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5 Tips You Can Use to Disassemble Items for Moving

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  July 29, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
One thing they may never warn you about when moving is disassembly. You need to take many large items apart before you can pack them. Otherwise, they take up too much space and could break. Disassembling doesn’t have to be too challenging. Just follow these five tips, and you’ll be able to keep it simple. 1. Create a Disassembly Space When your home is full of boxes and loose items, it’s hard to find room to deal with furniture. But

Tips for Relocating as an Empty-Nester

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  July 15, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
When children have moved out, parents sometimes experience grief and begin missing the days of ballet recitals and soccer tournaments—seeing all those empty bedrooms can be a reminder of days gone by. It also can be an impetus to begin thinking about moving to a smaller home. Empty-nesters who relocate and downsize can save time by not having to clean and maintain a large home. They also can save money in energy costs and may enjoy a change of scenery

How to Pack Mirrors, Pictures, and Artwork for a Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  June 30, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
Packing everyday items, such as blankets, pillows, clothing, books, and other things, is relatively easy – just place the heaviest items at the bottom of a box and then fill it up and tape it securely. This isn’t the case with delicate items, such as mirrors, pictures, and artwork. Moving these belongings takes extra special care.  Today, we’ve got pro tips to help ensure these fragile and sentimental items safely arrive at your new home. Materials Needed Before packing delicate

How to Increase Your Home’s Curb Appeal to Help it Sell Faster

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  June 16, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
Homeowners looking to put their homes on the market typically want to sell them as quickly as possible. One way to help expedite the house selling process is to add curb appeal. Here are eight top ways to boost curb appeal, motivate buyers, and help properties sell faster. 1. Remove Clutter This is probably the #1 way to boost a home’s curb appeal. Cluttered yards are a huge deterrent and, much like the interior, make it hard for potential buyers

Turn Moving the Family Across Country Into a Budget-Friendly Road Trip

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  May 31, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
Are you planning a cross-country move for your family? Maybe you are looking for ideas to make the best use of your travel time while professional movers transport your belongings? One of the major concerns working families have about moving across the country involves time. Moving companies typically require days and sometimes weeks to load belongings and transport them thousands of miles. If you enlist a professional moving company to wrap fragile items and pack them securely as well, that

A Step-by-Step Guide for Moving Out of a Rental and Getting Back Your Security Deposit

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  May 17, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
When you live in a rented or leased apartment or home, getting your security deposit back can be one of your biggest concerns when you decide to move.  The average price that a renter will pay for a security deposit is one to two times the cost of one month’s rent. Therefore, you could be anticipating a fair amount of money that you could use toward paying for your move. Here are a few tips, so you can get your

How to Transport Pets During a Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  April 30, 2021

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Preparing to move can be a complicated experience for pets, just like people. They can get confused and worried. You don’t want them to stress out on the trip. You also want the whole moving process to run smoothly. If you’re bringing cats or dogs with you, you’ll need to do a few extra preparations. Here are a few things you can do to make it easier. Prepare Your Pet for Moving Pets notice changes in the home, but they

Long-Distance Moves: What to Leave Behind

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  April 16, 2021

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Making a long-distance move adds logistical challenges you don’t have when moving across town. One of the easiest ways to reduce your packing stress and keep costs down is to scale down your belongings. Why pay to pack, store, and move possessions you don’t really need – or even want? Deciding what to leave behind can be tricky, though. Here are some ways you can downsize without leaving behind the things you love. Furniture Start with the oversized items that

Choosing New Office Space? 6 Things to Consider

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  March 30, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
There’s so much to think about when you’re planning an office relocation! Location, amenities, and size are all factors that must be taken into consideration when you’re trying to choose an office space for your business. If your business will soon be relocating to a new office building, here’s what we recommend that you consider 1. Commute Where do most of your employees work, and what will their commute be like when you relocate? A longer commute can negatively impact

How to Quickly Adjust to a Brand New Community After Moving

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  March 15, 2021

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Making a move—especially one far away from your old home—means that it will be necessary to learn more about the new community as soon as possible. Knowing where to shop, where jobs and schools are located, the best places to eat, and where to have fun around town is sure to ease the entire family’s transition. Check out these methods and resources that can streamline the adjustment to a new community. Use Every Resource to Familiarize Yourself With the Area