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Whether your business is moving to Denver, relocating to Colorado or moving across the country, by following a few simple tips you can save your entire organization a host of hassle. We know exactly what is vital to making the transition between facilities as smooth as possible for you, your staff, your up-stream suppliers and, of course, your customers.

DON’T PACK EVERYTHING.

Leave your non-breakable items such as clothes and linens in your dressers, chests and small file cabinets. This will save you from packing extra boxes.

THINK WEIGHT.

Pack all of your boxes full to the top and tape them shut. But in the case of heavier items such as books, we recommend using smaller boxes that can still be manageably lifted.

DON’T PACK PERISHABLES.

Canned goods should be packed upright with no more than 24-30 cans per box but make certain not to pack any items that may spoil in transit.

BE CAREFUL.

Make sure to carefully wrap glass containers. China and glassware should be in boxes clearly marked “FRAGILE.”

KEEP DOCUMENTS.

We recommend that important documents, small expensive items, currency and plants remain with you.

DON’T PACK EXPLOSIVES.

This may seem like common sense, but it’s important not to pack any flammable, explosive, corrosive or liquid items. Residential moving companies are required by law not to move these items. This includes pressurized containers, (aerosol cans, propane tanks, etc.) as well as ammunition.

THINK PACKAGING AND TEMPERATURE.

If you have batteries and/or light bulbs that are not in their original packaging, they should not be packed. Also, if it’s summer, be careful about packing candles, making sure there is nothing they can damage if they melt.

CREATE A MOVING BOX SYSTEM.

Mark what is in each box and in which room you want each box to go. This will help your movers to be more efficient while unloading and save you time and hassle.

USE YOUR TRASH CANS.

Cleaning out trash cans and filling them with miscellaneous garden tools can minimize your packing efforts.

DON’T USE POST-ITS.

Post-It® Notes fall off. Remind yourself and your movers where things should go by using labels instead.

BE VERTICAL.

When packing, pack your items vertically.

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How Do I Know Which Movers are Trustworthy?

With how big the moving industry is, it can be pretty difficult to determine who the best moving company is for you. Here are some of the key things to look for when researching a moving company:

  • Badges: Look to see if they have any certifications or if they are accredited by the BBB. These will also show you if they have won any awards.
  • Experience: You may want to avoid movers that are relatively new. Experience is key to a good move. This could be anywhere on the site, but the most surefire location is in their About Us page.
  • Reviews: Find online reviews. If a moving company has less than a 4-star average rating on their Google Reviews, there is most likely an issue there.
  • Family-Owned and Operated: This is always a big plus. Not only will this help you avoid shady moving companies, but it will also help you avoid ones that are too big to genuinely care about your move.

The only way to know is to do in-depth research. As you narrow down your list, look more and more into these aspects of the company to find the best one for you.

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