All Moving Tips and Guides

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How Avatar Relocation charges for local intra New York State moving services

Calculator This article was written to help those who are considering using Avatar Relocation for residential moving service within New York State understand how Avatar charges for such moves. Please remember that answers to questions are available in out Ask-An-Expert FAQ pages, or by calling us at (631) 775…
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How a professional mover will store your household goods in their warehouse

Moving company storage warehouse When you're not quite ready to move into your new home you will need to place your household goods and personal effects into temporary storage. In a previous article we discussed the self-storage alternative versus employing a professional mover to store your belongings. In this article we will…
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Is traditional moving company storage better than self-storage?

Long Island Storage Company When you're not quite ready to move into your new home you will need to place your household goods and personal effects into temporary storage, and customers who need storage needs often choose to store their belongings into a self-storage facility with the belief that self-storage will cost them…
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The pros & cons of moving with a PODS® type self-moving and storage system

Self moving pros and cons An Opinion By Christopher Noblit - The popularity of PODS® and similar types of self-moving and self-storage systems is growing, driven in large part by the perception that these system are less expensive then hiring a full-service professional mover. While this may be true in some instances, I am…
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How to find professional movers you can trust

How to find a good mover It has been said that -- next to loss of a family member or a divorce -- relocation (moving) can be one of life's most stressful events and that relocation stress is worsened by an unprofessional, unprepared or underhanded mover. Alternatively, retaining the services of a high-quality licensed…
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Whats wrong with Internet household moving move brokers?

Internet moving brokers Background -- The Internet "Vision" Circa 1996 During the introduction of Internet access into American households, the Internet was widely regarded as a network that would connect consumers directly with the suppliers of goods and services. The result would be an elimination of the "middle man."…
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What is a van line agent?

What is a vanline agent By Christopher Noblit - American consumers have grown accustomed to the exceptional quality control which is exercised by multi-location companies such as McDonalds where the Big Mac purchased at "Location A" is identical to the Big Mac purchased at "Location B." Unfortunately such quality control…
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Professionalism and integrity are the key to selecting a quality mover

Professional moving & storage company Individuals and families that have lived in our communities for 20 and 30 years deserve the best moving services available. Moving is a traumatic experience, as it is often triggered by changes in peoples lives that may not be so pleasant. Good or bad, these changes cause a certain amount of…
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Climatic change & its effect on wooden furniture

Climatic change and its effect on wooden furniture By Ken Gallacher, Specialized Repair Company - American Moving & Storage Association - While seated on the witness stand in court, a judge once asked me, "How can you tell if damage to furniture is transit related or not?" Even though the judge was satisfied with my lengthy reply, have never…
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Understanding van line and agent movers split liability when storing your household goods

Van Line Split Liability By Christopher Noblit "SPLIT LIABILITY" - THE BAD NEWS When a local moving company/agent visits your home to provide you with a moving estimate, and you advise the agent's representative that you are want to place you goods into storage, you need to understand (because it is most likely that you…
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