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Weight tickets2/04/142,8861
Recommendation for move from TX to the UK5/02/133,2741
Why not interleave flaps?7/17/123,7351
Do I need to unpack my dresser drawers when I move?7/02/123,7491
tipping movers/packers11/05/135,8661
How to store antique couch without climate control?9/14/137,3711
What is the hardest thing to move?3/31/124,2481
What items in my house need to be dismantled before moving?2/16/123,7161
Office move: should we empty file cabinet drawers?11/05/1310,5893
Insurance for a self move10/27/113,7321
How do we pack real long stuff into boxes?6/24/113,4591
Why do some movers think they should be tipped over $100 per man6/13/114,2131
How to best catalog items for storage?6/13/113,3111
Packing antique wood furniture for storage11/06/1312,2087
Is it OK to use plastic totes for packing boxes?4/13/118,7271
what is a shuttle and why should I need a shuttle?3/28/115,3151
How does moving insurance work?9/14/135,4791
How does the moving truck get weighed?3/15/119,6601
What is the Atlas smart move all about and how does it work?3/01/116,4153
What is the difference between a weight move vs. a cubic foot move?7/27/104,5041

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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 44,585
How to pack: packing tips - the complete guide to packing for your move 8/15/06 35,722
How to find a mover you can trust 3/20/09 20,938
The uninsured mover - A homeowners recipe for financial disaster 4/14/05 19,926
Whats wrong with Internet household moving move brokers? 4/14/05 19,610
Moving tips by Michael Perkins 3/15/09 19,221
Moving and how to travel with your pet 1/10/07 16,549
The web guide to household van line moving 11/03/05 16,267
How to document a mover claim for loss or damage when you move 8/03/06 16,185
How to manage relocation moving stress 6/22/05 16,183
IRS Form 3903: Moving expenses you can deduct 3/16/09 15,972
Moving insurance vs. movers valuation - It pays to know the difference 8/03/06 15,033
Understanding van line and agent movers split liability when storing your household goods 4/27/06 14,448
TSA fact sheet: Moving Firearms & Transporting firearms and ammunition aboard commercial air carriers 3/16/09 13,466
Moving? How to operate a successful garage sale! 8/15/06 13,010
Moving antiques: Be certain of their value before you move 1/17/07 12,612
The complete moving & storage relocation glossary 8/03/06 12,105
The myth of the movers binding estimate or not to exceed moving cost estimate 5/05/09 11,698
Bonded moving company? Bonded movers? What does bonded mean? 10/06/10 11,460
Everything you need to know about moving within New York State 8/15/06 11,324
How to get an accurate moving cost estimate 5/05/09 10,121
How to make an apples-to-apples comparison between mover cost estimates 2/09/09 9,342
Moving & mildew - A primer & frequently asked questions FAQ 2/07/09 7,739
Climatic change & its effect on wooden furniture 2/09/09 7,403
Why your highest moving weight estimate may well be your most accurate weight estimate 9/02/09 7,015
The Ready To Move checklist brochure 3/12/09 6,958
Atlas household goods interstate loss or damage liability valuation options 3/31/09 5,033
Understanding Inherent vice and moving company damage claims 10/01/10 5,016
The 7 half-truths which some moving & storage sales persons tell 2/07/09 5,006
The movers table of measurements/cube sheet and your moving cost estimate 6/17/11 4,718
Avatar liability options for moving within New York State 5/08/09 4,604
Moving with your children 2/09/09 4,448
What is moving company shuttle service? 4/01/11 4,409
The pros & cons of moving with a PODSŪ type self-moving and storage system 3/02/11 4,167
Your rights & responsibilities when you move 2/21/09 3,749
Professionalism & integrity are the key to selecting a quality mover 2/07/09 3,682
All about moving boxes for your move 3/30/11 3,636
How to pack odd items for your move 6/24/11 3,252
The ABC's of Moving Insurance 4/28/11 3,246
Your move is not a hamburger - What is a van line agent? 2/21/11 3,201
An Opinion - Google presents scam movers to consumers 4/22/11 2,523
Ready to move? Tips for a successful interstate move 10/04/10 2,221
Tipping Movers & How To Tip Your Mover 6/22/12 2,011
Avatar relocates the practice of world renowned cardiologist, medical researcher and technical innovator 11/01/08 811
How to pack mirrors, pictures & glass tops 8/23/12 694
How to pack dishes when you're moving 2/04/14 172

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 11,396
Office move: Tagging & marking for a smooth office move 12/04/07 11,211
Office moving office move management planner 12/04/07 10,955
The dos & donts of your office move 3/17/08 8,506
Your office move & moving your organizations IT & computer equipment 2/11/09 6,218
Office moving countdown management planner 2/11/09 5,874
How to assemble an office moving commercial tote carton 7/20/11 3,381

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) 2/12/09 171,095
The international overseas shippers letter of instruction 2/12/09 10,825
Overseas international moving insurance basics 12/05/07 9,895
International overseas freight container sizes and specifications 3/18/09 8,739
Avatars guide to international overseas moving 2/10/09 5,141
International Overseas moving tips 3/20/09 4,631

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 4,623
Trade Show Glossary | Exibit Glossary | Display Glossary 3/28/11 1,923
 
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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
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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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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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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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