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How to pack glasses

Whether you are relocating home or your business department, call us because we have both residential and corporate moving services. When it comes to packing, our staff can do that, too. But if you are willing to it yourself then we have prepared some tips for you. Clothes and similar things are easy to pack, but you may encounter some problems when it comes to fragile items. They need to be treated with utmost care. Read on to see what to have in mind when asking the question – How to pack glasses?

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What not to pack when moving

What not to pack when moving

When you’ve planned your move, hired a moving company, organized a moving day, discussed all of the moving services you’ll be needing, don’t forget to ask about them what items they cannot or will not transport. Because most, if not all, moving companies have a list of items they will not touch, ranging from dangerous goods to some household items that are known to break easily, no matter how hard one tries. Even though you should check for yourself, here’s a list of the most common items that moving companies won’t touch:

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Battle Hunger in America when moving

The battle against hunger in America continues

As we are halfway through 2018 and have more and more people relocating, we are delighted to have made one of our first milestones in the Move for Hunger movement. We have officially collected enough food to provide 5000 meals! This is a positive movement that makes the job of relocating just that much better, because we get to do what we do best and fight hunger in America, by helping feed someone in the process. We at Cross Country Movers are thrilled and very thankful to all the clients that have taken part in the Move for Hunger initiative by donating food when relocating with us. Our joined efforts are making a difference to those that really need it and it’s all thanks to you.

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Tips for travelling alone

Sure, travelling alone can seem scary at first, especially if you are prone to having paranoid thoughts which just makes it seem even more daunting. Can you go out at night all alone? Wouldn’t it be weird to be alone at the cinema, the bar or in the park? What if you get robbed or attacked? What if your car breaks down? What if the apocalypse happens on that very day you decided to go travelling on your own? Lots of solo travelers have these same thoughts, but there is also the other side of the coin. All the advantages of travelling alone, traveling on your own terms, having the option of avoiding people if you wish so or socializing even more than usual if you just feel like it. Whatever side of the coin you choose to set your mind to in the end, here are some very useful tips for when you are travelling alone.

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Quick tips on moving electronics

Considering that we’re living in an age of technology, so advanced and intertwined with our daily lives that we can’t imagine them without all our appliances, taking and packing those electronic devices with us is one of the top priorities when it comes to the whole moving process. One should also keep in mind that all kinds of electronics, be it small devices or gaming consoles, are very easily damaged when moved. Which can be quite annoying considering how much we rely on them. If you are working as a freelancer, losing your laptop for a couple of days might mean money lost, same goes if your child’s gaming console gets damaged, they would surely be nonplussed when they found out about it. All these are quite strong reasons why you should read about and know how to pack and protect electronics whether you’re moving a couple of blocks away or moving to a different state.

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Moving with your pets

Moving with your pets

The whole process of relocation can be very stressful, as you are trying to organize everything, always double-checking if you had forgotten something or just wondering if you have got enough moving boxes for everything. The moving process is complicated in and of itself, especially if you are moving to another state. But in all this stressful chaos you might not realize that it’s also a stressful experience for your furry friend. So here are some basic tips for moving with your pets. Do keep in mind that most of these tips are aimed at your, ‘usual’, pets, such as dogs and cats and to an extent, birds.

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Moving with or without your plants

Moving with or without your plants

You have decided to move, whatever your reason for moving might be you now need to organize everything and make the moving process as easy as possible. Moving all of your belongings and your furniture, organizing everything is a hassle, especially when after all of that, you look at your plants and have to make an important decision of what to do with them when you move.

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4 easy ways to pack a china cabinet

4 easy ways to pack a china cabinet

China cabinets are elegant and beautiful pieces of furniture that introduce unrivaled levels of charm and coziness into our homes. In addition to their captivating look and design, such cabinets often display one of the most fragile and exquisite pieces of furniture we own, from magnificent fine chinaware and crystal glassware to priceless heirlooms and expensive collector’s items.

Still, all of the prized items found on display inside a china cabinet have one thing in common, they are incredibly fragile and might break unless handled with the utmost care. And that is why, when the time comes for you to relocate your household belongings to a new home, one of the more challenging tasks you will need to complete before moving day will be to safely pack your china cabinet for the upcoming long distance move.

The 4 easy ways to pack a china cabinet is to use the best packing practices of protecting the highly fragile chinaware, heirlooms, and collectibles inside it, and then wrapping up the furniture piece itself when you are getting ready to move to your new home.

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3 things to do with your moving boxes after moving

3 things to do with your moving boxes after moving

After all the effort you have put into finding cardboard boxes to pack up and move all of your things, it will not make much sense to throw all of the boxes away without considering some effective ways to dispose of your used moving boxes after your move is completed.

Even if you managed to acquire your moving boxes for free before packing up your things, selecting the laziest option to get rid of your boxes, such as dumping them in the nearest trash bin, is viewed as a huge waste. And, if you had to pay good money for them, then throwing them away is an even bigger waste.

Do you know that you have better options to deal with your cardboard boxes in a timely and environmentally-friendly way? Read these 3 ways to recycle your moving boxes after moving to get a better understanding of why recycling cardboard boxes will prove to be beneficial to you, your friends, and your community in general.

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A Simple Guide For Packing

A Simple Guide For Packing

Whether you are moving just a couple of blocks away or moving to another state entirely, the whole relocation process can be very stressful and tiring. Not only does it seem daunting from the get go, if you don’t organize well enough it can much more draining and tiresome than it needs to. Thankfully there are always ways to make the move less stressful and much easier for you and your family. For starters, reading about these quick tips for packing is surely going to help you in avoiding unneeded annoyances when that moving day comes around.

Very few people actually enjoy doing the packing, yet it needs to be done, and it needs to be done properly if you want your moving day to go as smoothly as possible. Here are some packing tips and tricks that will surely help you in your endeavor.

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