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Stressed Out About Your Move? 9 Tips for Managing Relocation-Related Stress

If you’re feeling stressed out about your move, you’re not alone. According to surveys, 64% of people who’ve moved within the last three years claim their recent move was the most stressful event they’ve ever experienced. 43% of respondents who moved without professional help said their relocation was so stressful, they’d never do it again.

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Your Moving Timeline: Logical Organization for Your Relocation

Moving can be stressful. So stressful, in fact, that a recent survey of over 2,000 Americans revealed that for many people, moving is more stressful than getting a divorce, planning a wedding, or interviewing for a new career!

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6 Tips for Moving Large Furniture and Appliances

When it comes to packing and moving household items, handling the smaller stuff usually isn’t too challenging. But large, awkwardly-shaped, heavy items like furniture and appliances can be a major pain to pack and transport. Worse, without proper preparation, moving large, heavy items can be downright dangerous, especially if you’re not quite sure how to tackle the job.

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Planning a Winter Move? Tips for a Successful Relocation

If you’re planning a Seattle move during winter, you’ll need to prepare extensively. Successful completion of a winter relocation requires a few additional steps that you typically don’t need to worry about when you move during any other time of the year.

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Planning to Downsize? What You Need to Do Before You Move

If your current home is too large for your needs, you may be considering making the transition to a smaller space. But moving into a more compact home doesn’t come without its challenges. If you’ve accumulated plenty of stuff over the years, it can be difficult to determine what you’re comfortable parting with. If you’re unsure how to go about decluttering your house before you downsize, the experts at Ed’s Moving & Storage in Tacoma, WA share several helpful tips below.

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Packing Small Kitchen Appliances: 5 Steps for Success

Of all the rooms in your home that you must pack before a move, your kitchen is probably the most challenging to tackle. Not only do you need to pack a substantial collection of fragile dishes and breakable items, but you probably also have several small appliances that require careful attention too. To help you successfully pack and transport your kitchen items, the professional movers and packers at Ed’s Moving & Storage share a few helpful tips below.

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Packing Fragile & Valuable Items: Tips for Success

Whether you’re moving across town or relocating internationally, it’s important to pack your valuable, fragile belongings properly. If you plan to ship items to your new abode, safe packing is especially important since you’ll have little control over how boxes are handled.

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Thinking of a DIY Move? 4 Reasons You Should Hire Professional Movers

If you’re planning an upcoming relocation, chances are you’ve considered conducting the packing and moving process on your own to save some cash. And though that may sound like a great idea initially, DIY moving often comes with several unexpected risks and expenses that might just outweigh the cost of hiring professional movers. Below, the experts at Ed’s Moving & Storage outline why do-it-yourself moving may not be your best (or safest) option.

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What Type of Storage Unit Is Right for You? 6 Essential Considerations

Have too much stuff in your house and nowhere to store it? Are you moving to a smaller home and need a place to keep your large, bulky items? Whatever your reason for needing a storage solution, when it comes to selecting the right type of unit for your needs, there are a few considerations you can’t afford to ignore. Below, our team at Ed’s Moving & Storage discusses the top 6 things you must consider when selecting a long-term storage solution.

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Is There a Difference Between Local & Long-Distance Moving?

If you’re planning a relocation, preparation is key. However, the manner in which you prepare for your upcoming move depends heavily on where you plan to go. If you’re thinking about hiring a professional moving company, one of the first things you’ll need to determine is whether you need local or long-distance movers.

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Seattle / Tacoma, WA Local Movers Ed's Moving has a truck ready for you!

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Our fleet contains a variety of trucks ranging from straight (box) trucks for the smaller jobs and semi-trailers for larger jobs. Some of our services we provide for moving jobs are: