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San Diego Moving Articles

San Diego Moving Articles, Packing Tips & Advice

Knowing the right questions to ask when you are planning a move and where to find the right information is key to making an educated decision not only about the mover and moving company that you choose but the decisions you make during the planning process.

McCarthy Transfer & Storage is a San Diego family owned and locally operated moving company. As local, international and long distance cross country movers, we have gained years of experience that we will share to assist you getting the best moving experience. As San Diego movers, we have been providing quality, skilled, reliable and honest moving service to our customers for nearly a century. Below are quick links to our moving blog articles to help you make some informed choices before, during and after your move.

Choosing a Mover

Choosing a Mover & How to Avoid a Bad Mover
Local Move Agent vs. Move Broker
Protect Yourself & More Questions to ask a Mover
Finding a Long Distance Cross Country Moving Company
Getting a Move Estimate & Schedule a Survey
Comparing Moving Quotes & Apples to Apples

Hidden Moving Costs

Moving Insurance/Valuation (General Information)
Bonded vs. Licensed & Insured
What is Valuation?

Moving Valuation Coverage (Insurance) FCV vs ACV

International Moving
International Removal Guide

More Moving Advice & Information

Do you need Climate Controlled Storage
Are you ready for move day?
Cutting out the stress
Remember to Notify

Parking Permits
Saving Money
Preparing for your local move
The Best Time to Move
Are you really saving money using a rental truck?

Renting a storage unit
Moving Terms
Moving with your pet
Combating the stress of moving
7 Reasons to let us do the packing
Packing in Totes vs Boxes
Hiring a Helper

Tax Deductible Moving
Move Brokers
Rogue Movers
Local and Intrastate Moving in California
Important Notice About Your Move
aka Not to Exceed
Moving within California
Hiring a Move Manager

Packing & Moving Tips

How to Video - Preparing your home
Open Me First
What not to pack
Packing Tip (DVD's, Games & CD's)
Packing Tip (Books)
Packing Tip (Lamps)
Packing Tip (Art Work & Mirrors)

Packing Tip (Top it off)
Packing Tip (Electronics)
Packing Tip (Computer)
Preparing Your Grandfather Clock
Moving Tip: (Downsizing)
Moving Tip (Donate! Donate! Donate!)
Moving Tip  (Packing the Garage)
Moving Tip
- (Moving a Gun Safe)
Moving Tip (Refrigerator)
Moving with Kids
Moving Outdoor Equipment
Moving your Car
Moving Large Appliances
Moving Your Piano
Office Moving Tips 


... More packing Tips

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