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Every Day Is Earth Day

People all over the world will observe the 48th annual Earth Day on Saturday, April 22. For many, it’s a time to reflect on how lifestyles and habits affect the planet we all share. It’s also a good time for all of us to renew commitments to sustainability and to keeping the earth healthy for future generations.

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.)

Winter Moving Checklist

Grass Valley gets about 54 inches of rain a year and as much as a foot or more of snow. Rocklin is not quite as wet—only 32 inches of annual rainfall and just a dusting of snow. But for both locations, about 80 percent of the annual precipitation falls between November and March, with December and January being the wettest months. So, if you move during the wintertime, there’s a fair chance you may have to deal with some rain or snow. Use our moving company's Winter Moving Checklist to keep your belongings safe during transit.

A Few Moving Tips for Moving During the Holidays

If you are planning to move during the holiday season, it makes perfect sense to get that shopping out of the way early. From mid-November through December, life gets a little hectic. Before you know it, the holidays will be here and – poof! – they’re gone. So, if you indeed plan to move during this time of year, here are a few moving tips to help you keep your sanity.

Good Packing Begins with Good Packing Materials

You can purchase packing materials in lots of places—big box stores, office supply stores, even your local big pharmacy carries some. However, be advised that the materials you find on popular retail shelves can vary in quality and price. And there are many to choose from. Which are the right ones for your move? Here are a few of the essential materials you will want to have on hand to “pack like a pro.”

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