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moving pano

Moving a piano is no easy feat even for professional piano movers. Pianos are usually very expensive, delicate, and very important to you or other members of your family. Not to mention that they're also bulky, oddly-shaped, and heavier than you think. That said, if you can hire professional movers with piano moving experience, it's well worth your time. If that's not possible and you want to take on moving a piano on your own, more power to you and good luck. When it comes down to how to move a piano, you're going to need help and special equipment to get the job done.  Here are some tips for a moving a piano on your own!

corporate relocation services

You’ve accepted a great job in another state. Now, you have to find housing. That can seem like a daunting task when you don't know the area. This is where corporate relocation services come in. ApartmentGuide explains what corporate relocation companies do, how they can help you and what to expect, when you're moving for work.

Whether you decide to hire movers or do the job yourself you should have a solid understanding of how to pack valuables the right way.  There's nothing worse than opening that box of your grandmother’s china to find it broken,…

Get your moving priorities straight, so you can have a relaxing first night in your new apartment. [find-an-apartment] One of the niftiest packing tips to make your move easier is to create a priority box that is loaded with items you’ll need the night you move in and the morning after. Build this box into your moving plan to ensure an easy move with much less stress. Consider these items to include in your priority box(es):

It’s normal to feel attached to your possessions. Try as you might to think that your stuff is just stuff, it’s not — there’s a psychological reason why everything you collect in life means so much.

[find-an-apartment] As a result, it can be difficult and even overwhelming to pack up for a move. We’re sharing some helpful psychology to help you understand your attachment to the things you own and perhaps help improve the mood of your move.

In May, we shared nine essential apartment moving hacks for an easier move. We encouraged our Twitter followers to retweet their favorite apartment hack for a chance to win prizes during our #MoveInMonday Giveaway. Our followers had so many clever ideas, we decided to share some of their own smart moving tips: [find-an-apartment]

[find-an-apartment] Is packing up your apartment NOT your idea of a fun time? It is surely not at the top of many lists of favorite activities. When you break packing down into manageable pieces day by day, however, it tends to progress more easily. Make your list of the day – each day! -- for what to pack up in your apartment. Apply this strategy to your efforts, and moving can be a breeze -- or at least less stressful!

For me, packing for a move has historically consisted of half-full cardboard boxes, clothes strewn about, and the ensuing tears of stress. In fact, it wasn't until my last couple of moves that I really got an organizational system figured…

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