Moving A Little Smarter

How To Move A Grandfather Clock

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Grandfather clocks are a unique piece of furniture that provide a vintage aesthetic to your home. However, due to their age and intricate inner workings, grandfather clocks are susceptible to damage if they are moved improperly. If you are moving into a new house, you need to take a number of steps to ensure that your grandfather does not accidentally become damaged. Remove the Weights The first thing that you should do when preparing a grandfather clock for movement is to open it up and remove the weights inside that power the pendulum and other moving parts.…

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2 Packing Tips That Can Keep Your Property Safe When Moving

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One of the worst parts about moving into a new home is how often many of your items will end up broken during transit. Now, this does not necessarily mean that the damage was done by any moving company or service, mostly because most breakage during the moving process is a result of improper packing materials and techniques on the part of the individuals that are moving. However, there are a few packing tips that you can follow that can help keep your property safe when moving, such as the two listed below.…

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Forget Something During Your Move? Make Sure it Isn't One of These 5 Things

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Getting prepared to move to someplace new can be a hectic time for many people. Sometimes you can be so busy getting everything else squared away that you wind up forgetting to do something crucial before packing up and driving away from your old abode. The following talks about five things you shouldn’t forget to do before you leave your old apartment or home. Collect Keys from Previous Occupants If you have a roommate or two or perhaps a few family members living with you, then chances are they have door keys of their own.…

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