Category: Outside the Box

How to Move a Crib

Cribs are not cheap. Experts say they can cost anywhere from a $125 to $350. Therefore, it’s understandable why parents want to take precaution when moving their crib to a new home. Packing a crib also brings on hygienic challenges as newborns have yet to build up their immune system. Moving a crib involves three …

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How to Move with Pets

What to Do When Packing For most people, preparing for the move itself can be stressful; meanwhile pets are creatures of routine and changes can exacerbate stress for dogs, cats and other sensitive pets. When pet owners are packing, it can be useful to have a pet stay in a room which will be packed …

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Moving Your Home Theater

The home theater is the pride and joy of many homeowners. Unfortunately, if you’re planning on moving, it can also be one of the biggest challenges you’ll face. Home theater equipment tends to be quite bulky, especially if you’ve invested a lot into creating an in-home movie experience. The following are tips for packing up …

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How to Move Exercise Equipment

Having a personal gym set up in your home can make it much easier to stick to your workout routine, especially if you lead a busy life. However, if you plan on moving, moving all of that exercise equipment can prove to be quite a challenge. The following are a few tips for moving your …

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How to Pack and Move Your Computer

In 2018, the number one question on your mind during a move may be: will my desktop make it? Laptops comes in one piece and fold onto themselves. Unfortunately, desk tops aren’t made for convenience. That doesn’t mean you can’t efficiently pack and move your desktop computer system. Know Your Items What exactly does a …

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Getting Your Kids Excited About Moving

Humans are naturally wired to find comfort in familiarity. This is especially true in children; kids don’t like change. Moving to a new town and school can be very difficult for children anywhere from elementary to high school. They don’t want to leave the friendships they’ve created, and they often wonder if they’ll even be …

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Common Moving Injuries

Moving can be very frustrating. With packing and lifting, it’s easy to leave safety on the back burner. Injuries while moving are more common than you think. Here are some you should try to avoid while moving. Broken Fingers and Stubbed Toes It’s easy to accidentally drop a box on your foot. Once that happens, …

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How to Pack Fragile Items

The question on every mover’s mind—how do I make sure my fragile items don’t break in the move? The experts at Dirck’s Moving and Logistics know exactly how. Here’s are some tips and tricks to make sure you don’t shatter your in-law’s wedding gifts. Part 1—Prep Work Here’s what you’ll need to begin. Supplies: 1. …

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How Professionals Handle Commercial Moves

  Residential moving can be a complicated job. Moving a business adds even more layers of complexity. When moving a business, you want a moving company that adheres to your timeline and budget. A full service commercial moving company saves your business money by reducing downtime and ensuring you open on schedule at your new …

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Moving Etiquette Tips

  Professionally trained and experienced movers are always courteous to our customers. This might seem like common sense, but some movers fail at basic customer service. At Dircks Moving and Logistics, we know our reputation depends on how we treat people. As a customer, you are in no way obligated to show etiquette. You’ve got a …

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