In these critical times, Miami Movers For Less wanted to take this opportunity to assure you, our loyal customers, that your safety and that of our staff come first andforemost. Defined as one of the “essential businesses in Miami” by the governor of Florida, our company is committed to helping the people of Florida during the COVID-19 pandemic.

Our moving business is taking all necessary precautions to guarantee the safety of our customers and moving crews while providing any of our moving and storage services. We are taking extensive sanitation and cleanliness measures to prevent any further spread of the virus. Our team will be using the following practices to ensure the same level of first-class, five star moving processes that you are used to receiving from us:

  • We will be providing all moving estimates online, virtually, via phone or email from this point on.
  • The wellbeing of all parties involved comes first. Any members of our staff displaying even the slightest symptoms of flu will be sent home until further notice. Any customers that feel ill should immediately notify us so that we might re-schedule, postpone, or cancel the move so as to prevent any unwanted risks.
  • All members of our moving crews are equipped with gloves, disinfectant sprays/wipes and hand sanitizer – to mitigate your protection and theirs.
  • We take the appeal of social distancing measures seriously, hence limiting any unneeded contact with customers while this pandemic is in effect. We offer our sincerest apologies for not being able to demonstrate the professionalism and respect toward customers with our usual introductory handshake.
  • Upon arrival of our moving crew, we kindly ask that you give them the space required for them to protect the home with all safeguards like floor runners, and door jams (Extra Charge). They need the appropriate space to safelyand efficiently service your move and allow them space to do their job.
  • Try to open doorways and windows when available and appropriate, to increase air circulation and ventilation.
  • All the cabs and boxes of in our trucks are sanitized, as well as all blankets, pads, tools and equipment after each and every move. We do this to reduce any risk of cross-contamination.
  • We invite you to also sanitize and wipe down any and all exposed surfaces and furniture prior to our arrival. We would appreciate that you do anything that you can do to help keep our working conditions safe and sanitary for our men. All your efforts in this manner will be greatly appreciated.
  • Owners / office staff will be working around the clock from home with complete access for our team and our customers via phone, email and text.

We would once again like to take this chance to thank you for choosing Miami Movers For Less. It is our sincere pleasure to serve you. Our promise to you, and no matter what circumstances, is to continue to deliver the 5-star relocation services that our customers depend on.

Should you need to reach us directly, please feel free. Text is always the quickest, and we are literally here for you 24/7.

Thank you, be well and stay healthy!

How to pack a garage?

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People are usually not prepared to pack a garage when moving. On the other hand, it is expert’s recommendation to pack garage for moving first, even before rooms and large items. The reason is obvious. People have so many things in their garages. According to research, they actually do not put cars in their garages, filled with stuff. That is why the garage needs time for preparing and packaging when moving.

Preparing to pack a garage

Like on any other packing, it is very important to organize things that you have in the garage. That could be a very long and difficult job. As we said, people actually do not know what they have in garages. Packing a garage includes large items, but also some very small pieces. Some of the things are not needed (as you may forget about them). On the other hand, some of them you use daily. You should use a paper or notebook and list and sort all items.

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Pack garage for moving first, even before rooms and large items.

Prepare right boxes

As we said, there are many things in your garage, in different sizes. Pack a garage like a professional, or hire packing professionals Miami instead. Whatever you do, make sure that you have boxes in proper size, wrapping paper and plastic, small boxes and bubble paper. Considering all things that could be found in your garage it is good to use “trash” and “sale” box. In that way, you will pack and remove things while packing.  

Remove all unneeded things properly

You should throw away many of the things from your garage. It is the simplest way to choose them if you use “ten-year rule”. Everything that you have not used in the past ten years obviously does not belong there. You should also consider throwing away everything that is not used in the past year. It especially includes a daily tool or furniture. However, you do not need to trash them literally. You can sell them on a garage sale. You can put on the internet the information about it and expect many visitors and buyers. If you are not loved in yard selling, you can use Craigslist for that.  

Leave your garage safe

Before you left the old house and garage, you should do a security process. That includes defrosting of the refrigerator, cleaning and removing of all trash. After all, you do not want just pack a garage, you want to leave your home clean for the new owners.

Pack a garage as a professional

Even though packing a garage seems as long and very hard job, it should not be at all. You should be prepared for this process and take in mind all the problems. On that way, packing a garage could be easy and simple like any other packing.

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It is important to pack a garage and keep it clean before moving

Use original boxes whenever you can

This worth for the electric devices and machines. The safest way to pack a garage is to use boxes where electric machines were packed in. They usually have a Styrofoam and protection for the edges and smaller items. In that way, your job is much easier. On the other hand, it is much safer for packing the tool.

Organize toolbox

You know that garages are full of different pieces of tools. Many of them can be dangerous if you do not pack them properly. That is why is important to take some time for that purpose, too. You can use wrapping paper, sponges or Styrofoam for protecting of sharp edges. It is also good to prepare small boxes for screws, for example. An old coffee box can be useful, too.

Label everything clearly

When packing a garage many things from there could be harmful or dangerous. Do not put any box in the truck before labeling all of them properly. Even they are professionals with long experience like Miami movers for less, they will not be able to protect boxes if they do not know what is inside.

Some things you should not pack

Pack a garage but also remove from it all unneeded or even dangerous things. That includes things that are not safe for moving.

  • You cannot pack a garage that includes poisons or acids in boxes – you should dispose all harmful liquids properly and by law;
  • People usually have a propane tank and charcoal in their garages, but do not pack them – it is better to give to a neighbor instead;
  • Empty fuel from machines and mechanic tools, too;
  • Moving companies do not want to move plants, so consider of donating it.

Speaking about safety…

When packing a garage, you have not finished a job yet. There are a few things that you should keep in mind in order to protect yourself and workers in moving companies. You should know how to pack some of the things from your garage, and which steps to make while packing a garage.

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Pack a garage and move peacefully to your destination

Dissemble the furniture

You will obviously do not put shelves in one piece in the trucks when packing a garage. However, it is important to know how to separate tables and parts of the furniture and protect them properly. In some cases, you can decide to leave furniture in the garage. However, if old shelves are damaged and cannot be used again, throw them away.

Dissemble bikes and toys

These things could take a lot of space while moving and damage other boxes and packages. It will be easier if you simply separate bikes on parts and protect every one of them properly. Make sure that you used a professional tool and put every part in one place. If you have too many small screws and pieces, put them in a special bag or box and label it. Put that bag in the same box with the bike.

Protect tools

There is usually a gardening and yard tool in garages. It is important to protect them, too, when packing a garage. The best way is to wrap sharp edges in sponges and blankets. Small items you should put in boxes. Use wrapping for ceramic pieces, like pots.  

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