• While every move is unique, there is some tried and true piece of expert advice that can apply to just about every move- and the experts at Eastern Connection Movers have it down pat since 1987, we have helped tens of thousand of customers move their household stuff across the country and locally as well. Along the way, we have compiled an arsenal of expert advice from professionals who have done [...]

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    So often I'm asked, how to go about finding the right moving company. There are so many ads for moving companies online especially those brokers whom seem to present themselves as a moving & storage company with their own employees with company-owned trucks but, after booking your move with them on moving day you sadly discover that the company you thought was on the up and up really are just[...]

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     Easy to Forget Items to Do When You Move   From finding day care for your children to marking your boxes that you just packed, you must not overlook these important things to do moving tips.   George Maier, Editor for Eastern Connection Movers    Monday Apr 15, 2013 " Practically every person we knew and our pastor and the people from our church  tried to get our California King mattress[...]

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    If you’re trying to keep costs down when relocating, then you’ll want to try doing as much of the move yourself as you can. Packing yourself is one way to reduce unnecessary additional costs, and can be done very effectively with minimal financial requirements. Here’s how: Boxes and containers If you’re thrifty, then you may have kept some of the boxes you got when you purchased new [...]

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    Boxes and bags are the staple for moving - whether you're using plastic boxes and under bed storage containers, or getting cardboard ones - using suitcases, or black and plastic bags, you'll need to consider how many you need and allow for extra. You'll also need newspapers, paper, packing foam and/or bubble wrap. You'll also need tape, a marker pen and if you get them, stickers to mark your [...]

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    Packing Fragile Items

    Fragile are some of the hardest items to pack. From ornaments to dishes, antiques, photos and lights, you’ll need to consider what you’re packing, and how best to transport them. Large photos, framed items and paintings other wall based items are easiest wrapped in bubble-wrap and then placed carefully in a safe place – they’ll need to be monitored carefully when moving, as anything [...]

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    Top Moving Tips

    Boxes are a staple for moving because they are usually quite regular sized, easy to carry and if taped together correctly, rarely fall apart. Regular sizes are important for maximizing your van space and ensuring you’re not wasting areas in your transport that could otherwise be filled. On the flip side, bags can be compressed anywhere! It is possible however for bags to be mistaken for [...]

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    Scheduling Your Moving Truck-How Much Notice Do You Need?

    Unless you're moving a very short distance and can do many hops in your own car or pickup - or if you're moving with a group of people (such as in the Military), or your family has access to a suitable truck, its important to schedule your moving company as far in advance as possible, to allow you to ensure that you get your truck on time and in the right place. You can collect quotes online based[...]

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    Moving a Business

    Moving a Business You have to move your business so where do you start? Well, let us assume that your business is healthy and growing and you are looking to relocate. Moving a business or office can take some careful planning. There are a few key considerations that are essential to a smooth transition. Start with your logistics. What needs to be addressed with reference to your goods and how you [...]

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    Cleaning Tips for Moving Day

    One of the most annoying things about moving  is the cleaning – and removing stubborn stains and marks is one of the hardest things to do when prepping your house for a move.  Its always important, when using these tips to spot test and ensure that you won't be doing more damage than good.  You should also always take your cleaning items with you – a box of your most commonly used items or [...]

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