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When to Use Valuation Protection

Moving anything expensive or easily damaged? It’s important to protect those items. A protection plan while moving will help alleviate worry about your upcoming move, because you’ll be compensated if anything were to happen to your items. Moving every possession you own is a big deal. You want to make… Continue reading.

Senior Moving Company Joins Bekins Van Lines

NEW AGENT ANNOUNCEMENT Senior Moving Company, a locally-owned Farmers Branch moving and storage company, recently signed with Bekins Van Lines’ agency network as a prime interstate agent, joining more than 150 Bekins agents across the country. The company was previously an independent agency but chose to align with Bekins to… Continue reading.

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Moving After Retirement: Pros and Cons

Retirement is the ultimate goal of anyone in the full-time workforce. You get to kick back and enjoy the fruits of your life’s labors. You can sleep in, spend time with your family, travel, watch 16-hour Forensic Files marathons–or do whatever else you want. That includes packing up and moving… Continue reading.

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Are Moving Companies Essential Businesses?

Yes. Moving companies are an essential business during the COVID-19 outbreak. As our van line network—and the entire industry—works through the COVID-19 crisis, Bekins continues to prioritize the health and safety of our customers, drivers, and front-line employees. Many of our employees are working from home. However, our drivers, crews,… Continue reading.

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Can I Move During Coronavirus?

At Bekins, the health of our customers and our employees is our first priority during the COVID-19 (Coronavirus) outbreak. That being said, we know that life continues to move and so do you, so we will continue to provide essential services to our customers around the country. Every day our… Continue reading.

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How to Label Your Moving Boxes

Keeping organized during a move isn’t easy. You’re packing up and transporting everything you own. It’s not surprising that, without proper preparation, things can easily get mixed up, lost or confused. There are a lot of ways to help yourself keep this from happening. You can enlist the help of… Continue reading.

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How Do I Protect My Floors During a Move?

Ironically, when people move, they often spend so much time thinking about how they’re going to protect their valuables during move-in that they forget about their flooring. Unfortunately, this can often come back to bite them. It’s all too easy to significantly damage your flooring by dragging, sliding or dropping… Continue reading.

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How Can I Safely Pack and Move Liquids?

Packing liquids for a move requires a lot of foresight and preparation. How will you keep them from spilling? How do you know what you can safely transport yourself and what you can’t? What will you do if someone drinks your emergency moving day energy drinks and doesn’t tell you?… Continue reading.