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    When it comes to moving and relocations, storage is never far behind. People sometimes require the services of a storage facility for different reasons. It could be because their new, temporary home is significantly smaller than the previous one. It could also be because the new house is not yet fully furnished so your stuff needs temporary storage. Or it could also be because you need to move ASAP and just need a fast and safe place to store your belongings.

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    How to Ship Animals to Another State
    12 months ago by Jeremy Baker in Packing Tips

    Long distance moves create certain challenges that do not exist when making a local move. Not only do you need to make arrangements for your furnishings, household items, and car you also have to take into consideration any pets you have. Animals cannot ride in the back of a moving van, making it your job to figure out another method of introducing them to their new home. Meeting State Regulations The transportation of live animals across state lines is monitored, and you may be asked to show certain documentation depending on which states you are entering. When planning your move, call your new state’s state veterinarian and ask about their specific regulations. If your animal is traveling by ground transportation you will also need to consider the regulations for any other state they may be driving through.

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    After weeks of preparing, packing and moving all of your personal items to a new home, you finally get to the fun stuff. Unpacking and setting up a home solidifies the move and gives you the chance to make a fresh start by setting up exactly the way you dreamed of. Start With a Deep Clean If possible, try and get to your new home the day before or morning of your move and give it a good clean before you start moving your stuff in. Even if the previous owners or the landlord has left it in pristine condition, you’ll still feel better having given it the once over yourself. If you have to wait until you move in, make sure you have your cleaning supplies in a clearly marked box so that you can pull that out first and get to work. Monitor the Moving In You labeled the boxes for a reason, so there is no reason why the kitchen plates should be in your bedroom. If you are having help with moving in to your new home, make sure that you are available to direct the flow of traffic to the right rooms.

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    The moving process is no picnic, whether it is across town or across the nation although cross town moves do have some advantages over long distance moving. If you are moving to a new neighborhood that is only a few miles away follow these tips to help keep your costs down and moving day a breeze.

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    There is no doubt that as you begin clearing out closets before your move, you will come across a large number of items that you really don’t have a use for anymore. You could toss them in the trash, or make donations with them, or you could earn your moving van money by having a garage sale. Getting the Items Ready for Sale Before you begin to go through all of the items that have accumulated over the years, designate a part of your home to place those things you are going to sell. This will help you to keep things organized right from the start. Keep like items together such as clothes, books and toys together to make it easier when it is time to set the garage sale up outside.

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