Category: packing

Ask Herlihy: Does Furniture Need to be Taken Apart for Moving?

20 Nov

Ask Herlihy: Does Furniture Need to be Taken Apart for Moving?

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The goal of any move is to make sure that your furniture and other belongings arrive at your new home in the same condition as when they left your old home. To meet that goal, certain pieces of furniture may need to be taken apart. Most large, solid pieces of furniture can be moved intact. […]

How to Start Packing for a Household Move

22 Oct

How to Start Packing for a Household Move

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Moving takes time, and packing usually takes longer than you think it will. To avoid a frenzy of last-minute packing, you should start at least six weeks before you move. You’ll probably want to declutter by selling, donating or discarding items you no longer need to reduce the size of your move. You can do […]

Moving Tips: Ways to Keep a Local Move on Budget

29 May

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: Packing Furniture with Drawers

30 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 […]

Moving Review: Moving Antiques from Kentucky to Columbus and Beavercreek, Ohio

27 Nov

Moving Review: Moving Antiques from Kentucky to Columbus and Beavercreek, Ohio

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Herlihy has decades of experience in moving antiques and family heirlooms. In fact, much of the furniture we moved in the 1920s now qualifies as antique! Cheryl C. and her family recently entrusted our Columbus moving office with a multi-part move from their late father’s home in Flemingsburg, Kentucky to storage in our Grove City […]

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 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 […]

Green Moving Tips for an Environmentally Friendly Move

07 Aug

Green Moving Tips for an Environmentally Friendly Move

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If you’re like most Americans, you’ve accumulated a lot of “stuff.” And you seldom realize just how much you own until you’re ready to pack for a move. This year, more than 43 million Americans will pack up their households and move. If you’re among them, remember to watch out for Mother Earth in the […]

Moving Review: Long-Distance Move from Athens, Ohio to Tennessee

02 Aug

Moving Review: Long-Distance Move from Athens, Ohio to Tennessee

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As a locally owned agent of Mayflower Moving, Herlihy Moving & Storage has the trained personnel, equipment and other resources to handle any local or long-distance move. We recently had the privilege of helping Sandra G. with a long-distance move from Athens, Ohio to Johnson City, Tennessee. After our Athens moving team had finished the […]

Tips to Make Your Move Less Stressful

24 Jul

Tips to Make Your Move Less Stressful

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Relocating your home can be one of life’s most stressful events. But, as author Jeff Wuorio writes for USA Today, there are simple strategies to reduce the stress. In addition to giving yourself enough time to plan and execute your move, Wuorio recommends that you research moving companies carefully and get comprehensive estimates. Read the […]

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