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Change of Address Checklist

Nov 17, 2020

Moving day preparations are underway and you want to make sure nothing is forgotten during the process. You’ve made your list of “to-do’s.” The rental truck has been secured, boxes and packing supplies are readily available and you’ve hired professional movers to assist you. But one thing you’re not so sure about is how to change your mailing address. You don’t want to be without any important pieces of mail, so making …

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Preparing Your Home and Valuables for Move Day

Oct 19, 2020

With moving day fast approaching, we know that the mental checklist has begun to ensure that everything has been taken care of. For a convenient and stress-free move, we developed a Guide to a Successful Move to help you prepare. Good planning, preparation and cooperation alleviate the pressure brought on by an upcoming move. In regards to the packing tasks, most of our customers take a hybrid approach, with customers packing some …

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2019 Allied Van Lines State Magnet Report

Aug 06, 2020

Allied Van Lines has released its annual State Magnet Report for 2019. Top Destinations for Allied Van Lines Allied Van Lines is one of the world’s largest moving companies and it shows with how many miles Allied has traveled. Over the past six years, Allied has moved consumers and corporations over 421,780, 231 miles. This is equal to 16,937 trips around the globe! The top destinations are fairly obvious with Texas, California and …

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How Much Do Moving Companies Charge?

Jul 14, 2020

The cost of a move depends on if you are moving in San Diego County, throughout California or cross country. A local move is when you move within 100 to 150 miles (residence to residence) and is charged by the hour. A move within California beyond 150 miles is normally considered an intrastate move. A long distance move is an interstate move, such as when you move from Southern California to Texas. For intrastate and interstate moves, …

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Home Protection During the Moving Process

Mar 16, 2020

Our highly-trained and experienced team takes the protection of your home during the moving process very seriously. We execute a proven, no-nonsense plan to ensure that your home and belongings are fully protected on move day. Our team is extremely conscientious in the handling of your items and we take preventative measures to protect the home and flooring during your move. When the team arrives at the start of the …

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Moving Out Essentials

Mar 03, 2020

Whether you’re moving down the street or across the country, moving can be a challenge. Being fully prepared for your move is necessary to keep stress to a minimum when moving day arrives. During a move, planning and list-making become important tasks. One of the many lists you should be making is a list of essential supplies for the move, and for your first few nights in your new home. Moving Out Essentials …

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How to Move a Safe

Feb 06, 2020

When it comes to moving, there are many challenges. To make the moving process easier, it can help to identify some of the most difficult items to lift and move. One of these is your home safe, which can be particularly tricky to maneuver without a professional moving team, simply due to its bulk and weight. While a portable safe is made to be easy to lift and move, a …

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California Moving & Storage Association 2020 Membership Certificate

Jan 22, 2020

Atlas Transfer & Storage Co. was re-certified as a member of the California Moving & Storage Association in January 2020. About The California Moving & Storage Association The California Moving and Storage Association (also known as the CMSA) is a non-profit trade association that represents licensed and insured California moving companies. The CMSA offers its members many tools and resources to assist with regulatory and compliance issues. The CMSA not only …

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Tips For Moving Out Of State With Kids

Sep 17, 2019

You’ve made a big decision. It is time to seize a new opportunity in life, but the only sticking point is that you have to uproot your family and move out of state. While relocating is exciting, it can also be stressful and difficult for kids to handle on an emotional level. Here are some great tips on making a move out of state more agreeable with the young people in …

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What To Do When The Movers Are Moving

Aug 09, 2019

The big moment has finally arrived. After weeks (or months) of packing and decluttering, it’s finally moving day. Anyone who has ever relocated has seen the hurricane of activity that begins once the moving truck arrives. People often wonder what they should do once the movers get to work. Here are some great tips on moving day etiquette and how to best to use your time. Take A Final Look …

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