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Moving Tips: How to Safely Pack Glassware

Packing glassware securely can be tricky, but by following these packing tips your glassware can arrive safe and sound at your new home.

Eight Tips for Getting Settled After Your Move

You’ve just moved to a new house and neighborhood–congratulations! Here are some great tips to help you get settled:

Storage Tips for Choosing the Right Storage Option For You

There are many reasons people have a need for short-term or long-term storage, such as:

  • Decluttering a house before putting it on the market for sale
  • Downsizing to a smaller home
  • Remodeling  
  • In between houses   
  • Need more space

Moving Tips: How to Pack Dishes to Prevent Damage

It is important that each moving box is set upright, taped and loaded properly. Strong, wide packing tape is best for ensuring that boxes are securely closed. Avoid using duct or masking tape. Tape needs to be applied across the bottom and about one-third of the way up the side of the box. When packing plates, it is better to pack them vertically on their sides rather than stacked on top of one another.

Moving Countdown Calendar

Stay on top of your move by following this moving countdown calendar. You will be ready for moving day in no time!

Packing Hacks for Shoes

Packing shoes for your move requires thought and strategy. Shoes can be awkward, bulky, and difficult to pack. Here are four steps to follow when packing your shoes for your move:

Moving Estimates Gone Virtual

Are you getting ready to move? An in-home moving estimate conducted by a professional moving consultant has traditionally been the gold-standard for obtaining an accurate moving estimate, but if the timing and scheduling of an in-home estimate doesn’t fit your busy schedule, we have the solution: Interstate’s EZ Virtual Survey™.

4 Easy Steps for Downsizing

Downsizing can be challenging, especially if you are transitioning from a large, single-family home to a condominium.  To make the process less stressful and time-consuming, consider these tips:

How to Create an Inventory Sheet for your Next Move.

Creating an inventory sheet helps track and categorize your belongings. This is time consuming endeavor, but a very worthwhile one. If you are using a professional moving company, begin creating your inventory list as soon as possible. If you are moving yourself, wait until you are ready to pack and create an inventory list as you pack.

Choosing a Moving Date

Picking a moving date is an important part of the moving process. Consider these tips before finalizing your moving date.

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