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Moving Tips

We’ve all heard the horror stories – people who weren’t prepared for their move or who didn’t have full information about the moving company or moving process and ended up getting burned by the people they thought were going to help them. At Platinum Moving, we want to help you avoid the most common moving [...]

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After you’ve finished unpacking (or maybe before, if you’re really eager!), it’s time to start exploring! Living in London can be a bit of a shock for an American and you’ll quickly notice that almost everything is just a little bit different. Fortunately, with time you’ll get used to your new environment and you’ll start [...]

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So you’ve decided you want to move to London…that’s certainly exciting, but there’s a lot of work to be done before moving day!
Decide where you want to live
Balancing affordability with convenience is always the biggest challenge when you plan your move to London. As with most big cities, the closer you get to Central London [...]

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The big day is almost here! In the last week before you move, you need to make sure EVERYTHING is out of your house – either sold, donated or packed up and ready to move! This is also a good time to give out your contact information to friends, family and others so you can [...]

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As moving day draws closer, it is time to start making actual travel arrangements. In the few months leading up to the move, it’s helpful to use a checklist (specifically for international moving) to take stock of which belongings you will be moving and which ones you’ll be storing or giving away.

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An international move is a huge step that requires months, if not years, of careful planning. Before you begin, it helps to build an international moving checklist that details everything you need to do in order to make your international move a success. Use the following international moving checklist as a guide to make sure [...]

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If you have moved before, you know how painful it can be setting up your televisions and computers in your new home while looking for the right cables scattered among your life’s belongings. Fortunately, a little planning and organization while packing your electronics before your move can make settling into your new home much more [...]

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Of all the things that can cause stress when planning a move abroad , the one thing many people worry about most is the cost of moving internationally. There are a number of things that can affect the cost of an international move, including many things that most busy people never even think of.

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The Packing Process
Before you move, an estimator from an international moving company will come to your home and estimate the cost of your move based on the amount of goods you plan to ship. When packing for an international move, it is important to document everything that you are bringing. This is the perfect time [...]

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Platinum Moving Services is located in Gaithersburg, Maryland, about 25 miles outside of Washington DC. We operate within the whole of the Washington Metropolitan area-about a 50 mile radius from Washington, but the majority of our clients reside in Washington, DC proper, Montgomery County, MD, and Northern Virginia.

As is to be expected, some of [...]

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