Boxes and Supplies

How to Prepare Electronic Items for Your Move

Although electronics seem much more durable than artwork or furniture, they have their own vulnerabilities. Despite hard plastic casings, electronics need special care and preparation just like any other item. Use the five steps below to prepare and pack large electronics before your next move. 1. Back Up Important Data… Continue reading.

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Protect Yourself from Identity Theft During a Move

As you prepare for your upcoming move, you take great care to ensure your items arrive safe and sound. But what have you done to protect your personal information? Statistics estimate that nearly 15 million US residents experience identity theft each year. And though fraudulent activity can happen at any… Continue reading.

8 Books to Share with Your Kids Before a Move

The transition from an old house to a new house affects children in different ways than adults. Many children lack previous experience with moving, so they don’t know what to expect with such a major life change. As a parent, you want to make a move as comfortable as possible… Continue reading.

How To Move Large Appliances

Many appliances require servicing, disconnecting and preparation before moving. Upon request, your local Bekins agent will gladly schedule a third party to provide these services, though you may be able to perform some of the requirements yourself. Refrigerators Turn off and dry out:┬áThe refrigerator should be turned off 48 hours… Continue reading.