Which Moving Company Is Right For You?

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Choosing the right moving company to trust to move your most sacred belongings can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be a challenge if you follow these tips for moving in Fort Worth. There are a lot of imitators and fraudulent moving companies ran by someone with a van and a couple of their friends, but we know you want the best people handling your possessions at Craddock Moving & Storage.

We live in the digital age now where you don’t necessarily have to depend on the word of mouth family and friends. The best way to start comparing moving companies is to go online and check out review sites such as Angie’s List, Yelp, ...

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Movers In Fort Worth: Tips for Packing Breakables

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As long-time professional Fort Worth movers, we have had a lot of experience assisting customers with packing, loading, and moving of their valuables. We at Craddock Moving and Storage will often suggest to our customers that they allow us to pack their breakables for them, but if this is something that isn’t in their moving budget, it is very important that they take certain precautions when packing. One observation that we have made is that people often rush their packing and do not take the proper precautions to protect their valuables. Carelessly packed valuables can often come out damaged even when using the most cautious movers in Fort Worth; this can create a ...

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Picking Fort Worth Movers (Part One): Do Your Homework and Review the Estimates

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So you just purchased your dream home in the Fort Worth area, and at the moment life couldn’t be sweeter. The problem is that you have that you have to get everything that you own from your current location to your new house. If you can afford it, hiring movers in Fort Worth is something that is well worth the cost. The problem is picking the right one. There are many movers in Fort Worth to choose from, and with a little preparation, your decision can be made a bit easier. Here are a few tips to get you started.

First things first, do your homework. If you have had any family or friends that ...

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Choosing Fort Worth Office Movers

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There are many fine moving companies in Fort Worth, but when choosing a mover to help you with your office relocation, it is very important that you take a few steps to make sure that you are choosing the right one for your business.

First things first, check with your building management to see what insurance requirements your movers will need to work in your building, so when you start contacting moving companies you will know immediately if the moving company that you are contacting meets those requirements. If they can’t produce a certificate of insurance in a timely manner it is likely that you are ...

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How Hiring Professional Movers Can Reduce Stress During a Holiday Move

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The Holidays can be a stressful time to move as one can find his or herself in the midst of budgeting for gifts, managing family affairs, and hectic holiday shopping traffic (especially in commercial heavy areas like we have here in Fort Worth). Despite the many things that can make moving during the holidays a stressful affair, hiring professional movers can help soften the blow.

With all the time spent wrapping presents during the Holidays, the last thing one would want to take on is packing up their own belongings and hauling them to a new location and then go through the process of unpacking them- all the while trying to keep children that are home ...

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Residential Moving Tips: Apartment Hunting

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One of the biggest inconveniences of the moving process is finding a new place to move. While moving itself can be quite a hassle, professional movers can usually be quite useful into preventing you from having to overexert yourself. Locating a new residency, however, can be a whole other ball game.

If you are moving to a new city or are stuck between buying and selling a house, apartments are typically the best option when finding a new place to live, whether it be permanent or temporary. Due to the abundance of choices when searching for an apartment, one may find himself or herself confused or frustrated when picking an apartment to move into. ...

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Office Relocation Tips

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Office relocation is an extremely complex process that one should not take on without the assistance of a professional company with extensive experience. Aside from just moving furniture, an office move requires the relocation of important documents, computers and other various electronics, as well as break-room appliances. A move that is not done in an efficient manner could make an office move a much more costly endeavor, not just in money, but also in time and productivity. Provided are some things one must think about when planning an office move.

The most obvious step is taking an inventory of the workplace. This is useful not in just planning the size of a move and ...

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Budgeting a Move: Travel Expenses

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Residential MovingTravel and lodging can be one of the largest expenses during a move. Even a move that is not long-distance may surprise you with the need to rent a hotel room or some other form of lodging. After you have plotted out your move, research which hotels in the areas you will be staying in offer the best deal in the safest neighborhoods. One can compare hotel rates and find reduced rates via an online agency, such as Travelocity. When budgeting for lodging, it would be wise to set aside money for a few additional nights in a hotel just in case of an ...

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Budgeting a Move: Taking Inventory

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A move can be a daunting and frustrating process. One of the many factors that can add to the stress of a move is being unsure about the financial resources you require in order to ensure that a move goes smoothly and without complication. The obvious solution to this problem is to figure out how much a move is going to cost you.

One of the biggest factors that comes into play when budgeting for your move is understanding what it is you are moving. How many large items do you have? These would include obvious items such as furniture (sofas, beds, book cases, etc.) and large appliances. Make a list of these items and note ...

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