Residential Moving

5 Ways to Maximize Space When Moving into an Apartment

Moving into an apartment? Your new home may have less square footage or storage than you are used to. This means assessing your furnishings and finding ways to best utilize your new living space. Our team at All Service Moving has these tips for maximizing your new space. 1) Get organized before you move. One…

December 2, 2019
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Is a Merry Holiday Move Possible?

Moving into a new home is a substantial undertaking, no matter the season. Planning a move when you expect to slow down and celebrate may feel additionally daunting. Is a merry holiday move possible? Yes! Our Portland and Seattle moving companies offer the following tips to make your local or long-distance move during the celebration…

December 2, 2019
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Why are Americans on the Move?

Over thirty million Americans change their residence each year with the average person moving about eleven times during their lifetime. In the last decade, these moves have also reflected in a shift to urban locales as people migrate towards industry-specific hubs, and large scale employers. With temperate climates, proximity to the outdoors, and big-name employers…

October 10, 2019
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Help Your Parents Downsize Before They Move

Apart from millennials, baby boomers make up the largest percentage of homeowners and buyers in the country. Accounting for over 30% of the home owning market, aging boomers are calling upon their adult children to help them downsize from their family homes into apartments, condos, or smaller suburban dwellings. That said, moving can be stressful,…

October 8, 2019
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How To Move Art & Antiques Without Damage

Whether you’re making a local or a long-distance move, properly packing all of your belongings can be challenging. There are more than enough things to consider throughout the moving process like logistics, how many boxes you’ll need, and determining the types of packing supplies you’ll need. If you have antiques and other valuable vintage items…

September 18, 2019
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5 Things Not to Forget on Moving Day

So, you’ve finally taken the plunge. Your car is packed, the kids are accounted for, and your pets will be safely cared for during the journey to your new home. You drive just around the corner from your old neighborhood before the dread sets in: you’ve forgotten something. We all know the feeling. The sinking…

August 1, 2019
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Moving Your College Student? Tips on Dorm vs. Apartment Living

Dorm living is an exciting aspect of being a college student. For incoming students, living away from home for the first time, dorm life is often an appealing part of the undergraduate experience. That said, there are times when students want an upgrade from the confines of dorm living into their own apartment. Though your…

July 17, 2019
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How to Move During the Summer in Portland

Summer is the peak moving season in the Portland area. It’s also one of the best times of year to relocate, whether it’s across town or across the country. With great weather, long days, hot real estate opportunities, school out of session, and convenient moving dates available, it’s simple to see why so many people…

June 19, 2019
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How to Balance Work When You’re Moving

Achieving work-life balance is tough enough, but adding a move into the mix runs the risk of cutting into both productivity and leisure in ways that are detrimental to your job and your health. Follow these tips to help keep your sanity in the face of a residential move as well as maximize your time…

April 25, 2019
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4 Risks of DIY Local Moving

Roughly 35.5 million Americans move each year. Some spend frustrating hours purging, packing, labeling, and hauling while others hire movers so they can concentrate on other important matters.  There’s so much that goes along with moving all your belongings and family members to a completely new living space. Two reasons individuals may choose a DIY…

February 26, 2019
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