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May is National Moving Month — Use These Tips to Start Planning Your Move!

The weather is getting warm and that can only mean one thing – it’s moving time! As the weather gets warmer and summer draws nearer,  more moves are conducted. To signal the beginning of moving season, the American Moving and Storage Association (AMSA) marks May as National Moving Month. If you are planning to move this summer, start planning ahead. To help you, we have gathered some useful tips to get you started. 1. Book your move with as much notice as possible. We typically recommend booking your move 2-3 weeks before your move day, but with the busy-ness that […]

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JK is named Best Moving Company of 2016

JK Moving Services has been named a 2016 Best of the Industry award winner by the Commercial Real Estate Brokerage Association of Greater Washington, D.C. (CREBA). This accolade is given to the company that best exemplifies success in the region. According to CREBA, companies exemplify success via strong relationships and by working with other achievers in the industry, on top of providing quality services. “We are honored for CREBA to recognize our Commercial Services team for a third time. Our ability to address and adapt to each client’s unique relocation needs is a testament to the professionals JK hires and […]

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Preventing Identity Theft — JK Hosts a Shredding and Recycling Day for Employees

To celebrate Earth Day, JK is encouraging its employees to bring in any personal documents and electronics they want to securely dispose of and recycle throughout the week. Using the professional shredding equipment of JK Archives, JK employees can trust that their paper documents, cell phones, computer hardware, etc. will undergo proper destruction and recycling procedures. When getting rid of old computer hardware, be sure to securely wipe or destroy the hard drive. Emptying your computer’s recycling bin is not a secure way to delete data – the data still actually exists on the hard drive and a persistent criminal […]

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JK Hosts a Storage Auction on Saturday, April 23rd!

On Saturday, April 23, JK Moving Services will be hosting a public auction for storage units that have gone unclaimed, with on-site parking available. Registration and previews begin at 8:30 a.m. The auction starts promptly at 9:00 a.m. All attendees must register at the door before the auction begins. If you would like to bid on any items, you will receive your bidder’s card during registration. You may pay with cash or major credit cards. Items are often acquired for a fraction of the original price, so you could end up with a real steal! Who can come? The auction is […]

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Doug Hatch: Moving is a Challenging But Rewarding Business

In this video, Doug Hatch discusses his experiences as JK Maryland’s Operations Manager. Doug talks about how rewarding his time at JK has been, and how much JK has committed to his growth as a professional through various training programs. Watch the video below to hear Doug’s full story! https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=983m9_1ZZL4 This video is part of JK’s #TalentTuesday series, which you can view immediately as they are posted on Tuesdays to our social media pages: Facebook, Twitter, LinkedIn.

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Choosing an Independent Mover or a Van Line for Your Long Distance Move

For those making interstate moves, you have an important decision to make—van line agent or independent mover. What is the difference and why should you choose one over the other? With local moves, you will usually see the same crew throughout—the same group that packs and loads your belongings will also be delivering and unloading your items at your new home. However, with long distance moves, the crew at your new home will be different (except the driver). Where they come from depends on what type of company you hired—an independent mover or a van line agent. Independent Mover Independent […]

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