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4 Tips for Moving Long Distance

The more miles you add to a move, the trickier it becomes. Without an adequate plan in place, there’s a greater chance of something going wrong when moving long distance. Hiring a professional mover can make a significant difference in offsetting that risk. Here are four more things that you can do to make your long-distance move stress-free.

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.

Intrastate or Interstate, Local or Long Distance? Moving Terms to Know.

When you do your research on moving, you will notice several terms used frequently to describe the different kinds of moves people make. I’d like to clear up any confusion for you here with a short primer on moving terminology—and a few points you should know about the different kinds of moves.

Moving Migration Patterns - Finding Balance in California

People are still heeding Horace Greeley’s famous exhortation, as we see in the most recent analysis of traffic patterns. At the end of every year, Atlas looks at the myriad routes traced by our customers over the previous 12 months. To make the data for 77,705 interstate moves somewhat digestible, Atlas operations and marketing folks produce an illustrated report that shows every state’s propensity to attract or lose people.

Moving to another state? Don't make it a state of confusion.

Move across state lines, or interstate moving, can seem pretty simple at a glance. Things get packed up, loaded onto a truck, and delivered to your new home. But it’s easier said than done. Here are a few tips that can help you keep your interstate move from becoming frustrating and confusing.

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