Water Mine Family Swimmin' Hole

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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Floor Protection

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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Home Entertainment Setup

Building the Best Home Entertainment Setup: 5 Myths Busted

  (Editor’s Note – Today we are joined by Jack Frey. Jack is a freelance writer based out of Salt Lake City, Utah. He loves all things tech, entertainment, and the arts.) Creative media setups can elevate a plain living room to a home entertainment oasis. But don’t let the latest pricey electronics or large, plush home cinema rooms cloud your idea of what makes a great entertainment space—small rooms can be just as great for gaming and viewing arrangements. By getting innovative with your space, your electronics, and your décor, you can transform any room into an exciting media […]

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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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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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National Capital Trolley Museum

Top Places to Visit after Moving to Montgomery County, Maryland

There are just a few places in the world where you can be climbing through a forest one minute and in the hubbub of a country’s capital in the next. Montgomery County, Maryland is one of those very places. Located just a few minutes outside of Washington, D.C., Montgomery County is easily accessible by Metro. The county combines an array of activities including ziplining through a forest, hiking along a canal, and listening to live music during happy hour into a historic, 500 sq. mile package. If you’re new to the area (or if you’ve lived here your whole life), […]

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