Moving Tips

Moving with School-Age Children

Kids in elementary school may be open to a move, but still need consideration throughout the transition. To avoid the disruption to the school year, summer is a good time to move. But, if the move during the school year cannot be avoided, this is also a good way to meet new kids right away. […]

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Moving with Small Children

Children often relish the daily routines, so a move to a new home and neighborhood is rarely a welcome interruption to their daily schedule and play time. If you have small children, here are some tips to keep them engaged and involved in the process: Give them something small to do While you don’t need […]

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Moving this Spring?

Spring can be the ideal time of year to move and make a fresh start in a new home. The weather is cool and crisp, which is perfect for moving, unpacking, and orienting yourself to your new home. A previous blog article talked about the importance of selecting a mover early and being cognizant of […]

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Moving During the School Year

There are a lot of good reasons to move in the spring, but changing schools can be a serious challenge if you have school-aged children. Here are a few tips for a mid-year school change. Bring your child to the new school before their first day. Let them meet their teacher and learn how to […]

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Spring Moving Tips

There are two great reasons to move in the springtime – the weather and it’s the ideal time to sell your home. According to Bankrate, homes listed during the spring sell an average of 18.5 days faster that those listed during other months. Ready to move? Here are a few tips: Book your moving company […]

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Moving Safety Tips

Many people choose to move into a new home or apartment in the fall – the weather is typically pleasant and cooperative and the incentive of getting settled before the holidays is appealing. If you find yourself in this situation, consider these moving safety tips: First and foremost: protect your back! Moving can definitely take […]

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Getting Ready for Fall Self-Storage

Fall is the ideal time to reserve a self-storage unit with SpaceMart and begin packing items. If you plan ahead and pack efficiently, you will be able to easily access your items any time of day or night, year-round. Plan What You Will Store Start by identifying items that will be packed in boxes and […]

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Moving in Colder Months? Consider These Tips

Planning a move in the winter can have some challenges, from the weather to securing friends willing to help in cold temperatures. Here are some tips to help you prepare: Keep an eye on the changing weather – and consider how the weather will impact travel and traffic. Plan your route and an alternate route […]

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Tips and Tricks: Moving Heavy Items like a Piano

Moving a very heavy item like a piano is not an easy feat. However, we have a few tips and tricks to make the job easier and safer. First thing’s first…enlist good help. Pianos are not only heavy but also awkward. Uprights carry all of their weight at the top and the legs and feet […]

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Tips and Tricks: Moving Heavy or Bulky Furniture

It’s happened to all of us – we have help lined up to move a piece of heavy furniture and something comes up, or plans change, and you’re stuck trying to figure out how to move the load yourself…without breaking your back. Here are a few tips and tricks: Packing blankets are multi-functional. They don’t […]

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