All posts specific to summer–events, weather, “moving season.”

Pros and Cons of Moving During the Seasons

Deciding what time of the year to move might be out of your control. And even if you are in control of your move date, dozens of factors could impact your decision. Weighing the pros and cons of moving during different times of the year, might make your choice easier to make. Moving in a Winter Wonderland The weather and the holidays typically dissuade people from moving during the winter. Snow, ice, and cold temperatures keep

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Back to School Season is Here; Moving Season Comes to an End

It is that time of the year again — back to school season, a challenging follow-up to moving season. In August and September, college students are moving back to school, freshmen are hectically planning their dorm move-in for the first time, and recently-moved families try to unpack all of their back-to-school belongings to prepare. Whether you are moving a college student, settling in after your summer-time move, or welcoming new neighbors, we have tips to help you out! College-Bound Moving Tips that Save Time, Money, and Hassle College move-ins are rarely stress-free. Besides moving in at the same time as potentially thousands […]

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Moving Season is Here

Today is the first official day of summer (though we like to call it Moving Season). That means that moving companies around the nation are busier than any other time of the year. As you prepare to move, keep the following summer-time moving tips in mind. 1.     Avoid the end of the month. The last week of a month will be the most hectic time for moving companies. Make sure that this date is available before making plans – your moving company may already be booked! Instead, try to schedule your move for the middle of the month. 2.    Book […]

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If It’s Summer, It Must be Time to Move

As you may know, summertime is when many folks choose to move.  And with Memorial Day upon us, today we’ll provide you with some of our best advice. Moving is one of the most stressful things that people do, but it doesn’t have to be that way.  There are steps you can take to choose the right mover, ensuring that your experience will be positive. You should also do your homework: check out your potential mover through their website, through various social media sites, through the Better Business Bureau, through impartial sites that rate movers or, even better, through referrals from friends, […]

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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 Continues to Benefit its Employees

At JK we’re very proud to offer our employees a profit sharing plan, paid vacation, comprehensive healthcare coverage, and a bevy of other, major benefits. Today, we would like to take a moment to discuss the less expected, ancillary benefits that we offer our employees to make their lives a little easier. Financial Benefits JK has partnered with PNC Bank through their WorkPlace Banking program to offer free checks and enhanced online banking. JK has even installed a PNC ATM in the building. Additionally, representatives visit quarterly to explain the program and answer questions and concerns. PNC representatives have also […]

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