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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.

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Essential items to pack in your first night box

Essential items to pack in your first night box If you have decided to move, remember your first night box! Moving companies in Colorado Springs recommend that you pack some essential items for the first night you will spend in your new location. Your first night box should include those things without which you cannot…
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How important is time in your business move?

If you are transferring to new business premises, then the old saying that ‘time is money’ has probably never been more accurate! Of course, there is going to be some disruption – that’s inevitable – but you know it should also be as minimal as it’s possible to make it. This is why it pays…
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Four key questions you might ask a storage company

If you are looking to place important or treasured items into storage, then you’ll want to know they are being professionally cared for. Here are examples of key questions you should ask any storage company… Do you inventory every single item individually for maximum accuracy? Do you shrink-wrap, and then use a specialized racking system,…
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A simple process for effective packing

When still a few days from moving home, it’s easy to end up in a ‘the wrong half-packed’ situation. This means that you suddenly need items that are deep in one of the boxes you’ve already filled – and probably right at the bottom! To avoid this, start with ‘unused or out-of-season’ items – packing…
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Why you’ll need storage if you’re moving into temporary accommodation

If you need to move out of your current property but haven’t found a permanent new home just yet, you may be wondering what to do with all of your furniture and possessions. Perhaps you’re moving somewhere temporary such as rented accommodation, but you can’t take everything with you because the property is too small.…
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Tips for first time movers

Moving for the first time can be overwhelming and intimidating, but it doesn’t have to be. By following certain tips, you can make the experience less stressful. The first thing to do is to make a checklist detailing what you need to do. This should then be divided up into small tasks that you can…
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4 reasons why you may need a storage company

There are so many reasons why you might need a storage company when moving a house. Here are a few: 1. If you have a lot of possessions, why not just take the essentials with you on moving day and put everything else in storage? Then you can move it all in at your leisure…
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Our 4-step guide to downsizing

If you’re downsizing, there probably won’t be enough space in your new place for all of your stuff. So what should you do with it? Decide what furniture will definitely go in your new home, and what you need to take with you such as clothes, kitchenware and the kids’ toys. Group the things that…
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Moving home? Have you packed an ‘instantly necessary’ box?

An ‘instantly necessary’ box is a clearly-labelled box where you place a range of items, you’ll want to be able to quickly find and use in your new home. This can range from a kettle, tea, coffee etc. and mugs to drink out of; to some toys for your kids to play with while everything…
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Common moving myths debunked

There are many myths about moving. These myths can lead to damages, unnecessary stress and costly mistakes that could lead to financial loss. Below, we are going to debunk common moving myths. Myth: It is cheaper to move without the assistance of a professional moving company. Fact: Moving on your own is not cost-effective. Many…
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5 Common moving mistakes to avoid

Moving to a new place is a beautiful experience. However, moving is not just about packing your belonging and choosing a moving company to transport your belongings to a new property. There are many things that you need to consider to avoid making costly mistakes. The fewer mistakes you make, the better your move will…
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Tips for helping children prepare for a move

Moving can be a stressful time for everyone involved, especially children. Even if you enlist the help of movers, it will still be an adjustment for your children. Here are some tips to help kids transition through the moving process: Talk to them as far in advance as possible. Understand that your kids will grieve…
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