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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.

Warehouse storage and moving

Storage unit hacks

Storage units, both long and short term, are a great way to store your belongings when you’re moving or in transit. However, it’s vital to ensure you’re maximizing your storage space to keep everything safe and intact. Here are some storage hacks that can make the process easier for you. Ask your moving company whether…
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Tips for moving with kids

Moving into a new home can be stressful and challenging. Add kids into that mix, and the process becomes unbearable. However, there are several tips you can use to make moving with kids stress-free. These include: Pack up your house when they’re asleep Ask your kids for help, e.g., they can run a yard sale…
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Reasons to use storage in transit

Storage in transit occurs when you have to store your belongings temporarily before moving into your end destination. For instance, when your lease is up, and you haven’t found a new apartment, you can store your belongings as you search for a place. Here are some reasons why you should use storage in transit during…
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Packing hacks that make your move easier

Many people find packing and unpacking to be the most stressful part of moving. From safely wrapping fragile items to fitting all your belongings in boxes, packing can create a toll on you and make moving difficult. Here are some packing hacks that can make your move easier. Put plastic wraps over drawers, so you…
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4 reasons to donate your items before moving

After staying in your home or apartment for years, you have probably acquired a few belongings that you don’t use. This can be anything from the freezer in your garage to the nightstand in your attic. However, carrying these items to your new space only creates more clutter. Here are four reasons why you should…
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Tips for moving with pets

Pets are great human companions, but they can be a nuisance when it comes to moving to a new house. This is because your cat or dog relies on comfort and stability and moving doesn’t provide this. Here are five tips that can help you move effectively with pets. Start packing early so that your…
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What to clean before moving out

Moving out can be chaotic and stressful, and it’s essential to prepare for it to ensure the process is as pain-free as possible. One way to achieve this is by cleaning your house early to avoid last-minute rushes. Here are some items you should clean before moving out: Refrigerator: empty it and deep clean the…
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7 Signs you are dealing with a fake moving company

Moving can be complicated, emotional, and sometimes quite expensive. Plus, there’s bound to be issues during the process, especially when dealing with fake or unprofessional moving companies. Here are seven signs to help you know if you’re dealing with a fake mover: The movers have bad ratings They are not registered You don’t receive any…
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Moving during the coronavirus pandemic: What you need to know

The coronavirus pandemic has put a halt to many activities and businesses in the U.S. ever since the government announced a lockdown. However, you may have already scheduled a move before the outbreak and are wondering if you should go through with it. First, call your movers to know whether they are still providing services…
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5 mistakes to avoid when moving

Many people end up having a stressful and tiresome moving experience because of disorganization and improper planning. While there is no right way to move, there are many mistakes you can avoid for a smooth moving process. These include: Last-minute packing as you may forget some valuable items Leaving boxes unlabeled, making unpacking a challenge…
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Moving day dos

Moving day can be hectic for anyone, especially if it’s your first time moving. There is not only a lot to remember, but also you have to stay on top of everything by tracking all items. Here are some dos that can help you have a stress-free move. Ensure your kids and pets are out…
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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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