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Parking Permits

Posted on 06-21-2017

Parking permits are the most overlooked detail when making a long-distance move. Each city issues parking permits differently, so the best place to start is with city offices; this may be the stre...

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23rd Agent Anniversary with Wheaton Worldwide Moving

Posted on 06-16-2017

MAY 2017 MCCARTHY TRANSFER & STORAGE IS CELEBRATING 23 YEARS AS AN INTERSTATE MOVING AGENT WITH WHEATON WORLDWIDE MOVING McCarthy Transfer & Storage, was established by Leo B. McC...

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It's Moving Season!

Posted on 06-06-2017

The peak moving season is here and in full swing. As of today, Wheaton Worldwide Moving and Bekins are both all booked up until after July 1st for anyone moving out of the southwest.  As soon...

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Moving Your Grandfather Clock

Posted on 06-05-2017

HOW TO PACK & MOVE YOUR GRANDFATHER CLOCK Grandfather clocks are valued items that you will want to take with you to your new home. However, they require care to disassemble and transport safel...

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Proper Moving Takes Time

Posted on 06-02-2017

You have nicer furniture now, your friends cannot be lured by free pizza and beer to help you move and you want that nice furniture to stay that way. It's time to hire professional movers. ...

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Moving Tip: Estimates

Posted on 05-31-2017

No one can give you a true binding quote over the phone. Beware any company that offers you one. Schedule and in-home estimate to make sure you get an accurate price. Binding with option est...

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Moving Tip - Don't Forget...

Posted on 05-25-2017

Moving tip: Change your address for all your accounts, utilities, and subscriptions at least two weeks prior to moving. ...

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Packing Tip - Boxes

Posted on 05-19-2017

Packing Tip: Write the room and the contents of each box on the sides of the box. If you're feeling tech savvy, create an spreadsheet that tracks the contents of each box. Simply do a search fo...

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Moving Tip - Electronics

Posted on 05-18-2017

Moving tip: Take a photo of how your electronics before you disconnect them to be boxed up. Take a picture on your phone or camera of the cords on the back of your television and other electronics...

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Tip of the Day

Posted on 05-16-2017

Packing tip of the day :  If you can hold it in your hand, drop it on a hard surface and break it - put it in a box.  If you do not have a box that is big enough, give McCarthy Transfer &...

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Moving tip of the day

Posted on 05-15-2017

Moving tip of the day : The heavier the items being packed, the smaller the box they should be packed in. Books + big boxes are a bad idea. ...

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Goodbye Vicki, You will be missed!

Posted on 05-12-2017

Vicki Retires after 20 years with McCarthy Transfer & Storage Vicki has been our primary office manager and bookkeeper throughout her years. Vicki worked hard every day for over 20 years no...

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Items your Mover Won't Move

Posted on 05-11-2017

As San Diego movers, we move hundreds of people every year.  It is a big process from start to finish and it helps if everyone is on the same page from day one. This is why we try to be as up...

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Educate and Protect Yourself When Moving

Posted on 05-10-2017

Services Provided: What services is the moving company providing? Does the cost cover all your moving needs including packing? Clearly defining ahead of time what work you or the company will be d...

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What Next - after your survey but before booking

Posted on 04-27-2017

Are you ready to schedule your move? Once you have had an in-home survey done and received the estimate in writing, you want to make sure you understand what you are given before making that final ...

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Moving your family long distance? Let us help!

Posted on 04-21-2017

Moving day is coming up fast and it seems like you’re nowhere closer to being ready for it than you were two weeks ago. No matter how far you’re moving with family, there are some t...

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Apples to Apples

Posted on 03-07-2017

Moving Quotes If you’re getting ready to move, it’s important to hire a moving company that you can trust. Be wary of Online Movers - Even though getting a quote online is free and easy...

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Climate Controlled Storage

Posted on 02-03-2017

Do you need Climate Controlled Storage Space in San Diego? If you live in an area of the country that experiences severe weather, dampness or extreme cold, getting a climate controlled storage is p...

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Protect Yourself

Posted on 01-31-2017

Make the right decision when choosing your mover! While always a factor in buying anything, do not select a mover on price alone. Get Recommendations Ask friends, coworkers, and your real estat...

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San Diego Moving Truck Rentals

Posted on 01-24-2017

Need help loading or unloading your rental truck?   WE CAN LOAD OR UNLOAD YOUR PODS, ABF TRAILER, MOVING RENTAL TRUCK, OR SHIPPING CONTAINERS Are you looking for moving labor for your upcom...

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Senior Relocation

Posted on 01-18-2017

San Diego Senior Moving Moving is a stressful and emotional experience. Moving at the later stage of life, however, can be especially difficult, especially if independence is being sacrificed and t...

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The Importance of an In-Home Survey

Posted on 01-11-2017

Why is it important to get an in-home survey? After you’ve done your research and selected a few moving companies you want to check out, the next step is to call each of the local agents at t...

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Moving Tip: (Downsizing)

Posted on 12-30-2016

Tips for Downsizing Moving often means downsizing to a smaller residence.  McCarthy Transfer & Storage is honored to have helped many of our customers with their downsizing relocation.&nbs...

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Need a Move in San Diego? Hire a local San Diego Moving Company

Posted on 12-07-2016

Need movers in San Diego County? Then there are some facts you need to understand about local movers, and here they are. We know that every year, one-third of renting Americans end up moving. We al...

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Happy Thanksgiving

Posted on 11-23-2016

McCarthy Transfer & Storage wishes you a Happy Thanksgiving. We will be closed to celebrate with friends & family. We will reopen on Monday November ...

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Veterans Day 2016

Posted on 11-10-2016

Veterans Day celebrates the service of all U.S. military veterans. We thank all those who have served and who continue to serve our great nation, In honor of Veterans Day, McCarthy Transfer and sto...

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8 things to do that to make moving day smooth

Posted on 11-09-2016

8 things to do that will make moving day go smoothly. Finish packing before moving day It makes everything easier on the movers if they arrive at a house that is completely ready to be put on the ...

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Thanksgiving Breakfast 2016

Posted on 11-07-2016

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Video - Packing, What you need

Posted on 11-01-2016

Before you start packing, make sure you have the right supplies. Check out what supplies Wheaton World Wide Moving, Executive Vice President, A.J. Schneider, recommends for your upcoming move. ...

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Getting Ready - packing all those boxes

Posted on 10-20-2016

When Should You Start Preparing for Moving Day? If there was one piece of advice we want to emphasize, it is to never wait too long to ready yourself for moving day. You can be the most organized p...

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Tips for Moving Your Valuables

Posted on 09-20-2016

Tips for Moving Your Valuables What do you do with Grandma’s china and that big painting over the couch so that they get to your new digs unscathed? Here are some key tips: Make sure it...

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Getting Ready for the Moving Truck at the New House

Posted on 09-07-2016

Before the movers arrive with your belongings you will want to prepare house for your and the movers. Check out the house to see where the main circuit breaker and the water shut off valve are loc...

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Claiming Moving Expenses on your Taxes

Posted on 08-29-2016

https://www.irs.gov/taxtopics/tc455.html Topic 455 - Moving Expenses If you moved due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new job or business, you may be abl...

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Pivot!

Posted on 08-26-2016

Oh those tight spaces and large awkward pieces of furniture. You may have forgotten that it came in a box and was assembled in the room it was used in and now it doesn't fit out the ...

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Moving & Your Gun Safe

Posted on 08-23-2016

Moving a Gun Safe Gun safes are heavy, bulky and difficult to move. Depending on size, a metal gun safe can easily weigh over 300 pounds even when it’s completely empty. Here are a few thi...

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How To Begin To Prepare For A Cross Country Move

Posted on 08-17-2016

Preparing for a move across country is half of the battle! Your first order of business is to begin cleaning, organizing and de-cluttering. Out of state moving is based on weight and distance, so ...

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Save up to $350 on your long distance move

Posted on 08-10-2016

Starting on September 1, 2016, you can save up to $350 on your out of state move. • $150 off the price of your move over 3,500 pounds over 500 miles • Timespan delivery guarantee - W...

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Hiring an Ethical Moving Company

Posted on 08-05-2016

Reposted from article at the BBB Moving is disruptive and stressful enough without adding to it by hiring an illegal and unprofessional moving company that are often referred to as "rouge&...

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A New Look and Feel

Posted on 07-26-2016

McCarthy Transfer & Storage is proud to announce a new look to our website. The new look of our site is very user-friendly, optimized for viewing on any device or screen size to fit a growing mobi...

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Label Your Moving Boxes like a Pro

Posted on 07-20-2016

Follow these tips for labeling your moving boxes for your move It’s not a big secret that packing up an entire home can prove to be a truly overwhelming job. In fact, it’s one of those ...

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Summertime Moving

Posted on 06-29-2016

Summertime Moving Moving during the summer is difficult to say the least. If you cannot avoid moving between May and September, try to keep your wits about you. If it’s at all possible, don&...

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22nd Wheaton Affiliated Agency Anniversary

Posted on 06-10-2016

June 2016 - McCarthy Transfer & Storage celebrates our 22nd year of being interstate moving agents for Wheaton World Wide Moving. Established in 1919, McCarthy Transfer, a locally family owned...

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Tips for Proper Packing

Posted on 12-01-2015

Let's roll up your sleeves and do some packing. The one area you can truly save money when moving is during the packing but let's make sure you pack everything correctly. Poor packing is t...

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Moving With Your Pet

Posted on 11-17-2015

Moving is stressful for anyone. With a little planning, it doesn’t have to be difficult on your pets. Take the pet to the new house in your own vehicle if possible. Prior to moving day, m...

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How to Move your Computer

Posted on 10-06-2015

In today’s technology-driven world, personal computers are as common as televisions. However, moving your PC requires more preparation than moving that TV. There are general steps that ev...

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Moving Appliances

Posted on 10-01-2015

The packing boxes and preparing your appliances must be completed before the moving truck arrives. When preparing large appliances for your move, there are special precautions you need to take. Yo...

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Who in Your State Regulates Movers

Posted on 09-29-2015

Who regulates the mover? If you want specific information on how to check out moving companies in your state, follow the links in this table.   State Contact Phone Cont...

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Plastic Totes vs. Cardboard Boxes

Posted on 09-22-2015

Should I use plastic storage bins to pack? You thought plastic totes may seem like a good idea for packing and moving, they're actually not. They're not designed to withstand the weight ...

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Are You Saving Money When You Move Yourself?

Posted on 09-09-2015

Save Money, Move Yourself??? Whilst drinking my morning coffee today, I had an epiphany (fancy word for a profound thought).  Why is it that people go the DIY route when it comes to moving? U-...

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Oldest Companies in San Diego

Posted on 09-01-2015

The San Diego Business Journal ranked the oldest companies that have operated continuously with locally based leadership and/or ownership.  McCarthy Transfer & Storage is ranked #38. Est...

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What to Ask Before Renting a Self-Storage Unit

Posted on 08-12-2015

Be sure you ask this questions before renting a self-storage unit You have figured out what size unit you need and found a storage facility in a location convenient to you, so now it's time to ...

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Valuation - How to Protect Your Belongings

Posted on 08-11-2015

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Moving within California (Local and Intrastate)

Posted on 07-16-2015

When your moving within California... California Moving companies are regulated by the Public Utilities Commission (PUC). Household goods moving companies obtain permits from the PUC after sho...

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7 Reasons to Let the Experts Pack your Boxes

Posted on 06-23-2015

Have you ever hired a professional mover? Have you ever let a professional mover pack your boxes? For some people the answer is, “Yes, wouldn’t do it any other way!” ...

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Are you ready for move day?

Posted on 06-17-2015

Your move is scheduled, the movers are coming but are YOU ready? The more you are prepared for the movers arrival the smoother your day will go. Tip 1: If it is not a piece of furniture put it ...

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How to Help Your Movers During a Heatwave

Posted on 06-15-2015

Summer moving season is in full swing, but so is a severe heat wave. In fact, temperatures along the west coast this weekend are expected to extend well above the 100 degree mark in many places. Stati...

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International Removal Guide

Posted on 05-26-2015

An international move is a complex process that involves strict custom rules and regulations.  The process of finding a qualified full service international mover can be eased by making sure ...

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Your Move from San Diego

Posted on 05-14-2015

Every customer has unique needs. The first thing to decide is how much of the moving work you’ll do yourself and how much will be handled by professional movers.  If your employer is pa...

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Shipping your car from a warm climate to a cold one

Posted on 04-24-2015

Tips for moving your car from a warm climate to a cold one First and foremost, if you are moving from a warmer climate to a colder one, it is time to take a hard look at your vehicles and begin pre...

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Which mover is the right mover for you?

Posted on 04-16-2015

Which moving company is right for you? Choosing the right moving company to trust to move your most sacred belongings can be difficult, but it doesn’t have to be a challenge if you follow the...

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Should I Tip My Mover?

Posted on 04-08-2015

Tip etiquette is a touchy subject under any circumstances. It’s even more fraught with questions when deciding whether to tip your movers. Because movers are entrusted with...

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International Moving

Posted on 03-04-2015

International Shipping International shipping and international moving is exciting, but it can also be difficult. Chances are good that you will do this only once in your life, and most people will...

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10 Tips for a Smooth Military Move

Posted on 02-27-2015

10 Tips for a Smooth Military Move Whether you're moving across town or around the world, these tips will help you make sure your move comes off without a hitch. Visit the Defense Per...

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Avoid these common moving mistakes

Posted on 02-24-2015

Avoid these common moving mistakes #1: "Winging It" Instead of Planning Ahead Relocation is a huge job and procrastination is your worst enemy. Even seemingly small moves, like moving ...

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Tax Deductible Moving

Posted on 02-05-2015

How to Take a Moving Tax Deduction Did you know that your moving expenses are tax deductible! Sadly, many people don’t know this and overlook this easy way to recoup some of their out-of-pock...

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Let's move to Hawaii

Posted on 02-04-2015

Moving to Hawaii Though moving to Hawaii may appear to be challenging, you will not experience any difficulties moving from San Diego to any of the Hawaiian islands with the help of McCarthy ...

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A moving box is not just another box

Posted on 01-29-2015

Find out what makes a moving box special and why you need these types of boxes for your move. Moving Boxes The lowly moving box -- so crucial to your move, yet so humble and unassuming. Indeed, ...

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McCarthy Transfer & Storage - Wheaton Worldwide Moving November 2014 Agent of the Month

Posted on 12-02-2014

McCarthy Transfer & Storage Wheaton Worldwide Moving November 2014 Agent of the Month McCarthy Transfer & Storage, Inc., El Cajon, Calif., is Wheaton’s Agent of the Month for Nov...

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21st Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast 2014

Posted on 11-06-2014

PRESENTS THE 21ST ANNUAL THANKSGIVING BREAKFAST WEDNESDAY NOVEMBER 26, 2014 7:00 AM  TO 8:00 AM All Movers & Vendors Welcome McCarthy Transfer & Storage...

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Moving to Hawaii

Posted on 11-05-2014

Let's move to Hawaii Moving or thinking of making a move to Hawaii? Moving to Hawaii is a major life decision and is a dream shared by countless people. If you plan to move to Hawaii, you proba...

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Another great Yelp review

Posted on 10-14-2014

10/1/14 - Amazing! !!! I highly recommend this company for any of your moving needs. I highly recommend Martin Curiel and his co worker Brian Merrill. I had to move my grandma who has dementia...

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Paying a deposit

Posted on 10-03-2014

Some companies may ask that you put down a small deposit when scheduling a local move but if you are moving out of state, you should NEVER put down any money up front. You will be required to pay for ...

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Wheaton partners with America Move Assist

Posted on 05-02-2014

As an added benefit, Wheaton World Wide Moving is working with America Move Assist, a company that can connect you with a variety of home services designed to get you settled in your new home. Set...

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Thanksgiving 2013

Posted on 11-19-2013

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Thank you for helping us feed San Diego

Posted on 11-14-2013

Thank You For Helping Us Feed San Diego!! We had an amazing response to Community Service Day 2013!! McCarthy Transfer and Storage Inc, San Diego's Oldest Family Owned Moving Company partne...

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Practical packing tips

Posted on 11-07-2013

Some Practical Packing Tips First of all, pack well in advance but leave a few necessities til last. Have a special box for things you’ll need the night before the long distance movers arr...

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Who do I call to ship my car?

Posted on 10-25-2013

Automobile Relocation - Vehicle Transportation - Car Movers When you are moving, its stressful enough to find someone to move your belongings and than to have to figure out what to do w...

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Red Flags of Moving

Posted on 10-11-2013

Red Flags of Moving Fraud Rogue movers typically work like this: Without ever visiting your home or seeing the goods you want moved, they give a low-ball estimate over...

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Packing Tip (Dishes)

Posted on 09-10-2013

Packing Tip - Dishes A common mistake many customers make is to use light weight boxes to pack fragile items, such as ceramic/glass table lamps, statues, electronics, DVD, VCR, china dishes etc&hel...

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You Need a Moving Professional

Posted on 09-09-2013

You Need a Professional Mover! Hiring a professional San Diego mover can make a very stressful day into one that allows you to settle into your new home with ease. Moving can be both emotionally an...

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CMSA San Diego Chapter Wins Chapter Of The Year

Posted on 06-28-2013

CMSA San Diego Chapter Wins Chapter Of The Year Cerritos, CA | May 20, 2013 The California Moving & Storage Association (CMSA) gave its Chapter of the Year award to the San Diego Chap...

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Moving Scams

Posted on 01-04-2013

Unfortunately, the moving business is full of scams.  This is because people don’t move every month or even every year and when they do move, they often don’t understand the complexity o...

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Moving Tip - Garage

Posted on 12-06-2012

When you are getting ready to move, you should pack your garage and kitchen first. Packing up the kitchen is time consuming and packing the garage can be overwhelming, because they contain so...

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CMSA Donates to Childrens Hopital of San Diego

Posted on 11-29-2012

At the November 2012 California Moving & Storage Association -San Diego Chapter meeting, the members/movers reached into their hearts and pockets to donate gifts to the children at ...

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Drivers Lounge

Posted on 11-27-2012

At our El Cajon storage warehouse, McCarthy Transfer & Storage we welcome visiting truck drivers with a drivers lounge where they can watch cable TV, grab a cup of hot coffee or a shower whil...

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Rady Childrens Hospital Toy Drive

Posted on 10-29-2012

McCarthy Transfer & Storage & The California Moving & Storage Association is holding a toy drive to benefit Rady Childrens Hospital in San Diego County.&nb...

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How to Video - Preparing Your Home

Posted on 10-09-2012

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Combating the stress of moving

Posted on 09-26-2012

Moving into a new home is often exciting but also both mentally and physically stressful. It isn't easy for anyone to pack up and leave everything that is familiar and try to fit into a new envir...

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Moving Large Appliances

Posted on 09-04-2012

Despite being heavy and durable, major home appliances are actually relatively fragile items because of all of their delicate inner workings. Moving companies will insist that all major appli...

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Hiring a Move Manager

Posted on 08-28-2012

Using a Senior Move Manager Move Managers are professionals that assists older adults and their families with the emotional and physical aspects of moving. They often have backgrounds in gerontolog...

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Packing Tips - CD's, DVD's & Games

Posted on 08-22-2012

Packing Games, CD's, DVD', Software Discs, Records, Audio Cassette Tapes and Video Tapes When you are packing up your gaming system, video players you will want to layer the bottom of a small c...

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Bonded vs. Licensed & Insured

Posted on 08-06-2012

When people call me to schedule a move many will ask if we are bonded. You will be hard pressed to find a "bonded" mover. Movers are licensed and insured but rarely "bonded". ...

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Remember to notify

Posted on 07-30-2012

When you are getting ready to move there are a lot of little tasks that need to be taken care of that often slip between the cracks or are easily forgotten. Below is a list of the people you need to l...

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Moving in San Diego

Posted on 07-26-2012

Prior to getting an in-home estimate we find that many customers have under-estimated the amount of time is needed to properly move their belongings. I think the key word here is properly. Pro...

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Saving money when moving

Posted on 07-24-2012

Moving and saving money are not normally used in the same sentence. Moving can be a huge financial undertaking no matter how near or far away you move. You may be nervous about how much money you...

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International Moving - Making the Right Choices

Posted on 07-19-2012

When moving Internationally with McCarthy Transfer & Storage, International estimates are quoted as a door-to-door, all-inclusive rate and will clearly state any and all inclusions and/o...

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Another Great Customer Testimonial

Posted on 07-16-2012

I want to thank you for an excellent move your company did for me last week.  The four gentlemen were professional, fast, and courteous.  They wrapped my furniture with care and ev...

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Move for Hunger - Stay Classy Awards in San Diego

Posted on 07-13-2012

Move For Hunger is proud to announce that out of thousands of charities across the country they have been nominated for 2 Classy Awards!!  Click Here to VOTE!...

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Moving to Hawaii from San Diego

Posted on 07-10-2012

If you are looking for movers to Hawaii, we are here to help. We offer a wide variety of transportation services, and we specialize in shipping household goods and personal effects to Hawaii from ...

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Out of State Booking Restrictions

Posted on 06-27-2012

Moving out of state this summer? Schedule your move right away to insure that you get the move dates you need.  As of June 29, 2012 any moves originating out of Arizona, California, New Me...

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Customer Moving Testimonial

Posted on 06-22-2012

Another great unsolicited review from a customer. I want to personally thank you for coordinating my son's move from San Diego to Portland. Everything was done in a professional manner and timed ...

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Moving Terms

Posted on 06-14-2012

You should be familiar with some of the moving lingo before you deal with moving companies, so when moving day comes you finding a mover, you can drop some of these terms and let the moving compan...

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Global Giving Day June 13, 2012

Posted on 06-12-2012

Want your donation dollars to have the greatest impact possible? Make your contributions to GlobalGiving projects around the globe go further with $75,000 of available matching funds! Online ...

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Moving this summer? Book Your Move NOW

Posted on 06-04-2012

We have just started the busy time of the year for moving and already we are seeing that if you want to get moved in a specific time frame and are not VERY flexible with your schedule, you need to boo...

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Packing Books

Posted on 06-01-2012

Before starting the packing of books, it is a good opportunity to reevaluate the books you would like to keep. Keep in mind that books can be heavy and it will increase the weight of your loa...

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Pack like a Pro

Posted on 05-15-2012

It is never too early to begin packing for a move.  Organizing your packing will not only make the actual moving process faster but as you pack you will be able to see the progress you are m...

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Earth Day

Posted on 04-22-2012

McCarthy Transfer & Storage, a San Diego county based moving company participates in Earth Day every day. As an eCollective collection point. eCollective is an organization of convenient dr...

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Planning a Summertime Move

Posted on 04-18-2012

We may be in the midst of spring but its time to start planning for that summer time move. Summer time is the most popular time to move. Whether moving a short distance or across the count...

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CMSA San Diego Chapter Recieves Award

Posted on 04-16-2012

April 14, 2012 - Thomas McCarthy, of McCarthy Transfer & Storage in El Cajon, CA was presented with the 2011-2012 Chapter of the Year Award from CMSA President Steve Weitekamp. The Calif...

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280# of Food Donated to Feeding America

Posted on 04-04-2012

April 4, 2012 - As you are aware, many people throw out a good deal of "stuff" when they move. Unfortunately, a lot of this "stuff" is food that could be delivered to a family...

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Preparing for your Local Move

Posted on 04-04-2012

The saying "time is money" definitely applies to charges for local moving. The total man-hours and materials are what determine the costs. Here are some helpful tips, which can keep your moving c...

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Moving Outdoor Equipment

Posted on 04-03-2012

Before moving day, dismantle children's swing sets, TV antennas and garden sheds. Gather pieces and bundle together with nylon cord.  Hose down/clean off your furniture and disassemble i...

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Moving your car

Posted on 03-21-2012

Car moving. When you are moving, its stressful enough to find someone to move your belongings and than to have to figure out what to do with that second car... If driving two cars to your...

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Photos from SD CMSA Golf Tourney

Posted on 03-15-2012

CMSA San Diego 2012 Golf Tournament...

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2012 CMSA Golf Tournament

Posted on 03-15-2012

March 14, 2012 -The San Diego chapter of the CMSA held its annual golf tournament at the Rancho Bernardo Inn, to raise finds for its scholarship program. Attended by nearly 100 members of t...

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Moving Tip - Cut out the stress

Posted on 03-01-2012

Moving is stressful no matter who you talk to or how much you prepare. Below are some tips to help reduce the stress. Before you move: Set aside more time than you think yo...

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Packing Tips - Art Work

Posted on 02-16-2012

When you are packing yourself in preparation for your move, it is good to be concerned about art work. Depending on the size, value and fragility of each piece should determine how it is to be pa...

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Wheaton Aquires Bekins

Posted on 02-15-2012

Indianapolis | February 11, 2012 Indianapolis, Ind- In a move creating the fourth largest household goods carrier in the United States, Wheaton Van Lines, Inc. is completing the...

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Packing Tip - Lamps

Posted on 02-10-2012

Pack lamps with bedding or wrap separately and place upright in clean, tissue-lined carton. Remove bulbs, harps and shades. Roll up cord. Wrap harp and finial (decorative knob) with ...

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Wheaton Agent of the Month Dec 2011

Posted on 01-31-2012

Congratulations to Smoldt Moving & Storage, Inc., of Des Moines, Iowa, for being selected as Wheaton's Agent of the Month for Dec...

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Moving Tips - Refrigerator

Posted on 01-30-2012

Remove all contents, including freezer items. Give away perishables and pack up items that you're going to take with you. You can donate non-perishable items to Move for Hunger .Rem...

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Get a Move Estimate

Posted on 01-26-2012

No matter if you are moving locally or across the country, you will want to get your estimated cost in writing. We suggest you meet with at least 3 different moving companies so that you get a go...

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Packing Tip - Top it off

Posted on 01-25-2012

When packing boxes, you want to pack each box so that the items in the box do not move around.  If you have some room left in the top of your box, you can use linens to fill the e...

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Agent vs. Broker

Posted on 01-17-2012

You need to move long distance cross country. You have a place to live or at least know the city to which you will be moving and you are now ready to start looking for a mover. You get on-line do ...

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San Diego CMSA Chapter Meeting

Posted on 01-12-2012

January 11, 2012 - Charles White, Director of Government & Military Relations at the International Association of Movers (IAM) speaks at San Diego Imperial Counties CMSA Chapter Meeting at ...

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Two Reviews on Yelp

Posted on 01-09-2012

McCarthy Transfer & Storage receives two outstanding Yelp moving reviews over the weekend. (Snapshot below) About McCarthy Transfer & Storage - Move...

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Office Moving Tips

Posted on 01-06-2012

• Appoint one person from your company to plan and organize your upcoming move. • Get familiar with your new location. Take measurements of your new work space to be sure your cur...

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Moving Tip - Be Ready

Posted on 01-05-2012

Make sure you are ready for the packers and movers. Don't forget to do all of the laundry, wash all of the dishes, pack your suitcases, disconnect computers, stereos and VCRs. Place al...

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The Cost of Moving

Posted on 01-04-2012

You have found a new place to live, maybe even have a new job but now you need to find an affordable mover that you can trust with your belongings. There are companies that will help you mo...

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Wheaton World Wide Moving earns 2011 Angie�s List Super Service Award

Posted on 12-30-2011

 Indianapolis � After more than 25,000 moves in 2011, and many positive ratings from customers on Angie�s List, Wheaton World Wide Moving has been awarded the 2011 Angieï¿...

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5 Star Yelp Review

Posted on 12-28-2011

Thank you for letting us move you! Enjoy your new home -  The team at McCarthy Transfer & Storage ...

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Moving Insurance FCV vs. ACV

Posted on 12-27-2011

Most people never think twice about buying moving insurance. Unfortunately, accidents, damage to goods and lost and misplaced items can happen on moving day. You have several options when it come...

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Move Brokers

Posted on 12-21-2011

A moving broker is definitely not a moving company. Brokers do not have the operation departments and logistic capabilities that the movers have. Be wary dealing with move brokers, bec...

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Not to Exceed

Posted on 12-20-2011

The California Public Utilities Commission (CPUC) regulates moving companies that perform moves within California. These moving companies must be licensed by the CPUC prior to operating. Ther...

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International Move Tip

Posted on 12-19-2011

The most important part of an international relocation is finding the right mover and getting the right quote.  When moving internationally you definitely get what you pay for but that ...

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Lets Get Moving

Posted on 12-15-2011

Serving San Diego for over 92 years, we have seen and done it all. Local moving is done on an hourly basis, the rate depending on how many movers you need to get your move done effici...

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Packing Tip

Posted on 12-13-2011

Packing Tip - Electronics Take a Picture- Use a digital or cell phone camera to take pictures of how complicated wiring (computer cords, s...

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Moving Your Piano

Posted on 12-12-2011

San Diego Piano Movers Moving a piano especially one that you actually play should be moved by a professional mover. Even light upright spinet pianos can weight 300 pounds, if you happen to ...

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Comparing Moving Quotes

Posted on 12-09-2011

Information on Long Distance /Cross Country Move Estimates When you are moving long distance particularly if you are moving cross country, you should be getting at least three in-ho...

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Go Local

Posted on 12-06-2011

619-596-2594 It does not matter if you are moving across the street, cross country or overseas, you should avoid a broker and work with a local moving company. A local mover will ...

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International Moving Tip

Posted on 12-05-2011

Packing for a Move Overseas When packing for your international move you want to think about what items you will be taking with you. Customs restrictions and inspections both air and overseas...

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Open Me First

Posted on 12-01-2011

As you are packing your belongings for your move, you should also be thinking about unpacking. Plan a specific "Open Me First" box for the kitchen, bathroom and misc items you will...

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Tax Deductible Moving Expenses

Posted on 11-30-2011

If you moved to start a new job or business you may be able to deduct the cost of your moving expenses from your income. Qualifying expenses include costs for packing and shipping your house...

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But I found them on craigslist...

Posted on 11-28-2011

San Diego's Oldest Family Owned Moving Company800-896-2594 You need help moving and think you cannot afford a "real" mover. The cost of not using a licensed and insured mover...

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18th Annual Thanksgiving Breakfast

Posted on 11-23-2011

Each year McCarthy Transfer & Storage, a moving company in El Cajon, CA hosts an early Thanksgiving breakfast for truck drivers, movers, vendors, friends and family. Many enjoyed...

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Auction Hunters in San Diego

Posted on 11-22-2011

A few months back, Auctions Hunters visited during our San Diego Storage Auction in El Cajon, CA. The episode airs tonight on Spike TV 10/9c. width: 520px;"&g...

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You packed what?!

Posted on 11-21-2011

It is important to know what items your movers will not pack and transport. Some items in your home require proper packaging and handling, but there are also some items should not be packed ...

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Full Service Storage in El cajon, CA

Posted on 11-18-2011

800-896-2594 McCarthy Transfer & Storage of El Cajon, CA can handle all of your East San Diego storage needs and more! We have a Secure, Fully Enclosed Storage Facility to help...

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Finding the Right Long Distance Moving Company

Posted on 11-17-2011

Your San Diego Long Distance Mover800-896-2594 Finding the right mover for your cross country move needs to be based on more than just price. You need to take into consideration the local mo...

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Hiring Rogue Movers - A bad idea from the start

Posted on 11-16-2011

Not all movers are created equal. You need to make sure you use a properly licensed and insured mover preferably one with at least a few years of experience, a viable office location and ...

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