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Within the 5 Star Moving & Storage blog, you’ll find helpful articles and insights into the moving industry to help prepare you for that big move.

family packing and moving

Unpacking after your move

Your new move done, woo-hoo!  Now comes the daunting task of unpacking! Here a few tips to keep in mind once you get to your new home. Keep calm Allow yourself at least a week or more to unpack and find a place for everything. However, some moving companies, like 5 Star Moving and Storage,…
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Office packing and moving

Office moving company

Do not be scared to move your entire office to a better location or facility. There are moving companies that will take down and set up your offices from start to finish in Colorado Springs. Computers, printers, electrical equipment, phones, partitions, furniture, files, you name it, the entire operation can be taken down in the…
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Storage in Colorado Springs

Storage in Colorado Springs

5 Star Moving and Storage Inc. can help you with your move and with secure storage in Colorado Springs. We are a military approved storage and moving company. With 5 Star, you can rest assured that your belongings will be stored properly and securely. We offer both long term and short term storage options. Our…
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Interstate moving tips

If you are planning to move across the country, 5 Star Moving and Storage is here to help you plan and prepare for your interstate move. With any large project, it’s important to break the task up into smaller pieces, so it doesn’t overwhelm you. Don’t Move Stuff You Don’t Use This may seem obvious,…
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Packing family for moving

Keep your pets safe during your move

If you have pets, you may start to notice some odd behavior a few weeks before a move. Pets are very aware of changes in routine and often show signs of stress in many different ways. Here are three tips to keep your pet calm during a big move. Try to feed, walk, and play…
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Moving boxes to pack and move

Here’s a moving list to help get you started

Start your moving plans right with an organized binder of lists! How many lists? Well, that depends on the complexity of your move. You may need more lists if it is a cross-country move versus a cross-town move. More lists are involved, too, if you have many family members and if your home is large…
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Commercial movers 5 Star Moving and Storage

Take the long way home

Or, to be precise, from your new home? Moving, even within a city or state, can be a stressful experience. This can be multiplied if you are moving interstate, or even covering thousands of miles across a large part of our country. You’ll expect affordable rates and appreciate that, for long-distance moves, there might be…
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moving supplies for your Colorado move

Labeling boxes makes packing and unpacking easier

Armed with boxes, markers, and labels, you are ready to pack up your stuff. Be a box labeling ninja by including these three things on your label: 1) Specific info on what’s in the box – If experience has shown anything, after a few dozen boxes you won’t remember which box of “clothes” has the…
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Authorized military movers Colorado Springs

Military moves

In terms of organization, of getting things done with peerless efficiency, we all know that our magnificent military is simply the best. As part of expected expertise, it’s so important that the highest standards are achieved covering all aspects of packing, shipping, and storage for our forces personnel while they are on assignment or overseas.…
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Professional movers 5 Star Moving and Storage Colorado Springs

Professional packers

Some people think that they’ll save a few dollars by renting a van, pack and move themselves. While it may seem like a smart idea, you’ll save yourself time, money, and headaches by leaving your move to the pros. Hourly van rentals can add up quickly, and improperly packed items can easily be damaged —…
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finding boxes for your Colorado Springs move

I need help moving

Moving is stressful for everyone since there are so many things to accomplish, such as packing, scheduling, unpacking, budgeting, and finding a new space/home. However, you can make moving less stressful by knowing what to expect and how to tackle it. First, give yourself enough time to get everything done. For example, start packing a…
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Small home packing and moving service

Sorting stuff makes moving easier

When moving to a new place, it is essential to have all your items organized in different categories. This helps you determine what to carry and what to leave behind. You can also make use of a professional moving company to sort out your items. Below are the major categories you should have when sorting…
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