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Interesting Facts about Moving Home

If you are seriously thinking about moving home, you probably already realized that hiring a reliable moving company to help you with relocation is the smartest course of action. So while you are sitting back and letting professional movers do the heavy lifting, here is a list of interesting facts about moving to help you pass the time.

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Moving Statistics Made Interesting

Statistics is boring, right? Wrong. Statistics doesn’t have to be uninteresting, especially if it is related to something life-changing, such as moving to a new home. If you are thinking about moving long-distance (or just around the corner), here is some statistical data you might want to know first.

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How to prepare for you relocation – Cross Country Moving Company

Relocation is a complicated and very time-consuming process. No matter whether you decide to do it on your own or you hired a moving company, there are many things that need to be taken care of. For example, you need to plan out your relocation very carefully if you want to avoid any inconveniences and nuisances along the way. The organization is always the key to a successful relocation!

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How to pick the best location for yourself – Cross Country Moving Company

Relocation represents a complicated and demanding process. There are just too many things that you need to take care of, but one of the most important ones is choosing the right place for you and your family. Even though it sounds fairly simple, it’s still of utmost importance that you pick an appropriate new home for you and your family. There are many things that you need to take into consideration, such as the climate, real estate market, education system, transportation system and many, many more.

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Planning your moving budget

Stay focused on you main goal, and start saving know. The amount varies and depends on person, but let’s say you need to 2500 dollars saved up, some strategies can help you like, having funds taken directly from your paycheck to savings. It is also very important to have your emergency fund. Even though you carefully plan everything, once you move, you will need that stash, just in case. The amount of that emergency fund should be sum that will cover three to six months of your expenses. Make a list of your expenses, and divide them. For example, on one side put the essentials and on the other non-essentials. If you need to move as quickly as possible, find a second or third job. That can help you save up funds faster.

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Tips on moving large items

Essential tips on moving can be found anywhere on the Internet, but when it comes to moving heavy, large objects, there are rarely any good tips you can follow. In order to help our customers who have decided to pack themselves, we’ve gathered some information on how to properly pack items that would have otherwise been taken care of by professionals. In case you have to pack on your own, or don’t have enough money to spend on professional packing, here is what to do to protect them, just like our crew would. The furniture, appliances and electronics are probably some of the most expensive things you own, and also the bulkiest things you need to transfer from one place to another. You need to figure out how you are going to move everything without the risk of breaking or damaging it, including your back.

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How to pack fragile items & glassware

Packing all of your stuff for your relocation is never an easy process. There are so many things that you need to take into consideration, such as the amount of furniture you have, purchasing appropriate packing materials, loading them up onto a moving truck, etc. Packing can be an especially stressful task for people who have never moved before. The fact that they’re inexperienced can cause them a great deal of anxiety. However, packing does not have to be a nightmare – there are certain steps you can take in order to ensure a smooth packing process.

However, there will be difficult times during your packing process, such as packing fragile and delicate items. In general, the most fragile items that we own tend to be the most expensive ones too, such as paintings, glassware, expensive china, etc. If you’re having a hard time deciding whether you can handle this relocation on your own, don’t worry, you are not alone. You can follow our easy guide which covers the process of packing fragile items in order to ensure that nothing will break or get damaged during the transportation!

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How to Pack Delicate Items

Although often belittled in terms of its importance, packing essential house items, but specifically those which tend to break easily, can never be overdone. This is one of those times when no matter how cautious you get, you won’t be exaggerating. Let us elaborate. You want your precious goods to arrive at the destination in the same pristine condition as they were, when they were packed. This could be described as a complex process which takes both time and patience. Nevertheless you shouldn’t refrain from looking for some assistance.

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How to make friends after your relocation– Cross Country Moving Company

Moving to a new and completely different city often means that you have to leave behind your old friends. Even though this is rather sad and depressing, it’s not the end of the world. You can still meet up with your old friends, no matter if it’s in your old town or if they come and visit you at your new location. However, you cannot just live alone after your relocation. It’s very important that you get out there and search for new friends who live in your new city.

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Cross Country Moving Company Guide to Packing

Are you thinking about moving? It  is never an easy task, and if you are moving across country to another state, the project only becomes more difficult. Over the past year, Cross Country Moving Company conducted a survey in which we asked our clients: What part of the moving process been most difficult. A vast majority responded – packing. Digging a little deeper into the matter, we found out that the root to the problem was lack of organization and resources. For this reason, we decided to create a guide to make your packing much easier, and perhaps even enjoyable.

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