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Boxes vs. Bins: Which Is Best for Moving?

Posted on: December 23, 2019

With all of the details and plans to keep track of during the moving process, one very important question can easily be overlooked: What should you store your possessions in? With their perceived sturdiness and reusability, totes or plastic bins seem like the easy choice. But what if we told you that cardboard boxes are…

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Can Moving Companies Transport Firearms & Ammunition?

Posted on: December 17, 2019

You might be an avid hunter, a service member, or a public security worker—regardless of why you have firearms, you have to keep them in mind when you’re planning a local or long-distance move. If you’re using a moving company, this becomes even more important! Can a moving company handle firearms and ammunition? Follow along…

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Are Moving Companies Insured?

Posted on: December 11, 2019

Enlisting the services and expertise of a local moving company can make the process of moving so much simpler. But at the end of the day, you’re trusting a team of strangers to pack, handle, move, and unpack your valuables and belongings. This point begs one very important question: are moving companies insured? Georgetown Moving…

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How to Compare Moving Companies

Posted on: December 9, 2019

So, you’ve decided to work with a moving company in order to complete your upcoming move. Good idea! The right movers can make the process simple and stress-free. However, now you’ve probably got a problem on your hands—who do you choose? You certainly don’t lack for options, but what makes a moving company “good,” and…

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Home Staging Storage Checklist

Posted on: October 24, 2019

When the goal is to stage your Maryland or Washington, DC home, you want everything looking immaculate. That can be very hard to do in a place you or your client has been calling home for years! Clutter abounds and you searched for a solution—now you’re planning to use temporary home staging storage to free up…

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Government and Military Move Checklist

Posted on: October 24, 2019

Have a PCS coming up, or are you a member of the government or military looking to make a move to or from the Maryland or Washington, DC areas in the near future? We know military moving can be a massive hassle, but it’s far easier with a plan of action. If you’re about to…

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Do I Need a Portable Storage Unit Permit in DC?

Posted on: September 26, 2019

The convenience of utilizing portable storage cannot be overstated. Whether you’re looking to complete a local move, or you simply need more space and are looking for a reliable way to get things loaded on your schedule, they’re a great option! However, they’re an option best acquired legally. Asking yourself, “Do I need a portable…

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Commercial Relocation Checklist

Posted on: September 26, 2019

Logistics, planning, scheduling—the number of factors that play into a commercial relocation can be dizzying. If you’re planning a commercial relocation in the Maryland or metro DC areas, you might be looking for ways to streamline the process. If so, worry not. You’ve come to the right place! Ready to schedule your commercial move? Contact…

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How to Settle Your Kids in Their New Home Before Starting School This Fall

Posted on: August 22, 2019

Moving presents a ton of changes, and perhaps no one is more affected by this than our kids. Whether they’re eight or 18, starting over comes with its challenges. Did you move during the summer, but now you need help with making sure your kids are settled before school starts next month? It’s a great…

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How to Pack Furniture for Moving

Posted on: May 20, 2019

When preparing for a move, few things cause more strife and stress than trying to figure out how best to get your larger possessions safely to your new destination. If you’re looking to find the best ways to move furniture for your upcoming local or long-distance move, Georgetown Moving and Storage Company can help you…

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Moving to Atlanta from DC

Posted on: March 18, 2019

Making your long-distance move from the DC area to Atlanta doesn’t have to be the headache you expect it to be. The steps to setting up a move for success are always the same, regardless of distance! Follow along with the experienced movers from Georgetown Moving and Storage Company while we provide the basic need-to-know…

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How to Prepare for a Move

Posted on: February 25, 2019

Making a move can be very exciting and is often a great way to get a fresh start or to find new areas of growth. But unfortunately, a move can also be hectic and stressful—sometimes moving is even scary. The best way to get more of the former and less of the latter is to have a…

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What’s the Best Way to Move Out of State?

Posted on: February 15, 2019

Making a long distance move can present a lot more challenges than simply going across town or to a neighboring county. The excitement of a move is certainly still there, but with it comes logistics, planning, pricing—a whole slew of things that may dampen your experience. When considering the issues, you might come to the root of…

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How to Make Moving Easier

Posted on: January 29, 2019

Moving from one household to another is a life-changing event, regardless of the distance you are covering. With so much to think about during each stage of the process, you can benefit from the experience and knowledge of the skilled professionals at Georgetown Moving and Storage Company. Here is a list of tips to help…

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How to Calculate Your Moving Costs 

Posted on: January 15, 2019

Regardless of how far you are moving or how many possessions you own, hiring the right moving company can help to make the entire process easier and alleviate your stress—but at what cost? With so many variables to consider when calculating moving costs, it can be difficult to plan your budget, but the team of experienced professionals at…

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Moving to Washington, DC After College

Posted on: October 31, 2018

As a college graduate, you have the world at your feet and the opportunity to make your home in any one of our nation’s most vibrant cities. If you are considering Washington, DC as the next destination on your life’s journey, you won’t be disappointed—while it may once have had a reputation for being filled with…

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Moving from California to Washington, DC

Posted on: October 15, 2018

For many, the thought of orchestrating a move from California to Washington, DC can be overwhelming. By choosing the right long-distance moving company and following our tips for preparation, planning, and organization, you can help to ensure that your cross-country adventure is a success. 1. Start Early The time to start preparing for your move…

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Moving from Texas to Washington, DC

Posted on: September 28, 2018

Whether you are planning to relocate from Texas to Washington, DC for work, family, or a change of scenery, the more time you can spend researching and planning your move, the better. In addition to finding your next home and learning all you can about your new surroundings, you will need to figure out how…

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Don’t Move to DC Before Knowing These Tips

Posted on: August 31, 2018

Washington DC, also known as “The District” to locals, is much more than just where the President lives. It’s an incredibly vibrant and diverse city full of culture and history; but you must already know that if you’ve decided to make the big move, right? Moving, in general, is very overwhelming, but moving to a…

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Moving from the East Coast to the West Coast

Posted on: July 10, 2018

Orchestrating a move from one side of the country to the other is a massive undertaking, which requires a great deal of planning, perseverance, and the right moving company. Even though you will continue to reside in the same country, the 3,000-mile divide means you will need to prepare for changes in climate, lifestyle, laws, culture,…

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