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Use Specialty Moving to Protect Those Special Possessions

Do you own an irreplaceable item and need to move across the country? Maybe it’s an old Steinway grand piano. Or a priceless piece of artwork. Sometimes, your can’t-replace-it possession requires an extra level of TLC a cookie-cutter, stackable-cardboard-box approach just can’t accommodate. That’s when you need specialty moving, one of the customized moving options Jackson Moving offers. Specialty groups “Specialty moving” is a catch-all phrase for relocation services designed to handle items that might best be described as falling into one or more of these categories: • luxurious • irreplaceable • extra-large • carries strong intrinsic value • needs unusual care • requires highly specialized instructions Examples include pianos, billiards.
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Flexible Storage Solutions Help During an Interstate Move

Flexible storage solutions can be a godsend during a move across the country. You’ve invested time and money in preserving and purchasing your belongings, so why pinch pennies when it comes to protecting those prized possessions with inferior storage facilities? Avoid a storage snafu As a cautionary tale of what might go wrong, consider the recent supersized theft of one man’s superhero-themed collection from a Las Vegas storage facility. Thieves made off with $100,000 worth of rare comic books, including a sizeable Spider-Man collection. Granted, this heist represents one of the more dramatic examples of a storage situation going south. But you don’t have.
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Think Inside the Box to Pack and Protect Your Possessions

Two factors play into whether a packed box will hold up during a move: material and method. On the material side, seek out task-worthy boxes and avoid the budget-route temptation (such as picking up beat-up empties from your local grocer, department store or liquor shop). Invest in sturdy, good-quality boxes able to withstand transport trauma. Corrugated cardboard offers superior stability with its triple-layered construction: Two smooth outer layers surround a single ridged inner layer. As full-service long-distance movers, Jacksons Relocation will be happy to provide you with boxes appropriate to your items. Box expenses depend on the quantity you’re packing. A three-bed/two-bath.
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Brokers Promise a Care-free Move, But Can They Deliver?

Moving brokers conduct business in a seemingly straightforward way: A middleman gives you cost estimates, then searches for movers to do the job. Simple, right? Hold on a second. One vital element is missing from that process: accountability. A moving broker has no trailers in his parking lot. He doesn’t visit your home during the estimating process, either. The biggest mistake individuals probably make is erroneously believing the broker has more oversight regarding the move than he does. In fact, a broker holds virtually no accountability over the physical moving process itself. When all is said and done, the process eventually comes down.
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