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Welcome to our blog! We know that moving and storing can be stressful, so we’ve created this blog to answer your questions and help give you some peace of mind. Peruse our collection of insider packing and moving tips and information to get the upper hand in your move. We update our blog regularly, so be sure to check back for new blog posts!

6 Things to Consider When Choosing Long-Term Storage

Whether you need long-term storage to hold seasonal belongings, for a move, or for any other reason, there are some important things you’ll want to consider before choosing a storage facility. But if you’re not sure on how to go about choosing the best facility, there’s nothing to worry about. Here are six important things to consider then next time you need long-term storage: 1. The Location of the Storage

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6 Easy Steps to Move Your Home Office

When it comes to moving, some rooms in your home are more difficult to pack and move than others. Most people consider the kitchen one of the most difficult rooms to pack. But did you know that the home office is a close second? Moving expensive and fragile technology, work documents, and larger furniture can be extremely difficult. Luckily, you have nothing to worry about. Here are six easy steps

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What It Means to Be Full-Service Movers

Full-service movers are a bit different than your average local moving company. If you have ever moved before, you know how difficult and stressful it can be to move out and move in by yourself. Even if you have received assistance from movers, they usually only help bring in the heavy stuff and then leave. What if you had more assistance than just muscle? That’s what it means to be

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6 Benefits to Working with Local Moving Companies

Discover a reliable moving company from the very beginning by choosing a local moving company. Local movers will not only save you time and money, but you will receive a level of personal service you won’t find from a large moving and delivery chain. Here are six benefits you can expect from choosing Slater Transfer & Storage when moving locally. 1.  You’ll Save Money from the Beginning Moving can be

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What to Look for in Cross-Country Movers

If you’re relocating across the country, finding a reliable and efficient mover can be a difficult task. There is a lot you want and things you want to avoid in cross-country movers. But you may be asking yourself: how do I choose the best movers for a cross-country move? Here are some things to look for in cross-country movers to help you select the best company for the job. Check

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8 Essential Tips for Moving into a Bigger House

If you’re moving into a larger home, congrats! This is a big milestone for many families and individuals, especially if they have multiple children and have been wishing for some extra space for a while. Upsizing is an exciting event but can leave people feeling overwhelmed with the length of their resulting to-do lists. Follow these eight tips to help make your family’s residential moving experience as smooth as possible.

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4 Secrets for Storing Wreaths and Other Holiday Decor

Holiday décor is an integral part of the Christmas fun. But it’s no fun to put the decorations back in storage once the holidays are over. Most decorations are fragile, oddly shaped, and hence difficult to pack. Improper packing can cause them to break or make it frustrating for you to unpack them when it’s time to use them again. Use the smart ways to pack your decorations, so your

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How to Ensure a Great Office Move

Whether you’re a manager or business owner, office moves are a big project to oversee. These types of moves have unique challenges and considerations that differ from a residential move. Every office relocation is different, depending on the company size, industry, destination, time frame, budget, and other factors. However, some key principles can help ensure a smoother process from start to finish regardless of the specifics. Think Through Your Needs

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10 Essential Senior Moving Tips

Whether you’re a senior citizen ready to downsize to a smaller home or helping to move your elderly parents into a new house, there are several steps to take to help make the move as smooth as possible. Moving can be difficult for anyone of any age, which is why it’s important to be prepared with these 10 essential senior moving tips. 1. Create a Moving Process Checklist Before you

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6 Things to Remember Before Moving Out of State

Slater Transfer & Storage has helped our customers in Utah, Nevada, and New Mexico with enough out-of-state moves to understand that the actual moving trip is half the battle. There’s another level of preparation for an out-of-state move that takes place, even before you pack your first box. Ask yourself about these things to help get you on the right track for your out-of-state move. 1. What’s your budget? It’s

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