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6 Best Practices to Follow when Moving Expensive Items

When moving, you don’t want any of your items to break in transit. We also know that you especially don’t want your expensive and most valued items destroyed as you move. Whether you’ve moved before or this is your first time, Phil’s Transfer & Storage can help ensure all of your items make it safely to your new home. We have the knowledge, expertise, and experience needed to make sure your move is efficient and successful. Below are six best practices to follow when moving your most valued items.

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How to Ensure Your Business Relocation is Successful

When it comes time to relocate your business, it might seem like a daunting task. It can be an overwhelming experience, especially if you aren’t prepared or if you attempt to rush through the process. You and your employees will need to work together to create a game plan to help the process move smoothly.

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Four Things to Consider When Choosing a Storage Unit

Self-storage units can be found in all sorts of sizes and types. You’ll want to choose the correct size so you aren’t paying more than necessary. The best thing to help decide which size storage unit you need is to go through all your items to decide what you will be storing and what you will be getting rid of. Having a list of what you will need to store will not only help you decide on the size of the storage unit, it will also help you keep inventory as you begin moving items into the storage unit.

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Why Hire Professional Movers for Your Film Set Needs?

Phil's Transport & Storage has the experience and contacts to make your Los Angeles film set move fast and easy. 

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Tips for Stretching Your Moving Budget

Moving can be expensive, which is why it’s important to set a budget prior to moving and stick to it. Unfortunately, though, unexpected expenses may pop up, and you may find yourself needing to stretch your moving budget. Here are a few tips that can help you stretch your moving budget.

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Surprising Ways to Put a Storage Facility to Work

Maybe you already have a storage unit and use it to house your college student’s items while they're home for the summer. Perhaps you first got your unit when you needed extra space to store items during a move or when you were downsizing a home. While there's nothing wrong with using a storage facility for these tried-and-true reasons, they are ideal for a number of out-of-the-box applications, as well.

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How to Move Plants to Your New Home

Plants are part of what makes your house feel like a home. If you have spent months or years taking care of your plants, it can be hard to leave them behind or giving them away when you move. Thankfully, Phil’s Transfer & Storage can help you move your plants carefully without damaging them in transit.

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Moving Your Belongings Into Storage? Factors to Consider When Selecting a Storage Facility

A storage facility provides you with a space to store your belongings. You can store them shortly when you are between houses while moving, or for the longer term when you need more space than your current house provides. Whether you plan to store your items for a short time or for several months, you need to carefully consider what storage facility is ideal for you. Here are a few of the factors you should consider when selecting a storage facility:

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What is an Interstate Versus Intrastate Move?

A mover can help to make your move easier. They can pack your belongings, lift heavy furniture and transport your items from one location to another. As you look to hire a mover, you may see the terms intrastate moves or movers and interstate moves or movers. If you have never hired a mover before, you may be unsure what these terms mean, how the two different types of moves or movers differ and what factors you need to consider in interstate movers that you don't have to consider in intrastate movers. Here is some information you should know.

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How to Handle Moving During the Winter

The holidays are over. Now it’s time to focus on the new year. Nothing gives you a fresh start quite like a relocation. If you’re looking for a moving company in Los Angeles, Phil’s Moving & Storage is here to help you every step of the way. We provide comprehensive moving services that include professional packing, driving, and climate-controlled storage facilities. Below are some of our tips for moving at the beginning of the year. If you have any further questions or need to schedule a moving day, then contact us today!

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Our fleet contains a variety of trucks ranging from straight (box) trucks for the smaller jobs and semi-trailers for larger jobs. Some of our services we provide for moving jobs are:

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