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The Best Packing and Planning Advice for an Interstate Move

The Best Packing and Planning Advice for an Interstate Move

 

If you’ve ever had to move to a new home, then you know it can be a big job. No matter the final destination, packing up your personal belongings, putting everything in boxes, moving everything out, and transporting your items to a new home can be exhilarating—but it can also be stressful, time-consuming, and just plain hard work.  

Your Top 5 Commercial Moving Questions Answered

Your Top 5 Commercial Moving Questions Answered

 

Businesses that experience new growth and development will eventually need to hire more employees in order to sustain an advanced workload. More business typically indicates more customers, paperwork, and ultimately the generation of more revenue.

Getting Move-In Ready: 6 Steps to Take Before Your Next Big Move

Getting Move-In Ready: 6 Steps to Take Before Your Next Big Move

There is no one-size-fits-all moving process. For example, the needs of a senior citizen downsizing into a retirement home are drastically different than a high school graduate moving into a college dorm. Different stages in life require specific moving requirements and demands.

What Does a Florida Wheaton Moving Agent Have to Do With Your Business?

What Does a Florida Wheaton Moving Agent Have to Do With Your Business?

It’s not every day a business executive contemplates the decision to expand or relocate their company. Planning a commercial move can be a challenge. It’s easy to have an idea, but to orchestrate, schedule, and execute that plan takes a lot of time and responsibility.

What to Look for in a Reputable Pensacola Moving Company

What to Look for in a Reputable Pensacola Moving Company

Making a move, especially a long distance move, is already a stressful experience. Leaving the surroundings you're used to, maybe saying goodbye to workmates and friends you've known for years, and heading off into a new life in a new area with new people to meet and experiences to have is a big deal.

Planning for Your Long Distance Move the Right Way

Planning for Your Long Distance Move the Right Way

Everyone knows that moving is stressful. There are a million things to worry about, details that need your attention, decisions to make and things that can go wrong. Plus, the physical labor shouldn't be underestimated. It's hard work. 

4 Tips for Moving From a House To a Condo

4 Tips for Moving From a House To a Condo

Moving from a house to a condo can be a major change. The square footage, yard space and privacy are all qualities of living in a home that many of us are accustomed to.

How to Help Children Cope with a Household Move

How to Help Children Cope with a Household Move

We all know moving can be a stressful, and even an emotional process. As adults, we learn to manage this stress and know we are moving for a purpose whether it be for a new job, a better location or a new home. Every move is different, but the affect it has on our lives and routines is always significant.

When you add children to the mix, a move becomes even more involved. If we feel pressure during a move, then we can be sure children are feeling anxious as well.

For children, a move can be exciting, scary or sad. To ease tension and calm nerves, try these tips to help children cope with a household move.

4 Tools to Emotionally Prepare For Your Pensacola Household Move

4 Tools to Emotionally Prepare For Your Pensacola Household Move

Moving is often associated with planning, packing and physical labor. As a Florida Wheaton Agent and residential moving company, we will make sure your belongings are handled with care during your moving process. Although you might be prepared logistically, it’s important to consider the emotional toll a move can take. Young or old, long-term resident or not, moving can be emotional. Here are 5 tools to emotionally prepare for your move:

How to Choose the Right Moving Company for Your Residential Move

How to Choose the Right Moving Company for Your Residential Move

The decision to move is rarely one made lightly. A large portion of our lives is spent at home, which makes moving such an important life event. In fact, its often reported that moving is one of life's most stressful events.

While searching for residential moving companies, it’s important to find a reputable business that can keep your belongings safe throughout the entire process.

To make the decision easier, here are a few tips to help you find the right moving company for your next residential move in the Pensacola area, and beyond.

5 Things to Do Before Pensacola Movers Pack Your Home

5 Things to Do Before Pensacola Movers Pack Your Home

Moving to a new home is all about planning and preparation. Like most things, it’s much easier to enter a new situation with a game plan. Once you’ve set the date of your move, and looked into residential moving companies, the rest is left for you to prepare for the big day.

One way to streamline your moving process is to make sure your house is in the right condition for movers. Not sure if you are fully ready for your move? Take a look at these five things you need to do before professional movers pack your home:

Gilmore Services Gives Back and Gives Kids The World

Gilmore Services Gives Back and Gives Kids The World

Beginning as a family-owned moving company nearly 60 years ago, Gilmore Services has seen how some things change and some things stay the same. Although the company has evolved into a resource for records management, secure document shredding, document scanning and commercial warehousing, the moving division remains.

How Much Do Our Moving Storage Containers Hold?

How Much Do Our Moving Storage Containers Hold?

If you have moved before, you know the time and consideration involved in moving from one house to another. After planning, paperwork and researching residential moving companies, it’s time to focus on the best ways to take care of your belongings. You might find that it’s necessary to store certain items during the moving process, and in that case, Gilmore Services offers moving storage containers to lighten your load.

Gilmore Services’ Vision for a Spectacular New Year

Gilmore Services’ Vision for a Spectacular New Year

 

This New Year, Gilmore Services celebrates over 58 years of being trusted by thousands of organizations who choose to use our moving and storage facilities, our shredding services and our imaging and records management services. We have enjoyed this good fortune only because of our proud history and philosophy of commitment to the highest levels of integrity and customer service. That promise of trust, care and concern for each client's needs continues today as a cornerstone of our company's culture. As we enter 2014, we would like to share our vision for intensifying our client-focused services.

How to Unclutter and Stage Your Home to Sell Faster

How to Unclutter and Stage Your Home to Sell Faster

There are several important tasks to accomplish before finally settling into a new home. For many homeowners, selling your current home is high on the to-do list before looking into residential moving companies. For your house to sell, it must feel like home to a buyer. That’s why home staging is so important when you’re looking to sell. Here’s a look at how to expedite the selling process by following these home-staging tips.

3 Packing Tips for Your Next Household Move in Pensacola

3 Packing Tips for Your Next Household Move in Pensacola

Unless you have lived in the same home until now, you have packed up before moving to a new home. Whether you packed your personal items or helped a friend, the process can be time consuming and labor intensive.