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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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Valuables needing protection from festive visitors?

We all hope, even in this awful year, to be able, as best we can, to spend time with loved ones around Christmas. This may mean a home full of family and friends; or some youngsters running riot and having fun. If you have some valuable antique pieces, or collector’s items, family heirlooms or precious…
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Do you have a plan for packing?

If you are someone who likes to undertake at least some of their own packing in preparation for an upcoming move, this is a vital question to have a ‘yes’ answer for. Otherwise, you can suddenly realize that somewhere in one of a pile of boxes is something you urgently need! Therefore, your plan should…
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Are you moving a long way away?

We know that moving home, even within the same city or state, can be an anxious business. If you are moving interstate – maybe even across the country – then this can seem such a huge task. Yet the principles of packing and moving are the same – especially if you are using the most…
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How long should it take me to pack?

Undoubtedly, one of the biggest moving tasks involves packing. How long should it take you to pack up an average-sized home? Here are some guidelines. The amount of time required will depend on the amount of fragile or breakable items. If you also have things in an attic or storage unit, you can expect it…
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Downsizing before your move: paper, paper, and more paper!

Many people hold on to an unbelievable amount of paper during a move even though it adds to the overall weight of their property and increases their moving expenses. Before your next move, separate the piles as much as possible as follows: Paper to recycle Junk mail, retail catalogs, and old envelopes Bills that you…
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Professional movers 5 Star Moving and Storage Colorado Springs

Save your back: hire professional movers

If you are like many people, you want to save money when you spend. That may include relocation expenses when you move. Some folks’ initial thought is that they can move their belongings themselves and save a bundle. But, before you commit to that, think about saving your back. Moving a household requires lifting numerous…
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Office packing and moving

Is your business moving to a new location? Hire movers!

Changing the location for your business can be stressful and overwhelming. From the packing to disruptions in productivity, it can seem like a never-ending process. Luckily, hiring movers can help streamline your moving process, allowing you to focus on your transition to the new location. Experienced movers pack, load, and unload your business furniture and…
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Reasons to let go of unneeded property before your next move

Since movers usually charge by the hour, your budget might not cover the hours necessary to move everything that you own. Additionally, if you plan to invest in a storage unit, you might not have enough money for all of your property. Consider if you truly need to keep the following items: People often keep…
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A Few Occasions that Call for 5-Star Moving Help

Professional movers do more than just help you relocate. They are also handy for several other occasions, including: Rearranging furniture and accessories, particularly when it involves moving items up or down stairs. Moving items to or from a storage unit, basement, utility building, or garage. Transporting or moving heavy items such as a pool table…
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How to move away from a bad situation

The pandemic has brought out both the best and worst in humanity. In the latter case, reports of abuse and domestic violence have gone up worldwide. A lot of people have discovered via stay-at-home orders, work-at-home requirements, and mandated quarantines that continuing to live with their loved ones might not be healthy for them any…
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Immune compromised and moving during these trying times:

For many people, moving is enough of a hassle without throwing the pandemic into the mix. When you are immune-compromised, moving can present several unique challenges. Hiring a moving company can help you stay safe and healthy when you follow these tips: Verify any travel or gathering restrictions. Be diligent with mask-wearing and hand washing.…
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Business office packing

Our helpful 3-stage packing strategy

How frustrating it is when you’re in the middle of a move, to find that something you urgently need or regularly use, has been packed away in the depths of a box! That’s why our team consult carefully with you, and start by packing up in those rooms where you are unlikely to be making…
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