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5 Tips for a Successful Winter Move

5 Tips for a Successful Winter Move

The kids are settled back in school, the heater has kicked on, and the holidays are just around the corner—winter is here, and while this may mean hunkering down in the comfort of a warm home for some, for others it means taking advantage of the winter months to move to a brand-n...

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What Packing Materials Do I Need for a Move?

What Packing Materials Do I Need for a Move?

One of the biggest—and most dreaded—tasks of moving to a new home is packing up all of the belongings in your current house. Not only do you need to go through the process of sorting out what is going with you and what will end up at the curb, but you also need to consider exactly how ...

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Prepping For a Move

Prepping For a Move

Packing is one of the least enjoyable aspects of moving for many people. Whether you’ve been in your house for two years or two decades, you probably have more stuff than you know what to do with. Fortunately, there are ways that you can lighten your load before you begin to box your household belon...

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What Do I Need for Moving Out of State?

What Do I Need for Moving Out of State?

No matter if you’re moving across town or to the other side of the world, all moving projects present the opportunity for positive growth—and are the last obstacle to face before embracing the chance for a brand-new beginning. That said, moving out-of-state can be quite a challenge, with a signifi...

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When Hiring, Commercial Movers are a Must

When Hiring, Commercial Movers are a Must

There is something admirable about tackling projects yourself. Not only can you save a little money, you can experience the pride of a job well done. However, there are times when it’s best to leave it to the professionals. If you’re planning a commercial move and you’re deciding whether to go it al...

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How to Plan Your Next Interstate Move

How to Plan Your Next Interstate Move

Moving your home or business across state lines, whether it’s to a neighboring state or clear across the country, can be a daunting prospect. Not only are you leaving behind everything that is familiar to you and starting afresh, but you’ll also have to handle the immense physical work that’s requir...

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5 Money-Saving Tips for Long Distance Moving

5 Money-Saving Tips for Long Distance Moving

Moving can be a pain—and very expensive—especially when moving long-distances. Whether you’re hiring a professional residential moving company or going it solo, these 5 tips will make long-distance moving a little less painful and much-less expensive! Avoid Peak Season Sometimes you’re forced in...

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Elliot City Emergency Storage

Elliot City Emergency Storage

Emergency situations don't occur everyday, but when the unexpected hits, trust that 495 Movers can handle the job quickly and effectively. With the recent flooding that Elliot City was affected by this weekend, 495 Movers wants to ensure that everyone in the area is equipped with the right resources...

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The Ultimate Guide to Moving in the Summertime

The Ultimate Guide to Moving in the Summertime

Summer is almost here, which means it’s time for ice cream, swimming pools, beach trips, and barbecues. The kids are off from school, and workdays feel shorter, easier, and more carefree. For many of us, it’s the one season of the year that life seems to move slower, giving us a chance to relax and...

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