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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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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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5 unique (and often forgotten) moving checklist items

You’ve scheduled with your Colorado Springs movers and taped up most of your boxes. The post office and others know your new address, and the utility companies have been called. You’re feeling secure in getting those “big picture” items done before your move. Here are five more final-hour to-do items to keep in mind: Cover…
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How to quickly make extra cash for your move

Individuals, families and even business owners sometimes fail to have enough money to cover all of their moving expenses, including costs related to buying supplies, hiring movers, paying for meals, maintaining vehicles and handling emergencies. The fact is that you don’t have to do much to make the cash you need for your move: Collect…
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How to successfully move to a new workplace

The prospect of moving your company to a new location can seem very daunting. However, there are a few things you can do in order to make your move successful. Create a plan Create a plan to help organize items into numbered boxes and produce a corresponding list. This will reduce the risk of losing…
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3 things you should write on your moving calendar

It’s no surprise that moving day can be complete chaos, but with the help of a moving calendar, you can keep things organized and under control. Here are 3 ways to use a moving calendar to help make your move less stressful. 1) Write down the day you should start packing and stick to that…
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The best places to find free moving boxes and supplies

People often attempt to move their homes and businesses without much preparation, which means that they then have to search for boxes and other moving supplies at the last minute. Although many moving companies sell these items, some people don’t have enough money in their budgets to afford the added expense. If you don’t have…
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