Piano Moving

Piano Moving? We Are Playing Your Tune.

Pianos have long been a common feature in households around the world. They serve as gathering places for holiday sing-alongs, display photos and keepsakes, and are a source of many treasured family memories. People have pianos of all shapes and sizes in their homes. The largest is the grand piano, which ranges in size from the concert grand to the baby grand. Grand pianos have strings that run horizontally down the length of the case from the keyboard. Because of its smaller build and more affordable price, upright pianos are often preferred over the grand for the home. The strings […]

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Patricia Smith

Get to Know Patricia Smith, Product Manager for JK’s Household Goods Division, Virginia

Independent, creative, driven – three words that describe Patricia Smith and exemplify not only her career at JK Moving Services, but her entire career path since graduating from college. Patricia grew up with four siblings and has moved 13 times in her life. This included moves to Massachusetts, New Hampshire, North Carolina, and finally, Virginia. She relocated to the DC metro area after college without a job lined up, but didn’t let that stop her. She found an apartment on craigslist, a job as a hostess, and has been in this area ever since. Along the way, she’s had a […]

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10 Tips to De-Stress a Holiday Move

While moving during the holidays is not as common as moving during the summer months, some people still have to move homes during this season. These moves can be challenging, so we have some tips to help a holiday move go more smoothly. “Holidays mean presents, family gatherings, and for some, the potential for cold, snowy weather,” said JK Moving CEO Chuck Kuhn. “For all these reasons, moving during the holidays can be stressful. Having helped many people move, we wanted to share some tips to help make holiday moving easier.” 10 Tips for a More Joyful Holiday Move Here […]

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Moving to a New Home? Here Are Your Top 4 Sustainable Moving Tips

As people become more aware of our impact on the environment, eco-friendly and sustainable practices have spread through all business industries, including the moving industry. For example, JK employs many sustainable moving tactics, including recycling paper, cardboard, and the wood from our crates; using paper-free driver and fuel tax reporting logs; and reusing engine oil as a heating source in our vehicle maintenance facility. Residential moves don’t necessarily have to have a large environmental impact. If you plan right, your next household move can be a sustainable one. 1. Donate Unwanted Items If you have fewer items to move, you’ll […]

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VP of Sales Brian McGuinness Recognized By Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce

When asked to describe himself in three words, JK VP of Sales and Business Development Brian McGuinness chose the words duty, honor, and country. Mention those three words to any JK Team member, and the first person they think of would be Brian. Brian was recently recognized as a finalist for the 2019 Veteran Employee of the Year Award by the Northern Virginia Chamber of Commerce. “It is a privilege and honor to be nominated and recognized. It helps reinforce what JK does to contribute to the hiring and training of veterans for a second career.” Since joining the company […]

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Eric Vislay and Family

Get to Know Eric Vislay, Move Consultant for JK’s Household Goods Division, Virginia

It was the summer of 1991, when Eric Vislay made his first foray into the moving industry working for a mover in Alexandria, VA while still in college. “I liked meeting different people, seeing different homes and neighborhoods while on the job. I liked the variety and the flexibility of the schedule.” Eric’s father gave him great advice during those summers in college: “Working for a solid, top-notch, and expanding moving company in Washington, DC, a transient city where there will always be turnover, it could be a great career choice.” That advice stayed with him, reinforcing his decision to […]

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