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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.

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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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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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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Warehouse storage and moving

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…
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Moving boxes to pack and move

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…
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Commercial movers 5 Star Moving and Storage

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…
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family packing and moving

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…
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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…
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