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Moving and Storage: Tips for a Long Distance Move

What do you need before, during, and after, a move? Stirling Storage has the moving and storage tips to guide you along your next move. Moving out of state, cross country, or down the road? Our Phoenixville PA storage units can help in each situation. Stirling Storage put together a list of helpful tasks to keep in mind the next time you relocate.

How can storage space help while moving? You want your valuables in a safe place and while switching houses things can get lost or misplaced, causing you more worry. With Stirling Storage as your secure space saving solution, your peace of mind is solid. See how we suggest getting ready for your summer move.

Moving and Storage Phoenixville PA

A Month Before

  1. Get quotes from moving companies.
  2. Call our storage experts to discuss renting storage in Phoenixville PA
  3. Pick up moving supplies in our office and start packing.
  4. Start changing your address. Moving out of state? You have one month to get a new registration and plates.

Two Weeks and Counting

  1. Bank accounts, credit card companies, cell phone companies, etc all need to be aware you are moving. Use this list to make sure everyone is in the know.
  2. Get confirmation from your movers or touch base with family and friends you asked for help.
  3. Notify government offices like Social Security if you are receiving benefits. You have a 10 day window to let them know.

The Day Of

  1. Keep important papers, like the lease, confirmation emails, or emergency contacts for the day, close by.
  2. Have a box with things you will use right away? Keep this box somewhere out of the way, but do not forgotten.
  3. Before the moving trucks pull away, do one final sweep of the house ensuring you have all your belongings.
  4. Take a deep breath and enjoy this last moment in the house.

Settling In

  1. Restock the pantry. Spices, canned goods, dry items, all need replenished after a big move out of state.
  2. Double check your address has been updated with the post office. You can handle this online.
  3. Make our Phoenixville PA storage facility your first stop. Unload a few items and unpack as you are ready.
  4. Check out our neighborhood friends board for local restaurants and moving help in the Phoenixville PA area.

Ready to get started? Renting a storage unit at Stirling Storage can all be done online. With help from our calculator and storage tips, you can be ready for your next move.

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