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  • Where to Start Unpacking

    Where to Start Unpacking

    Just like everything else, unpacking is easier when you have a plan. Start with your furniture and most essential items, then branch off from there.  In many ways, packing up and relocating everything from one home to another is the hardest part of moving, but just because you’ve taken the last item off the truck…

  • Most Common Packing Mistakes to Avoid

    Most Common Packing Mistakes to Avoid

    If you are packing for a move, plan ahead to avoid these common mistakes that can cost you valuable time and money during your move. Protect yourself and your belongings by packing properly for a move. Making a mistake when you’re packing up your house for a move could end up being more damaging and…

  • Kitchen Packing Hacks

    Kitchen Packing Hacks

    Learn how to best pack all of the breakables and odd shaped items in your kitchen when preparing to move. Of all the rooms in your home, the most difficult and time-intensive one to pack up is the kitchen. With so many breakables and so many odd-shaped items to box up, this area tends to…

  • What are the Best Packing Materials for Dishes and Glassware?

    What are the Best Packing Materials for Dishes and Glassware?

    Ask all homeowners which room is the most difficult to pack for a move, and most of them will answer the same way: the kitchen. Because of the varying sizes of items like cups, plates, glasses, and more (and because these things tend to be highly breakable), it’s important to pack them carefully, item by…

  • 6 Things Not Worth Packing in a Move

    6 Things Not Worth Packing in a Move

    When moving, the less you move the more time, energy and money you save. Here are 6 types of items that you should not move with you in order to save money, space and energy on your move. One of the best ways to reduce your moving costs and avoid overtaxing yourself is to know…

  • Ask Allied: What Should I Bring Instead of Packing?

    Ask Allied: What Should I Bring Instead of Packing?

    There are some things that you should bring with you and not put on the moving truck. Read what items you should take with you. There are some things during a move that you should transport instead of packing on the truck. Planning and writing a list of the items will give you a better…

  • Kitchen Packing Hacks

    Kitchen Packing Hacks

    Learn the hacks on how to best prepare your kitchen for packing when preparing to move. Of all the rooms to pack in a home, the most difficult and time-consuming is the kitchen. With a lot of breakables and so many odd-shaped items to box up, this area tends to require lots of specialty packing…

  • Six Tips for Getting Packing Supplies on the Cheap

    Six Tips for Getting Packing Supplies on the Cheap

    Moving into a new house or apartment is incredibly exciting, but it can also be a pretty expensive proposition. After all, you’ll probably need to buy paint, get some new window treatments, plant some flowers, buy new towels and a shower curtain, and maybe even buy some furniture to fill your place out and make…

  • Packing and Loading

    Packing and Loading

    You are now ready to be packed. Our professional moving crews will do everything they can to make sure your international moving is a complete success. Here are some tips for the packing and loading process. What can you do to prepare? To help your Allied, The Careful Movers moving crew and make the packing…

  • Delivery and Unpacking

    Delivery and Unpacking

    At Allied, we pride ourselves on our outstanding customer service throughout the international moving process. From your pre-move planning to when the last box is unpacked. As soon as your shipment reaches its destination, your household goods will be professionally unloaded with the same care and attention to detail with which they were loaded. When…

  • Packing Tips: General

    Do-it-yourself packing is a big job, but it can be a worthwhile way to save money on your relocation costs. With the right materials and a little help from Allied in the form of packing tips, you can achieve professional results and maximize the protection of your possessions. Packing tips are extremely useful when it…

  • Packing Tips: Non-transportable Items

    Packing Tips: Non-transportable Items

    Non-transportable items are a significant consideration when moving. These non-transportable items can range from hazardous materials to high-value items such as jewelry. Your belongings that are irreplaceable, such as family photos, sensitive documents are also non-transportable items. It’s important to recognize your belongings that should not be packed and moved to save undue stress or…