HELPFUL MOVING TIPS AND INFORMATION
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It’s time to move. You’ve committed to the new house, or the new job across the country, or that cute apartment just across town. Before the house movers come, it’s up to you to make not just their job easier, but yours. It’s time to declutter. Movers and packers will pack and move everything if you ask them to, but then, you’ll have to deal with the whole pile of clutter on the other end — and you’ll pay to move it. Decluttering can be intimidating. Divide your space into smaller territories. Set aside a specific time each day to tackle one of these areas, purge and pack. When you’re ready, take a hard look [...]
When it’s time for you to look for moving services, you may find a moving broker that seems to offer everything you need. But a moving broker is not the same as a mover, and knowing the difference can save you worries down the road. The best moving companies work with you directly to provide top customer service. They may provide a range of services, from storage to packing to the actual moving of your possessions from your office or your home. Simply put, a broker hires a middle man to do the move. The moving broker engages a carrier to transport cargo and is not responsible for your items. As a rule, the broker [...]
There are many advantages to hiring professional movers. They not only can pack and move and unpack all of your possessions, but they can do it really well. They also use professional materials. However, if you want moving help but also want to save a little money, you may want to do some packing yourself. Pro tip: Don’t skimp on the packing materials! While you can pick up sturdy boxes from some of your favorite stores, the temptation may be strong to use less than perfect materials if they’re free. Because, hey, they’re free! But your box isn’t just going to be sitting in the middle of your living room after you fill it with [...]
As you get ready for your long distance move, it's important to think about the travel that's ahead! With all that's going on, it's easy to forget to some things that will help you prepare for the drive to your new home. The team at Sorensen is here to help! Here are some quick driving tips for long distance moving: Snack Smart Grab snacks and food for meals from the grocery before starting your trip, as well as during it. If you commit to shopping at a grocery, as opposed to a gas station, you’ll most likely eat healthier and feel better as a result during the trip. Try to pre-make some sandwiches and portion [...]
When it comes to moving there are always little things to worry about, but some of us are concerned about the big picture too. We have some ideas on how to make your move easier on your nerves and on the environment. Take a look at these 3 eco-friendly moving tips!: 1. Donate: You’ve heard it before: purge and purge again! When it’s time to move, not only can you save money but cutting down the amount of stuff you need moved, but it’s also the easiest way to reduce your move’s carbon footprint!
Congrats! You’ve unpacked the last cardboard box and tidied up packing debris. Before you kick back and finally start enjoying your new home, there’s a few key follow-up items you shouldn’t forget! The moments after you successfully move into your new home are actually an overlooked but critical time to make sure your moving process is wrapped up properly. As tempting as it may be to put off these final moving tasks, tackle them right away to ensure that your big move is an even bigger success. Review this short checklist before you move in, and once more after you’ve unpacked! Change locks and batteries, and all security codes on sensitive devices. Don’t put this [...]