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Anthony Bale

Anthony has been at different positions in the industry for the last 10 years, gaining significant knowledge on the relocation process. He himself has moved 6 times already, which helped him explore the other side of the moving process. You can contact Anthony Bale at [email protected]

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How to File a Complaint Against Movers: The 6-Step Complaint Process

The home moving process is rather unpredictable and a relocation success rate of 100% is rarely attainable. No matter how carefully you research your movers when planning your upcoming move, you just can’t have complete control over all aspects of the house move. For instance, you may hire a moving company and trust their professionalism and experience only to be left disappointed by their service, attitude, or both. But while largely inconsiderate or plain rude movers is something you may be willing to dismiss for the sake of avoiding any confrontations, a late shipment, lost or damaged belongings, or...

20 Simple and Easy Ways to Reduce Moving Costs

There’s a good reason why the home moving process is almost always described as stressful and expensive, and that reason is that it actually is stressful and expensive. While that combination is not very promising for anyone who’s getting ready to move out, the good news – understand the light at the end of the tunnel – is that there are many [20] ways to reduce moving costs. And when used smartly, those 20 tips for cutting moving costs and expenses will make all the difference in the world for people moving on a tight budget. Are you ready...

How to Move a Washing Machine Without Hiring Movers

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...

How to Move a Mattress by Yourself: Become Your Own Mattress Mover

Mattresses have come a long way from being filled with reeds, hay or wool during the glory days of the Roman Empire or being stuffed with pea chucks, straw or feathers during the Renaissance period. Modern high-quality bed mattresses come in all shapes and sizes: from innerspring mattresses to memory foam and latex ones, there is just the right mattress for every taste and budget. While getting ready to move out, one question that is sure to come up during the busy preparations is how to pack and move your mattress. Now, don’t underestimate the importance of a high-quality...

How to Pack Shoes for Moving: If the Shoes Fit, Pack Them

When packing for a move, sooner or later you’ll get to packing your footwear as well. And when that happens, you may get tempted to just throw all your shoes into a large box and be done with it. The thing is that you shouldn’t do it. Resist such temptation because improper packing of shoes can easily damage your pairs in various ways: scuffing, misshaping, and so on. Show some respect to your footwear and pack your shoes properly when moving house. Although packing shoes for a move may seem easy enough and pretty straightforward, there are still a...