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9 Tips for Decluttering Your Home Before the Holidays

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Fall home decluttering tips to use now! Whether you are planning to move or are just getting ready for fall holiday guests, you've realized you have a lot of stuff.  The time to organize and declutter is now. Here are 9 tips for decluttering your home before the holidays arrive. Plan a date to put outdoor summer items away early - earlier than you think. It’s much easier putting them away while the sun is shining and it’s relatively warm than waiting until it’s dark at 4 pm. If you're … [Read more...]

Top 10 Household Moving Do’s and Don’ts

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The more care put into planning your move, the better it will go.  Please read the tips below for things worth considering when it comes to preparing for your household moving day.   Top 10 Household Moving Do's and Don'ts DO Give Yourself Time -- Do give yourself plenty of time to purge in advance of your planned move date if you have clutter or are downsizing your home. DO Hire Licensed Movers -- Do hire a licensed mover with a long list of references and check their … [Read more...]

Moving Season Tips and Tools for #MovingMonth

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From the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA):  "National Moving Month each May kicks off the busy summer moving season as Americans move from one home to another, across town or around the nation. The U.S. Census estimates there are 3 million moves from state to state each year, with 800,000 of those handled by professional movers. Scam artists and imposters who pretend to be a moving company may sometimes take advantage of unwary customers. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and the … [Read more...]

More Tips to Help You Take Control of Your Move!

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Here are more pre-move tips to help you take control of your move! If you are feeling some pre-move stress, you aren't alone.  Many people absolutely DREAD moving.  Thankfully there are a number of professional sources that have advice on how to better manage stressful situations including move planning. In this article we've pulled together some of the most popular tips that may help you have a calmer and more organized move day. 1. Get organized.  Proper Planning Prevents… problems!  … [Read more...]

How to Save Money When Moving

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What are some ways I can save money when moving? Questions like, “What can I do to reduce the cost of my move” are ones we hear often at Clancy Relocation and Logistics.  Whether you are a homeowner, renter, one of our commercial customers, or a member of our team; we all want to know how to save money when moving. Here are some of the most common ways you can save money on the total cost of your move: 1. Decide what to Keep, Sell, Toss or Donate.  Get rid of what you don’t need to move … [Read more...]

Tips for Relocating with Kids

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A move to a new home can be an exciting experience for children, if you employ careful planning from start to finish.  Planning for relocating with kids begins with informing them of the upcoming move. It also includes organizing the details of relocating, as well as getting acquainted with your new community. Keep Positive! Children normally reflect their parents' attitudes, accentuate the positive.  A positive parental attitude will go a long way toward soothing fears and creating an … [Read more...]

Tips and Precautions for Moving in Winter

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If you are moving in winter, there are some common tips and precautions you may want to take that lead to a safer and better move experience. Moving in winter has its advantages.  Moving in winter can be a cost savings because many families with children choose to move during the summer months when school is out of session.  It is also generally a less busy time of year for moving companies so there is more flexibility when it comes to choosing a moving date that works best for you.  On the … [Read more...]

Packing Tips for Moving

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Packing your items safely helps make sure they reach your new home safely. Please review our packing tips for moving shown below as you prepare to move to your new home or bring items into storage. If you have any questions, please contact us or call your Clancy moving coordinator directly. Packing Tips for Moving Wrap each item individually. Place a two or three inch layer of crushed paper on the bottom of the box or carton for extra cushioning. Pack in layers with the heavier items on … [Read more...]

Moving to a New Home During the Holidays

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Holiday schedules can be hectic with all the shopping and parties filling our calendars. It’s a time of year for celebrations and family but it can also be when you need to get moving. Reasons for moving during the holidays include: job changes, adjustments to care for senior family members and divorce.  Rest assured if you need to move during the holidays you are not alone. And the team here at Clancy Relocation & Logistics is prepared to help you every step of the way. Step 1. Choose your … [Read more...]

5 Tips for Moving Furniture Through the Door

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What to do if your furniture doesn’t fit through the door!? Moving is stressful enough, but could you imagine that your furniture doesn’t fit though the doorway of your new place?  Never assume that just because something fits through the entrance of your current home that it will be the same at your new home. It happens more often than you think. Our professional movers are trained to know how to handle a problem like this. If we are not there to assist you with your move try some of these … [Read more...]