Let’s say your friends are moving into a new home. And if these friends of yours are smart they’ve already hired helpers, so they’re all set for their big moving day. But you – being the amazing, thoughtful, generous friend that you are – still want to somehow help these friends with their move. Since the physical moving and lifting part is covered (thanks, HireAHelper!), you need to get a bit more creative when it comes to helping out.
Fear not! Moving is more than just picking up boxes; Here are five ways to help your friends move without any heavy lifting.
A grandfather clock, also known as a longcase or a tall case clock, is the kind of item we might go for years without having to pack. It is also the kind of item that we simply can’t pretend to know how to pack. So for that day when we do finally find ourselves face to face with someone’s two century old Simon Willard we want to be armed with the necessary know-how.
Here are the 6 Major Points of the process. (more…)
So you reserved a portable storage container (also called moving containers or shipping containers and/or ‘PODS’ containers – which is actually the brand that reserves the containers, not a name for a container) what do you do next? How do you actually load a PODS moving container?
I am a self-proclaimed organized person. Open my pantry, peek in my coat closet, heck you can even investigate my bathroom vanity and I’m pretty very confident you are going to find orderly spaces with a lot of neatly labeled bins.
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There’s nothing unusual anymore about packing up a flat screen television. Of course, that doesn’t make doing it any easier – or doing it right any less important. Here we put out a two-point plan for how to pack a TV for moving with an emphasis on keeping that pricey piece of entertainment safe.
Once upon a time a move crew and I walked into a customer’s plush home – and came face to face with a massive aquarium. Brightly colored tropical fish. Lots of plant things. Coral and glass and mini rock formations. It was beautiful – and very intimidating.
Let’s start off this month’s packing tip with a no-brainer.
Our first priority when packing anything is ensuring the safety of the items.
Great. Now let’s add a different measure of practicality.
We would like – and our customers expect us – to finish the job in a timely manner. ‘Hurry up and pack everything so nothing breaks.’
Hurry up and take care of everything. As often as possible this is what we aim to do. And that is what we’ll do today in answering the common moving question: How Do I Pack Kitchen Utensils?(more…)
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