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How to Move a Mobile Home

Moving a mobile home requires extensive preparation in order to prevent damage to the home itself and to its contents. Follow these steps to move it as safely as possible.

School Is out, Moving Is In!

It makes perfect sense. Families prefer to move when school is not in session—it’s easier for kids to make a transition. (In Rocklin, schools dismiss on June 8 this year and go back in session on August 16. In Grass Valley, the last day of school is June 9, and class resumes on August 17.) The school calendar has a significant impact on the moving industry. It creates a high demand for moving services during a single three-month span every year. Our movers and packers here at Ernie’s Van & Storage are accustomed to this surge, and we flex to meet it for families moving to or from Rocklin and Grass Valley and surrounding communities.

How to Find and Book Your Mover

You’ve decided to move. You’ve also decided you’d rather not take the task on by yourself. But, how do you find the right mover? You have a lot of options, and sorting them out can confusing. Here are a few tips I recommend as you consider which moving company to use. (Full disclosure: although we here at Ernie’s Van & Storage would like to be your ultimate choice, we offer this advice regardless—we want you to make your best move, with or without us.)

Turn, Turn, Turn . . . to Ernie’s in Any Season

As the good book says, “To every thing there is a season, and a time to every purpose under the heaven.” (Ecclesiastes 3:1) Were I to offer a “furniture moving” twist to this famous passage, I might include this verse: “a time to move and a time to stay planted.” It’s a well-known fact that most movers and storage companies, including moving companies in California, are extra busy in the summer—and not so busy during the winter. To this point: Atlas moving agents, like Ernie’s Van & Storage, handle almost twice as many interstate moves in July as they do in February.

Sacramento: The Hot Housing Market for 2017

A realtor.com report states that sales of homes in Sacramento are expected to increase by 4.92 percent, and prices will grow by 7.18 percent. What are the implications of this real estate activity? Sacramento will be a hot spot for economic growth in 2017.

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