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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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