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10 Uses for Moving & Packing Tape

10 Uses for Moving & Packing Tape

That PVC clear, tan, or brown tape. Usually it is 2 ” wide and 55 yards long. Whether you call it standard carton sealing tape, packing tape, moving tape, pressure sensitive tape. Of course you can use it for sealing boxes. Here are some other uses for tape:   [box] 1. Holding blankets on furniture 2. […]

How to pack mirrors or small pictures for moving

How to pack mirrors or small pictures for moving

Packing pictures, mirrors, posters or any other framed or flat item can be challenging for the non professional packer. Add a layer of padding to the bottom of the box. Use bubble wrap, clean unprinted newsprint or towels or flat clothing
Wrap each picture in bubble wrap or unprinted newsprint and stand on edge in the box
Fill in any empty spaces with padding. If all items are tight they can not shift and break.
Put a layer of padding on top there should be some resistance when you close the box.
Mark ⬆ “UP” arrows ⬆ on the box and “FRAGILE” or “GLASS”. As always mark each box with your name, the room the items are going to, and a description of the items.

Arhaus in the middle of the street

Arhaus in the middle of the street

Arhaus in the middle of the street

How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment for Nassau County NY

How To Appeal Your Property Tax Assessment for Nassau County NY

Free advice on how to file your Nassau County Long Island, NY Property Tax Grievance:

Married Chairs

Happy Valentine’s Day: Risque Chairs

IKEA has a chair on chair action ad. Of course PRO Movers know the proper way to load chairs is to “marry them” together. Others may come up with a more risque description.   This photo is for illustration purposes. A professional moving company would never “marry” two naked chairs they would first wrap them […]

Torggler Door – cool futuristic barn door

Torggler Door – cool futuristic barn door

The video speaks for itself: and another version:

Death by Safe

Death by Safe

No it’s not a cartoon reenactment. Moving is stressful, it can actually kill you. This famous death was from not being able to move a safe dial. Jack Daniel, yes that Jack Daniel, distiller and farmer apparently injured his toe while kicking his safe in frustration.  He later died of “blood poisoning from operation”. See […]

Various methods on how to thaw / unfreeze a frozen water pipe.

Various methods on how to thaw / unfreeze a frozen water pipe.

With the recent extreme cold weather in the Northeast, you are probably now past preventing a pipe from freezing and are hopefully looking for a solution to get the water running again rather than a plumber to fix a burst pipe. I too am was in this situation. I have a 6 foot section of […]

Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns 2013

Atlas Van Lines Migration Patterns 2013

2012 Migration Patterns by Atlas Van Lines

Hacking a smart home front door lock

Hacking a smart home front door lock

Having a smart home may add convenience to your life and to a hacker who wants to enter your home.   A hacker opens a Vera lite door lock.

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