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9 Questions to Ask When Interviewing Prospective Movers

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  November 28, 2022

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Category: Moving Tips
Knowing the right questions to ask prospective movers will help you choose the best one for your relocation day. Here are the top questions to ask before selecting a professional mover. 1. How Many Years Have You Been in Operation? Many moving companies have been in business for decades. If a mover has been in business for several years, the company likely has many satisfied customers. 2. Are You Licensed, Bonded, and Insured? Moving companies should be authorized by The

6 Cost-Effective Packing Tips for Your Upcoming Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  November 14, 2022

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Category: Moving Tips
Setting up housekeeping in a new home can be expensive. First, you’ll want a professional mover to ensure your goods are moved safely, but professional services cost money. Closing costs and deposits also add to the price of a new home. You can save money on packing your goods without affecting quality, however. Here are a few tips. 1. Don’t Pack What You Don’t Need Purge any items you haven’t used for a long time or clothes that no longer

5 Moving Safety Tips to Remember

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  October 27, 2022

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Moving heavy boxes, lifting heavy items, and engaging in strenuous physical activity can be dangerous if you’re not used to it. Fortunately, you can make your upcoming relocation safer and easier by following these tips.  By lifting safely, knowing your limits, taking breaks when you need them, eating nutritious food, and taking other precautions, you can avoid injury during your upcoming household relocation. 1. Lift Safely Lifting can cause back injuries that result in pain, discomfort, and worse. If you’re

5 Must-Haves for Your Moving Essentials Kit

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  October 13, 2022

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Are you preparing for a household move? A moving essentials kit needs to be on your checklist. This go-to kit will help you transition to your new home. The decision of what to keep can be challenging. What is a moving essentials kit? It’s a collection of supplies you keep with you throughout the move in an easy-to-access box. Your moving essentials kit should stay with you, be the last thing packed, and be the first carton you open when

How to Pack a TV for a Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  September 26, 2022

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Category: Moving Tips
Moving to a brand new home is exciting, but packing and hauling everything can be challenging. Although most of it is straightforward, things can become complex regarding large items, breakables, and expensive possessions such as televisions. Flatscreen TVs are fragile and uniquely shaped and require special attention when preparing for a household move. So here are some tips for moving your television.  Prepare Your TV for Moving The first step when moving is prepping all your possessions, including your television.

8 Tips for Moving Your Valuable Antiques and Cherished Collectibles

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  September 12, 2022

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Category: Moving Tips
Are you considering a household move soon? Making sure your belongings arrive in one piece is extremely important during the moving process, especially your valuable antiques and collectibles, which might be irreplaceable. How well your antiques and collectibles stay protected during the move depends on what you do before and on moving day. Preparation and additional layers of protection can reduce breakage, nicks, dents, scrapes, and broken glass. Don’t forget these steps when you’re getting ready to move. 1. Document

Looking for a Pediatrician After a Move? 5 Tips

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  August 29, 2022

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Your child’s pediatrician is a partner in your quest to raise a healthy, happy child. However, finding a pediatrician you trust can be difficult when you move to a new community. Taking your child to someone you trust to make wise medical decisions is essential. These tips can help you find a pediatrician that will meet your child’s needs while also meeting your criteria for an excellent medical provider. 1. Find Out Which Doctors Take Your Insurance If you have

Chatham, NC Movers

Posted by Gregg Stewart on  August 29, 2022

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Premier Mayflower Movers Sandhills Moving & Storage is a Chatham moving company providing dependable, affordable relocation services to residents and businesses throughout the county and to the rest of the country. From Bear Creek to Pittsboro to Chapel Hill, our team of professional movers can provide safe, fast, and reliable moving services. Whether you’re moving locally, long distance, or internationally, Sandhills Moving & Storage is the team to call. Request a free move quote today! Local Chatham, NC Movers Local moving has

How to Plan for Utilities Before a Residential Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  August 15, 2022

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Managing a residential move involves many lists and details to tend to, but one thing you don’t want to overlook is forgetting to turn off utilities in your old home and arranging to get them turned on in your new one. The following utility planning tips can help ensure you don’t end up paying extra or losing access to utilities.  Current Home Start arranging to shut off or transfer utility services around a month before your move. You don’t want

6 Ways to Make Your Relocation Easier When Moving on Short Notice

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  July 25, 2022

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Moving on short notice can be challenging, especially if you own many things you need to pack. Fortunately, there are ways to make relocating easier for yourself and other household members. You can move quickly by maintaining a sense of calm, having a plan, and staying focused on your mission. Below, we’ve outlined six steps to making your last-minute household relocation a success. 1. Have a Plan It’s easy to panic when you’ve got a last-minute relocation approaching. Making a