is time to move to a new home, you find out just how many clothes you have. And you are going to have to pack it all. Different types of clothing require different types of packing and handling when you are moving. Some clothing as you might imagine needs to be handled much more carefully and others. Here are a few tips from our professional moving consultants on how to move clothing. Use the proper clothing boxes Your

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How to make unpacking less stressful

How to make unpacking less stressful You decided to move, packed everything you own, got it on a moving truck and now you are in your new home. Congratulations! But your work is far from done. Now you must unpack everything you own, put it in the appropriate place or room and get back to some sense of normalcy. Can it be stressful? Absolutely. But it doesn't have to be. Here's a few tips from our packing experts on how to make the job of unpacking, a little more enjoyable. Get a good night's sleep The last thing you

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Save time by hiring a moving company

Save time by hiring a moving company If you have ever moved to a new home before, then you know how much time that needs to be invested in the entire process. From the moment you know you need to move the clock starts ticking and the hours can rack up quickly. How you manage your time when moving is one of the most important factors in reducing your stress. Here are a few ways using a moving company can save you and your family tons of time. Get the help you need planning your move One of the

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Peak moving season is coming. Are you ready?

Peak moving season is coming. Are you ready? If you are going to be moving to a new home between Memorial Day and Labor Day, you are going to need to take a few steps to ensure you have a stress-free move. Because guess what? Lots of other people move during this time frame so it is in your best interest to be as prepared as possible. Peak moving season revolves around the warmer weather and of course the kids being out of school so it's a great time for a family to relocate. But it can get busy

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Tips for moving into a small space

Tips for moving into a small space So, you've decided it's time to downsize. Maybe you have become an empty nester, or you just got tired of cleaning that big house. Whatever the reason is, you will need some tips on how to move into a smaller space. It might be a shock, or it might be a relief to you. However, moving into and living in a smaller space could be a bit of a change in the beginning. Measure your new space Once you have purchased that new condominium or signed the agreement on that apartment, a

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Packing Small Appliances for an Upcoming Move

Packing your small appliances for an upcoming move Look around your home and you will see dozens up small items that need to be packed during a move. As they have become part of your home for so long, when you actually need to relocate, you may be surprised at how many of these small appliances and other items will need to be wrapped and packed to get to your new home. Just think about all these items in your home. Start in the kitchen. You have toasters, toaster ovens, waffle irons, coffee machines and so many more kitchen

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