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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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Who are the most reputable long distance moving companies6/05/143,0501
Weight tickets2/04/143,9011
Recommendation for move from TX to the UK5/02/133,5311
Why not interleave flaps?7/17/124,0741
Do I need to unpack my dresser drawers when I move?7/02/125,5211
tipping movers/packers11/05/137,2301
How to store antique couch without climate control?9/14/137,9041
What is the hardest thing to move?3/31/124,8091
What items in my house need to be dismantled before moving?2/16/124,1061
Office move: should we empty file cabinet drawers?11/05/1311,5823
Insurance for a self move10/27/114,2731
How do we pack real long stuff into boxes?6/24/113,8131
Why do some movers think they should be tipped over $100 per man6/13/114,6471
How to best catalog items for storage?6/13/113,7121
Packing antique wood furniture for storage7/24/1416,4917
Is it OK to use plastic totes for packing boxes?4/13/119,7321
what is mover's "shuttle service" and why would I need a shuttle?3/28/115,9061
How does moving insurance work?9/14/136,0431
How does the moving truck get weighed?3/15/1111,5821
What is the Atlas smart move all about and how does it work?3/01/116,9953

Free Household Moving Tips & Guides
Household Moving Tips & Guides

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

Article Title Article Date Article Views
How to move a baby grand piano 4/17/09 47,321
How to pack: packing tips - the complete guide to packing for your move 8/15/06 40,150
How to find a mover you can trust 3/20/09 22,596
The uninsured mover - A homeowners recipe for financial disaster 4/14/05 21,005
Moving tips by Michael Perkins 3/15/09 20,657
Whats wrong with Internet household moving move brokers? 4/14/05 20,540
IRS Form 3903: Moving expenses you can deduct 3/16/09 18,877
Moving and how to travel with your pet 1/10/07 17,486
How to document a mover claim for loss or damage when you move 8/03/06 17,181
The web guide to household van line moving 11/03/05 17,059
How to manage relocation moving stress 6/22/05 16,985
TSA fact sheet: Moving Firearms & Transporting firearms and ammunition aboard commercial air carriers 3/16/09 16,160
Moving insurance vs. movers valuation - It pays to know the difference 8/03/06 15,809
Understanding van line and agent movers split liability when storing your household goods 4/27/06 14,846
Bonded moving company? Bonded movers? What does bonded mean? 10/06/10 14,273
Moving? How to operate a successful garage sale! 8/15/06 13,407
The myth of the movers binding estimate or not to exceed moving cost estimate 5/05/09 13,126
Moving antiques: Be certain of their value before you move 1/17/07 12,984
The complete moving & storage relocation glossary 8/03/06 12,631
Everything you need to know about moving within New York State 8/15/06 11,725
How to get an accurate moving cost estimate 5/05/09 10,645
How to make an apples-to-apples comparison between mover cost estimates 2/09/09 9,864
Moving & mildew - A primer & frequently asked questions FAQ 2/07/09 8,481
Climatic change & its effect on wooden furniture 2/09/09 8,422
Why your highest moving weight estimate may well be your most accurate weight estimate 9/02/09 7,826
The Ready To Move checklist brochure 3/12/09 7,366
Understanding Inherent vice and moving company damage claims 10/01/10 5,683
The movers table of measurements/cube sheet and your moving cost estimate 6/17/11 5,503
The 7 half-truths which some moving & storage sales persons tell 2/07/09 5,455
Atlas household goods interstate loss or damage liability valuation options 3/31/09 5,404
What is moving company shuttle service? 4/01/11 5,309
The pros & cons of moving with a PODSŪ type self-moving and storage system 3/02/11 5,068
Avatar liability options for moving within New York State 5/08/09 4,980
Moving with your children 2/09/09 4,933
All about moving boxes for your move 3/30/11 4,559
Your rights & responsibilities when you move 2/21/09 4,160
Professionalism & integrity are the key to selecting a quality mover 2/07/09 3,996
How to pack odd items for your move 6/24/11 3,877
The ABC's of Moving Insurance 4/28/11 3,825
Your move is not a hamburger - What is a van line agent? 2/21/11 3,680
An Opinion - Google presents scam movers to consumers 4/22/11 2,756
Tipping Movers & How To Tip Your Mover 6/22/12 2,724
Ready to move? Tips for a successful interstate move 10/04/10 2,656
How to pack mirrors, pictures & glass tops 8/23/12 1,001
How to pack dishes when you're moving 2/04/14 665
What is a mover's household goods descriptive inventory? 7/09/14 214

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.

Article Title Article Date Article Views
The complete office moving handbook and office move planning handbook 12/04/07 11,952
Office move: Tagging & marking for a smooth office move 12/04/07 11,800
Office moving office move management planner 12/04/07 11,495
The dos & donts of your office move 3/17/08 8,911
Your office move & moving your organizations IT & computer equipment 2/11/09 6,718
Office moving countdown management planner 2/11/09 6,278
How to assemble an office moving commercial tote carton 7/20/11 4,462

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) 2/12/09 182,787
The international overseas shippers letter of instruction 2/12/09 11,640
Overseas international moving insurance basics 12/05/07 10,507
International overseas freight container sizes and specifications 3/18/09 9,435
Avatars guide to international overseas moving 2/10/09 5,487
International Overseas moving tips 3/20/09 5,168

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 5,130
Trade Show Glossary | Exibit Glossary | Display Glossary 3/28/11 2,418
 
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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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Browse information, articles, how-to, guides, and tips about moving, storage, transportation and household relocation.
11 Entries
Office & Warehouse Moving Links Office & Warehouse Moving Links
Helpful website links to help you pack and move your organization, offices, or warehouse.
5 Entries
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.
3 Entries
Overseas International Moving Links Overseas International Moving Links
Website links for overseas international packing, moving and transportation.
8 Entries
Moving Artwork & Collections Moving Artwork & Collections
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.

Avatar Specialized Transportation PDF Documents Avatar Specialized Transportation PDF Documents
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
This category contains 3 informational PDF documents
Informational PDF documents regarding Avatar household relocation services.
Avatar Office Moving PDF Documents Avatar Office Moving PDF Documents
This category contains 4 informational PDF documents
Informational PDF documents regarding Avatar services for moving offices, warehouses, and industrial moves.
Avatar Overseas Moving PDF Documents Avatar Overseas Moving PDF Documents
This category contains 2 informational PDF documents
Informational downloads regarding international overseas relocation.

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