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Be Prepared for the Movers

There’s a lot of opportunity for making a mistake when you move. The most stressful mistake is not being prepared for the movers when they arrive. It may delay the move, or you may need to reschedule the relocation entirely. Being ready for the movers goes beyond having everything packed. Here are our tips for […]

Sep 3, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Leather Furniture

Leather furniture is elegant, durable, and expensive. It brings a natural warmth to just about any room. However, it does need some care to stay nice. And, if you are moving soon and plan to bring your leather furniture to the new residence, you will need to take some specific steps to protect it. It […]

Aug 20, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Hacks to Rethink

Conventional wisdom is something that guides us throughout our days. It’s good advice such as if you’re the last person to leave a room, turn off the lights. So many of our actions are prompted by a commonly accepted set of expectations. It’s good ol’ common sense. Moving has its own set of commonly accepted […]

Jul 30, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Comparing Moving Companies

There are approximately 7,000 moving companies in the United States. That gives you a lot of choices when looking for one to help you move. Each one is different, and some will offer services that fit your needs better than others do. What criteria should you use when comparing moving companies? We’ve compiled some tips […]

Jul 16, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Large Flat-Screen TV

Flat-screen TVs are getting huge. You can now buy TV modules that will cover an entire wall. It’s great for watching the Super Bowl, but when you move, how do you move the TV? Flat-screen TVs are some of the most fragile, expensive, and uniquely shaped items in a household. Moving them is a challenging […]

Jul 9, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Tips for Moving a Safe on Your Own

Moving a household safe is a tough task due to its weight and bulky size. A small, personal safe isn’t quite too hard. However, a larger safe such as a gun safe needs extra care and planning. The safest option is to use professional movers who have experience with packing, loading, and unloading safes. If […]

Jul 1, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Downsizing When You Retire

Many people have chosen to retire as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns. If you retired recently, or if you plan to retire soon, you may want to downsize. Moving into a smaller home takes a little effort and planning. Here are our tips to make it happen more smoothly. Retiree Downsizing Of course, you […]

Jun 18, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Top Tips for Moving in Summer

Moving in Summer Summer is just around the corner. Moving in summer can be a lot easier than during other seasons like winter. The warmer weather and longer days give you certain advantages. If you are planning a move this summer, take a look at our top tips to take advantage of what the season […]

Jun 4, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Understanding the Total Costs of Moving

If you are preparing to move, you need to consider many factors when evaluating the total cost. You will need to take into account the total financial investment prior to making your decisions. Plus, the decision-making involves your investment in time, physical health, and emotional state. Without understanding the costs, your relocation could cost you […]

May 21, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Best Tips for Packing Fragile Items for Moving

If you are moving soon to a new home and have valuable, fragile items, you will need to know how to pack them for protection. Perhaps you have expensive china and crystal or original artwork. Whatever the items are, we have our top tips for packing them properly. Here are our 4 best tips for […]

May 14, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Will Movers Disconnect Your Large Appliances?

Large household appliances are expensive to repair or replace. If you are moving, you may think that the professional movers will disconnect your washer, dryer, and other large appliances. However, they typically will not perform those services. Hire Professional Technicians to Disconnect Large Appliances You have options. You can disconnect and reconnect your appliances yourself. […]

May 7, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

The Stress of Moving to a Big City

Moving to a big city from a small town by yourself can be a big challenge. If you have traveled a lot, you may already have plenty of experience navigating streets and neighborhoods. If not, you may feel excited and a little intimidated by the new adventure. If your relocation takes you far away from […]

Apr 26, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Heavy Furniture

Moving heavy furniture is always a challenge. It takes a tremendous amount of energy. You may pull some muscles or hurt your back. You may need to ask friends for help. A new piece of furniture is a pleasure in your home until you need to relocate. However, moving a heavy piece of furniture can […]

Apr 9, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Top Reasons to Hire Professional Movers

Save Time and Money With Professional Moving Services Will a DIY move really save you money? It most likely will not save you time. Instead, you will invest a good portion of your valuable time planning, gathering supplies, and packing. And, the expenses of a DIY move can add up. A successful move takes organization, […]

Apr 2, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

How to Prepare for Professional Packers

Full-Service Mover Logistics Hiring professional packers can be expensive, but the benefits often outweigh the cost. Not only are most professional packers experienced, but they have all the right packing material and equipment to do their jobs efficiently. And, by packing your items, they’ll be accepting liability for them as well. Still, you have some […]

Feb 16, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Handle an Emergency Move

Relocating During Stressful Times Unfortunately, some companies take advantage of stressful times for others. Though planning for a move weeks or months in advance is wise, sometimes it’s just not possible. Relocating your home is typically disruptive and stressful, but emergency moves are often brought on by sudden life-changing events over which you have no […]

Feb 9, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

Avoid These Common Moving Mistakes

Moving Mistakes If you are like most people, you face an upcoming move with a touch of anxiety. Certainly, it’s not fun to move your household. Even the smoothest relocations can cause an overabundance of anxiety and stress. And, when something goes awry, when a disaster occurs, you can feel as if your entire world […]

Dec 15, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

What You Need to Know About Moving Estimates

Moving Estimates Is a moving company required to give you a written estimate? Yes. Not only that, a written estimate for your move must include certain specifics such as all charges for transportation, services, and advance charges. The estimate must also specify the form of payment the moving company will accept. Both you and a […]

Nov 24, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

What to Expect from Professional Packers

Professional Packing Services Professional packing services may seem like a luxury. However, when you consider the valuables that you need to safely relocate to a new home, hiring professional packers to protect your treasures makes sense. This includes preparing large appliances and large, heavy furniture for the move. What to Expect from a Packing Service […]

Nov 17, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Moving Heavy Furniture

Hire Professional Movers for Lifting Heaving Furniture It’s difficult and can be dangerous to move your heavy furniture by yourself. So, how do you move your heavy furniture if you are doing the lifting yourself? Planning Care Finesse Correct Equipment Still, do a thorough assessment first of the types of heavy furniture you want to […]

Nov 10, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Planning an Industrial Relocation

Industrial Plant Moving and Commercial Relocations Industrial moves present a wide range of logistical challenges. In fact, they are typically the most complex projects when compared to other commercial relocations. In addition to basic items such as tables, desks, chairs, and office equipment from the administrative branch, an industrial move includes assets from the operations […]

Oct 27, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

The Problem of Hiring the “Cheapest Moving Company”

Hire the best company within your specific budget Both the internet and Yellow Pages are full of moving companies offering the “cheapest” rates. With the pandemic shutdowns, family budgets are stretched very thin, so it may be very tempting to contract with the movers who offer you a rate too good to be true. We […]

Sep 20, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Reasons to Hire Professionals to Assist with Your Move

Reasons to Hire Pros for Your Upcoming Move You may excel at DIY projects. Perhaps you have remodeled your bathroom and put in a gazebo in the backyard. You converted the garage into a highly efficient office, and you take care of all your home repairs on your own without calling a plumber or electrician. […]

Jun 26, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Moving Large Household Appliances

Appliance Movers As you prepare your home for a move, you will find that most of your household items are quite easy to organize and pack. Personal goods like books, clothing, kitchen utensils, and smaller decorations are simple to wrap and pack into moving boxes or storage containers. However, at some point you will need […]

Jun 5, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

The Pros and Cons of Having Friends Help You Move

Friends or Pros to Help You Move? Having your friends help you move sounds like a great idea. You’ll save money (maybe) and enjoy the camaraderie while saying farewells and parting ways. You could also hire a moving company and a pre- and post-move relocation service to help you prepare. That sounds easier but more […]

May 29, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

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