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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!

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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5 Tips to Smoothly Move Out of the Country

Moving abroad is a thrilling opportunity that will broaden your horizons and provide you with countless experiences. But one aspect of an international move can dampen your spirits: preparing to move. No matter how many times you’ve moved in the past, getting everything ready to move to another country can be intimidating. Fortunately, our international movers have experience in helping dozens of people just like you successfully relocate to a

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How to Move at the Last Minute

Sometimes the decision of a big move might happen overnight, and maybe you’re moving within a week or less of making that decision. That doesn’t give you much time to get everything in order, pack, and tell friends and family the news. It can be an extremely stressful time, especially if you’re worrying about where to start with such little time to prepare. But it can get done, especially if

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12 Things to Do 2 Weeks Before You Move

Moving is a very stressful time. There are so many things that need to be taken care of: packing, paying bills, canceling subscriptions—it can be a lot. Stress can cause you to get aggravated or frustrated, making haphazard decisions. The best way to avoid or mitigate that stress is to have a concrete checklist and plan for what you need to do each day as the day of the move

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When Is the Right Time to Schedule a Moving Truck?

When moving your home and your life to a new location, there are a million and one things to remember. Do you have enough boxes and plastic totes? Will your delicate items be protected on the journey? Have you called the movers to assist in getting everything into the truck? And then you remember: “I need to schedule a moving truck!” This single crucial detail can derail your entire moving

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