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Friday, 15 November 2019 01:36

Richmond, VA Movers- Long Term Storage Tips

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Many different scenarios may force people to store their belongings for a long period of time in Richmond, VA. Sometimes you may need to put away antique items such as a vintage china cabinet or a classic car. Other times, people pack up their entire lives and store it for reasons such as long term travel, military deployment, or living abroad for a set period of time.  Such people may need a legitimate business that provides professional movers like a Richmond moving company. That said, Mid-Atlantic Moving and Storage, located in Richmond, would be your perfect business provider.

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When it comes to moving your beloved furniture, you always want to make sure you book the right Richmond VA movers to handle your specific relocation needs.  However, there are so many options and decisions to be made within that choice. One of those options is whether to deal with an independent Richmond VA moving company or a Van Line. Unfortunately, there is no straightforward answer to this question. Both independent Richmond VA movers and Van Lines bring different strengths to the table, so you’ll have to decide what’s best for you and your situation.

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Monday, 26 February 2018 17:41

4 Overlooked Tasks for Move


It is almost impossible to go through an entire move without forgetting something. Trying to minimize the number of things you overlook is important. What is even more important, however, is trying to make sure you don’t forget anything important. During the days and weeks leading up to your move there are a number of tasks that you will want to make sure you don’t forget.
Professional Richmond, Virginia movers helped put together this list of different things that they have heard people say they forgot so you can help avoid making the same mistake.

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Tuesday, 20 February 2018 15:54

How to Move Like a Minimalist

Moving is stressful; even an exciting event like buying a home or upgrading to a bigger space can cause apprehension and anxiety. Combine the start of a new adventure with a mountain of “stuff” to sort, pack, transport, and move becomes a daunting task. Who hasn’t, especially as a younger person, moved to a new space and, in the process of packing, discovered boxes that had not yet been unpacked from their last move?

But it doesn’t have to be like that, and the concept of minimalism can help make moving far less trying.

Minimalism is, at its essence, a way to avoid a life filled with excesses, including those of material possessions, and focus on those possessions that have a purpose or a meaning in our lives. It is not so much about maintaining an ascetic lifestyle as it is about focusing on what is truly valuable and important.

Here are some moving tips to make the transition from your old home to your new home as smooth as possible. Whether going at it alone or using a professional moving service such as Mid-Atlantic Moving & Storage, this advice is an excellent way to de-clutter and streamline in advance, making the move itself, and unpacking on the other end, far less taxing.

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Wednesday, 14 February 2018 15:19

5 Tips For Moving an Office

Commercial Moving always presents more challenges than a normal home move. At times it feels like moving a family… of 200. Still, moving offices is something most companies will need to do at some point, whether to grow or to adjust to needs. Take a look at our 5 most important pieces of advice.



Offices are not like apartments. In order to make a new office work for you and your company, a lot of maintenance and installation work needs to be done beforehand. Tasks like installing phone lines, internet, setting up furniture, etc. is much more time consuming than in a normal residential space. We here at Mid-Atlantic Moving & Storage, recommend businesses search leases 6 months ahead of time - giving them time to do any necessary renovations before they need to move in.






Moving is a great opportunity for a fresh start. That might mean new supplies and/or furniture for the new office, in the case of commercial moving. In any move, the less stuff that has to be moved, the cheaper, easier, and faster the move becomes. Businesses should determine whether or not their old office furniture and/or supplies are the right fit for the new office.

Everything adds up and space is money in the commercial real estate biz - especially in our local Richmond community. Plan for the square footage confinements - if you’re looking for an office space and know what furniture you have, know what size of space you’ll need. If you’re looking for furniture to fill out the office space you’ve selected, make sure to pick the right furniture for that size of space.




A commercial move isn’t something you can do with a fly-by-night effort. Companies need the professional and secure touch of a licensed moving company with experience in commercial moving to ensure their job is done in the proper way. Office moves have a lot of additional logistics involved, and usually they are much larger than residential moves; which makes scheduling a move into a huge office tougher than scheduling a move from a 1 bedroom apartment. 
We recommend getting estimates at least two months before the date of the move. Companies should meet with their prospective movers to hear what these movers expect the job will take, in terms of cost and timing especially. Professional movers have ways of gathering estimates with accuracy that might surprise the common businessperson. The commercial representative from the moving company involved is also prepared to anticipate many of the other tasks you may need to complete in order to facilitate a successful moving day, such as acquiring a certificate of insurance and reserving freight elevators.



A checklist is a great way to keep track of all the tasks that need to be done before a commercial move. Here are a few items on our office move checklist:


   Check avails for utilities, moving companies, etc. all service providers who will be assisting with the transition between offices.

   Arranging with utility companies can take a very long time, so plan ahead. Waiting on hold with one of these companies might take hours.

   Create a timeline for any necessary renovation work on the new space.

   Plan the times of the move & reserve elevators/access with property/building manager.

   Compare the old space to the new space in terms of area/square footage and determine any challenges any differences might present.





At Mid-Atlantic Moving & Storage, the commercial department has a simple motto for office moves: "Create as little disruption as possible.” Commercial moving managers should use this motto to guide them through any difficult decisions that they make, and keep it in mind to remind them what defines a successful transition to a new office. The best commercial moving manager will let everyone else in the company do their job too.


At Mid-Atlantic Moving & Storage we understand that every move is different.  Whether you need a full-service Richmond based moving company or just a helping hand, Mid-Atlantic Moving & Storage makes moving simple and stress free at a surprisingly affordable rate.

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Tuesday, 23 January 2018 14:59

How Long Will My Richmond, VA Move Take?

As moving day approaches, you might wonder just how much time your move will take. After all, you need to schedule your celebratory dinner once you’re done! While our Richmond, VA moving experts can provide an estimate, keep in mind there’s no guarantee that your move will be done by a certain time — so keep those dinner plans flexible! In general, your move time will depend on how prepared you are, how much your drive depend on I-95, how many people you have helping you and how many boxes and furnishings you need to relocate. Based on these factors, here are some estimates to consider as you plan your moving day.


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Moving a house in Richmond, Virginia is a tiring and difficult activity in itself, but moving a Richmond, VA business is even more difficult. It is more expensive and time consuming given all the equipment, files, furniture, and material that are involved in the same. Planning your packing strategy well can help you reduce not only the cost of moving but also the time spent in all the packing of your Richmond, Virginia business. Moving a business, after all, isn't as easy as it sounds.

Hiring a Richmond moving and packing service is always a great idea to make the process faster and more efficient. But it is always advised to plan a few things yourself to be on the safer side of the bargain. While moving your business from Richmond, VA, you can follow the listed tips to save your time and money on packing.

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