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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!

Should I Move My Plants?

Spring time is quickly approaching and your beloved flowers and plants are blooming! A decision a lot of plant owners struggle with is whether or not to move their plants. Unfortunately plants fall into the category of household items that are forbidden for transport. No professional moving company will agree to transport your plants, not even local movers on a short distance move. The back of moving trucks can get very hot and your leafy friends are too fragile and are not likely to survive the ride regardless of the duration of the trip. We suggest you strongly consider leaving your plants for the next home owner, donating them to a local nursery, or gifting them [...]

March 8th, 2018|

Decommissioning an Office Space

As the tenant, you are responsible for returning your old office space to the original condition as specified in your contract. If you have been in this location for a long time you will probably have a fair amount of work ahead of them. Here are some tips that will make this process more successful. Verify the Required Condition of the Property. Your lease has all the specifications of how to decommission your office space. However, it is wise for you to meet with their property manager to discuss the lease surrender conditions of your contract. Get it verbally and on paper. Audit Your Old Furniture Assets. Does it make more sense to upgrade your furniture or is [...]

February 22nd, 2018|

Preparing to Move in With Significant Other

You’ve decided to take the next step in your relationship. You are going to move in with your significant other! You both are extremely excited until you realize that you probably won’t have enough room for all your belongings. Keep the following tips in mind and  it should be a smoother process. Eliminate the Clutter Before you move Before you even think about moving in with another person it is wise to get rid of all unnecessary items. Having 100 stuffed animals and pillows on your bed was nice when you lived alone, but it may not be practical when combining two houses. Putting off decluttering your home can create unnecessary financial burdens. Many moving [...]

February 15th, 2018|

Finding the Right Space a Medical Office

Flu season is in full swing right now. So it may not be ideal to schedule a medical office move at this time. But we understand that things can happen unexpectedly; requiring companies to move during not so ideal times. Moving a medical practice requires special considerations. If you are planning to move your medical office or clinic create a checklist specific to your practice right away. Even if your move isn’t scheduled to occur for another year or so, creating a checklist will ensure that all important tasks are being worked on and will be completed before the move date. Finding the Right Medical Office Space First thing on your list should be finding [...]

January 25th, 2018|

Declutter Kids’ Room with an Organization Game

Christmas has passed and you’ve gifted your children some of the coolest toys out right now. You’re making plans to move into your new home, but you’ve realized that their toys are started to take over your home. What should you do? Decluttering doesn’t only happen in the spring time! Try playing the “Declutter Game” with your kids.  Turning this process into a game instead of a task will make it more enjoyable for you and your kids. Sort  Start with one section of the room at a time. We suggest starting with the highest areas and working your way to areas closest to the floor. That way as time goes on and fatigue starts [...]

January 4th, 2018|

5 Ways to take the Stress out of Holiday Moves

It’s no secret that the holidays can be hectic. But adding moving to the mix? That’s enough to make anyone a Grinch sympathizer. The good news is, there are steps you can take today to make your holiday move a lot less daunting and a bit more cheerful. 1.     Create a plan. The key to being successful at anything is to organize what must be done and when it needs to be done. We suggest writing down all your holiday must dos/wants as well as packing plans on one calendar. By using one calendar you will have an overview of everything that needs to be done before and after your move. 2.     Start the process as [...]

December 14th, 2017|