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How to Perform USDOT Number Check and Why Is It Important

Posted in How-to on December 2, 2022

If you are relocating your household goods from one state to another with a mover, you should perform a USDOT number check on the company before you hire them. The United States Department of Transportation (USDOT) number is issued to motor carriers by the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA). The FMCSA is responsible for protecting the public from unsafe and unreliable trucking companies, helping you avoid scams during a move.

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What Size Moving Truck Do I Need When Relocating Across the Country

Posted in Moving Tips & Tricks on November 30, 2022

Relocation can be a stressful time. There are so many things to think about and plan for, especially in the packing department. One of the most important questions you’re probably asking yourself is what size moving truck do I need. So, how do you determine what size truck you need for your move? Keep reading to find out.

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Is Moving a Traumatic Experience?

Posted in Coping With Relocation,Moving Tips & Tricks on November 28, 2022

Depression after changing residency can seem like something that happens only to a few people. Sure, it won’t affect everyone, and if it does, it doesn’t have to affect you in the long term. But feeling emotionally strained after relocating is actually very common. So, is moving traumatic? Let’s answer this question once and for all.

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Moving in With Friends – Yes or No?

Posted in Moving Tips & Tricks,Planning the Move on November 25, 2022

Moving in with friends has always been a dream for many people. But is it smart to turn that dream into reality? Everyone had that moment with their peers discussing what it would be like to live together. You don’t stop to think if there are any downsides to sharing a living space with a friend. That’s why we’re here with a list of pros and cons to help you decide if it is bad to move in with friends.

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The Only First Apartment Checklist You’ll Ever Need

Posted in Moving Essentials,Planning the Move on November 23, 2022

Relocating into your first apartment is an exciting time and a big step towards independence and adulthood. Not only will you become responsible for yourself, but also for your own space, too. That’s why you have to make a first apartment checklist. With this list in hand, you can be sure that you’re covering all your bases and setting yourself up for success in your new home.

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How to Make Moving Easier and More Enjoyable

Posted in How-to,Moving Tips & Tricks on November 21, 2022

It doesn’t matter if you’re going down the street or hiring a long-distance moving company, packing your whole life into boxes can seem almost impossible. That’s why one of the most important questions you should ask yourself when relocating is how to make moving easier and less stressful. No one wants to get to their new location completely burned-out, so let’s see what you can do to enjoy this newest chapter of your life more.

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How to Change Voter Registration When You Move Across the Country?

Posted in How-to on November 18, 2022

Are you one of the many Americans who moved across state lines this year? If so, you’ll need to take a few extra steps to ensure that you’re able to vote in the upcoming election. We will provide you with a quick guide on how to change your voter registration when you pack your things and move. Go through all of the following steps and make sure your voice is heard!

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Here’s the List of Things You Need for Your First Apartment

Posted in Moving Tips & Tricks on November 16, 2022

Relocating from your parents’ place for the first time can be a thrilling and overwhelming experience all at the same time! There’s a lot to take into account when planning your new life on your own, including all the things you need for your first apartment. If you want to get your new place set up and ready to live in, check out our definite list of items you’ll require.

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How to Organize a Garage Sale Before Moving Cross-Country?

Posted in How-to on November 14, 2022

If you’re relocating interstate, you’ll likely want to get rid of some of your belongings before you go – and possibly earn some extra money in the process. One great way to do this is by hosting a sale – but how to organize a garage sale? In this blog post, we’ll provide you with valuable hacks that guarantee a successful outcome. Keep reading for more information!

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How to Get Cheap Moving Supplies When Moving Cross Country

Posted in How-to,Planning the Move on November 9, 2022

Are you relocating across the country and dreading the high cost of packing and moving supplies? Don’t worry – there are plenty of ways to get cheap moving supplies without sacrificing quality or quantity. In this post, we’ll discuss some of the best options for getting affordable materials for packing.

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