Things you will need: Wrapping Paper – Newspapers are good for miscellaneous items that can be easily cleaned, as the ink tends to soil items. Moving Right Along has unprinted newspaper available at our showroom. Boxes – You will need many different sizes. All boxes should have top flaps so they can be closed and sealed up. … Continue reading "Packing Tips For Moving"
1) Cell Phones Their circuit boards contain a toxic slew of cadmium, lead mercury and arsenic – heavy metals that leach into the groundwater and can cause cancer and birth defects. In 2007, Americans discarded 140 million of the devices. Instead of contributing to this ecological nightmare, hook up with the Rechargeable Battery Recycling Corporation, … Continue reading "10 Ways to Recycle"
Many movers often claim they are providing you with insurance but below is an explanation of how to know if it’s really insurance or merely valuation. Moving Right Along recommends purchasing insurance which will provide you with an actual insurance policy as opposed to just declaring the value of your shipment on a Bill of … Continue reading "Don’t Confuse Valuation With Insurance"
We respect your budget as much as your possessions. There are many ways to price a move. Our relocation consultant will tailor the best and most economical moving package to fit your specific needs but generally when determining the cost of your move the following elements are taken into account. Labor The hourly rate for … Continue reading "Moving Services Pricing"
Give Your Possessions A 2nd Life Oftentimes people move items only to regret it later when they come to the realization that they never use these items. Make the daunting task of packing up all your worldly possessions easier on yourself and try to give what you can to charity. Several agencies pick up household … Continue reading "Donate Your Junk For a Tax Deductible Donation"
Oh to rent a dumpster. These ominous looking beasts, often found on the roadside, can seem like a daunting undertaking to use, rent, etc. Fear not. Here are six steps that should help. Make certain that the dumpster company is fully licensed by the Business Integrity Commission. These companies are very well regulated by New … Continue reading "Renting a Dumpster For Junk Removal"
Moving is the 3rd most stressful experience people endure, so doing a little homework and applying some common sense is well worth it. Jim Rueda, the owner of Moving Right Along Moving & Storage, suggests the following: Steps To Take: Check that the mover prints his license # and local address on forms or advertisements. … Continue reading "12 Ways to Spot an Unqualified Mover"