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Category Archives: Moving Tips

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, …

Moving Services Near You: Where Platinum Operates

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Platinum Moving Services is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, about 25 miles outside of Washington DC. We operate within the whole of the Washington Metropolitan area, about a 50 mile radius from Washington, but the majority of our clients reside in …

Tips for Relocating Your Pet When Moving Overseas

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A pet is a special member of your family. Just like humans, moving overseas can be a huge adjustment for your pets and can be difficult with certain country and airport regulations. Planning ahead of time will ensure that your …

Deciding What to Bring When Moving Overseas

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Even before you hire an international moving company to come to your house and pack your belongings, it is important for you to do some prep work.  Although it seems like a daunting task to take a look at all …

Tips for Moving Overseas

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Moving overseas from Washington D.C., Maryland or Virginia can be a busy and stressful experience. Before letting yourself get too overwhelmed, start early and use this moving checklist to stay on top of your international move “to dos.” Budget Your …

Choosing a Good Moving Company While Getting a Fair Price – Part 2: Getting a Quote From Potential Movers

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You narrowed down your list of moving companies to only a few that passed your basic quality requirements. Now, it is time to get a quote to estimate how much each of these moving companies will charge you to move …

Moving With Children

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Moving, while an exciting opportunity, can be a sad time period, especially for kids and teens. While there’s no absolute right solution to alleviating the stressful situation, there are several ways to make the experience more positive. Here are eight …

Ocean Container Shipping in MD, DC & VA

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International Shipping Made Easy Do you need to ship goods overseas but aren’t familiar with ocean shipping? When you transport goods overseas by ocean containers, your items are placed in special containers. Platinum Moving Services is a moving company in the DC-area with more …

The Importance of Insurance When Moving

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Are you getting ready to move abroad and are worried about the safety of your valuable househouse goods that are being shipped overseas? Let’s face it – moving has inherent risks, and no matter how careful you are, no matter …