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Top 5 Tips to Securing Your Holiday Decorations During a Move

With the holiday season fast approaching and your moving day following en suite, you want to ensure your decorations survive the trip. After all, this is your first holiday season in your new house and it deserves to be decorated and celebrated. To ensure your bulbs, lights and holiday wreaths will survive the bumps of … Continued

Great Packing Techniques You Should Know

Proper packing is the key to keeping your belongings in one piece when you move. You can have all the moving equipment available, from dollies to moving ramps, but if the contents inside the boxes aren’t secure, you risk damaging them. So, before you start throwing your belongings into boxes, consider these following packing techniques. … Continued

5 Tips to Keep Your Art and Pictures Safe During a Move

Art is irreplaceable. While you can almost always repurchase the same piece, it’ll never do justice because art is just as much about when and where you bought it, as it is about the piece itself. After all, replacing a piece of art online that you originally purchased on your honeymoon or while traveling Tahiti … Continued

Label Like A Pro! Your Guide to Becoming a Moving Master.

Labeling is inarguably one of the most important parts of moving. Without labels, you really have no idea what belongings are where, what boxes go where, or if everything is even packed. So, never underestimate the power of proper labeling. Unfortunately, not all labeling is created equally. To ensure a quality move and a positive … Continued

5 Best Practices When Packing Your Valuables

There are very few things worse than opening up a box of valuables, only to find that everything is broken. Unfortunately, the fragility of your items and the process of moving isn’t a flawless combination for the majority of people. The good news is all you need are the secret tips to properly packing your … Continued

How to Wrap Leather Furniture for Moving and Storage

Leather is one of the most expensive and most comfortable materials used for household furniture. More often than not, people cherish their leather pieces more than any other type of furniture in their home. When you are preparing for a move or preparing to put leather furniture into storage, it is crucial you protect it … Continued

How to Move Your Fridge

  When you are moving, you have a choice to either move your kitchen appliances with you or leave them behind. While many people want to bring appliances along with them, it may be stressful to think about packing and loading something as large and cumbersome as a fridge. However, Bekins A-1 knows that preparation … Continued

Packing Your Comic Books for Moving Day

Comic books are part of our culture. We idolize the heroes and heroines that save the day. But when you have to pack and move your comic books, your movers become your superheroes. The people who collect comic books do so because these items have sentimental and monetary value. Not to mention, they are really … Continued