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The Best Mobile Home Movers

One of the best parts about having a mobile home is being able to transport it wherever you want. However, it is a process that requires a lot of planning and logistics. It’s not as simple as just finding a moving company, because you need a mover that is specifically experienced in mobile home transport. […]

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How Much Does Junk Removal Typically Cost?

A study conducted by the Frontier Group states that the average American disposes of seven pounds of trash daily. That equates to 2,555 pounds of waste per person annually. Nearly 30% of the trash that Americans throw out is product packaging. Another 20% of garbage in American households comes from nondurable goods, including newspapers or […]

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What Junk Removal Companies Will (and Won’t) Take

If you’ve got junk piling up in your garage, basement, or even your living room, you might need the help of a junk removal company. These companies pick up junk removal items from your home or business that you can’t dispose of yourself and haul them away for a fee. Junk removal items include old […]

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A Complete List of Moving Discounts for College Students

College is an amazing investment in your future. But it’s also expensive. As a college student preparing to move, make sure you know about the variety of storage and moving discounts out there.

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A Complete List of What Won’t Moving Companies Move

The last thing you want on Moving Day is to get stuck with leftover items that movers won’t move. So, before you hire a professional moving company, do some research. Find out what movers won’t move ahead of time. That way, you can decide whether or not you should dispose of those items, or try to transport them yourself.

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What Size Storage Unit Do I Need?

When you’re looking at storage unit sizes, one of the most common questions you are going to ask is, “how big of a storage unit do I need?” Answering that question helps prevent you from getting one that’s too big and wastes money, or one that’s too small and forces you to squeeze your valuable […]

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What Size Moving Truck Do I Need?

When you find a new place, packing your belongings and getting appliances ready for transport are necessary tasks. The more moving preparation tasks you complete ahead of time, the fewer things you have to worry about when Moving Day arrives. Those tasks include answering the question, what size moving truck do I need? Understanding the […]

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Climate-Controlled Storage: When It’s Necessary

When renting from a self-storage unit facility, you might see options for climate-controlled storage. These units have climate control to protect sensitive belongings from extreme temperatures. Typically, these storage units are inside a facility where it’s possible to maintain consistent temperatures and humidity. These units protect your belongings from fluctuations in temperature that could hurt […]

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How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Car?

Whether you are moving to a new country or across the country, a long-distance move is a significant life event that requires adequate planning. One of the many daunting elements of the moving process is getting your car to your new home. While shipping the vehicle will help you save time, protect your car, and […]

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The Complete Guide to Junk Removal

We are all guilty of having some junk lying around our homes. But that clutter can really get in the way when you decide to move to a new house. You then have to choose to donate, recycle, or throw it away. But another alternative (that could save you some much-needed time) is to call […]

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Which Moving Services are Right for You?

Moving services aren’t one-size-fits-all. From auto shipping companies to trailer rentals, to a POD or the most basic two men and a truck type of moves, you have decisions to make. Allow plenty of time to see how your options fit your timeline and your budget. So avoid the hassle (and the potential expense) of […]

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How to Find Moving Help You Can Trust

When you need help moving, you have plenty of options. Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, there’s assistance that’s sure to fit your lifestyle and your budget. If you’re asking yourself, “How do I find the best moving companies near me?” you’re not alone. Should you find local movers or go […]

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Everything You Need to Know About Auto Shipping Companies

Sending a car from one city to another — let alone cross-country — is no small feat. That’s where auto shipping companies come in. They handle the nitty-gritty details so you can focus on your move. Auto transport carriers work with drivers to get your vehicle where it needs to go. But there’s more to […]

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Should I Hire Professional Movers or Do it Myself?

Many factors influence the decision to hire professional movers. MYMOVE’s step-by-step guide helps you consider important questions regarding your stress, budget, time, and more.

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How to Decide If You Need to Hire Furniture Movers

Should you hire furniture movers, move furniture by yourself, or just sell everything and start over? Here are some questions to ask yourself as you decide.

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Choosing a Moving Truck For Your Long-Distance Move

You’ve decided that you’re going to rent a moving truck for your upcoming move. Should you rent a one-way truck or a round-trip truck? Here are some tips and tricks to determining which rental is right for you.

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Protect Yourself from Common Moving Scams

Watch out for companies that hold your things hostage until payment or charge exorbitant prices. Read this guide to protecting yourself from moving scams.

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Find the Best Moving Truck for Your Move

The two major considerations when renting a moving truck are truck size and cost, and there are plenty of questions to ask before making a decision. But don’t worry — MYMOVE researched three major rental companies to help you get the best truck for your buck.

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At Your Service: Five Pros, Besides Movers, Who Make Moving Easier

Asking for help can be hard—but asking for help moving? You’re suddenly in the starring role in Xfinity’s commercial where everybody you know and love is miraculously unavailable. Professional movers can be godsends when it comes to the heavy lifting, but what about the miscellany of to-dos you’re guilty of being miraculously unavailable for — […]

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How to Choose (and Drive) a Moving Truck

Both choosing and driving a moving truck can be intimidating prospects. Make sure you and your things get from point A to point B safely with these pro tips.

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What is Moving Insurance?

If you have movers insurance, you may not be on the hook for the total cost of items damaged or lost during a move. Here’s coverage types to consider.

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Job Offer from Afar? Let’s Break Down Relocation Costs

When your dream job offer arrives in your inbox, you’l probably accept before you can say, “Where’s the bubble wrap?” But when that offer…

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Does Your Moving Company Need a License? A Statewide Guide

Finding a moving company you trust can be hard: especially if you don’t know what you’re looking for. Here’s a look at registration requirements for every state.

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How Much to Tip Movers

We all know the service industry standard: 15% or more. However, the formula for tipping movers isn’t quite as clear-cut. Here’s how to not make it awkward.

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How do You Know if You’re Paying Too Much For Movers?

Don’t get blind-sided with surprise fees come moving day. Watch out for these signs that you’re overpaying for a moving service.

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Tips to Protect Your Moving Truck from Overnight Theft

It happens more often than it should, and when it does, it’s devastating: moving trucks being broken into and emptied out by thieves…

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What to Consider Before Renting a Storage Unit

You’ve closed on your dream home (congratulations!) and your move-in date is quickly approaching. It’s time to start thinking about loading…

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Lower Moving Costs with Hybrid Moving Techniques

Are you looking to move on a dime? If you don’t think you need to hire movers to pack your things, transport them, and unload them, you may not need to hire a full-service moving company. Instead, think of your a la carte options.

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Essential Questions to Ask Your Moving Company

One of the most tedious aspects of using professional movers is having to get separate quotes from different companies. Use MYMOVE’s list of questions when talking to each company. Learn more now to save you from a headache later.

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How to Rent a Moving Truck: Myths vs. Facts

Once you’ve decided to handle your move on your own, the next step is to rent a moving truck. If you’ve never done it before, renting a…

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