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9 tips for moving in the summer

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Most moves take place during the months when school is out of session, aka the summer. Here in the Texas Panhandle the weather can be a bit unpredictable, but no matter how much hail or high speed winds we get, the summer is still hot. So, if you have to move in the heat, follow […]

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Essential Moving Day Supplies

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Whether you are moving across the country or across town, moving day can be one of the most stressful, chaotic, exhausting and rewarding experiences. There are tons of videos and blogs talking about how to pack and prepare for a move, but today, we want to focus on the specific things you need on the […]

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Hiring movers, pros and cons

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The age old question (ok maybe not age old, just decades old) when moving is whether or not to hire movers. Here are some pros and cons to help you make the best decision. Quick tip: To hire, or not to hire Let’s begin with the cons. First, lack of flexibility. Your packing has to […]

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How to properly store paintings

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Paintings can present some special problems when it comes to storage. Regardless of how long you will be storing them, follow these tips to help keep them safe. Quick tip: Storing paintings Begin by cleaning frames with a soft microfiber cloth. You do not need any chemical cleaning products for this. Next, wrap framed paintings […]

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7 tips to get the most out of self-storage

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Whether you are storing for a few months or for a few years, a little bit of planning can go a long way. Regardless of where you store, we want to make sure you get the most out of your unit, so here are 7 tips to help you do just that. 1. Pick the […]

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Easy, healthy snacks for moving day

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In the hectic activity of a move it is easy to forget to eat right, but here are some easy and healthy snacks to keep on hand. Quick tip: Snacks for moving day Some great ideas for dry snacks you can just grab a mouthful of in the car or in between loads are almonds, […]

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How to pack your kitchen for a move

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Packing up the kitchen can be a project, but here is a quick guide on getting it done right. Quick tip: How to properly pack your kitchen for a move Start by cleaning all appliances thoroughly. Then pack them in their original boxes. If that is not possible use the best fitting box you can […]

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What to wear for a winter move

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A winter move can be an especially harsh experience. However, following these tips on dressing appropriately can make it easier. Quick tip: What to wear for a winter move First, dress warmly. This may seem obvious, but with all the physical activity of a move it may be tempting to skimp on bulkier items. That […]

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Preparing furniture for storage or a move

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Moving furniture can be arduous whether you are packing up to move into a new home or just preparing it for storage. Even if using a moving company does not guarantee that everything is properly prepared and protected. Avoid common mistakes and avoidable damage by following these tips. Wood Furniture When preparing wood furniture for […]

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How to properly pack books

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Time to move your personal library? Here are some tips to make sure all of your books arrive safely. Quick tip: How to properly pack books First, using the right box is very important. Pick strong, but not very big boxes. Books are heavy, so you do not want to pack them in a large […]

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