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...]

6 Practical Office Moving Cost Factors to Know

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Moving your office can be a complex undertaking especially if you are new to office relocation procedures.  The 6 key factors below that determine the cost of office moving are very similar the household move estimate process you may have been through. At Clancy, our move consultants are experienced with helping customers of all sizes and with a wide variety of needs.   Let us help you with more than just the heavy-lifting.  We are happy to help you plan your office move starting with getting … [Read more...]

Don’t Move These Yourself (Household)

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There are some items in your home that pose particular challenges. Even if you ARE able to move these things, should you? Let’s look at them… #1 The Piano In the moving industry and for most home owners, this one is a “gimme”. Big, unwieldy and if you’re not on or going to anything other than the first floor, a little terrifying. The piano. Beyond this items sheer weight, the size and nature of a piano requires great skill and care to move and deliver safely. Risk to both yourself, … [Read more...]

Don’t Move These 6 Things Yourself

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There are some items in your office that pose challenges. Even if you ARE able to move these things, should you? Let’s look at them… #1 Computer Workstations Will your IT staff be busy during the move? Dumb question? Will they have spare time to disconnect and reconnect all of the workstations? Do you remember what it was like when you had to re-program your television and cable box set up? Now imagine doing that x 10 or 50 or 100 or even 500. Our job as professional movers is to … [Read more...]

What does it cost to hire a professional residential mover?

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Planning a move and wondering where to start with a budget? There is no shortage of "moving calculators" online where you can plug in a couple of numbers and get an estimate in seconds. But are you considering the myriad factors that go into calculating a true budget, the ones that don't include mundane basics like the number of rooms, zip code and moving date? While those things can certainly impact your budget, there are probably a lot of other things that will, too, and you may not be … [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...]

Advice from Seniors About Move Planning

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Article provided by Deirdre Dolan Nesline, a Senior Move Planning Specialist and Owner of DeClutter By Deirdre, A Senior Move Management Company. “I waited too long, I should have moved while I was still healthy.” My client (let’s call her Carol) and her husband (Mike) lived in their colonial for 30 years. Suddenly, both needed medical care in separate facilities. They had full-time non-medical care at home and their aides directed us as to what would go to their new, shared home in a care … [Read more...]

Why is Getting an In-Home Moving Estimate so Important?

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Answers to Questions About Your Household Moving Estimate “Do I really need a free in home survey to take place for a moving estimate?”  As one of the team members who answers the phones here at Clancy Moving, I’m frequently asked questions about ballpark quotes and the estimate process. Yes, an accurate household moving estimate may only be calculated after a visual survey of your goods to be moved. Clancy Sales Representatives are trained moving estimators and a key member of the team … [Read more...]