Moving Tips

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Tips for a successful job relocation

By Joe Beverly / November 16, 2021

Landing that big promotion or your dream job is always a great feeling. While you might feel excited, as you should, job relocation can be accompanied by overwhelming stress caused by moving. You have a new job and town to explore, but you can’t help but feel anxious. Moving for many people is overwhelming. We […]

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How to Move With Your Pets

By Joe Beverly / October 18, 2021

The moving process can be stressful for us. Imagine just how stressful it can be for our pets. There are ways to help your little ones experience minimal stress on moving days. Doing things like planning ahead, choosing the right moving company, and consulting with your veterinarian can help you make your move safe and […]

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How Should I Move My Outdoor Equipment?

By Joe Beverly / October 4, 2021

When you’re planning a move, you usually have thoughts of getting everything in your home packed up. While making the game plan, don’t forget those belongings that are kept in your backyard. Whether your family has a play or swing set, above-ground swimming pool, or trampoline you must think about what you’re taking with you […]

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6 Common moving mistakes

By Joe Beverly / September 17, 2021

Moving day indeed brings a mix of excitement and challenges. It’s a significant change that involves a lot of effort and attention to detail. At Blue Ox Moving & Storage, we understand that without a well-thought-out plan and a comprehensive checklist, the process of planning and packing can quickly become overwhelming, disorganized, and even costly. […]

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How far in advance should I book my move?

By Joe Beverly / September 9, 2021

You have a move coming up and there’s so much to do. It’s hard to figure out just where to start. If you’re wondering how far in advance you should book your move, you’ve come to the right place. The easy answer is – as soon as possible. This is especially important during the busy […]

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Why Moving Is Like Tetris

By Joe Beverly / August 10, 2021

Many of us are addicted to Tetris, and so were our parents. When we weren’t fidgeting with those buttons, we would often find them trying it out. Well, all those hours spent trying to fit those shapes together perfectly while playing Tetris can finally pay off! The 37-year-old tile-matching game is perfect for teaching users […]

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Tips for Successfully Moving Schools

By Joe Beverly / July 6, 2021

Children often transfer to new schools. Though it can be overwhelming, there are a few things you can do to make it easier on both you and your student. The process can be hard on them, especially when they are dealing with moving to a new neighborhood, getting used to their new bedroom, and having […]

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Should I tip my movers?

By Joe Beverly / June 29, 2021

The worst part about moving is… moving! Moving all those boxes from your old home to a moving truck to your new home or a storage unit. That’s where movers come in. They can handle the heavy lifting while you focus on the logistics of your move. So, do you tip your movers? They do […]

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How To Move Your Tools

By Joe Beverly / May 31, 2021

When you are preparing for your move, packing your garage can seem like a huge endeavor. Setting a following plan of action outlining how you will handle each part can make the task relatively simple. Your plan must start with making the load lighter and organizing. Then make a strategy to methodically working through every […]

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5 Tips for a Great Move Day

By Joe Beverly / May 19, 2021

When moving day arrives, you want there to be the least amount of stress possible for you and your family.  You also want the movers to be able to operate efficiently in your home.   Prepare a notebook that you can take with you everywhere and use this to keep everything organized and all of your […]

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How to Clean and Organize Your Home after Your Move

By Joe Beverly / May 1, 2021

Once you’ve finally moved into your new home, there is a sense of relief.  All of the “moving work” is done.  You would think. But after you are in the new place there are a whole host of things that must be done to get it set up before you can settle in.  If the […]

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How to Be a Good Neighbor When Moving

By Joe Beverly / April 5, 2021

Your move is coming up and you’re thinking about all of those last-minute details that must be handled. Among those should be figuring out if you are doing what you need to do to be a good neighbor to your current neighbors.  Next, give a little thought about what you will do to be a […]

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How to Avoid Moving Scams

By Joe Beverly / March 18, 2021

Fraud can be everywhere. Scammers would attempt to reach you through email, social media, and even call your phone with unbelievable offers. Those scams are usually easy to figure out and ignore.  But how about those companies you see on the internet? Those movers you’re considering as options for your move.  How do you know […]

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How To Move Your Garden

By Joe Beverly / February 5, 2021

You have taken the time and put in the hard work to grow a fruitful garden. While it’s risky, you can take your beautiful garden with you when it’s time to move. Moving can be hard on your plants, but you can make it easier on them and yourself by following a few helpful tips.  […]

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How to Move in Houston During COVID

By Joe Beverly / January 12, 2021

Should I Move During COVID-19? COVID-19 has put the brakes on many of the things we would usually be involved in. Moving companies are important businesses, and the need to move is usually an essential task. Moves are often dictated by the end of a lease, closing a sales contract, or a change in employment. […]

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