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Finding Specialty Movers

For the bulky and fragile items in your move, you will need to have the know-how to properly wrap, pack, and ship specialty belongings, and the movers to help you do so.

  • 10 Tips for Moving Your Plants Long Distance and Locally

    Sean McClain  Posted by Sean McClain on December 20, 2018

    If you spend a lot of time caring for the plants in your home, or if you have particularly expensive plants, you probably won't want to throw them away when you move into a new home. Thankfully, there are movers who specialize in moving plants. Safely transport your greenery with...

  • Can You Move and Transplant a Tree?

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 11, 2018

    People often have special attachments to certain trees in their yard. Perhaps it's your great-grandfather's fig tree that he imported from Italy many years ago... or your childhood hangout spot where you swung on a tire swing. Maybe you had your first kiss with your fiancé...

  • How to find a House Movers

    Sean McClain  Posted by Sean McClain on November 18, 2009

    Many people don't want to leave their house behind when they move. Did you know you can actually move your entire house with you? Whatever your situation is, there is a way to say goodbye to your home when you move. Finding house movers Look online or in local...

  • 10 Things You Should Not Move by Yourself

    Nicole Schurott  Posted by Nicole Schurott on December 20, 2018

    When it comes time to move, whether you hire a mover to help you pack or choose to do it all by yourself, it is entirely your decision. However, some things are too difficult for the average non-professional to handle safely. In these specific cases, it's best to hire someone...

  • How to Move a Hot Tub in 8 Steps

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 11, 2018

    Buying a hot tub is an excellent idea, and it is likely something that your family and friends received countless hours of enjoyment and relaxation from. But when you bought it, you probably weren't thinking about what would happen if you were to move and needed to take it with...

  • How Much Does it Cost to Move a Mobile Home?

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on October 24, 2018

    While the name mobile home might evoke images of one rolling down the highway en route to its next destination, always moving from one place to the other, the process of relocating a trailer is actually a lot more involved than you might realize. After all, despite their name,...

  • How Much Does It Cost to Ship a Boat?

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on October 22, 2018

    Shipping a boat requires a detailed and careful approach. In some cases, the boatyard professionals will handle your move and take care of everything. However, keep in mind that if your boat is not prepared according to requirements, then the boat is shipped "as-is," which means...

  • How to Move Wildlife

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on June 21, 2013

    There is a fine legal line when it comes time to owning wildlife as pets. Many state and federal regulations ban ownership of animals that exist in nature from living with families, and you will often require a permit to own an exotic animal in your home. Needless to say, if the...

  • Advice On How to Move an Above Ground Pool

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on October 23, 2018

    When preparing for a move, you may consider bringing your above ground pool with you. While it may not seem convenient, relocating a pool isn't as difficult as it sounds. Follow these tips to effectively take apart and move your above ground swimming pool, so you can enjoy it for...

  • How Much Does It Cost to Move a Gazebo?

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 15, 2018

    Moving a gazebo can be very costly depending on the size of the structure you're moving. Gazebos usually require specially skilled movers and a moving company with the proper equipment. Get an idea of how much it costs to move your gazebo and also how to move it yourself if you...

  • How to Transport a Canoe or Kayak

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on October 30, 2018

    Moving can be costly, but odds are so was your canoe or kayak. The last thing you want is any damage happening to your boat during the process of moving. Learn how to transport a canoe or kayak to your new home, so you can enjoy using it for years to come.

  • How Much Do Portable Storage Units Cost?

    Scott Myers  Posted by Scott Myers on September 24, 2018

    Portable storage units are convenient and efficient, but just how expensive are they? Read on to learn more about the average costs of these units and the variables involved.

  • How Much Does it Cost to Move a Piano?

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 8, 2018

    A prized piano can cost upwards of tens of thousands of dollars -- even millions. Not only are pianos expensive, they are delicate and notoriously difficult to move.

  • How to Move a Shed

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 9, 2018

    There are a number of reasons to move a shed. You might have recently purchased a shed that you want to take with you to a new home. Perhaps you're building your very own shed and are wondering how to place it.

  • How to Move a Gun Safe in 10 Steps

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on October 10, 2018

    Gun safes are notoriously difficult to move, and a fully packed safe can weigh more than a small elephant. If you are a gun owner, you've probably thought about how to move your safe during a relocation. Because of the possible dangers associated with moving a gun safe, it is...

  • How to Carefully Pack and Move Musical Instruments

    Kelly Martini  Posted by Kelly Martini on October 22, 2018

    Whether you're a professional musician or just a music lover, you'll want your musical instruments to be packed and moved carefully and securely to avoid any damage in transit. All musical instruments cannot be packed the same way, so check these tips for the different ways to...

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