METCALF MOVING BLOG

November 29, 2016

How to Pack Books

Moving Advice: Prepare for Lighter Reading Scale back the size of your book collection as much as possible. Carefully evaluate your collection for books that you could live without. More than likely there are some you could bear to part with, especially when you consider the cost of moving them. Books typically cost more to […]

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November 22, 2016

How to Pack Your Plants and Flowers

Check with State Officials before Moving Moving your household plants could be more difficult than you might expect. Plants are categorized as “perishable” items under federal guidelines. Because they are perishable, federal law does not allow them to be transported by regulated moving vans for distances greater than 150 miles, or on trips greater than […]

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November 15, 2016

Moving Wine? How to Move Wine Collections Safely

Moving a wine collection just may be the only potential drawback of having one. Fine wines are hypersensitive to movement, humidity, temperature and exposure to light, any of which can threaten their character and chemistry. To protect your investment ─ and avoid ending up with a lifetime supply of vinegar ─ advance preparation is required […]

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