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Welcome to our Moving Tips Index where we've assembled many interesting and informative guides, frequently asked questions, tips, articles, FAQ's, how to's, and website links here in the Avatar Moving Tips Index which we hope you find helpful. If you have any questions about how to prepare for your move, relocation, or your logistics or warehousing project, please don't hesitate to contact us...or use this form to request a free no-obligation moving cost estimate or project consultation.

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Weight tickets2/04/142,7351
Recommendation for move from TX to the UK5/02/133,2591
Why not interleave flaps?7/17/123,7161
Do I need to unpack my dresser drawers when I move?7/02/123,6601
tipping movers/packers11/05/135,8311
How to store antique couch without climate control?9/14/137,3411
What is the hardest thing to move?3/31/124,2231
What items in my house need to be dismantled before moving?2/16/123,6961
Office move: should we empty file cabinet drawers?11/05/1310,5543
Insurance for a self move10/27/113,7061
How do we pack real long stuff into boxes?6/24/113,4461
Why do some movers think they should be tipped over $100 per man6/13/114,1911
How to best catalog items for storage?6/13/113,2881
Packing antique wood furniture for storage11/06/1312,1077
Is it OK to use plastic totes for packing boxes?4/13/118,6961
what is a shuttle and why should I need a shuttle?3/28/115,2761
How does moving insurance work?9/14/135,4521
How does the moving truck get weighed?3/15/119,5601
What is the Atlas smart move all about and how does it work?3/01/116,4023
What is the difference between a weight move vs. a cubic foot move?7/27/104,4871

Free Household Moving Tips & Guides
Household Moving Tips & Guides

Browse our many helpful tips, guides, and FAQs for household moving and household relocation.

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How to move a baby grand piano 4/17/09 44,496
How to pack: packing tips - the complete guide to packing for your move 8/15/06 35,526
How to find a mover you can trust 3/20/09 20,894
The uninsured mover - A homeowners recipe for financial disaster 4/14/05 19,890
Whats wrong with Internet household moving move brokers? 4/14/05 19,580
Moving tips by Michael Perkins 3/15/09 19,166
Moving and how to travel with your pet 1/10/07 16,514
The web guide to household van line moving 11/03/05 16,240
How to manage relocation moving stress 6/22/05 16,155
How to document a mover claim for loss or damage when you move 8/03/06 16,152
IRS Form 3903: Moving expenses you can deduct 3/16/09 15,918
Moving insurance vs. movers valuation - It pays to know the difference 8/03/06 15,008
Understanding van line and agent movers split liability when storing your household goods 4/27/06 14,439
TSA fact sheet: Moving Firearms & Transporting firearms and ammunition aboard commercial air carriers 3/16/09 13,414
Moving? How to operate a successful garage sale! 8/15/06 12,992
Moving antiques: Be certain of their value before you move 1/17/07 12,596
The complete moving & storage relocation glossary 8/03/06 12,081
The myth of the movers binding estimate or not to exceed moving cost estimate 5/05/09 11,663
Bonded moving company? Bonded movers? What does bonded mean? 10/06/10 11,349
Everything you need to know about moving within New York State 8/15/06 11,316
How to get an accurate moving cost estimate 5/05/09 10,096
How to make an apples-to-apples comparison between mover cost estimates 2/09/09 9,324
Moving & mildew - A primer & frequently asked questions FAQ 2/07/09 7,715
Climatic change & its effect on wooden furniture 2/09/09 7,368
Why your highest moving weight estimate may well be your most accurate weight estimate 9/02/09 6,986
The Ready To Move checklist brochure 3/12/09 6,947
Atlas household goods interstate loss or damage liability valuation options 3/31/09 5,024
Understanding Inherent vice and moving company damage claims 10/01/10 4,989
The 7 half-truths which some moving & storage sales persons tell 2/07/09 4,982
The movers table of measurements/cube sheet and your moving cost estimate 6/17/11 4,688
Avatar liability options for moving within New York State 5/08/09 4,589
Moving with your children 2/09/09 4,428
What is moving company shuttle service? 4/01/11 4,379
The pros & cons of moving with a PODSŪ type self-moving and storage system 3/02/11 4,118
Your rights & responsibilities when you move 2/21/09 3,731
Professionalism & integrity are the key to selecting a quality mover 2/07/09 3,670
All about moving boxes for your move 3/30/11 3,606
How to pack odd items for your move 6/24/11 3,235
The ABC's of Moving Insurance 4/28/11 3,227
Your move is not a hamburger - What is a van line agent? 2/21/11 3,182
An Opinion - Google presents scam movers to consumers 4/22/11 2,510
Ready to move? Tips for a successful interstate move 10/04/10 2,202
Tipping Movers & How To Tip Your Mover 6/22/12 1,993
Avatar relocates the practice of world renowned cardiologist, medical researcher and technical innovator 11/01/08 799
How to pack mirrors, pictures & glass tops 8/23/12 683
How to pack dishes when you're moving 2/04/14 151

Free Office Moving Tips & Guides
Office Moving Tips & Guides

Browse our many helpful tips, guides, and FAQs for office moving, warehouse moving, and industrial relocation.

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The complete office moving handbook and office move planning handbook 12/04/07 11,377
Office move: Tagging & marking for a smooth office move 12/04/07 11,188
Office moving office move management planner 12/04/07 10,932
The dos & donts of your office move 3/17/08 8,491
Your office move & moving your organizations IT & computer equipment 2/11/09 6,200
Office moving countdown management planner 2/11/09 5,856
How to assemble an office moving commercial tote carton 7/20/11 3,358

Free Overseas Moving Tips & Guides
Overseas Moving Tips & Guides

Browse our many helpful tips, guides, and FAQs for international overseas moving, storage, and relocation.

Article Title Article Date Article Views
FAQ: moving from the United States to the United Kingdom (England) 2/12/09 170,605
The international overseas shippers letter of instruction 2/12/09 10,790
Overseas international moving insurance basics 12/05/07 9,863
International overseas freight container sizes and specifications 3/18/09 8,707
Avatars guide to international overseas moving 2/10/09 5,126
International Overseas moving tips 3/20/09 4,608

Free Moving Medical & High Value Equipment & Trade Show Tips
Moving Medical & High Value Equipment & Trade Show Tips

Browse our many helpful tips, guides, and FAQs for moving medical equipment, machinery, store fixtures, trade shows, exhibits, and displays.

Article Title Article Date Article Views
How to move medical equipment, medical machines, and electronic equipment 2/05/10 4,603
Trade Show Glossary | Exibit Glossary | Display Glossary 3/28/11 1,914
 
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We've assembled many interesting and informative 3rd party website links to guides, frequently asked questions, tips, FAQ's, how to's and, links here in our WebLinks Directory which we hope you find helpful. To browse our Weblinks simply click on the link category you wish to view.
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Office & Warehouse Moving Links Office & Warehouse Moving Links
Helpful website links to help you pack and move your organization, offices, or warehouse.
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Exhibit & Display Moving & Storage Links Exhibit & Display Moving & Storage Links
Links to websites to help you pack, move and transport your store fixtures, exhibits, displays and shipments on tour.
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Overseas International Moving Links Overseas International Moving Links
Website links for overseas international packing, moving and transportation.
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Links to websites that contain helpful information about packing, moving, and transporting artwork, collections, paintings, sculptures, and collections.
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Free Helpful PDF Documents
Free Directory of Helpful PDF Documents
In this area of our Moving Tips Index you'll find many helpful PDF documents. Although some of these documents are promotional, many are valuable moving, storage, and relocation guides.

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This category contains 5 informational PDF documents
Information about Avatar specialized transportation services including logistic services and moving medical equipment, machinery, high-value products, and trade show and exhibit materials.
Avatar Household Moving PDF Documents Avatar Household Moving PDF Documents
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Informational PDF documents regarding Avatar household relocation services.
Avatar Office Moving PDF Documents Avatar Office Moving PDF Documents
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Informational PDF documents regarding Avatar services for moving offices, warehouses, and industrial moves.
Avatar Overseas Moving PDF Documents Avatar Overseas Moving PDF Documents
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Informational downloads regarding international overseas relocation.

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