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How to Pack and Move Houseplants

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Packing your home for moving is generally pretty straightforward. When it comes to packing and moving houseplants, things can get a little tricky. You’re moving a living thing, so it cannot be packed or shipped like the rest of the items in your home. It’s important that you take extra care to prepare, pack, and […]

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How to Pack a KitchenAid Mixer for Moving

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KitchenAid mixers are a pretty big investment, and, like all expensive items, you’re going to want to give them extra care while packing your home up to move. Unlike hand mixers, KitchenAids are very heavy and have a lot of additional attachments. The biggest things to keep in mind when packing your KitchenAid mixer are […]

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How to Settle Into a New City

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Moving to a new city is an incredible opportunity to experience a new place and meet new people. While the idea of starting fresh can be scary, embracing your new city will help you settle in faster and get accustomed to your new home. While everyone’s approach may be different, there are a few tried […]

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Who to Notify When Changing Addresses

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15 Places to Notify When Moving There are a lot of things to remember when moving. One of the most important things to remember is notifying various organizations and entities of your change of address. Forgetting to call or update information will lead to missed bills or packages ending up at the wrong location. To […]

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Tips for Couples Moving in Together

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Tips for Moving in Together  Are you thinking of moving in with your significant other? Before moving in together, you should first be aware of the challenges that come with living with your boyfriend, girlfriend, spouse, or fiancé. While moving in with your partner can be a very exciting time, it is also a time […]

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20 Items You Should Recycle Before Moving

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Recycle These 20 Items When getting ready to move, you will find that there are plenty of items you do not plan on taking with you. Instead of putting all of these items on your curb to be picked up and sent to a landfill, consider these options to recycle them instead. While you can […]

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Zero Waste Tips for Moving

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7 Zero Waste Moving Tips Moving is a huge endeavor, and if you aren’t careful, can also be a huge source of waste. Without a conscious effort to reduce waste during your move, things like bubble wrap, packing tape, moving boxes, and unwanted items can quickly accumulate and end up in a landfill forever. You […]

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How to Store Fragile Items

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Packing & Storing Fragile Items Some of the most stressful items to pack and store when moving include fragile items like glassware, mirrors, and antiques, but with the right steps and packing materials, you will be able to safely store these items with ease.   Opt for a Climate Controlled Storage Unit When selecting your […]

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How to Store Major Appliances

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Storing Major Appliances Storing major appliances like a refrigerator, dishwasher or stove can seem like a daunting task given how much they cost and their overall size, but with the right prep work, they can be stored safely for a long period of time.   Choose a Climate Controlled Unit Changes in temperature and humidity […]

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What to Leave Behind When Moving

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15 Items to Leave Behind When Moving  Moving can be very expensive. The last thing you want to do is pay to pack, store, and move items you don’t really need. Packing up your home gives you the unique opportunity to go through every item you own and determine its value in your life. Use […]

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