The most affordable times to move

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If you are interested in saving money on your next move it could be wise to choose a time that is seen as more affordable. Choosing the right time of year can help to make sure that your move can go smoothly and be available to you at an excellent cost. Here are some of the most affordable times to move throughout the year:

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Tips for moving during winter

Tips for moving during winter

If you are planning on moving through the winter it's very important to confirm all appropriate details with your movers ahead of time. Working with a mover that has experience in winter moves can be especially important to having a quality experience. Here are some top moving tips from NewRay Moving for your winter move:

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Top tips for moving your home at Christmas


If you are going to be moving throughout the Christmas season it could be a wise idea to find local movers in Fairfax that have experience moving over the holidays. Not every local moving and storage company will work throughout Christmas but with the local moving services at New Ray Move, you can have professionals on hand that can work throughout the holiday season. If you are going to be moving over the holidays, here are some tips you can use to enjoy a less stressful moving process:

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9 Common Mistakes to Avoid When Hiring Movers


When you hire a moving and packing company, your desire is to have a very smooth experience, and basically sit back and relax as they take care of your moving needs. However, some people end up getting very nasty moving experiences due to certain moving mistakes they fall for. If you don’t want to be a victim of a poor moving experience, then there are the top ten mistakes you must always avoid when hiring movers:

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10 Questions to Ask Before Picking a Mover


Before you enlist the services of any moving company, you must ascertain beyond any doubts that they have what it takes to safely and conveniently move your items. This calls for a lot of vigilance on your part when searching for the service provider and you must never relent on your quest to find and work with the very best.

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Moving Insurance Tips


It is always a highly recommended idea to insure your personal items during moving. Most people tend to ignore this, and its importance only becomes apparent to them after a damage is already done and they realize that they will have to shoulder the entire costs of repair or getting a new item. It is, therefore, important to value your goods and have a complete inventory of all the items shipped so that everything may be insured during the move. It is out of this inventory that the insurers will calculate the premiums and the risks associated with the move.

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Guide to Moving with Kids


Moving with kids is not always a walk in the park. There are a lot of challenges involved with such a move, and if you don’t know how to prepare adequately for it, you may end up losing your mind on the actual day. However, there are certain subtle preparations you can make to ensure that you not only have a smooth moving experience, but also the kids enjoy every bit of it. Here is how to make that happen:

Discuss with the kids about the move

The prospect of moving may affect your kids in a number of way. It may not be interesting for them to move from their current neighborhood and leave all their friends and memories behind. Some might actually cry at the thought of leaving for a new place. However, when you discuss with them in good time about the move, telling them why you are moving and why it is a good thing, then it may be a bit easy on them on the actual moving date. You should make it sound like an adventure so that they look forward to it and actually desire for the day to come fast so that they can have some fun.

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Top Moving Scams


While you search for the right moving company, be sure to know how to identify the rotten apples so that you avoid falling victim of moving scams. Here is a brief look at the top ten moving scams you must always watch out for:

The phoning it in company

Moving prices are based on the size and the weight of the items you need to ship and not just on mileage alone. These can’t be determined by the mover over the phone. If they can’t come for an onsite estimation, then they must be scammers.

The cursory glance estimator

They just walk in and do a quick walk-through of your home without asking questions or opening the cabinets to know exactly what will be moved. They are not detailed and will likely give you a wrong estimate.

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Top 10 Moving Tricks for a Fast Painless Move


Moving doesn’t have to be a painful experience. You don’t have to dread the prospects of moving such that every time it is time to move, then you are engulfed with a sudden gloom.

Here are a few tips and tricks you can use for a fast and painless move:

1. Start early

Don’t wait until the last minute to start thinking about the move. Start the preparations early by getting all the packing supplies you need in good time and begin the packing process way ahead of the move date. This will help you stay more organized and you will be calmer when the actual day arrives.

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How to Find Free Packing Supplies


There is always the possibility of spending a lot of money while moving, and every opportunity to save a few coins should always be embraced and one major area of realizing considerable saving is with the moving supplies. If you start early and take your time, you can find quality supplies for absolutely free and here are some of the places you should be considering when you need free packing supplies:

Office Supply Stores

Most of the office suppliers are usually shipped in sturdy boxes with a lot of packing materials that stores never need after the delivery is done. In most cases, the boxes and the packing materials will end up getting burned so that they don’t occupy unnecessary storage space. By visiting office supplies stores, therefore, you may be able to find packing boxes for almost everything you will need when moving. Just be sure to check out a number of stores early enough so that you don’t miss out since so many people already know this trick.

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Moving On a Tight Budget


7 Ways to Save a Ton of Money

Whether you are moving to a new country, city or just another part of your present town, the costs associated with moving can sometimes get out of hand, and if you are not careful, moving can easily become unnecessarily expensive.

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Ways we protect your items during your move


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NewRay Moving can offer premium support during the course of your moving day. We want to make sure that you can get the best and most affordable moving solutions. You can protect your items during your move:

When using our services, we will be able to use it. Even though we can also provide the best in packing technology. We want to make sure that our professional moving services can continue to offer you even a short move.

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How to manage a long distance move


How to manage long distance move

If you are planning on moving over a long distance, there are often some top considerations you need to make in order to properly plan and get through a distance move. To make the move run more smoothly, it can take some time for you to plan accordingly. If you want to have a successful long-distance move here are some of the best tips that you can follow:

Plan at least three months ahead: Although you may not always be able to plan this far ahead, it can definitely help the plan at least three months in advance before you are moving. This can help you pick the ideal time of year as well as plan ahead so that you can pick a mover at a good time.

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7 Tips for Office Moving:

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If you are moving your business you may be wondering how you can enjoy a more successful process in keeping costs down and moving efficiently. As NewRay Moving is responsible for moving a wide range of businesses across the country each year we want to bring you a series of time-saving tricks that you can use to make your office moving process as easy as possible. Here are some of the best tips you can use for office moving:

Donate or resell equipment you're not using: If you have extra guests or office equipment, you could work at getting rid of some of your older equipment so that you don't have to move it. If you are planning on moving items only to store them, you could easily donate them so that you could get a tax break or even sell them off.

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5 Tips for a less expensive and more Efficient Move

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If you are working with professional movers for the first time or you are simply interested in cutting down on the overall expenses of your move, there are some great ways that you can have a much more efficient and inexpensive moving process. Here are some of the best ways that you can cut down on the total amount of money you need to spend on a move and increase efficiency:

Get rid of items you don’t need: If you have items at home that you don't need such as old clothing, furniture items or books, it's a good idea to start getting rid of them. Larger items that you would prefer not to move are always best to get rid of first. By eliminating items from your moving list you can really cut down on your moving costs.

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Preparing for your summer move with NewRay Moving



If you are moving in the summer, it can be difficult to know exactly how you can plan accordingly to make the process of moving in hot weather easier. When working with NewRay Moving, we take a number of actions to make sure that the process of your summer move does not have to be a difficult task. Here are some of the best ways that we can improve your summer move by taking the appropriate steps in preparation:

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Moving to another state (Tips on how to plan to move to other state)



Moving to another state of the country requires careful preparation and meticulous planning so that you’re out of state move can be crowned with the type of success you would love to achieve. If you want things to go smoothly from start to end, you can’t just plan out the entire move randomly and act it out by improvising the preparation steps as Moving day draws nearer and nearer. You can do it, but then you run the risk of facing the consequences of a chaotic, stressful and overly expensive move to another state.

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Helping Kids Adjust to Their New Home and Neighborhood

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Changing home, school and neighborhood is never an easy task for either parents or kids -even children as young as four are known to 'miss' friends, toys, old lifestyles and familiar surroundings! These are the safe, memorable and happy things in their lives. For older kids, this means letting go of school and locality friends, a known routine, scope of activity, leisure equipment, books, favorite hang-outs etc. they have unconsciously absorbed as an essential part of their lives, but help is at hand.

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7 Things

You have just bought a new house made with all payments and paperwork. You must now be relaxed because the effort to find a house has finally ended, but my friend waits a minute because you have just one half of the battle. The battle to enter your new address still has to be delivered. You cannot even realize it, but the day of change will come as if you just woke up from a dream. That is why there is a list of some things you have to do before you go to your new home so that you remember that day, not a hard day, but a day full of memories.

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You cannot plan a movement alone. Moving is a fairly hectic process that can deliver you sleepless nights and leave you exhausted. You need multiple parties in the moving process, including your friends and a professional counselor. Here are some of the factors that you should consider during the move:

Reasons for moving

Before you plan a move, it is essential to determine whether moving is essential. People move for different reasons, one of which is a transfer of work. Investigate the reasons for the move and evaluate whether it is worth the time and money. The movements can be quite difficult and settle in a new area that is very stressful, especially for children and pets. Evaluate your needs and see if they are completely satisfied with this step.

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Tips for packing during your move

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If you would like to have an easier time with moving it helps to take some packing advice from the pros. Sometimes taking a few extra steps will you are packing can be extremely helpful when it comes to the unpacking an organization process. Whether you are planning on moving across the city or moving across the state, these are some tips that you can use for packing for most any type of move:

Search for a moving company early on: finding a reputable moving company early on will give you more choice. Deciding on a moving company that can help you with packing, unpacking storage and other actions can be extremely helpful and it can actually really ease the process of getting ready to move. Full service moving companies can generally offer you more if you don’t want to be so hands on with your move.

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