Blog: December 2017

Moving Etiquette: Should You Tip Your Movers?

When it comes to any kind of personal service, people always wonder when it's appropriate to tip. You do tip waiters and delivery drivers but you generally don't tip the cable guy even though he comes to work at your house. You do tip tow-truck drivers but you don't tip your auto mechanics. So what,...

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5 Ways to Reduce the Stress of a Big Move

Everyone knows that moving can be an incredibly stressful experience no matter how many times you've done it. Even if you find moving exciting and are looking forward to clearing out and getting into your new place, it can still be hard to get everything done in time without turning yourself into a...

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How to Safely Move with Your Grand Piano

You can tell a lot about someone by looking at their possessions. While we all have things like clothes, dishes, shelves, and tables, it's the optional items that are really the best sign of someone's personality and they often the most difficult to move. Some people have telescopes and star maps, o...

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What Style of Packing Service is Right for You?

For some people, moving is an incredibly personal experience in which you lay your hands on every item you own and carefully wrap it up so it will make the trip to a new home. For others, it's an incredibly impersonal experience involving a simple matter of moving stuff from one place to the next. B...

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How a Local Move Differs from an Interstate Move

If you've ever moved, you know it's a lot of hard work and can be overwhelming. Even moving across town or down the street can be stressful for most people. Here's what you need to know about what is involved in a local move and how it differs from a long distance move, along with a few consideratio...

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Self Storage Problems? There are Alternatives

Self Storage Problems? There are Alternatives

If you have more stuff than your current home can hold, or if you are moving and staying in an apartment for a while, then you may have to resort to storage. The most popular option is self storage - and also the cheapest. Self storage, though, can come with some major downsides: Generally, you...

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Google Hummingbird - Latest Update

Google is continually trying to upgrade and refine its search algorithm to display web pages and rank them based on each search. Users are entering millions of searches every minute and Google has to direct that flood of traffic to the most appropriate web page or list of pages. Hummingbird is the c...

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