Do you want to move a small shipment that’s too big for parcel, but doesn’t reach the minimum for big movers? Small shipment moving specialists often don’t have a weight requirement, and hiring them is usually a better solution than renting a truck and moving the items on your own. Even one piece of furniture, … Continue reading
Week 3 of our feature on effortless moving! Here are some tips to keep in mind: Donate any extra items you have left over from your garage sale. Books, clothing, appliances, etc. can usually be donated with ease. Investigate your local American Cancer Society branch, Salvation Army, or Savers. Elementary schools often need extra supplies … Continue reading
This week’s Movin’ and Groovin’ in 8 Weeks focuses on steps you can take a month before you move to make your transition as smooth as possible. Here are some tips from week 4: Host a garage sale. Make sure to advertise well through friends, family, neighbors and work colleagues. (If possible, try to get … Continue reading
Week 5: Start collecting boxes and other packing supplies. Have your car serviced for the move.
Make a list of things that are valuable or difficult to replace. Plan on shipping these by certified mail or carrying them with you. Make a list of friends, relatives and businesses who need to be notified of your move. Start working your way through each room taking inventory and deciding what to get rid … Continue reading
Week 7: Start pulling together medical and dental records – including prescriptions and shot records. Ask your existing doctors if they can refer you to a care provider in your new city. Arrange to have school records transferred to your children’s new school district and/or daycare. Call your insurance agent to see what changes to … Continue reading
At Continental Relocations, we not only pride ourselves in treating your property like it’s our property, but we want to help you prepare to make your move as smooth as possible. Ideally, we would like you to have an 8-week preparation period. (We realize this is not always possible, and if not, of course we … Continue reading