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8 06, 2020

Tips for Getting Cheaper Rent

2020-06-08T18:29:26-05:00June 8th, 2020|Categories: Company Updates, Interesting Facts, Long Distance Moving Tips|

Tips For Getting Cheaper Rent Are you attempting to move, but are wary because of the cost of rent? With monthly payments at the highest price they have been in 30 years, you are not alone. Rent is climbing every month, but that does not mean ‌finding an affordable rental is impossible. Here are some tips on how to pay less when looking for an place to rent. Late payments can end up costing you more with late fees. Offering to pay early gives a landlord incentive to lower the rent during negotiations. Ask your potential landlord if they are willing to write a trigger clause into the lease contract that if you fail to pay the rent early you get a $100 discount. Landlords usually have full-time jobs. Doing some cleanup and maintenance around the apartment complex can get you a decent reduction. One of the best ways to get a large discount is by splitting it with someone else. As [...]

29 05, 2020

Keeping your possessions safe is our 1st Priority

2021-01-26T08:07:38-05:00May 29th, 2020|Categories: Company Updates, Long Distance Moving Tips, Our Services|

Keeping Your Possessions Safe Is Our 1st Priority If you have a special piece of furniture that needs safeguarding during a move 1st Step Movers can move it safely. Our pros can dismantle and reassemble furniture, move with minimal scratches on your floor and furniture, and provide insurance for you belongings. We have the skill and experience to keep your belonging's safe.

4 04, 2020

Before you move, Check for Gypsy Moths: It’s the Law

2020-09-14T10:20:18-05:00April 4th, 2020|Categories: Long Distance Moving Tips, Safety Regulations|Tags: , , |

Before Moving, Check for the Gypsy Moth Since 1st Step Movers is based out of a Gypsy Moth quarantine state, we feel it is essential that we provide some information and resources for our clients that are moving to non-infested areas. Gypsy Moth Resources Gypsy Moth Partner Toolkit Your Conten Watch Video: Gypsy Moths Send Forest Animals Packing PSA APHIS Gypsy Moth Information Page View USDA Regulatory Information Visit the Slow the Spread Foundation Learn More from the U.S. Forest Service Please Remember: Don't Move Firewood Gypsy Moth Checklist Gypsy Moth Quarantine Map This map provided by the USDA shows quarantine areas. If you are moving from those areas you will need to inspect your household goods for gypsy moth if you're moving to a non-infested area. 1st Step Movers also checks on all long distance moves.

22 03, 2020

US Highway Numbering

2021-06-02T02:15:20-05:00March 22nd, 2020|Categories: Interesting Facts|Tags: , |

DID YOU KNOW THAT: Generally, most north-to-south highways are odd-numbered, with the lowest numbers in the east and the highest in the west, while east-to-west highways are typically even-numbered, with the lowest numbers in the north, and the highest in the south, though the grid guidelines are not rigidly followed, and many exceptions exist. Major north–south routes generally have numbers ending in "1" or "5", while major east–west routes usually have numbers ending in "0".

17 03, 2020

Steps we are taking admid the Coronavirus (COVID19) pandemic

2020-12-25T06:19:58-05:00March 17th, 2020|Categories: Company Updates|

Steps we are taking admid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic As we all face the challenges of the COVID-19 virus, please know that 1st Step Movers is committed to maintaining safe and healthy conditions for our employees and customers. The safety of everyone is our priority in times like this. Our company is taking the COVID-19 virus threat seriously. We will, of course, continue to provide our services professionally and safely, with respect to all of you who gave us your trust for transporting your personal belongings 1st Step Movers is monitoring the current situation with the COVID-19 virus daily, we understand that there is no specific medicine to prevent or treat Coronavirus disease (COVID-19). As such. we have to do everything in our power to ,make certain that conditions are safe for our clients and employees. READ MORE

4 10, 2019


2020-04-12T06:08:35-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Moving Tips|Tags: |

Moving Tips: Utilities Make sure that you have lights, heat, water, and Wi-Fi when you arrive at your new home. And so will the new residence of you old place, that why it's important to make arrangements to disconnect you old utilities and start your new services.

4 10, 2019

Address Change

2020-04-12T06:04:56-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Moving Tips|

Moving Tips: Address Change Check out USPS.com's options for changing your address online. You can set the date of you move so you don't miss any of you mail. They also have deals with exclusive mover's coupons.

4 10, 2019

Perishable Items

2020-04-12T06:07:06-05:00October 4th, 2019|Categories: Moving Tips|

Moving Tips: Perishable Items Perishable Items are Foods are those likely to spoil, decay may become unsafe to consume on a long distance move.  Meats, poultry, fish, dairy products,  frozen food, household cleaners, paint. Consider eating out or purchasing just enough to last until moving day.