Category Archives: Moving Tips

Successful Office Moving

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Is your office getting ready to relocate?  Office moving can be time-consuming and stressful, but there are ways to go about making the move as efficient and convenient as possible!  Whether you’re moving within the northern Virginia, Washington, DC and …

You’re All Moved In: It’s Time to Unpack

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When it comes to moving, many people think of packing up and traveling to a new place.  But there’s one last leg of the process: unpacking!  Unpacking can be frustrating and time-consuming, but there are efficient ways of going about …

Getting Ready to Move Out For the First Time?

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You’re getting ready to move out for the first time – that’s an exciting new step in your life!  Maybe you’re going to college, or maybe you just got a new job and are moving to a new town – …

Are You Preparing to Move Across Country?

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Moving – whether it’s moving across town, moving across the country or moving across the world – can be a difficult experience, and we here at Platinum Moving Services want to help make your long distance move as stress-free as …

So You Want to Move to London – Part 1

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So you’ve decided you want to move to London…that’s certainly exciting, but there’s a lot of work to be done before moving day! Decide where you want to live Balancing affordability with convenience is always the biggest challenge when you …

International Moving Checklist – Part Three (of Three)

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The big day is almost here! In the last week before you move, you need to make sure EVERYTHING is out of your house – either sold, donated or packed up and ready to move! This is also a good …

International Moving Checklist – Part Two (of Three)

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As moving day draws closer, it is time to start making actual travel arrangements. In the few months leading up to the move, it’s helpful to use a checklist (specifically for international moving) to take stock of which belongings you …

International Moving Checklist – Part One (of Three)

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An international move is a huge step that requires months, if not years, of careful planning. Before you begin, it helps to build an international moving checklist that details everything you need to do in order to make your international …

Moving Tips: Packing Electronics Safely and Smartly

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If you have moved before, you know how painful it can be setting up your televisions and computers in your new home while looking for the right cables scattered among your life’s belongings. Fortunately, a little planning and organization while …

Shipping Your Belongings Overseas: The Basics

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The Packing Process Before you move, an estimator from an international moving company will come to your home and estimate the cost of your move based on the amount of goods you plan to ship.When packing for an international move, …