Archive for Moving Safety

Staying Safe While Moving

If you’ve made the decision to move yourself and not hire a professional moving company, remember to place top priority on staying safe while moving. It is important to understand that moving is a physically demanding process. From the packing, to loading the rental truck, and then to unloading the truck into your new home, […]

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Using Smartphone Apps for Disaster Preparedness

There’s a surplus of smartphone apps available for download on iPhone and Android phones. Many of them are useful in disaster preparedness and are downloadable for free or a small fee. We recently read an article on USAA.com about a dozen useful smartphone apps to help you prepare and stay safe in the event of […]

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Why Does a Moving Company Need a DOT Number?

A moving company’s USDOT number is its U.S. Department of Transportation number, usually called a DOT number, which proves the business has registered its operation with the federal government and is operating legally.

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Spot a Rogue Mover Before It’s Too Late!

I hope to shed some light on a touchy subject for us in the moving industry: rogue moving companies. One online dictionary defines a rogue as “an unprincipled, deceitful, and unreliable person; a scoundrel or rascal.” Rogue movers might seem like a great value for the consumer at first glance, but in the long run they cost more money and create unhappy customers. They also help to create the negative association that people have with moving companies in general.

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How To: Moving in Hot Weather – Part 2

We’ve shared hot weather guidelines to stay safe while moving your home or business. However, it is also important to take it a step further and know the signs of dehydration and heat-related injuries during any outdoor summer activities.

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How To: Moving in Hot Weather – Part 1

Whether you are doing the heavy lifting yourself or supervising professional movers while they handle your precious belongings, take extra precautions to prevent heat-related complications and ensure your relocation goes as smooth as possible.

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How to Lift Safely: Top 12 Lifting Techniques When Moving

Safety is top priority on every home and business move conducted by Great Day Moving. When it comes to safety standards, it is important to adhere to proper lifting techniques while packing up your home or office, preparing for moving day, and even for the do-it-yourself move.

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