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Smaller Can Be Better! A Downsizing Guide for Seniors

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  February 26, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
Many people choose to buy a smaller home when they get older. There are many good things about owning a small house! Little homes are easier to maintain, easier to navigate, and easier to clean.  However, anyone who owns a lot of furniture and years of accumulated belongings will tell you that downsizing isn’t easy. Making your things fit into a small space after living in a large area for many years can be time-consuming and emotionally challenging. After all,

7 Tips for Helping Kids Move to a New Home

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  February 12, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
Moving can be a stressful transition for anyone but particularly trying for kids. Getting adjusted to a new home in a new city and leaving behind their school or friends often leaves children confused or even scared. Following these tips and techniques for easing a child’s moving process’s stress can help them acclimate to their new environment easier. 1. Maintain a Typical Routine Kids will still need to follow their usual daily activities once in the new home. Try to

Pack Your Kitchen Like the Pros for Your Next Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  January 29, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
When you’re packing for a residential move into a new home, there’s one particular room that tends to inspire a bit of dread — the kitchen. Not only is this important room packed with lots of fragile, oddly-shaped, breakable, and various-sized objects, it’s hard to know what to pack and when. After all, you still want to be able to grab a snack or a glass of water, even as moving day approaches. Packing up such a bustling, highly-trafficked room

How to Wrap Breakables for Safe Transport When Moving

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  January 15, 2021

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Category: Moving Tips
Moving is a busy time with many tasks to manage. One important detail you don’t want to overlook is prepping your breakable items for safe transport during your move. Taking proactive steps before and during your fragile items’ packing goes a long way toward ensuring they arrive at your new home fully intact. Wrap Each Piece Individually Separately wrapping each delicate piece is the best way to prevent any cracks or breaks because it helps prevent items from accidentally hitting

How to Pack and Prepare Musical Instruments for the Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  December 30, 2020

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Category: Moving Tips
Musical instruments are complex and fragile. However, they can be moved safely to your new home if you pack and prepare them properly. String Instruments When packing violins, cellos, and similar instruments, first loosen the strings. This will prevent damage from the extra tension experienced during the move. Do not loosen them so much that the bridge falls. If you have a hard case, put the instrument inside but fill any extra space with crumpled paper or cloths to prevent

How To Hire A Moving Company That Fits Your Needs

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  December 16, 2020

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Category: Moving Tips
Hiring a terrific moving company may rank only second to picking out your dream home. If you stop and think about it, the people you hire will be in charge of handling personal belonging, fragile items, and precious family heirlooms.  When packing and transporting irreplaceable things, there are no second chances. That’s why it’s essential to conduct thorough due diligence and ensure you are working with a careful crew you can trust.  Here are five ways to vet professional moving

How to Pack Seasonal Décor Before You Move

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  November 30, 2020

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Category: Moving Tips
When you pack away seasonal decorations, it’s tempting to throw everything in. But if you know you’re making a household move within a year, you need to take care. No one wants to pack twice. And you definitely don’t want everything to arrive in shards. If you have a head start on the move, now’s the time to take advantage. Use these tips to keep your décor compact and secure for your move. Test Your Decorations The best time to

Moving? 7 Ways to Reduce Your Carbon Footprint

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  November 16, 2020

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Category: Moving Tips
More than 35.5 million Americans move each year, which can leave a huge carbon footprint across the nation. If you plan to move and are eco-friendly, our moving professionals offer these tips for a greener transition to your new home. 1. Donate Unneeded Household Items There’s an added benefit to packing early: you can eliminate things you don’t want or use anymore. This not only lessens your packing time, but it creates a lighter load that will use less fuel
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How to Prepare for a Move With Cats

Posted by Sandhills Moving & Storage on  October 30, 2020

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By nature, cats are averse to change. Even the smallest changes can set them spiraling into unusual behaviors or even physical illness. Before making a significant change like a household move, it’s important to be proactive to make the process as safe, painless, and stress-free as possible for your furball.  Pet parents who take the following steps find it helps make moving go much more smoothly for their four-legged friends. Identify your cat Cats are territorial by nature and may

Randleman, NC Movers

Posted by Gregg Stewart on  October 28, 2020

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