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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.

Small office packing and moving

3 simple steps to clean out your clutter before moving

Most people have too much stuff in their homes that they haven’t used in years. However, when moving, it doesn’t make sense to carry all the clutter with you to your new space. Instead, use this time to declutter and throw away or donate the extra belongings you have lying around. First, start with big…
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Commercial movers 5 Star Moving and Storage

How to safeguard your antiques in time for your next move

We understand that damage to antiques during a move can cause financial and emotional distress for our clients. The age and fragility of these items often makes repairs costly. Antiques can even lose value after repairs. Sometimes repairs aren’t possible at all and the items are irreplaceable, such as antiques that are rare or hold…
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family packing and moving

Are you a long way from 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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finding boxes for your Colorado Springs move

Tips for downsizing and organizing belongings before your move

People often waste money during a move by failing to organize their belongings. They pay to transport items that they rarely or never use. They also spread out their belongings too much across unnecessary boxes. By following these tips, you can save money and have a stress-free move. Instead of holding onto items for “someday”…
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Professional movers 5 Star Moving and Storage Colorado Springs

Why you should leave moving & packing to the pros

Some people think that they’ll save a few dollars by renting a van and moving 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 — or…
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Authorized military movers Colorado Springs

Storage with military precision

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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Commercial movers 5 Star Moving and Storage

Three major categories for your items when moving

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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Packing boxes near me

Be a box labeling ninja

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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Professional movers 5 Star Moving and Storage Colorado Springs

When superheroes arrive at your home!

You’re moving and don’t want the hassle of doing all that packing yourself. That’s the time to call in our Movers Packing Superheroes! Okay, we may be stretching a point here, but they do sort problems and restore calm where there is anxiety. Simply because they know just what they are doing. No bat-thingies or…
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Warehouse storage and moving

Storage: refresh your home without the stress

Professional organizers and interior designers encourage their clients to eliminate clutter and dispose of unnecessary items in their homes. But sometimes it’s just too hard to part with an old chair or an antique lamp that just doesn’t quite fit with the newest trends in home decor. With a unit at our Colorado Springs storage…
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Professional movers 5 Star Moving and Storage Colorado Springs

Helpful moving checklists

Start your moving plans right with an organized binder of lists! Yes, that’s right — you need more than one list for proper project management. 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…
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Moving boxes to pack and move

How to take your plants with you when you move

A lot of people have indoor plants, some of which they have been taking care of for an extended period. But what happens when you have a big move coming up? Do you try to re-home your plants or leave them behind? Following these tips can ensure that you move your plants safely to your…
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