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HELPFUL MOVING TIPS AND INFORMATION

Get the latest helpful moving tips and information from Sorensen Moving & Storage. We have tips on everything from making a moving checklist, condensing households, to creative ways of packing. Have an idea or useful tip? Tell us about it at info@sorensenmayflower.com!

Choosing the Best Season To Move

Whether you’re moving locally or across the country, choosing the right time of year to do so can make the process easier. On the other hand, choosing the wrong time can make your move more stressful. Before you mark the big day on your calendar, use these four factors to determine what time of year best meets your needs. Budget Peak season for moving companies is usually from May to September. Moves are typically more costly during this time. The basis of pricing is based on how much weight is being hauled, storage requirements, distance traveled, and personnel needed to get the job done. You can save money on your trip by choosing to move [...]

September 14th, 2017|

How to Get Out of a Commercial Lease

Most business owners rent property for their business with full intent to fulfill their lease agreement. However, things can unexpectedly change causing the business owner to make some financial adjustments. Your company may not be as successful as you hoped resulting in loss in revenue. You may be experiencing a significant growth in revenue causing you to outgrow the rented space. Whatever the case may be we understand that these are circumstances that are completely out of your control, but your landlord may not be as understanding. Getting out of a commercial lease agreement can be hard, but it's not impossible. Here are a few tips we think will tip the favor your way. Be [...]

August 24th, 2017|

10 tips for stretching your moving budget when you hire movers

Moving can be a daunting proposition. You either have to pack up your whole household or pay someone to do it for you. You can move your belongings or reduce your stress and pay a professional to do the job.With every level of moving services, there’s a price. The good news is, moving isn’t a one-cost-fits-all proposition. There are ways to save money and still get your stuff from here to there while minimizing your stress. Do some of it yourself. If you can pack some or all of your things, do it. That will save you packing fees. (Though if you can afford to have someone else pack your stuff, a move gets infinitely [...]

August 10th, 2017|

TIPS FOR PACKING ELECTRONICS WHEN YOU MOVE

When you move, you have a lot of things to think about — setting up in a new location, stopping and starting utilities, forwarding the mail and, of course, packing.When you’re considering which moving services to pay for, a packing service can be a huge load off your mind, especially when you’re moving high-ticket items like electronics. Not only will it save you time; you can be sure of secure, safe packaging for your items. Whether you need to pack and move an elaborate stereo system, computers or a large-screen television, professional movers and packers will use the materials that are best for the job. Custom crating can protect even the most unusual or delicate [...]

July 27th, 2017|

DORM ROOM ESSENTIALS: 10 First-year Items to Remember for Your Move

Often a young person's first real move is to college, whether it's moving to an apartment or a dorm room. For dorms, especially, there are certain items that will help a student live well in a small space. For the big move, you can engage professional moving help or do it yourself. Chance are, you won't have a whole lot to move anyway. Packing for the dorm is all about efficiency. If you can get a look at your dorm room ahead of time, you can determine whether you need absolutely everything on this list. For instance, the desk may already have a lap and there might be a window treatment you deem sufficient. We're [...]

July 13th, 2017|

10 Tips for Hiring a Professional Mover

If you're searching for a moving company to make your next move a worry-free experience, it's important to do some research before you sign a contract. The right local moving experts will take good care of you and your belongings from the moment you first call them right until your final box is unloaded. Here are 10 important tips to use when searching for a professional mover: 1. Ask Friends and Family For Referrals When it comes to finding the right mover, start by asking people you trust for recommendations. Your Realtor, co-workers and friends might be able to suggest a local moving company to use, and they may also have ideas about moving companies [...]

June 22nd, 2017|