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Tips for packing basement belongings
Items stored in your basement could be used occasionally to brighten up your residence. For example, holiday decorations could provide your house with colorful lights that make your residence stand out at specific times, but these belongings spend the majority of the year in your house’s basement.
However, you’re moving, and it’s necessary to bring belongings stored in your basement to your new address. Check out the following tips to successfully transport possessions stored in your basement between destinations.
1. Use extra precaution
A safe approach benefits people who are preparing to move items from their basements.
Examine the items in each box and ensure that these belongings are crucial to keep at your new residence. You should dispose of possessions that have fallen apart or are beyond repair before moving day. Additionally, all belongings should be stored in strong, sturdy moving boxes that are properly labeled.
2. Start early
Moving all of your possessions can be time-consuming, but you can get a head start by taking stock of the possessions stored in your basement early in the relocation process.
Packing supplies are essential for moving day, so purchase moving boxes, tape and other items in advance. You also can spend time cleaning up the basement as you collect your belongings, as this could help you save time later.
Support from the professional relocation movers at Stevens Worldwide Van Lines provides significant benefits during your move. These relocation experts specialize in long distance moving and are ready to help you transport all of your possessions from one destination to another.
3. Evaluate your new residence
Just because you’re moving items out of your basement does not guarantee that these possessions can be stored in the same area of your new home.
Conduct a comprehensive evaluation of your new residence’s basement before moving day to fully understand how much space is available. An extensive review ensures that you can effectively keep the items you once stored in the basement in the same area at your new address.
Unfortunately, some items could be difficult to move from your property’s basement, but solutions are available. In some cases, you could take the possessions apart and put them back together after moving day. You also can sell specific belongings before your move through online resources, yard sales and other venues.
Take advantage of the available opportunities before your move to clear out your basement. When you’re done, you can enjoy a successful relocation that enables you to take plenty of your possessions to your new residence.
International car company developing new North American headquarters
Decenber 2, 2012
Porsche, a global car manufacturer that saw its sales rise 21 percent between fiscal years 2010 and 2011, recently broke ground on its new North American headquarters. According to The Atlanta Journal-Constitution, the company plans to relocate from Sandy Springs, Georgia, to Aerotropolis, Georgia, which is located near the Hartsfield-Jackson Atlanta International Airport.
Officials with Porsche said they will invest $100 million in the new facility and it will be completely soundproof. Company representatives noted that the state-of-the-art complex will be finished in 2014, and the facility could bring new jobs to the area.
“This is the future,” Atlanta Mayor Kasim Reed told the newspaper. “We think we have good bones, and we think this is just the beginning.”
While many companies are driven to relocate as quickly as possible, some businesses plan years in advance. Regardless of your company’s moving strategy, the trained professionals at Stevens Worldwide Van Lines offer support for relocations of all sizes. The experienced relocation movers at Stevens provide packing assistance and scheduling tips to ensure that all of your belongings are ready to go on the big day.