Category Archives: Moving Tips

Moving to DC—Part Two of Our Guide

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Commuting in DC: It’s an Adventure Unless you are lucky enough to live within walking distance to your job, you’ll be commuting to your workplace in the DC area. Thankfully, you have many commuting options to choose from. The Metro …

Tips for Moving in DC’s Hot Weather

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Along with barbecues and trips to the beach, moving is one of summer’s most popular pastimes. Which means that lots of people are shuttling heavy boxes and furniture around during the hottest days of the year. If you have a …

Moving to DC? Read This!

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If you’re moving to DC from another part of the country, there are a few things you should know that may be helpful. Platinum Moving Services has been moving people in and out of the DC area for more than …

Lift Without Injury When Moving

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Don’t add more stress to your move with a back injury! Injuries like these can often be avoided if you take the proper precautions. The professional movers here at Platinum use smart lifting methods to decrease their risk of injury. …

Staying Organized During Your Move

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Are you moving into or out of the DC, Maryland, or Virginia area? The best way to keep your move going as smoothly as possible is to stay as organized as you can. Tall order? Of course. But we have …

International Car Shipping

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There are so many different things you have to deal with when you’re planning an international move—including what to do with your car. Just thinking about international car shipping can give you a headache. But it doesn’t have to! Platinum …

Military Shipping Labels

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In order to ship military goods, it’s important to comply with MIL-STD-129, a standard of shipping that requires you to use certain labels—and a standard we’ve been approved to handle at Platinum Moving. But understanding how military shipping labels work …

Moving Overseas With Children

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International moves are stressful enough as it is. But when you’re moving overseas with children, there’s a lot more to worry about. Depending on how old your kids are, you might be moving them away from their friends, school, and …

A Guide to Moving Abroad

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So you’ve decided to move abroad from the MD, VA, or DC area in the coming months—perhaps it’s because of a career change or maybe you’re pursuing a student exchange program. This really is a big step as well as …

Selecting Professional Long Distance Movers in MD, VA, or DC

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You may already know how stressful it can be to plan and prepare for a local move or a national move. But how about planning for a move outside the country? You may be moving for personal or professional reasons. …