Rob Rimeris

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Are Parking Permits Required for a Moving Truck in Philadelphia?

July 16, 2024

Moving to or from Philadelphia can be a logistical challenge, especially when it comes to finding a suitable parking spot for your moving truck. Imagine navigating narrow streets and busy traffic, only to discover there’s no legal place to park. Understanding and securing the necessary parking permits is crucial to avoid fines and plan a smooth, hassle-free move. In this guide I will share everything I have learned about parking permits for moving trucks in Philadelphia from 10,000+ successful moves including the types of permits available to the application process and what to do if you can’t get one. Whether ……

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How Much Does It Cost to Move in Philadelphia?

June 23, 2024

  Moving to a new home is an exciting journey, but it often comes with a myriad of questions, especially regarding costs. In Philadelphia, a city known for its rich history and vibrant neighborhoods, moving costs can vary widely based on several factors. This comprehensive guide aims to demystify the expenses associated with moving within and to Philadelphia. Average Moving Costs in Philadelphia for 2024 Moving to or within Philadelphia involves various expenses that can impact your budget. Understanding these costs can help you plan effectively and avoid any surprises when hiring movers. Let’s break down the different types of ……

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10 Best Moving Companies in Philadelphia

June 23, 2024

  This list of short-distance and long-distance movers is carefully compiled based on factors such as licensing, customer reviews, services offered, and unique features that set each apart. Whether you’re moving locally within Philadelphia or preparing for a long-distance move, here, you’ll find detailed insights to help you choose a reliable moving service that meets your needs. Ranking the Best Moving Experts in Philadelphia, PA 1. EverSafe Moving Co. (Rating: 4.9 – Top Pick) 2. Riley and Sons Moving (Rating: 4.7) 3. New Horizon Movers (Rating: 4.5) 4. BR Moving (Rating: 4.4) 5. Suburban Solutions (Rating: 4.3) 6. ABC Movers ……

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Packing Tips for Moving

June 18, 2024

Moving to a new home can be an exciting yet challenging experience, especially when it comes to packing fragile items like dishware or lamps. Proper packing is crucial to ensure that your dishes arrive at your new destination without any chips or cracks. Bustling city environments and the often narrow, busy streets add an extra layer of importance to proper packing. This guide will provide you with essential tips and techniques for packing your dishware safely and efficiently. Whether you’re moving to a quaint row house in South Philly or a high-rise apartment in Center City, these tips will help ……

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How to Pack Dishware

June 2, 2023

When moving, dishes are some of the most intimidating items to pack. That is why we’re using our moving expertise to make this video guiding you through the process. Tips on packing your dishware It may cost a bit more for a Dish Box, but this specialty moving box is cheaper in the long run as it’s built to prevent damage. For glassware, use cell packs that you can fit each glass into. You will also want newsprint to use as padding. To start, you will want to line the bottom of the box with crumpled-up newsprint. Then, we can ……

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How to Pack Clothes

June 2, 2023

Packing clothes for a move may seem simple, but it can be more of a hassle than you think. That is why we’ve put together this video to show you some of the best ways to pack clothes for a move.  Tips on packing Your Wardrobe First, you’ll need to sort out which clothes will be hung and which will be folded. There are two different methods for packing folded clothes: flat fold and military roll. The flat fold method is your best bet for bulky items like jeans or sweaters. Fold your items into small sections until they are ……

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How to Pack Mirrors

June 2, 2023

When you’re preparing to move, packing a mirror can be nerve-racking. One wrong turn, and you’ll have glass everywhere, or worse, someone could get hurt. To give you a helping hand, we’ve assembled this video showing you everything you’ll need to safely move your mirrors. Use the proper packing supplies First, make sure you have the necessary supplies. You can purchase mirror moving boxes online or from any local hardware store. Many moving companies sell them, too. You’ll also want to buy bubble wrap, packing paper, and packing tape. Mirror Packing Steps Next, thoroughly tape the bottom of the box ……

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How to Pack Lamps for Moving

June 2, 2023

If you’re planning to move, you may be left scratching your head when it comes to packing your lamps. That’s why we’ve put together this video breaking down the steps to ensure they arrive damage-free.  The first step is to remove the lampshade. You should always pack the shade by itself to avoid damage. Cushion the lampshade with crumpled packing paper on the bottom and sides of the box. The less room the lampshade has to wiggle around, the better. Once this is done, tape up your box.  Next, the lamp itself. Start by removing the lightbulb and covering it ……

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Tips for Affordable Moving in Philadelphia

April 11, 2022

Moving can be daunting—especially when you’re on a tight budget. How do you get all your stuff out of your current home and into your new place without dropping a bunch of cash in the process? There are several options available if you want to know how to move cheaply. The good news is that there are a variety of strategies you can explore in order to find the one that works best for your situation. You’ll like the outcome when the results are lower moving fees. The average cost of a local move is estimated to be around $1044-$2321. ……

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3 Alternatives to Two Men and a Truck

August 12, 2021

When you start planning for your move, you most likely thought of Two Men and a Truck pretty quickly. After all, they’re one of the biggest moving operations with 300 franchises and 3000 trucks on the road. But you have to remember; just because they’re well-known, doesn’t mean that they’re the best option for you. Instead, in order to get a great move, you have to look at all of your options. The best moving company for what you need may be based right here in Philadelphia. Three Alternatives to Two Men and a Truck Here are three Two Men ……

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