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5 Things To Make Moving Easier

Moving yourself can be a challenge, whether it is the first time or the twentieth. Picking up everything you own and putting it somewhere else is stressful. It is almost considered a rite of passage, but it is generally dreaded by most. However, with a bit of planning and some specific moving items, it can […]

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Moving With a Pet

Moving with a pet can often be stressful – especially if you’re moving to another city or state and don’t know what to expect. Here are some handy tips to help you plan for moving day that will make your pet more comfortable and your life a little easier. Get a copy of your pet’s […]

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Get to Know Our Team: Neil Gunsalus III

Neil Gunsalus III is a definite asset to the Great Day Moving team. He has worked his way up through the ranks since he was hired as a professional mover. With his willingness to learn and enthusiastic approach to any situation, Neil has definitely proven his commitment to the Great Day Moving level of excellence. […]

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3 Dangers of Hiring an Uninsured Moving Company

Although the moving industry is regulated by both federal and state governments, there are still companies in today’s economy that operate under the radar of regulation. They do so by not properly insuring their business, employees, or your belongings when in their care. The reasons are obvious: reduce overhead by not spending valuable dollars on […]

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Preparing for Moving Day: 2 Common Questions

Most new clients – those moving for the first time or those who haven’t moved in a very long time – have similar concerns that we seek to address during the booking process. We even have various resources you can find here to help in preparing for moving day and to save money when moving. […]

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Tips on Disassembling Before Moving Day

When it comes to preparing for moving day, the more obsessive-compulsive you are, the smoother everything will go once you’re settled into your new home. There is no better example of that than disassembling everything prior to moving day. You must fight the urge to justify that everything should not be taken apart and that […]

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4 Common Moving Scams

Doing things right, taking pride in your work, and neighborly concern are concepts that our grandparents talk about from the golden days. But these values are not always present in our everyday transactions. Relocating is already a significant event in most people’s lives and the different aspects that need to be juggled can seem daunting. […]

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5 Ways to Save Money on Your Next Move

1. Purge Before the Move Discard all the items you don’t need, want, or use anymore by donating to charities before moving day to save money on your move. The less stuff you move, the less you will pay. Most local moving companies charge hourly or by the piece, therefore, you will end up paying […]

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4 Effective Packing Strategies When Moving

Moving may be one of life’s most stressful events, but try using it as an opportunity for a fresh start in life. Applying these effective packing strategies can help reduce the weight of this burden and also allow you to clear out the old stuff and make room for the new.

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How to Emotionally Prepare for Moving Day: Part 2

In Part 1 of this blog series we shared several ways to help you emotionally prepare for moving day. Relocating, whether across town or across the country, is a very stressful life event. We seldom realize that we need to prepare our heart and mind just as much as we need to properly pack all […]

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