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Avoid Scratches and Scrapes When Moving Furniture

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Furniture is expensive. So when you are moving it, you want to be sure that you are not going to have to replace items. You also do not want your expensive pieces all scratched and dented up when you arrive at your new home. This means properly protecting your furniture when you are moving to prevent damage. Here are some tips on how to best protect your furniture when you are moving.
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Moving Books and Bookshelves

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Even in the digital age, many people still have bookshelves overflowing with books. While it is great having an extensive library to access, when it comes time to move the task of getting all the books packed up and in your new home might seem overwhelming. Never fear, with some simple steps you can move your books safely and with a minimal amount of effort.
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The First Day: How to Unpack in Your New Home

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You did it! All the packing and stress have paid off and all of your things have arrived at your new home. As you look around at all the boxes you might find yourself wondering where to get started. You might even be overwhelmed with the scope of getting all those boxes unpacked and in the right places. Here are some ideas as to how to organize that first day in your new house.
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How Do I Know What to Take When I Move?

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There always seems to be so much to take with you when it is time to move. It often amazes people how much stuff they seem to accumulate over a short period of time. Is it really necessary to take all of that stuff with you? Let’s see if we can answer that question using some common sense and guidelines.
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Don’t Forget to Take That With You

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Moving is a process. Having a carefully itemized list of what you are taking with you is a good start. There are things that you might forget though. There can also be things that you should be leaving behind that you might accidently take with you. Here is a list of things to think about when drawing up your list of items to move.
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Guide to Making Unpacking Less Painful Part I: General Advice

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Even after you get every last object to your new abode, the moving process is still not complete. You still have the job of unpacking and arranging everything ahead of you.

The great news is that unlike packing, unpacking has no set deadline. If you really wanted to, you could leave everything in boxes for weeks or even months before you needed them.

Realistically, you are going to need to start tackling the process once you move in. The trick is to focus on one area of the house at a time and get it close to “just right” before moving on to the next area. Here are some pointers for making this process go smoothly.
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Simple Solutions for Packing Your Kitchen

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Packing your kitchen does not have to be an intimidating prospect when you use creative solutions. Smart use of boxes, packing materials and arranging skills honed from years of puzzle games can help you get everything done in as little as a weekend.
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