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How to Pack Small Appliances for Moving

Items such as clocks, small radios and other small appliances need to be packed with plenty of padding to keep their delicate electronic components safe from damage.
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Top Questions for Moving Companies

Ask the right questions; avoid unnecessary charges. The interview process is one that should not be taken lightly.
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How to Pack the Kitchen for Moving

Packing your kitchen can sometimes be one of the most overwhelming parts of your move. Not only do you have fragile items, but you also have large appliances.
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Moving FAQ

When should I call a moving company? The earlier, the better.
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How To Pack Books - Tips From Packing Experts

Packing books seems like an easy task, but our packing experts have shared several tips for you to consider when packing up your book collection.
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Estimate Your Moving Costs

The first step in estimating your local or long-distance moving costs is to consider if you are going to use a professional moving company or move your belongings yourself.
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How To Pack Dishes & Fine China

When packing china and other fragile items for a long-distance move, United recommends using a dish pack.
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How to Move with Kids

A move to a new home can be an exciting experience for children, if you employ careful planning from start to finish.
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How to Understand Moving Costs

When budgeting for an impending move, there is more to consider than money when evaluating cost.
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How to Pack Your Bedroom

Ready to start packing up your bedroom?
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How to Pack the Living Room for Moving - young couple taking a break from packing their living room, using a box as a table for their breakfast muffins - United Van Lines

How to Pack the Living Room for Moving

Before you start packing up your family room, make sure you have all the supplies you will need: Sturdy boxes in various sizes with flaps that can be completely closed
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How to Move Wine

Fine wines require special handling and storage when transporting. Their delicate character and chemistry can be affected by movement, temperature and exposure to light.
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