How To Save Money While Moving Out

March 26th, 2019
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Moving is a difficult endeavor that involves a lot of work and money. Although moving will always inflict damage on your bank account, there are ways that you can minimize the expense without risking the safety of your belongings. Read more below for the most common tips!

Plan out the entire process

Planning out and strategizing each step in the process can help you save time and money in the long-run. With each step carefully planned out, you can allocate your energy and money to the important things.

Pack your belongings

With packing taking up a major part in your move, you’d want to hire a professional moving company to pack your belongings for you. The downside is, they can be a bit pricey. If you are really on a budget, consider packing all your belongings yourself. If you live in a relatively larger space, try dividing the task to different individuals in the household.

Look for Free Boxes

Moving will most definitely involve a lot of boxes and cartons for your belongings. There is definitely no need to buy new boxes and cartons for your move. A lot of supermarkets, department stores, or retail stores usually throw away used boxes regularly.

Sell and Donate the Things You Don’t Need

Moving to a new place doesn’t mean you have to bring everything that you currently own. Sometimes, you have to decide to leave some things behind such as appliances or furniture that you know won’t be necessary in your new place. This is another great way to reduce the load on your move and would definitely help cut down costs on transportation

Purchase moving insurance

This may look like a step back from the main theme of this blog but purchasing insurance can give you huge savings should anything break and all for a small price up front.

Rare Moving and Storage is here to help you with your move! We understand that moving can be expensive, so we tailor our services based on your wants and needs. If you are looking to move, call us now and get a free estimate!

Moving Tips – Seniors

March 4th, 2019
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We all know how stressful moving is. It is never a one-day event but a long stretch of planning to be able to move successfully, without hiccups. The moving process may feel overwhelming and it seems that the list may look endless, but with proper planning and allotting days to really focus on what to do can do so much! On top of all that, special plans need to be considered when moving with seniors as they can’t handle the same amount of stress as you do. For seniors, any move can be stressful.  Read more below for some tips on what to do when moving with seniors.

Starting Early

You want to prepare for your move as early as possible. By being focusing on areas that need more attention such as those filing cabinets you have in other rooms or the garage. By taking the time to focus on that area, you can just collect those items as your moving date creeps closer.

Break tasks into smaller task

Moving or downsizing is a large task to check off the list so you would want to break it down into smaller tasks to make it more possible to get done. One way of doing so is by picking a small area of the house first or making a list of priorities you want to tackle first.

Ask for Help

Moving is stressful for any individual and no matter how big the move is, you probably need some help. Ask for help from some family members or friends that can help you load and unload boxes. If you can’t get anyone to help you, make sure to set aside a part of the budget for some professional movers, such as Rare Moving.

Rare Moving Storage has a team of professional movers who are highly-experienced in packing and moving for residential and commercial places. If you are planning on moving and need help, call us now!