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A common occurrence for some, a major upheaval for others. Help can be found on how to pack and protect property whether it is a few doors down or across an ocean.


Moving CartDepending on the disance, size of doorways, if stairs have to be negotiated. I would think a cart similar to those used at Home Depot, to move plywood, and such would work. Calling the place where it was purchased and getting their input, would probably be helpful.You could simply put a c…
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Make sure they are registered with an ID! Don't let them take off with your stuff if they are not registered. They could hold your stuff hostage until you pay them what they want. It happens all the time. Answer If you're going to the expense of hiring a company to pack and unpack your items, I wo…
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Cost of Shipping a Container Costs vary according to destination, size, weight, shipping class, and possibly other factors. The charges of various moving/freight companies for the same container can vary greatly, too. To find the best price, you will need to know the shipping location and destinat…
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It cost my husband and I about $1,800 to rent a 17 foot truck for the 5 day journey from Minneapolis, MN to Olympia, WA (about 1700 miles). That was for rental and gas. Keep in mind that when the truck is full, it will probaly only get 8 miles or so per gallon. Other moving companies would have char…
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"The easiest way" might be different depending on what kind of person one is and what one wants out of life. And on one's intentions are, but here is my suggestion, based on my experience, which includes three straight years of constantly moving from place to place: Find happiness in your surroundi…
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Answer The easiest way is to go to the post office and fill out a change of address form. That should take care of all of your mail. You'll also have to go to the DMV in your new city and have your license changed and get your vehicle registered in the new state. In the United States, ther…
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Ask [a moving company]. You should be able to get your answer there.[Note: this page contained the trademarked name of a specific moving company, which asked that their name be removed.]  I would call three name brand moving companies and get estimates from each. The most affordable alternativ…
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Yes. I've done that before. It cost a fortune. Check with your carrier. Some will, some won't.
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If you are going to travel in Florida then staying in Panama City Beach is budget friendly because Panama City beach Florida condos provide luxury vacation rentals and beautiful location at moderate rates.
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Two ways to ship a car...container and non container. If it's a regular car (i.e. a family car that you won't get too upset over the possibility of minor scratches), the cost should be under $1500.00 USD (fifteen hundred). If scratches or dings are a concern, then you would want to ship in a contain…
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Moving Car Across Country Basically, there are several options to move your car across the country - one of them is to drive it yourself, but I assume that is not in the scope of this question. Another is to have someone else to drive it for you and there are several companies that offer this serv…
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Before you actually move, create a savings account that will cover your deposits for the rental and utilities, which is about three times the amount of rent. This account should also have about three to six months pay should you lose your job, so that you have stability when things happen. Create a …
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The cost of a POD moving service depends on several factors; each move is different and will result in a customized price for your individual situation. Here are some of the factors that contribute to the cost of your move: -Location you're moving from -Location you're moving to -Size of the home…
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The best way would be to contact the PODS office. You may go to their site (upack dot com) and call the listed number for additional information.
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When using The company POD when moving the price can range. The size of the POD you need, the distance you will be traveling, where you will return the POD, how much fuel is used to drop off and pick up the POD from you. These are some of the factors used to determine how much it will cost. If using…
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Answer If you're purchasing a house and the previous owner hasn't moved out by your contracted move-in date, a standard real estate contract will have provisions for them to pay you rent on a daily basis. In situations where an on-time move is critical, many agents make the rental payments very high…
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If the question pertains to changing an address to enable someone to receive another person's mail w/o having said person's consent, yes it is most assuredly illegal since you would need to forge that person's name to the change of address card. If it is in reference to one's own mail, it would not …
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Answer It depends entirely on what you like. If you have a lot of money and want to retire somewhere warm, a lot of people go to the Las Vegas area, Florida or Scottsdale Arizona. If you're looking for somewhere inexpensive to live that is also warmer in the winter, there are some communities ar…
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Answer Sell everything you own or put it in storage and start fresh. If you have a job waiting for you, you can generally get a work visa with no problems. Also, try bulletin board websites like craigslist.org to see if you can connect with someone living in the area you wish to live for advise. Goo…
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One of the best ways to move is to drive between the two places. If you have a lot of stuff, you can drive a moving truck.
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The cars are put on a semi truck trailer. It can be either open or enclosed (for more protection). Enclosed is safer for your vehicle but cost more money. The trucks can come straight to your house and drop off where ever you like.
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The answer depends on a few variables. Are you 16 or 35? Do you feel he's moving too fast or are you comfortable with the offer? Do you believe he really means just stay the night or is it a natural progression toward intimacy? If you have any reservations at all, you could accept the offer to watch…
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It's cheaper to drive it to Canada! Search google for "Auto Transport" "Car Shipping" and "Car Transportation" get quotes and compare rates. You should also check out the auto transport company track record at transport reviews. Rule of thumb is 32¢/mile NY-FL $500-600 FL-CA $750
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The average state gives you 30 days some states give you 60 days you need to check the requirements for each state. You would update your mailing address, your car registration and license AND your voting registration.
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If you can, visit the area before you move there and try to make some friends. If you have accepted a job, then look at the areas to live near your work place. You will have less buyer's remorse if you rent first so that you have time to explore the area. Go on the net and check out places to shop, …
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Visit the city once or twice before making the move. This way you have a chance to learn about the city and neighborhood at least somewhat before the move.
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Answer I moved from CA to IN last year and found that the cheapest way was to buy a 24' cargo trailer and tow it with my truck. I guess the next best way would have been to rent a moving truck (U-Haul or the like), but that was about twice the cost...plus I was able to sell the trailer when i arr…
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The cheapest way will be DIY: rent a truck, load the truck yourself, drive to TX and unload everything into your new home.
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Some companies offer service to and from Missoula, MT in a 28' moving trailer--you only pay for the space you use, and more space is always available. Some rates already include the fuel, taxes, road tolls, and the driver; at a price that's comparable to truck rental!
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I don't know the cost of a POD, but one well-known company I know charges a flat fee, PLUS a per-mile charge (like $.50 per mile). A local move cost me just short of $400 for a 14-foot U-Haul truck for 2.5 days. Some rates go up for weekends. So, you might wish to move during the week. Be careful wh…
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I did not and it did not matter but I believe your drivers license must have your current address and that should be updated within much shorter time frame than a year but I looked at it as an extended vacation not a relocation. I also had a job for the year in the new state and rented a place which…
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Don't watch TV and get it done
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Movers San Diego. An affordable moving company that let's you experience quality stress-free move only from the best movers. Now offering Promotions and Specials. As much as spontaneity is complimented by many, a well-planned move is still preferable. You, as a mover, may be a little overwhelmed wh…
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Do a change of address form with the post office and let everyone else that is impotant to you know your new address. Thats what I would do.
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Gasoline. Especially now since the gas companies are trying to raise the cost to more than what minimum wage is! here i attach link for more information of your question just see it. after opening Nationwide movers web site just see moving tips, glossary, process pages. its my guaranty is that you…
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I would really like to know the same thing as I am planning to move their myself. I am looking to save more than £800 / €800. This is the amount I would save to take with me when I have gone over to Greece for the summer - It'd cover me for spending money for 2/3 weeks or so and for a first month…
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Perhaps try putting it in the spouse's name? However, all adults must be listed on the lease. Keep building your credit and hopefully someone will take a chance on you.
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Answer If this is a household goods move this will fall under the "International Moves" category in the moving lexicon since it requires shipping. There are many companies that specialize in organizing such move from the pickup of the crate in California to the drop off in Hawaii. They can also o…
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Answer You can find a chart on the cost of living by state at: http://ded.mo.gov/researchandplanning/indicators/cost_of_living/index.stm Look at the last chart at the bottom of the page. It can be copied into an excel spreadsheet if you wanted to manipulate the data. Alternatively you can go to…
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This can be broken down into two sections. Reliable interstate mover: Here are some of the major requirements a moving company must meet in order to be considered as reliable: Appropriate licensing and insurance: They should have appropriate USDOT license and insurance on file (you can check it on t…
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Answer That depends upon the frame size and the number of tires. if you look on maufacturers plate on inside of door, u will see what the gvw is that is if it is 1.5 ton truck the gvw will be 3000 pounds [more than the tare weight] so you can go grom there. the side of the truck will say what …
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The gross weight for 16' moving truck is 11,500 lbs(about 5 tons), but the load weight is about 3500lbs
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Tips I work for a casino and I receive tips so I hope this answer helps. I often get asked how much I should be tipped, or if there is a requirement. The best answer I know of is, tip what you think is best. Tips are like putting a dollar amount on how well you liked the service. If you thi…
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There is no set standard for tipping for local moves, typically the guys generally get $20-$50 per person per move as an average. It is always better to give them cash than to put it on your credit card, because on a credit card they have to wait till there paycheck to receive the tip. If you can't …
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Moving is considered one of the top five most stressful situations. No matter what items you plan to move or how tight your moving budget is, always plan your move using the best moving company. You can try www.Moving.com. Their process is quick and easy and they also provide FREE Moving Quotes to h…
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There is no "cheap" time to move to Maui, or any one of the other Hawaiian islands. The cost of living is a bit more expensive than many places because it's a major tourist destination, and most of what sustains Maui must be delivered by boat or plane. So in turn that extra cost is added into th…
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The answer to this question depends on what state you currently reside and whether your move is local within the same state, long distance within same state or interstate.There are several possible scenarios that require different licensing:Scenario A: You are moving to another state. Whether it is …
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First, ask the moving company representative if they are licensed/bonded/insured. Don't hesitate to ask for their DOT (Department of Transportation) or FMCSA (Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration) number.
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Poster's remarks Hey guys, this is the original poster and I'm just wondering what all I'm going to need to prepare for when taking the responsibilities of renting an apartment.I'm 17 years old and this is my life-changing step to becoming an adult.What I understand so far is that I need to pay for…
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According to the 2 main shippers for a typical vehicle the going rate is $975 as of 9/6/07. Current prices with Matson and Pasha Hawaii are $1079 port to port. Yes the price for those company's is $1072. Thats a flat rate just for the boat. You also have to factor in getting your vehicle to and fr…
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Move of that size would require 3-4 movers and around 6-10 hours to complete, depending on a number of factors such as the distance between the two locations, whether packing, unpacking, or disassembly/assembly is required, and other factors such as the floor you are moving from and to, whether ist …
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Search for a reliable, local, and affordable moving company in your area. My family and I used All My Sons Moving and Storage Company last year and I was blown away by their service and their prices! They are the real deal and I recommend them to all of my friends and family now. Good luck! Alway…
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There are a few places you can start to find a legitimate, cheap mover. The most popular way to find movers is by word of mouth. Try online review sites such as Epinions, Yelp!, and Kudzu to start. Social sites are also a great resource for getting a trustworthy recommendation for a moving company--…
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Try looking at some local removalist companys websites, a lot of them should have online estimation/quotes that can give you an idea of how many square meters your "load" will take up in the back of a truck. Normally you just check boxes saying how many of what items you have and it will automatical…
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Answer - Moving money You did not say which state you are moving from or going to. I would advise you to save as much money as possible. You will need money for the following: Transportation to your new state, meals, housing, utilities, incidentals, insurance & other miscellaneous & unexpec…
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You need to know what the cost is and save the money ahead of time for deposits and first and last months rent. There are a number of free budgets available online and it would be wise to get the information and fill it out. Then you will know the bottom line. You can eat at home and avoid shopping,…
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It is the ability to move objects/bodies with only the mind. Without having to physically touch the object, if a person concentrates they can move the object. It is generally viewed as a fictional power, and is often portrayed in superhero movies such as "Push" or "X Men." However, there are people …
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Unless your partner adds your name to the title and then refinances, there is no way for you to get on the mortgage.
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yes you can, your parents are able to kick you out at age 18, but you can move out on your own at age 17 if you want, and wont get charged. this is because of the loop hole in Georgia
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yes you can because you can down load it on your mp3 player and or on your ipod or you iphone
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just a start...I've heard that Hamburg-Sued Shipping out of Long Beach call 562-590-9021 (ask for Lisa) is good. Their agent here in Pago is Samoa Pacific Shipping - you can contact them at 684-633-4665 and ask for Va'a. It cost someone I know of $2560. Plus, 10% of the value of the car once you arr…
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Go to this website in the related link section (below) to find out how to do this and many other forms of psionics.
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its all about how you accommodate the tourist in a place
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There are many residential streets located in Beverly Hills, California. They include Mulholland Drive, Mapleton Drive, Alpine Beverly Drive, Good Palm Drive, Carolyn Drive, and Summit Circle.
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Answer -Definitely, you will need to change the locks on your home and give them their belongings. -If you own the home, you can evict anyone from there. It can be difficult for you emotionally since she is related and these are your grandchildren. Give her notice that she needs to move in …
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Starting at $99.00/HR Professional Movers can cost $99.00 per hour or more. Here's a moving company that offers moving tips to answer any more moving questions that you may have. https://ateam-moving.com/moving-tips
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This question is about as easy to answer as how long is a piece of string.Firstly, what kind of cleaning are your referring to? Let's assume you are referring to residential cleaning which is still quite a wide category encompassing house cleaning services like maid service or housekeeping, carpet a…
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It depends on the family, geographical region you live in, culture, wealth/class, education level, etc. I would say many people move out at 18 for college or the military but often return once they have graduated or for holidays (so they technically still live at home). I would say between the ages…
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Here's their websites check them out www.pods.com www.smartboxusa.com Check out www.doortodoor.com as well.
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Answer A similar question was asked (see the links to the left). I would recommend you to check the answer and choose the option that fits you best.
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Network with thousands of different agents with different skill sets-
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The following link is to the USPS and you can change your address online: https://moversguide.usps.com/icoa/icoa-main-flow.do?execution=e1s1
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Get quotes and compare rates. You should also check out the auto transport company track record at transport reviews. Rule of thumb is 32¢/mile NY-FL $500-600 FL-CA $750   It really depends on the make and model of your car, a year, and whether its running or not. The other factors influ…
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don't live anywhere near London or a big city. find a small home outside in the country. That's my only advice.
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you will need brand new appliances or a whole lot of electric plug adapters. I just moved from England to America, so I would know. Everything for electricity runs different from here to there so you will need to do that. A car, its easier to get one there but you can drive an American car, just be …
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That would be a long trip! Check on the weight of the trailer that the Escort is rated to pull. Definitely, you would need to pack light and put the heavier stuff up front of the trailer. It might be easier in the long run to pay for a truck and tow the car--or to hire a freight company to ship the …
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Volume of cube = side_length3= (3 in)3 = 27 in3
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Typically, shipping a car from US to European country start around $750 - $2000 depends several condition below, - Type of the car - Distance - Time of the year - Import taxes ( Different country has different legal condition) - Insurance ( Generally run 1.5%-2,5% of car values) To know the be…
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Roberts park area also known as Battery Heights. Most people have been here for generations. I have lived here for 25 years myself (grew up and still live in the same house). Good neighbors (they introduce themselves to you). A lot of history.
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Rent varies greatly from city to city, country to country. There is a difference even within one city depending upon the area the apartment is located. Also is it a bachelor, 1, 2 bedroom? Does it have balcony? Without more information it is not possible to give a proper answer.
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Paint, Panel, Wallpaper, etc
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Generally speaking, Local Moves are done on a-paid-per- hour basis. Experienced Moving companies (over 20 years of service) charge a fair price for a Quality moving service. NEVER HIRE A MOVER with the LOWEST PRICE. The old dictum says: You get what YOU pay for ! Book with a Reputable Experience…
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want free car shipping quotes from best car shipping companies? then visit TransportRankings. Online plat-from that connects the best shipping companies and customers. shipping cost depends on various factors like: Shipping distanceType & model of carSize & Weight of vehicleType of shipping…
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Imported motor vehicles are subject to U.S. safety standards, bumper standards, and air pollution control (emission) standards. Most vehicles manufactured abroad that conform with U.S. safety, bumper, and emission standards are exported expressly for sale in the United States; therefore, it is unlik…
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St. Louis provides something for everybody --- from foodies to families, equestrians to empty-nesters. You just need to know where to look.
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This is going to vary but storage company & location. Best thing to do is call several local storage places and get quotes from them. I recently compared square footage prices for secured, climate-controlled warehouse storage in vaults v. self-storage with the same components. For a fair compar…
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Answer Sell all of your stuff and then fly there.
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Moving costs include: -the actual move (moving company rate--transportation, packing/loading if needed, moving supplies) If you consider driving it yourself in a rental truck, you'll also have to add in the gas charges in a rental truck (more than you might think), insurance, cost of additional nigh…
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The gross weight for box trucks is from 8,600lbs up to 26,000lbs.
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It obviously depends from where and to where. But in general terms, you will probably need to use a container - a shipping agent will be able advise you on the safety requirements and cost. As a rule of thumb, the adminstration and import duty will be roughly the same as the shipping costs.
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Freight would be the best way, if you have a lot of boxes. You won't have to worry about some boxes not showing up, if they are strapped on to the pallet. For a few boxes you can send them FEDEX ground or UPS ground.
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Answer A Florida owner of a Baldwin model 236 is giving it away at no charge: tampa.craigslist.org/msg/447746918.html I assume that in general, any Baldwin electronic organ has little monetary value. However, why not list your organ on eBay and see what happens. +-+ Very, very little, if any t…
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Plan, and plan some more. Where to go, how to get there, what to bring, what will you do. If you go in haste it will fail. Picture in your mind what it is you would like in your life. Make a list, break each item down to tasks and start with the first task and get going. Be realistic put make an eff…
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The cost living is much higher in California compared to many other parts of the country. You also need to be aware that earthquakes do happen from time to time.
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Many metal recycling places will take old appliances and actually pay you a little for the metal (the places the recycle and buy junk cars). You can also give them away to your neighbors or friends.
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I would suggest using ShipAlmostAnything.com to get started. It is a free service with a lot of resources. Hope this helps.
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Everyone deserves to be acknowledged for doing a good job. Moreover, everyone seems to expect a tip for doing their job these days. Movers are no exception. Tipping the moving company, and how much to tip, is always a tough decision. If you decide to tip your movers you need to follow Moving Etiquet…
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