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Moving Safety: 5 Things You Should Know Before Moving Day

While every move is different, one thing's for sure: Moving day involves many moving parts. In all the commotion, it's easy to get exhausted and overwhelmed — and that's a recipe for accidents. Fortunately, you can take steps to stay safe during the moving process. These moving safety tips can help you achieve a smooth (and safe) move from lifting heavy items to wrapping sharp objects.

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5 Tips to Leave Your Home Move-In Ready

Once you move out of your home, the real finishing work can begin — especially if you’re leaving a rental. You might do some cleaning in advance, but you’ll need to perform a more thorough job once you get everything out. The moving process can be tough on a house. You might end up with scratches and dents that you didn’t expect. When packing up and moving out, try these five tips to smooth out the rough spots and help make sure your house is move-in ready for the next occupants.

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How to Get a Good Night’s Sleep Before Moving Day

Moving day is a lot of work, even if you have packed everything and are ready to go. You’ll need rest to get through it. The trouble is that a big day can make it hard to rest, especially if you tend to worry. Try these tips to help you get more rest and panic less the day before your residential relocation. Adjust Your Routine For many people, the week before the move involves a lot of late nights. It’s easy to stay up late, past your regular bedtime, while cleaning and packing.

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How to Pack a Bedroom and Still Get a Good Night's Sleep

When moving day is just around the corner, your timeline can feel a bit stressed. Previously easy tasks suddenly aren't, and questions of timing take center stage — for instance, should you pack the pots and pans now and eat out, or put off packing the dishes so you can still cook at home?

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Packing Books Like a Pro for Your Next Move

When you think about difficult-to-pack items, books might not be the first thing that pops to mind. After all, they're (mostly) rectangular or square, with straight edges and flat surfaces. But, taken one by one, they don't even weigh that much! But that doesn’t mean you should throw them willy nilly into a big box and continue to the next task! Instead, you should pack your book collection carefully to keep it safe and make the moving process easier.

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Moving Tips for Dog Owners

Most people think cats are averse to change (and they are!), but did you know dogs can have just as much difficulty adjusting to significant changes? Dogs are comfort-oriented, and when you meet their needs, they remain pretty happy. Therefore, if planning a household move with Fido, it’s helpful to take deliberate steps to ensure a safe and healthy transition for your favorite canine.

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5 Tips for Holding a Successful Moving Sale

If you're facing a residential move, you may also be dealing with everthing you don't want to take with you. Some studies show that the average American home may hold about 300,000 items, so getting rid of some of that may help you save money. Here are a few tips to ensure your moving sale is successful.

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How to Pack Fragile Items Correctly

Moving fragile items is always a challenge, whether it's a chandelier or fine crystal glassware. If you've ever gotten to your new place and discovered some broken belongings, you understand what we mean.  Fortunately, you don't have to experience the pain of ruined belongings in a household move ever again. This article will outline how to pack fragile items correctly, once and for all. 

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Top Tips for Setting Up Utilities in Your New Home

It’s easy to get caught up in the details of a household moving, but one thing you don’t want to overlook inadvertently is setting up the utilities in your new home. Arranging utilities takes some planning because you need to make arrangements on both ends of the move. Here are the necessary steps you want to take, along with helpful tips.

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5 Tips To Organize A Successful Last-Minute Moving Sale

Moving to a new home involves a great deal more than packing up your belongings and shuffling down the road. The transition includes changes of address at the Post Office, utility transfers, and confronting the excessive accumulation of underused belongings. Eliminate what you don’t need or use anymore.

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