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The Storm Preparation Guide For Businesses

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June 1st marks the beginning of summer vacations and storm season. Preparation can be the difference between a quick recovery or your business being closed for weeks after a storm. Here’s your guide to preparing your company for any storms that may come your way. How to Prep Your Place of Business for a Storm The best time to be prepared for a storm is before it ever becomes a threat. These are 3 things to keep in mind when putting together your storm plan. Have a Storm Preparedness Plan for Your Staff Getting your staff on board with storm preparedness should be part of your storm prep. If you haven’t done so already, put together a communication plan that encourages employees to check in and to be notified of any business closures. This could be as simple as designating a contact person for each department or setting up a voicemail system that updates with important information both during, and after a storm. Once your plan is in place, make sure your employees know how to use this c…

What to Wear When Moving: Your Dress Code on Moving Day

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Moving days are not just insanely busy but they can be kind of tricky and even dangerous at times. The stress-filled unpredictability that those move days bring about can easily catch some home movers off guard. Some home movers but not you, right? Being 100% ready for your moving day is a long process and one little detail that you may not have thought about during your pre-move preparation is what to wear on moving day. If you happen to have long hair, you will definitely remember to keep it contained during the move so that it won’t get tangled in furniture or boxes. However, there are many more things to keep in mind that just taking care of your long hair. Learn more about the dress code on moving day and specifically, what to wear on the day of your move. Why what you wear on Moving day matters more than you think Throughout the super busy and often chaotic day of the move, your mind will most likely be preoccupied with important issues to resolve and even more important things…

Thinking of moving to the wonderful, sunny state of California?

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Thinking of moving to the wonderful, sunny state of California? The most populous state of the United States is not only home to Hollywood, cutting-edge technology, blockbuster movies and millionaire mansions, but it’s also a great location for those who are looking for the ideal place to raise a family. Let’s take a look at some great cities before you call a Bay Area mover. Check out the top 5 places to raise a family in California: 5. Rancho Santa Margarita Rancho Santa Margarita is one California’s newest cities, having been incorporated since the year 2000. In terms of being family-friendly, Rancho Santa Margarita gets one of the best marks in California. About 34 percent of households living in the area are married with one child aged 18 years old or younger, and only 3.6 percent of households are living in poverty and have a child aged 5 years old or younger. 4. Beaumont Beaumont is a city in California that’s located about 80 miles east of Los Angeles at the US Interstate 10, s…

Top Moving Industry Blogs You Should Be Reading

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If you’re a moving company looking for the latest industry news, or a homeowner/renter looking for some great moving advice, the moving industry has a moving blog for you. The biggest challenge is knowing where to begin. As moving blogs and newsletters are gaining popularity, industry information and moving tips are becoming more accessible. If you're looking to gain insights on all things moving, it now only takes a few clicks. Moving blogs offer great advice for moving companies and people moving alike. They can help answer any and all of your moving questions like: When is the best time to move? What cities were most people moving to last year? How do you market your moving company? Start with these moving blogs and use them as a jumping-off point for your moving research. If you're a moving company looking for the latest in technology The MoveHQ blog is the moving industry's go-to resource for information about move management systems. Their Industry Insights blog is …

How to Move a Washing Machine Without Hiring Movers

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Sometimes you just don’t want to leave your washing machine behind. Yes, its transportation will cost money, but your initial pre-move assessment shows that the effort will be well worth it. Of course, the easiest way to move a washing machine is to contact professional movers and let them do it for you. Naturally, that will cost you even more money. So, you may choose to move your washing machine by yourself in order to save some cash. However, let’s get one thing straight: moving a washing machine without hiring experienced movers is not going to be easy at all. Doable, but in no way is it a walk in the park. Follow these tips for moving a washing machine on your own, and things should be quite alright in the end. What to do before moving a washing machine Regardless of whether your washing machine is a front-load model or a top-load model, there are a number of things you just have to do to get ready for the actual steps to moving a washer from one home to another. Pay close atten…