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How to Pack a Box 101

Here are the basics of packing a box for your move: • Start with a good quality box and reinforce the box with an extra strip of packing tape.  • Place a dish towel, small bath towel or bubble wrap … Continue reading

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What’s in the Moving Container?

Preparing your home for sale may seem overwhelming.  The convenience of a moving container and advice of a trusted agent may relieve some tension.  Let’s start with the exterior since this is the first impression, make it fresh with a … Continue reading

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Help for the Hoarder – Start with Mobile Storage UNIT

Do you suffer from disposophobia, if so, we can help.  The excessive need to acquire leaves little room to live and enjoy your home, yet impossible to sell!  Mobile storage units are the first step and most convenient step since … Continue reading

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After the Move Checklist

After the Move Checklist Keep all receipts and documentation in your move file you may need it at tax time. ( You can call UNITS at 414-476-UNIT for your mobile storage units receipt if you misplaced your orginial.) Get a new … Continue reading

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Moving In Checklist – At New Home!

Moving In Checklist When you arrive at your new home, check appliances, utilities and heating/cooling systems to prevent unpleasant surprises.  Arrange for repairs if necessary. Make sure your new phone service is working and that you can receive mail. Clean … Continue reading

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Moving Out Checklist – UNIT Delivery Day

        Moving Out Checklist When your UNIT is delivered, verify with the driver where you want the portable storage unit placed and sign for delivery. Your are responsible for how your goods are packed and loaded in … Continue reading

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Moving Checklist – 1 Week Before Moving

Moving Checklist – 1 Week Before Moving Finish packing and prepare an “essentials” box.  Designate several boxes and items as “last load” items.  Pack your suitcases and valuables separately. Drain all gas and oil from your mover, snow blower and … Continue reading

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Moving Checklist – 2 Weeks Before Moving

  Moving Checklist – 2 Weeks Before Moving Contact your financial institution to transfer or close accounts.  Clear your safety deposit boxes and pick up some cash for “on the road” expenses. Confirm travel arrangements for pets, plants and family. … Continue reading

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Moving Checklist – 3 Weeks before Moving

  Moving Checklist – 3 Weeks before Moving Make sure all library books and videos have been returned and that all dry cleaning have been pick-up. Start or continue packing items you don’t use often. Decide if you will keep … Continue reading

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Moving Checklist – 4 Weeks Before Moving

Moving Checklist – 4 Weeks Before Moving Reserve your moving and storing UNIT today.  Reserving early will help you get the delivery time that works best for you.  Remember, you can change your delivery time up to 24 hours before … Continue reading

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