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Five Creative Ways to Upcycle Moving Boxes

Moving boxes, especially high-quality, sturdy ones, can seem nearly impossible to throw away after you’re finished using them. After all, it would be a shame to throw out something that could be used again for another purpose; not to mention, throwing away cardboard is terrible for the environment....

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Should You Own or Rent Your Home in Retirement?

For many Americans, downsizing to a smaller home after retirement just makes sense. After all, trading down to a more modest home will save you plenty of money and increase your cash flow, and you’re likely to spend much less time cleaning and maintaining your property than before. One of the most c...

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How to Properly Pack Shoes and Boots for Your Move

How to Properly Pack Shoes and Boots for Your MoveIf you’re preparing for an upcoming Southern California move, there’s no doubt that you’re going to be spending a good deal of time packing. Everything in your home must be packed securely before the local movers arrive on the big day—from linens, ki...

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How to Pack Fragile Glassware

How to Pack Fragile Glassware Doing most of the packing for your move is a great way to save money and keep costs down. However, you'll still want to take extra care when packing fragile glassware. Otherwise, the glasses can break in the box during transit no matter how gently the local movers tre...

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March Moving Tips

Merit Moving Systems - Helpful Topics & Information Merit Moving SystemsSouthern California Local &Long Distance Movers(877) 233-4248www.meritmovingsystems.comThe Moving Expenses Tax DeductionDepending on the details of your move and the reason's why, you might be able to deduct your moving...

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How to Pack Your Dining Room

Simple Tips for Packing Your Dining Room Safely Moving can be stressful, especially when you don’t know how to pack fragile or awkwardly-shaped items. The dining room can be one the most difficult rooms to pack; from delicate dishes to appliances and large pieces of furniture, you have a variety of...

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What Packing Supplies Do I Need For My Move?

Moving can be difficult and expensive, and if you’re like many, you might be tempted to cut some corners in order to make things simpler and more affordable. For example, some people might suggest asking for used boxes from grocery and department stores. Though there is virtually no up-front cost, y...

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How to Pack Antiques and Collectibles

5 Steps for Packing Antiques Safely When it comes to moving, you need to pack all of your belongings carefully to prepare them for their journey. This is especially true when you are dealing with antiques. Whether they have monetary value or sentimental value, you should make sure they are packed p...

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How to Pack a Lamp in 5 Simple Steps

How to Pack a Lamp in 5 Simple Steps Packing can be simple, but it can seem complicated if you don’t have the right equipment or know the right procedures. When it comes to packing awkwardly-shaped and fragile items—such as lamps—there are some tried and true methods for keeping your belongings sa...

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