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5 Home Storage Features on Every Home Buyer's Wish List

It seems like today’s homebuyers can’t stand clutter. Millennials and Gen Xers (the two biggest generations of homebuyers now) are much less interested in storing stuff “just in case” than their Baby Boomer counterparts were. Yes, they want their belongings to be accessible but they want them to be out of sight in efficient, neat storage spaces, rather than 10 boxes deep in a dark attic.

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The Art of Labeling Moving Boxes

If you have a residential move coming up, you most likely dread the organizing and packing job you will have to contend with. While you may not view packing as an art form, it most certainly can be seen that way. At the very least, it will make the job more creative and fun. We’re talking about labeling and color coding your boxes.

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4 Moving Tips for Military Service Members

Moving can often be the start of an amazing family adventure. But when it’s part of a mandatory relocation for the military, you often don’t have a choice when and where you go. It can still be a wonderful experience; you just have to prioritize and plan ahead of time, taking advantage of all the resources you can before moving to your new home or apartment.

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What are the Forgotten Aspects of Moving in Kalamazoo?

So, you’ve just bought or rented your new place in Kalamazoo, you’re ready to start the next chapter of your life, and finish line is in sight. However, you soon realize there are some things you simply forgot to do. There are many different aspects that are involved with moving, to be sure, which makes it easy to forget about something along the way. Here are some common forgotten aspects of moving in that can save you time and headache if you know about them beforehand.

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What is Moving Labor and Why Do You Need it in Grand Rapids?

Moving is time consuming, difficult and stressful no matter where you’re moving. Each stage can pose its own challenges, but with the help of the right moving company, each stage can also be seamless. Some aspects of your relocation endeavor are emotionally difficult, such as leaving behind your comfort zone, while others are physically demanding, such as packing up your entire household.

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5 Tips for Families Moving with Young Children

Moving is stressful enough on its own, let alone with a house full of small kids running around. Relocating with kids can be tough, especially when they are really little and don’t understand what’s going on. If you’re in the process of relocating with your family, consider these five tips to make your residential move go more smoothly.

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How to Keep Your Pets Safe on Moving Day

We understand that your pets are part of the family, which is why we want to make sure they stay safe on moving day. Whether you have a pet hamster or labrador retriever, it’s important you take extra precautions so they arrive safely at their new home. Otherwise, you run the risk of your pet getting loose or lost in an unfamiliar neighborhood.

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5 Tips for Moving House in the Rain

Ideally, there would be sunshine and clear skies the day you move. However, all Michiganders know that the weather is unpredictable, especially when you’re depending on the weather to be nice. Not everyone has the luxury of delaying their move until nicer weather.

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How to Prepare for Apartment Movers

We understand that apartment moving is stressful, which is why we’re here to offer our latest tips. One of the best things you can do for yourself is prepare as much as possible for the move. This includes hiring professional movers, creating checklists, and getting your apartment ready before we arrive.

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How to Downsize for Apartment Moving

Whether you have an empty nest or need to move for a job, you won’t be able to fit everything from your house inside an apartment without feeling cramped. As apartment movers, we understand the difficulties of downsizing and want to help you feel prepared for moving day.

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How to Get Rid of Junk before Moving

It’s amazing how much clutter can accumulate over several years. However, when it’s time to move to a new home, it can be overwhelming trying to sort through the clutter to find what is meaningful and what can be left behind. Our professional movers have plenty of experience helping homeowners just like you by providing in-home moving quotes.

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How to Prepare for Office Movers

Whether your business is growing or you’re moving to a more convenient location, you can count on our office movers for support. We provide the moving help you need during office relocation to eliminate stress, worry, and hassle. Continue reading to learn how to prepare for our office movers. For more information, or to schedule your moving estimate, don’t hesitate to call our professional movers.

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How to Hire Professional Movers

Moving is stressful, which is why it’s important to hire the right movers for the job. Professional movers work efficiently so you can start unpacking boxes in your new home as soon as possible. Moving all your furniture and belongings to a new location is a lot of work, which is why we recommend hiring local movers rather than trying to do it yourself. Keep reading to learn how to hire...

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Why You Need an In-Home Moving Estimate

The best way to stay on budget is to schedule an in-home moving estimate. While we understand you have a million things to do before moving day, it’s important that a representative from your local moving company get a look inside your home. During the in-home survey, you’ll be able to point out what furniture you want moved so the representative can determine how much labor...

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Checklist for Moving Out of State

Planning on moving out of state? You’ll want to create a checklist to stay organized. As a Grand Rapids movers, we have experience helping people just like you move across the country to their new homes. In addition to hiring a professional moving company like Big Lake Movers, you’ll also...

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5 Tips For Moving Out Of State

Are you planning to move out of state? If so, you’ll need to call an interstate moving company as soon as possible to start making plans. Moving is your opportunity to make a fresh start, whether you are moving for a new job opportunity or to be closer to family...

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How To Prepare Your Home For Professional Movers

The day of your move can be stressful, but it doesn’t have to be when you prepare a checklist ahead of time and hire a residential moving company. Your residential movers at Big Lake Movers will have experience with working with customers just like you to make sure...

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Tips For A Successful Office Relocation

For every successful office relocation there is a commercial moving company. Office movers work with business owners to make sure all office supplies and equipment find their new homes. Whether you run a small business or a large corporation, the best way to stay organized and...

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Why You Should Hire Professionals For Apartment Moving

For your first apartment, you might have been able to get away with bribing friends with pizza for their moving services. However, most people have too much stuff to move into an apartment by themselves. If you have heavy furniture and countless packing boxes, you’ll need the expertise of a...

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