Need temporary space in your home?

As the pandemic continues, and more people are working from home, how is your space situation? If your home is becoming crowded with work stuff, or just as the result of the family being around more often, you might like to create a little temporary room. This is where 5 Star Moving & Storage can…

So much on your mind when moving home

When you are moving to a new home, the whole process can quickly become very stressful. There are so many things to process, including leaving your current neighborhood and adapting to your new one. Add to that all the legal procedures to be followed when moving your life, as well as your family, to another…

Why does moving seem like it’s such difficult work?

The reason so many people hire a moving company when they move is because it can feel as though you’ve done a week of work just packing your bedroom. There is a reason behind this feeling though, and it is due to the sentimental items that you come across while you’re packing your belongings. When…

What not to have professional movers pack

It can get super busy when moving day arrives and the moving folks start to pack your stuff. Before you get to this stage, it’s best to review those things you do not want the movers to pack up for you. The list of items includes flammables and explosives, food items, and valuable and important…

Tips for packing essentials

Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, it’s important to have all your most important belongings in one place for easy access. That’s why we always recommend pack a suitcase with essentials. First off, you’ll want to choose a sturdy backpack, carrier bag, or suitcase. Inside, be sure to include any important…

Two simple errors people make when moving

Here are just two of the most common mistakes made by people when they are moving home. Make sure you don’t fall into these traps when it’s you… Failing to put a note on each box of the room where it should be unpacked. So many people assume they’ll remember until their new home is…

5 tips for packing your valuables

The moving company has arrived, and you’re ready to move to your new home. You’ve packed all your clothes, bedding, and towels, and you’re sure they’ll make it to your new home without any trouble. But what about your valuables? Have you packed them well? Here are five tips to make sure that you’ve protected…

Valuables needing protection from festive visitors?

We all hope, even in this awful year, to be able, as best we can, to spend time with loved ones around Christmas. This may mean a home full of family and friends; or some youngsters running riot and having fun. If you have some valuable antique pieces, or collector’s items, family heirlooms or precious…

Do you have a plan for packing?

If you are someone who likes to undertake at least some of their own packing in preparation for an upcoming move, this is a vital question to have a ‘yes’ answer for. Otherwise, you can suddenly realize that somewhere in one of a pile of boxes is something you urgently need! Therefore, your plan should…
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