It’s the most essential part of the move, but you would be surprised how long it takes some people to pack up their possessions for a relocation. If you’ve lived at your residence for more than five years, realizing exactly how many things you were able to store in your house was probably a surprise at first, but it can be easy to forget that the ease of your moving day completely relies on the idea that you’ve packed everything correctly. If not, you could be in for a full week of trips back and forth. We have a few tips for those of you loading up the boxes for your next big adventure. [Read more...]
You need to move your office but you dread the idea of moving it. The new location has a much larger space for your growing business, but the idea of moving all of your desks, computers, equipment and files has given you a massive headache, a migraine even. You considered just paying your employees overtime to move their own workstation but it will take too long and it’s inefficient to use their entire work day. You got a free quote from one of those huge international moving corporations, but the actual price was creating a bigger headache than the idea of moving.
Your new office, as well as your old one, is located right here in Virginia, so why should you pay some faceless company to come across state lines to help you with your move if they’re just going to charge you an international price? For a local move at a local cost, you’ll need a local moving company. Here’s why. [Read more...]
You’ve done your research, your bags are packed, and you’re ready to go. You’ve disassembled nearly every piece of furniture that you own and hired a local moving company in Virginia to help you carry the furniture that didn’t come apart. Now all you need to do is figure out the mess of cords, screens, and plugs that is your computer workstation.
It can seem like a daunting task, but by taking a few simple steps you can not only ensure that your computer will turn on in your new home, but you’ll be able to get it set up the same way you had it before! Here’s how:
Hiring the right movers in Richmond is only a part of your moving chores, if you are planning to pack your own things you will need to get the proper materials and you will need to make sure that you inventory your belongings if possible especially if you are planning on a long distance move. The proper materials will ensure that there is minimal damage if any to your belongings when they are moved, this includes the right type of moving boxes, tape and packing material.
When the time comes for you to move your business to a new location you are going to find out very quickly that this type of move bears only a vague resemblance to the last time you moved from one house to another. In fact the only real resemblances you are likely to find are that you are moving your possessions from one location to another and that you have to start looking at all of the different moving companies in Virginia to find one that is going to meet with your specific needs.
As you probably are well aware, if you have moved your family before, moving tends to be a very stressful and can in fact be one of the more stressful events in anyone’s life. When you stop to consider the fact that not only are you trying to get your entire household ready for the Arlington Virginia movers you have hired to come in and load your possessions to move them to your new home, you are packing and trying to get on with your daily life. This includes taking care of the kids, going to work and all of the many activities that go to make up your world. [Read more...]
No one can honestly say that they really enjoy the task of moving everything they own and their family from one house to another. Sure it can be a lot of fun moving into a new house, but behind all of the fun and pleasure is a mountain of hard work and a ton of stress that must be dealt with. Moving your entire world tends to be a time of chaos and mess, but it does not have to be this way as long as you understand that you need to take an organized approach to your move starting with the moment you contact the Alexandria Virginia movers you plan to use. [Read more...]
As you may already know if you have moved before, there always seems to be so much to do when the time comes to move from one home to another. Not only do you have to deal with preparing your new home to receive all of your household goods, at the same time you have to make sure that you have everything ready for when the Richmond movers you have chosen arrive to pack everything up and move it to your new home.
How much work you have to do is going to depend largely on the moving package you have chosen. You will find that most moving companies offer you the choice of packing everything yourself or having them take care of it all for you. In the event that you decide to do all of your own packing, you may be looking at several days’ worth of hard work as you pack each room one by one until you have everything ready to go. [Read more...]
Now that the time has come for you to move your family to the new house you have purchased, you are going to find that you have a number of alternatives when it comes to packing and moving your entire household. Some are better than others and you need to base your decision on whether to do it yourself or hire a team of Richmond movers to do the work on far more than the money.
Keep in mind that even a do it yourself move can turn out to be costly as you pay for boxes, renting the truck, furniture pads and miscellaneous packing materials as well as every gallon of fuel you burn. While you might think that hiring a full service moving company is going to cost a fortune, by the time you deduct the cost of everything for a do it yourself move and factor in the risk of damage, it may not seem so expensive. [Read more...]
While we all would like to think that our next move is going to go perfectly smoothly, this is not always the case. There can be any number of reasons why your move might have to pause in the middle for a period of time. One of the most common reasons is that you have sold your old home and the one you are buying is not ready for you to move into. This can create quite a conundrum as the family who has bought your old home has their stuff ready to unload from their Virginia mover’s van and into your house, meaning yours has to be gone.
While self-storage may be an option, you have to decide whether you really want to have to pay for the moving company twice or not. If you choose to use a self-storage unit, you are going to pay for the moving company to come to your home, pack everything and take to your storage unit before unloading it. Then when your new home is ready, you will have to pay them to come to your storage unit, load everything and deliver it to your new home. This means paying twice the money for the same job. [Read more...]