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Top Places to Visit after Moving to Reston, Virginia

Nestled in the northwest corner of Fairfax County, Reston, Virginia is regularly recognized as one of the top places to raise a family in the United States. Located about 40 minutes outside of Washington, D.C., Reston gives commuters a suburban alternative to D.C. without needing to venture into Loudoun County. Reston features more than 25 parks, 50 miles of trails and 1,350 acres of open space. If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), check out our list of top places to visit in Reston, Virginia. Nature Walker Nature Center Sanctuary Named after Reston’s first […]

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Tim Howard, JK Moving Services

Meet the People of JK: Tim Howard, Customer Care Coordinator

When you think about a moving company, you probably think about the folks who actually conduct your move, like the packers, drivers, and warehouse staff. But there are so many other employees “behind the scenes.” I recently sat down with Tim Howard, JK Moving Services’ Commercial Customer Care Coordinator, to better get to know him and his role at JK. Here is what he shared: To learn more about the people at JK, check out our YouTube playlist where we highlight some of our employees.

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JK’s Moving Roadmap: The Plan, the Execution, the Sunset

It’s three months before your big move and you’re actively requesting three in-home estimates from three different AMSA, ProMover-certified moving companies. One of these companies will be responsible for packing, moving, and unpacking your most prized possessions. But how exactly will that company quote, plan, and execute your move to keep your moving experience worry free? Here at JK, we have a detailed road map of the process from initial quote request to our JK driver and crew driving off into the sunset after your successful move. The introduction When you first contact JK Moving Services about a move quote, […]

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Top Places to Visit after Moving to Leesburg, Virginia

Once a small, farming town with a single tavern, Leesburg, Virginia has a storied history dating back to the mid-18th century. The seat of beautiful Loudoun County, Leesburg is now a suburban community, which is home to many Washington, D.C. commuters. While new housing developments and business infrastructure has led to a shift in the population size, Leesburg’s beauty and hometown feel are still very much alive. If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), check out our list of top places to visit in Leesburg, Virginia. Historic Parks Oatlands Plantation In 1798, George […]

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Recycling Gold — JK Recycled 1,869 Tons of Materials in 2016!

At JK Moving Services, we are proud of our sustainability efforts across the company. Each year, we publish a report with the results of our eco-friendly practices. In 2016, we diverted more than 1,869 tons of materials from local landfills. What type of materials, and how much, were we able to save from landfills? Mixed Paper – 1,079,940 pounds Metal – 1,474,540 pounds Corrugated Cardboard – 498,740 pounds Furniture – 373,850 pounds Code 2/Wood – 262,060 pounds E-Waste – 47,236 pounds Mixed Plastic – 1,760 pounds This year for Earth Day, we want to help you take part in our sustainability efforts. If you are interested […]

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Art Wrapping Residential Move

How Do Moving Companies Protect Your Belongings? – Valuation Coverage vs. Insurance

You’ve done your homework. You bought a new home in a new city. You got in-home estimates from three reputable moving companies. Your moving company showed up on time and well equipped to pack and load all your belongings. Then you allowed a group of people to drive it off into the sunset. Even with your excellent preparation and organization, you’re still tense. It makes sense. Moving can be one of the most stressful events in your life. However, there is another way to ease the stress of a group of people transporting your most prized possessions. Valuation coverage is […]

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