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Moving Tips & Guides
Ask for replacement value ...
Moving companies are required by law to insure your items, but they only need to pay 60 cents per pound of damaged property in the free insurance plan. In order to have true peace of mind while moving, you need to purchase insurance that offers replacement value protection. This allows you to calculate the true value of your items and have the moving company cover that value if the item is damaged or lost.
Types of Moving Vehicles
Regardless of how far away you are moving and the amount of stuff you bring with you, you are likely to need a truck. You may plan on renting one to drive yourself, or you might decide to hire a moving company to transport your things for you. Either way, there are many different trucks and vans designed for different types of moves. The following is a list of the most common trucks and moving vans.
How to Make Your Cat Familiar with ...
Although you may not be able to tell very easily, pets are also affected by a sudden change of surroundings like a move. It can be difficult for them to adjust to a new home and it will take time for them to become accustomed to new places and new routines. This guide will help you to make your cat become more familiar with your new home and provide you with tips and advice for how to prepare your cat for the move.
Boston Moving Guide and Tips
Boston is a diverse city with something different for people of all ages and tastes. Moving to a new city like Boston can be a challenging task, as it's difficult to adjust to life in a big city, never mind a big city that is strange and unfamiliar. But Boston will make you feel at home in no time, and you can also get a few helpful tips and pointers from this guide so you can be better prepared for your move to Boston and know what to expect when you arrive.
Saving Money While Moving
Moving can be expensive, but with some tricks up your sleeve you might save a few bucks. Reuse packing material or use alternative materials that you already have like towels and t-shirts for packing up fragile items. Move during the off-seasons of fall and winter. Write off some of your relocating expenses. Pack your own stuff – you won’t spend money on a service and you’ll be sure you packed everything. Downsizing your stuff will also help save you money. Most shipping companies charge by weig

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Aloha Movers, Inc.
They told me in the first place that it was going to be late, but I didn't have an option. They told me it was going to be three people, but there were two, but it went very well. I'm pleased with whatever they have done. It went until midnight, but they did it. And they did it well, so I'm pleased and happy with the movers.
Review by : Sangeeta
Posted on : 7/27/2015
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 4.3/5
They did a great job.
Aloha Movers, Inc.
They were really fast and efficient. They were there when they said they'd be. But they sent me a quote based on three movers and only two movers came. But they still finished in less time than they quoted me.
Review by : Anonymous
Posted on : 6/16/2015
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 4.3/5
Fantastic!
Fox & Ginn Movers
They were fantastic, nothing was wrong with them!
Review by : Donna
Posted on : 3/18/2015
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 5.0/5

 
 

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Moving to Maine?


Situated in the northeastern United States, Maine -- with its picturesque views, sylvan locations, photogenic lighthouses, island-dotted bays, and spectacular sunsets -- has been the favorite destination of one and all. Maine is famous for its seafood cuisine featuring freshly caught lobsters and clams. It is also the leading producer of blueberries in the United States. Up until 2003, Maine was the leading producer of toothpicks in the world, producing about 20 million toothpicks a day.

Regarding the state's etymology, it is said that English explorers used the word Maine for the first time to refer to the mainland, and it is also said to have been derived from the region of Maine in northwestern France. The state has been nicknamed as The Pine Tree State due to its dense forest cover comprising of pines, birches, and firs. Maine has become the mecca of outdoor recreation, so it’s also been called “vacation land.”

Maine has been the seat of many a fictional work of such authors as E. B. White's Charlotte's Web, Terry Goodkind's The Law of Nines, and Harriet Beecher Stowe's Uncle Tom's Cabin. The state was also the location for many Hollywood movies – prominent among them are The Cider House Rules, Lake Placid, Dark Harbor, and the Iron Giant.

If you’re moving to Maine, there are a lot of things you’re going to need to know. Luckily, you’ve come to the right place.

Things to Know When Moving to Maine

Maine Climate

  • A humid continental climate with warm, humid summers and cold, snowy winters with extremely low temperatures in northern parts characterize Maine's climate. Maine is the only state on the eastern side of the Rockies with the very rare occurrence of thunderstorms and tornadoes. Maine is the northernmost state in New England and easternmost state in the United States. It comprises of one of the largest lakes in the New England region, Moosehead Lake. One of the unique geographic features of Maine is the presence of the largest tidal whirlpool in the Western Hemisphere, Old Sow. Maine's land is mostly forested which belongs to a temperate broad leaf and mixed forests biome. Trees such as oaks, pines maples, birches, firs and spruces are commonly found. Maine's landscape is described as a drowned coast where the rising sea level has submerged former land features, resulting in the formation of bays and islands. (Helpful Link: Maine Weather)

Moving Specifics

  • Registering your Car: Registration of your vehicle in the state of Maine is done at any town government office. You need to produce the title of your car, if it is 1985 or newer. You don't have to bring the title if your car is older than 1985. You also need to get the current dated insurance card. Excise duty in the range of $4 to $24 per $1,000 of the value and age of your vehicle is collected by the municipality. (Helpful Link: Maine DMV)

  • Obtaining a Maine Driver’s License: A driver's license can be obtained at the Maine Motor Vehicle office by completing vision screening, and a road and written test. You need to turn in your out-of-state license and pay the required license fees. Detailed information can be had from the Motorist Handbook and Study Guide which is for Class C licenses and motorcycles, and Commercial Driver's Manual for CDL licenses.

  • Real Estate: The average listing price for homes in Maine is $295,736, while the median sales price is just over $155,300. The Maine Association of Realtors is the official real estate resource for the state of Maine.

  • Moving and Storage: If you are looking for a moving company or storage facility to help you with anything, you should check to make sure the company is registered with the United States Department of Transportation or with the Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration. (Helpful Link: Maine State Moving Resource Page)

Schools

  • The Maine Department of Education is headed by a commissioner and administers the public education system in the state. It is comprised of public and private schools, the Maine Community College System, private colleges, and the University of Maine System. Education from kindergarten to 12th grade is compulsory, although it is not divided strictly into three tiers. The state intends to replace the NECAP test by a 30-state Common Core State Standards Initiative by 2015. As part of higher education, Maine boasts of over 35 outstanding colleges and several universities. Some of them are the University of Maine, the University of New England, Maine College of Art, Saint Joseph's College, and Maine Media College. (Helpful Link: Maine Schools)

Crime Rankings

As of 2011, Maine was ranked 1st out of 50 states in violent crime, with a total of less than 2 violent crimes for every 100,000 people in the state.

Economy of Maine

Industries

Maine's chief industries are paper, lumber, electronic equipment, naval shipbuilding and construction, food products, textiles, and biotechnology. The state's agricultural products include dairy products, poultry, blueberries, apples, maple syrup, potatoes, and commercial fishing particular lobsters. It leads in the production of blueberries. Tourism and outdoor recreation also bring in millions of dollars into the state.

Employment Statistics

  • The unemployment rate as of March 2012 in Maine was 7.1 percent after seasonally adjusting it, which is substantially lower than the national average of 8.2 percent. (Helpful Link: Maine Department of Labor)

Average Income

The median household income in the state of Maine is $46,933, while the average per capita income for the state is $37,973.

Important Locations in Maine

  • State Capital: Augusta

  • Largest Cities:
    1. Portland
    2. Lewiston
    3. Bangor
    4. Auburn
    5. Orono
    6. Augusta

  • Major landmarks and attractions: Old Orchard Beach; Moosehead Lake Region; Portland Head Light, Ogunquit; Bar Harbor; Harpswell Art and Crafts Guild; Harrison Historical Society Museum; and, Moxie Bottle House. (Helpful Link: Top Tourist Attractions in Maine)

  • National Parks:
    1. Acadia National Park
    2. White Mountain National Forest
    3. Appalachian National Scenic Trail

  • State park System: There are 32 state parks in Maine which are as varied as the state's landscape, with mountain trails, lakeside picnic tables and ocean beaches. Allagash Wilderness Waterway and 12 state parks provide for camping opportunities. Acadia National Park with its scenic beauty and wide ocean vistas and spots like thunder hole, sand beach, otter cliffs, and Cadillac Mountain is the pride of this state. Maine is famous for being the hub of outdoor activities such as canoeing, paddling, snowmobiling, skiing, golfing, skydiving, rock climbing, hot air ballooning, hunting, and geocaching. (Helpful Link: Maine Department of Natural Resources)

  • Major Airports:
    1. Bangor International Airport
    2. Portland International Airport
    3. Knox County Regional Airport
    4. Hancock County-Bar Harbor Airport

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