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June 17, 2024 at 9:03 am | What to Pack First (and Last) When Moving

Moving can be complex, right? We’ve all been there, standing in the middle of a room overflowing with boxes and furniture, wondering how on earth we managed to accumulate so much stuff. But there is a light at the end of the tunnel. Knowing what to pack first and what to keep out until the very last minute can make a world of difference in your moving experience. Continue reading

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February 8, 2024 at 8:44 am | What Is the Best Time to Start My Long-Distance Move?

Long-distance moving. It’s a process that can take a WHILE. It involves a lot of planning and coordination, and timing plays a crucial role in ensuring a smooth transition. At some point, though, you’ve got to get things going. But when? Is there even a best time to start this significant life event? As expert movers, we’ll closely examine the factors that can help you determine the optimal timing for your long-distance move. Continue reading

A couple stacking cardboard boxes in their home as they prepare for a move.

January 3, 2024 at 9:51 am | Unpacking Why Seniors Opt for Long-Distance Moves

As we age, our needs, preferences, and circumstances change. For many seniors, these changes often prompt a long-distance move. Whether it’s the allure of a change in scenery, health considerations, cost of living, or more personal reasons, many factors play a role in why seniors might choose to embark on a long-distance move. We’ll look at these motivations and how to make these transitions smoother for seniors and older adults. Continue reading

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October 27, 2023 at 8:39 am | The Challenges and Solutions of Moving Long Distance With Children

Relocating to a new city or country is an adventure full of excitement, anticipation, and, yes, a good dose of stress. But when you add children into the mix, the dynamics of moving long-distance can take on an entirely different dimension. Children, with their boundless energy and ceaseless curiosity, might find this change thrilling one minute and overwhelming the next. As parents, we naturally want to make this transition as smooth as possible for our little ones. While you may have to face a few unique challenges that come with moving long-distance with children, there are practical solutions to help turn this potentially daunting journey into a memorable family adventure. Continue reading

Cardboard boxes labeled "moving day," "pillows," "living room," "dishes," and "kitchen."

August 11, 2023 at 8:35 am | How Early Should I Start Packing for a Long-Distance Move?

Long-distance moving to a new home or office can be both exciting and stressful—exciting because of the opportunity for a new beginning and stressful because of the need to pack up and move all of your belongings. Dan the Mover is a reputable company providing residential and commercial moving services, packing, clean-out, and shredding services in Bucks County, PA, and the surrounding communities. One of the most common questions we receive is, “How early should I start packing for a long-distance move?” This post aims to guide you through the moving and packing process and help you plan ahead for a smooth and stress-free relocation. Continue reading