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If you’ve started planning a move, you are going to need expert advice from professional movers. United agents are some of the best in the business and have years of experience moving families - like yours - through every imaginable scenario.

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Pack only food items you are sure will travel well. Keep in mind that there are laws that prohibit movers from transporting some types of perishable goods, so check with your United agent before packing your food.
Wine is an investment that can be easily lost if mishandled during a move. Proper preparation and packing can minimize the risk of damage and spoilage, helping your wine be moved safely.
If you are planning to take your indoor house plants with you on your next move, there are several important items you must consider before moving day.
One of the first things to do when you’re moving is to submit a change of address with the Post Office. The reasons why are obvious—even if you’ve already contacted every single person you’ve ever met and every company you’ve ever done business with to inform them of your new address, there still exists a small chance that somebody somewhere will not get the message.
If you have ever had to make a choice among moving companies for a local or long distance move, you know the decision is not always easy. Whether you have had to hire a moving company in the past or this will be your first time, we hope to help make the decision a little easier for you.

A garage sale held prior to moving can help both lighten the load and bring in some extra cash.

Have your high-value collection appraised by a qualified professional. Appraisal fees vary widely from area to area.
Moving Pets
Most movers wouldn't dream of leaving their much-loved "family members" behind when they move. But pets, like people, are happiest and most content when in familiar surroundings.
These days, having a home security system isn’t so much a luxury as it is a necessity. Especially if you’re moving into a new neighborhood and you have absolutely no idea how safe it is.
Although adding to the workload is probably the last thing anyone wants to think about after moving into a new home, many will see a major home improvement project as a perfect opportunity to make their new home truly theirs.
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