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Beyond the Box

Unpacking Tips and Moving Stories with BB&D

Discover valuable tips, industry insights, and personal stories to make your move with BB&D an exceptional experience.

Don’t Want to Pack? … Then Don’t Pack!

As exciting as moving to a new home can be, it usually also triggers flashbacks to previous moves, when you lived with boxes all around you for months, stacks of newspapers and tissue paper and packing material piling up in corners, all your possessions in disarray because you weren’t even

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How Long Does It Take to Move?

If you’re POTUS, that’s a straightforward question to answer, since it’s been reported that it takes approximately 95 workers to labor for precisely 5 hours to move one First Family out of the White House every four or eight years on Inauguration Day (aka Moving Day) and another First Family

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Commercial Moving Services

Some people think that a move is a move is a move—that residential moves and commercial moves are just two sides of the same coin … six of one, half dozen of the other. Well, that isn’t the case. The two types of moves may be cut from the same

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Moving 101: The Basics

With as much as 25% of the U.S. adult population moving or considering a move amid the current national climate, relocating is a timely topic and has taken center stage in a lot of people’s minds. Whether you’re 18 or 80, own a little or a lot, or are moving

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Tips for Moving in the Fall

Fall can be a great time of year to move. The weather cools down, making the manual labor side of things more comfortable, without having to pack and haul in the heat of summer. Not only that, but since the spring-to-summer span is the most popular time of year to

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What NOT to Pack on the Moving Truck

Much has been written about prepping and packing for the moving van when the big day arrives. But it’s just as important to know what not to pack—what to hold out and transport yourself, either because (a) certain items are not permitted on moving company trucks or because (b) certain

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Not Your Average Move

When people think about moving, most often they envision a pretty straight line from here to there: You sell or vacate one place, pack it up, and move into another, right? But sometimes that’s not the case. Sometimes, in the fluid, flexible, and open society we live in, people have

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Can’t I Just Move Myself?

When it comes to packing up and moving out, most people are concerned about the associated expenses—and rightly so. It’s both savvy and sensible to want to weigh the pros and cons of hiring a professional moving service versus trying to go the DIY route. Will it be worth the

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Costly Mistakes Made When Hiring Movers

Planning a big move in the near future? Great! Moving can be a fantastic experience, full of new adventures, fresh starts, and clean slates. But there can also be an unfortunate downside. Sometimes moves don’t go as planned, and there’s no shortage of people with stories about how they got

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Why to Choose Local Movers Over Brokers

When it’s time to choose a moving service, there’s certainly no shortage of options out there! If you start your search on the internet, you’ll have hundreds, even thousands, of listings literally at your fingertips in seconds flat. Between the huge nationwide chains, moving brokers, and local companies, how do

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