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Packing Your Home Office for a Move: Tips for Success

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  May 16, 2024

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Category: Moving Tips
A growing number of people work from home. Whether they have a business or work remotely, they use their home office to make a living.  Of course, when your office is in your home, every move is a residential and office move. Ensuring the move goes smoothly is as vital for your company as for your family.  Moving your home office can be daunting, but with the right tips and preparation, you can make the process much smoother. Here are

Tips for Moving in Summer Weather

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  April 25, 2024

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In most parts of the country, summer weather is ideal for tackling a big move. But, high heat and humidity and unpredictable storms can challenge a household move. Prepare your household and care for your body with these essential moving tips for people moving during the summer months. Schedule Movers Early Summer is the peak moving season because the weather is generally cooperative, and children are out of school. Be sure to schedule your move as soon as you have

How to Pack Your Kitchen for Your Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  April 11, 2024

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Packing a kitchen for a residential move is a tall task. It can be challenging to pack as one of the most often used rooms in the house, especially while still actively living in the home. To simplify the process, we’ve put together these tips to help make the job easier for you. 1. Start Using Perishable Foods To avoid throwing out food, make meal plans a few weeks before you move and start packing. This will help you downsize

Top Ten Fixes to Make Before Selling Your Home

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  March 28, 2024

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Making home repairs before your household move can speed up the sale and often net you more money. Here are the top fixes before selling your home. 1. Paint Painting is inexpensive yet can improve how the house looks to prospective buyers. Safe colors, such as beige or gray, generally work the best. Have a professional paint the house if your budget allows. However, if you have the skills, you can save money by painting it yourself. 2. Landscaping The

4 Tips for Moving with Extended Family

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  March 14, 2024

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Extended family members are increasingly common in American households today. Sometimes, this is because of cultural reasons, and in other cases, it may be financially beneficial for everyone. Regardless of the situation, having extended family members in the house can make moving a little trickier. So, before you start packing boxes and calling movers, remember these tips. Step One: Communicate With Everyone An extended family typically means a mixture of people of different ages, backgrounds, and needs. For example, one

5 Ways to Make Your Office Move Easier

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  February 29, 2024

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Office relocation requires many steps and can be time-consuming. If you take these steps, you can make your relocation easier for yourself and your employees. Planning in advance, decluttering your office space, and creating a communications plan are all things you can do to ensure your office relocation will be as simple and successful as possible. Here’s what you need to know to ensure a satisfying and lower-stress experience for your business. 1. Plan Far In Advance As soon as

10 Things You Should Do With Your New Home Before Movers Arrive

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  February 15, 2024

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As you prepare for moving day and finish tasks at your soon-to-be former home, you’ll also have tasks to put on your checklist for your new home. Before the movers arrive at your new place with your belongings, the following are ten things to do. 1. Turn on Utilities Before moving day, double-check to ensure your electricity and water are on. You’ll face challenges when settling in if your utilities aren’t working on or before moving day. 2. Reserve Parking

How to Pack Your Bathroom for Your Upcoming Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  January 25, 2024

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Bathrooms can hold a surprising amount of stuff for such a small space in your home. Many homeowners will accumulate several boxes dedicated to a single bathroom between cosmetics, liquid cleaners, towels, and decorations. To make your bathroom packing easier for your household move, follow the steps below to keep organized and efficient. Purge Items Bathrooms tend to collect an oddball mashup of cosmetics, products, and cleaners. Before packing, pull everything from your cabinets, drawers, and shelves and decide what

6 Best Practices For Packing Electronics When Moving

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  January 11, 2024

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Electronics are an essential part of everyday life. Whether you’re working remotely, attending online classes, streaming your favorite binge on your big-screen TV, listening to music, or hanging out on social media, you want your devices to be ready on demand. Moving can cause a brief interruption to your digital lifestyle. For minimal disruption, you’ll want to carefully pack electronics so you don’t run into problems at the other end of your move. Today, we’ve got some expert tips to

Versatility of Portable Storage Containers

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  December 28, 2023

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Portable storage containers are an excellent solution to provide additional space when needed. People often rent these containers for many reasons due to their exceptional versatility. Learn what these portable storage containers are, how you can use them, and other benefits you can enjoy. What is a Portable Storage Container? A portable storage container is a purpose-built, fully enclosed, box-like container. People often use them for temporary storage. You can rent different sizes (e.g., 8’ or 16’) made of waterproof