The 6 DIY Cleaning Mistakes We All Make When We Move

Your move took longer than you thought and it’s midnight on Sunday. You need to be out by Monday morning at 8:00 a.m., and you neglected to find a cleaning service, so you have to get your apartment in order quickly so that you can get your much-needed security deposit back. Whether you live in a city like Denver where rent prices are on the rise; or if you’re moving to a super popular city like Austin, Texas, you’ll definitely want to do everything you can to ensure that you get your security deposit back to save up for new […..]

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Tax Deduction for Moving Eliminated for 2018

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The recent tax reform efforts for 2018 means numerous benefits for taxpayers for the future.  The Standard Deduction has been increased for everyone. Other deductions have been eliminated with the idea of simplifying the tax code overall.  This article speaks to the moving tax deduction that has been suspended until December 31, 2025. The tax deduction that would be of interest to people visiting a moving website has to do with moving.  In the past, if you moved because of a job change, and met certain additional requirements, then these expenses were able to be deducted from your annual income.  […..]

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The Ultimate Guide for a Successful Move: Help you to move beyond the ordinary

Moving for yourself, or your business, to another place or state, can be challenging at best! It’s important to ensure that everything in the house, office or storage is successfully moved from one place to the next destination. For this reason, most people prefer to hire a moving company. Before you hire a moving company it’s important that you know everything about the moving process. Once you’ve decided to hire professional movers to assist you, there’s a lot to learn.  You’ll want to avoid hiring the wrong company.  The wrong company could result in products being broken or having to […..]

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Tips for Professional Packing and Moving

after the move

Contrary to popular belief, your entire moving and packing experience can be as seamless as possible. To achieve that, make sure to follow these tips: Know that the steps require a lot of money The first tip here is a fact; if you are to have a seamless and highly effective moving and packing experience, then you should know that you are going to spend quite a lot of money. From hiring moving services and clearing certain processes to buy a new house and purchasing materials like shipping boxes, you need to ensure that you are financially prepared to undertake […..]

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Do You Need to Tip Your Long Distance Movers?

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Customers often ask us “Do I need to tip my movers when I’m moving long distance?”. Of course tipping is absolutely not required by any means. However, if you feel your movers did an exceptional job, you may want to thank them with a tip.  The next obvious question is “How much to tip movers?” According to an Angie’s List member survey, the “Movers” category was cited by the highest number of survey respondents as the category in which they were most likely to leave a tip. Reading that made everyone here at Garrett’s feel really thankful for being so […..]

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