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Moving Tips: Packing an Essential Trip Kit

30 Oct

Moving Tips: Packing an Essential Trip Kit

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Entrusting your possessions to a reputable, professional mover is only the first step in planning a stress-free move. You also need to plan for personal comfort and safety during the trip to your new home. We recommend packing essential items in what we call an “essential trip kit.” Include important papers and any items you […]

Moving Tips: Ways to Keep a Local Move on Budget

23 Oct

Moving Tips: Ways to Keep a Local Move on Budget

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Customers often ask for tips on how to keep costs down during a local move. The cost for local moves depends on the number of trucks and movers involved and the hours required for the move. As a result, two of the easiest ways to save money are to perform some of the work yourself […]

Moving tips for newlyweds

02 Oct

Moving tips for newlyweds

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Congratulations! You’re about to enter one of the happiest – yet potentially most stressful – times in your life. Marriage brings more than just two people together – it’s also a merger of belongings. Whether you are moving in together before or after the wedding, some advance planning, proper packing and organization can make the […]

Moving Tips on How to Pack a Bedroom

08 May

Moving Tips on How to Pack a Bedroom

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Good packing is essential to a stress-free move. As you prepare for your move, trust the Columbus, Ohio professionals at Herlihy Moving & Storage to guide you every step of the way, starting with these moving tips. Get Organized Before you start, it’s a good idea to gather everything you’ll need, including: Sturdy boxes of […]

Moving tips on How to Pack a Family Room

01 May

Moving tips on How to Pack a Family Room

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Good packing is essential for a stress-free move. Watch this video and follow Mayflower’s proven techniques for packing your family room items safely and securely. Before you start, it’s a good idea to gather everything you’ll need, including: Sturdy boxes of various sizes with flaps that can be completely closed Packing paper Paper pads Tissue […]

Moving Tips on How to Pack a Dining Room

24 Apr

Moving Tips on How to Pack a Dining Room

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China, glassware and other breakables from your dining room require careful handling when packing and moving. Follow the packing tips below to ensure these items arrive safely at your new home. Before you start, it’s good idea to gather everything you’ll need: Sturdy boxes of various sizes with flaps that can be completely closed. Packing […]

Moving Tips: Packing Furniture with Drawers

17 Apr

Moving Tips: Packing Furniture with Drawers

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“Do I need to empty furniture drawers before moving?” is one of the most frequent questions our customers ask. The answer depends on the type of furniture and what’s inside. Follow these tips for hassle-free handling of furniture with drawers. Clothes Dressers It generally is safe to leave lightweight clothing – sweaters, shirts, blouses and […]

25 Mar

Tips on What Not to Pack When Moving – Hazardous Materials

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Did you know that nail polish and hairspray are hazardous substances? So are common household cleaners, including ammonia and liquid chlorine bleach. Even aerosol air fresheners can pose a threat during transportation. By law, Herlihy Moving & Storage cannot move materials that are flammable, corrosive, poisonous or explosive. These items also cannot be stored in […]

20 Feb

How to Pack a Portable Storage Container

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If you’re planning a do-it-yourself move, these packing tips on how to load Mayflower portable storage containers (Pods) will help you get organized. About Mayflower Portable Storage Containers (PODS) Herlihy offers portable storage and moving containers (Pods) in Columbus, Ohio for do-it-yourself moving customers. Whether you’re moving into a new home, remodeling or just need […]

13 Feb

How to Unpack a House over a Weekend

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It’s Friday evening or Saturday morning. Your moving team has come and gone, and you’re eyeing a stack of boxes the size of Mt. Everest. Here are some strategies to put your belongings back in order before your Monday morning commute. Plan before you pack. The more planning you do before your move, the less […]

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