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How to Move Your Electronics and Smart Home Devices

How to Move Your Electronics and Smart Home Devices

If you’re one of the 40 million Americans planning to move this year, whether down the street or across the country, you’ll likely have a great deal of planning and packing to do. Well you’re making that plan there may be a few important items that you’re forgetting about: your electronics and smart home devices.
Moving to New Jersey

Moving to New Jersey

Congratulations on your long distance move to New Jersey. It won’t be long before you are settling into your new life with tons of exciting places to live, dine, play and explore. While you may have questions about executing a long distance move, at least this article will help you get to know Jersey. LIVING
Moving to North Carolina

Moving to North Carolina

We hope you are as fired up as we are that you’ve been given the opportunity to move to North Carolina. North Carolina’s centralized location on the eastern coast of America means it is a perfect combination to enjoy all four seasons, with mountains, rivers and beaches within driving distance. That is just the beginning
Moving Day Tools: Keep These Handy on Moving Day

Moving Day Tools: Keep These Handy on Moving Day

After weeks of preparing and packing, the moving day is finally here. Once you start loading things onto the moving truck, it can be quite frustrating to realize that some key moving day tools are missing. To make your move easier, we have put together a list of important tools to keep handy on the
Handling Your Empty Nest After the Kids Move Away

Handling Your Empty Nest After the Kids Move Away

It usually hits you right after you’ve finished removing the parental controls your home Wi-Fi network.  Empty nest syndrome. It’s the phenomenon in which parents feel sadness and loss when their kids move away.  Even if it means that you no longer have to filter your child’s social media access, it can still be painful.
Long Distance Moving to Massachusetts

Long Distance Moving to Massachusetts

Living in Massachusetts Massachusetts has the distinction of being one of the oldest and greatest states in America. Everything about the state seems historic, from its museums to its sports teams, and residents take great pride in being part of that ongoing history. But while cold weather, team sports, coffee choices, and the state’s general
How to Move a Pool Table Long Distance

How to Move a Pool Table Long Distance

You’ve got your form down, your follow up is straight and relaxed, and you’ve got more moves than fast Eddie Felson the color of money. Playing pool: slick, moving a pool table: not so slick. Even if your eight ball makes it to the corner pocket with ease, it’s going to take a lot more
Strategies for Moving and Packing Art Work

Strategies for Moving and Packing Art Work

Moving fragile items require extra care and caution. Artwork, paintings, and family photos are examples of such fragile or delicate items. When packing art work for a move, you are faced with several problems and challenges. Nonetheless, the last thing you want is your precious or expensive piece of art to become damaged during your
Long Distance Moving to Georgia

Long Distance Moving to Georgia

Living in Georgia Georgia. The Peach State. Home to big traffic, Coca Cola, and the place where Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. preached. American history abounds in Georgia. Sherman came through here during the Civil War, the Great Atlanta Fire of 1917 occurred here, and Martin Luther King Jr. was born here. In more recent
Long Distance Moving to California

Long Distance Moving to California

Moving to California: Embrace the Coastal Living Living in California means accepting certain events as regular occurrences, including festivals and earthquakes. Yes, earthquakes. Moving to California will eventually lead one to experience an earthquake. The upside? The earthquake in question probably won’t be anything like what’s depicted in movies and television. California earthquakes tend to
Long Distance Moving to Florida: Hello Sunshine!

Long Distance Moving to Florida: Hello Sunshine!

Moving to Florida: FLORIDA LIVING Florida’s population has been steadily growing at high rates for years, mostly because the weather rocks and the booze tends to be inexpensive, but also because of Florida’s many side benefits like multiple beaches, oranges and citrus available almost on demand, and no state tax. As a result, the more
Protecting Your new Home: Best security product and services

Protecting Your new Home: Best security product and services

New homeowners and experienced homeowners are under a similar threat. Gone in a minute. All the electronics, jewelry and cash that have taken you years to save for are gone in the blink of an eye. That’s what can happen if the wrong person walks into your house. It’s easier than you think. If you
Moving Your Mancave: Tips for all your odd or precious items

Moving Your Mancave: Tips for all your odd or precious items

Moving Your Mancave: Tips for All Your Odd and Precious Items Moving is never easy. Whether you are excited about the move or reluctant, the transition from one house to another can be very stressful. The most stressful part of the process is trying to make sure that all your precious possessions are successfully moved
Moving in Summer: Tips for Peak Moving Season

Moving in Summer: Tips for Peak Moving Season

Here are the hottest tips from packing and moving companies when it comes to summer. Moving in summer has a lot of advantages. During summer, the weather is nice and friendly, kids are out of school. Home buying is also at its peak. No wonder the summer season remains the most popular period to move.
Move Here and Save: The Lowest Cost of Living States

Move Here and Save: The Lowest Cost of Living States

Do you dream in kitchens with marble countertops, islands, and undermount sinks? Do you find yourself drooling over home improvement reality shows? Are you trying to figure out the logistics of getting a jacuzzi into your one-room apartment? If urban or suburban sprawl is on your bucket list, now’s the time to take them off.
Long Distance Moving to Texas

Long Distance Moving to Texas

Culture Shock Moving to Texas LIVING “Don’t mess with Texas.” Originally a slogan for an anti-littering campaign, the words have evolved to include the fierce pride Texas residents take in living in the Lone Star State. But don’t let the perceived warning scare you; Texas has a reputation for being one of the most welcoming
Preparing Dressers and Bureaus for Moving

Preparing Dressers and Bureaus for Moving

Your dressers and bureaus have been good to you over the years. They’ve held your skinny jeans, your rock T-shirt collection, your underwear, and probably enough coins to do your laundry for the next six months. Now that you’re preparing your furnishings for moving, you want to be as good to them as they were
Culture Shock Moving to New York

Culture Shock Moving to New York

Living New York City. The Big Apple. Home of the Yankees, Broadway, and Wall Street. and contrary to popular opinion, NYC isn’t the only thing of interest in the state of New York. While there’s a big distinction between New York State and the city of New York, anyone moving to New York may have
How to Survive a Move While Changing Jobs

How to Survive a Move While Changing Jobs

Starting a new job is always challenging, especially when it requires a long distance move. New duties, new office, and working with an entirely new team can be very challenging. As if starting anew again isn’t stressful enough, moving while changing jobs adds up to the stress. This can actually be the most challenging part
Are You a Candidate for Short-Term Storage?

Are You a Candidate for Short-Term Storage?

Have you considered the benefits of storage for your upcoming move? Maybe you’re a starving artist looking to find herself in the big city and need a place to store your stuff until you can afford to stop starving. Maybe you’re a not-so-starving artist who has already found herself and is looking for a place
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