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Virtual Video: A Faster, Easier Way to Get a Moving Quote

Moving is stressful, but with multiple options for getting a fast, accurate moving quote from the palm of your hand, we’re making it easier.   At Sorensen Moving & Storage, we are proud to offer the convenience of a completely virtual moving estimate using a live video chat option (similar to FaceTime), or a self-guided option (Yembo – a high-tech way to get a fast, accurate quote by simply recording a few short videos of your home.   One of the very first steps in the moving process is gathering and comparing quotes from moving companies so you can make an informed decision. On one hand, you want to ensure an accurate quote, so you [...]

March 18th, 2020|

Reddit Roundup: The Internet’s Best Moving Hacks, Tips, and Tricks

When it comes to finding the best moving hacks, tips and tricks on the web, Reddit never fails to deliver an array of advice from those who have been through it — and lived to tell about it. (If you’re unfamiliar, Reddit is essentially a massive forum with crowdsourced content and discussions on any topic imaginable.) Learn from the successes of Redditors as you prepare for your next move. PACKING HACKS Photograph (and number) box contents “I used to move a lot. My favorite tip is, take a photo of the box when full before closing it up. Put a number on the box AND on the photo. It makes it so much easier to [...]

March 1st, 2020|

Moving for Love? Tips for a Smooth Transition

Ah, love. It has the power to make us do crazy things … including willingly choosing to undergo a move! Whether you’re moving to share a new home with the love of your life or moving because you fell in love with the house you just purchased, moving for love can be a challenge. Stay in control and positive with the following tips for easing the process.   Come up with a game plan. First and foremost, make sure you’re both on the same page about the move. The best way to do this? Work together to create a game plan that addresses the financial, logistical, and emotional aspects of the move. Disagreements are inevitable [...]

February 14th, 2020|

Why Choose a Mayflower Agent for Your Next Move?

When it comes to moving your belongings, experience is key. At Sorensen Moving & Storage, we are proud of our affiliation with Mayflower Transit — one of the largest and longest-running van lines in the country. An industry leader for nearly 100 years, Mayflower is the most recognized name in moving. This distinction was first earned in 1961 and has been earned each year since. Our 60 years of relocation experience combined with Mayflower’s extensive resources and industry know-how packs a powerful punch.   We work hard to uphold the high standards set forth by Mayflower, which is reflected in our commitment to providing the highest quality service and moving experience for you. As part [...]

February 1st, 2020|

Moving with Pets: Your Guide to Avoiding a Furry Frenzy

Pets, not unlike humans, are creatures of habit. Any disruption to their routine ­— not to mention their environment — can cause significant stress. But there are ways to make a move more comfortable for your four-legged furry companions. Whether you’re moving across town or across the country, the following guide will help you minimize anxiety — for both you and your pet — before, during, and after your move.

January 21st, 2020|

How to Choose a Good Mover in 6 Easy Steps

How to Choose a Good Mover in 6 Easy Steps Ever go through a bad moving experience? A quick online search and you’ll find that you’re not alone. There are many tales of movers who provided reasonable estimates only to hold the customers’ possessions hostage following the move — demanding thousands more to get their belongings back. While that example may err on the extreme end of the spectrum, there are plenty of reasons to put the effort into choosing a professional mover you can feel good about. After all, you want to know you can trust your mover to get your belongings from safely from point A to point B. The following are some [...]

January 14th, 2020|