Packing with organization in mind

Advice for moving in New York

We all want to be that organized packer. The person who is somehow able to fit the entire kitchen into one, reasonably-sized, beautifully-packed box. The person who planned everything so perfectly that unpacking in the new apartment is actually exciting. That person who probably wins every game of Tetris and has never been overwhelmed by the contents of a junk-drawer.


But, since that level of organization is beyond most of us, moving is more often a struggle of Can I squeeze one more pair of socks into that flower vase? andI already donated two bags of clothes, I can’t get rid of anything else!


To top it off, New Yorkers live hectic lives. We don’t have all the time in the world to plan out our move. Most of the time, we’re so happy to have landed that impossible apartment that we’re willing to move in the second our application is approved. Which often means hurried packing and an overall stressful moving day.


Don’t worry. There is a way to pack quickly while also achieving a level of organization that will save you stress and time later. By incorporating just a little bit of intentionality now, you might just become that packing expert you’ve always been so jealous of.


  1. Focus on a room at a time


Now, we don’t mean that you have to finish one room before moving onto another (in fact, it’s more convenient to pack away the things that you don’t often use first and then pack the rest closer to moving day.) But, you’ll start pulling your hair out if you start in the bedroom and then realize that you should wash that dirty cup on the nightstand and then start packing all of the cups in the kitchen. In other words, you won’t be as efficient if you allow yourself to get side-tracked every few minutes.


Instead, pick a room and stick with it for a good chunk of time. You’ll get more done, and feel more accomplished.


  1. Start by getting everything out in the open


You’ve got to make a mess to make it organized, so don’t be scared to pull everything out where you can see it. When your belongings are in plain sight, you’ll be able to see what needs to be packed, how it might fit together, and what you should start with. There are even some printable inventory sheets if you want to get real Pinterest-y about it.


  1. Categorize


We know, this step seems like you’re adding more work for yourself, but trust us: it will save time in the long run. When your things are physically put into categories – hair products, winter clothes, shoes, linens – you’ll be able to decide what should go in boxes first. If you’re moving in the middle of summer, for instance, you can start by packing winter clothes. And then, once you’re in the new place, you can unpack based on convenience as well.


  1. Take the time to go through the things you don’t need anymore.


Since your things are already in convenient categories, you’ll be able to see whether you have duplicates or extras. You can start asking yourself the hard-hitting questions like Do I really need 8 pairs of jeans? and How many half-used lotion bottles is too many?


This step is undoubtedly the most difficult part of packing. It’s not easy to part with your things. One trick that can be helpful is to make a pile of possible donations. As you finish packing the essentials, you can go back and decide if you’re willing to make space for the things you’re on the fence about.


And, for the things that you’re not ready to give away but know wont fit in your new place, the pile will show you the size storage unit that you might need.


  1. Every space is valuable. Be creative!


Keeping in line with the categories you’ve set up as much as possible, push yourself to be really mindful about how you’re using the spaces available to you. Candles with lids can house jewelry. Cooking spices can be placed into cooking pots.


And even things that seem to take up a lot of space can actually be useful with a little creativity. Yoga mats that are unrolled can provide cushion for bedside lamps or picture frames. Clunky snow boots can be stuffed with your winter beanies or gloves.


So, look at what you’ve got, and try seeing your things a little differently.


  1. Be really clear about labeling


Again, you can be as creative here as you’d like. Some people use different colored duct tape for boxes that correspond to different rooms. Others write out the contents of a box on the side for easy unpacking.


Clear labels also help our movers know which boxes should be handled with extra care.


And finally, relax a little bit.


Moving is stressful. Packing and finding storage is stressful. But when you think of it more in terms of a puzzle or a personal goal to be a bit more organized, the entire process can go so much more smoothly.


And on the other end, when you peel the tape off your beautifully labeled boxes, you’ll probably surprise yourself by the creative packer you’ve become!


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Moving Pains? Learn How To Reduce Your Stress

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Moving in NYC is not stressful at all. Why, all you do is pick up a couple boxes and shift them around. You are good to go. Roll credits.

If you believed that, I have a bridge to sell you in New York City. Stress is the biggest, more taxing part of any NYC move. There are so many moving parts, a number of people involved, and so many things to remember to change that you feel as though the weight on your chest is drowning you. Reducing your stress will make moving in NYC survivable and here we will tell you how.


Just the thought of moving your apartment and you already feel anxious, there is no completely stress free move. Accepting that stress is part of the moving process will help steel your inner self to understanding you must go through it to get to the light on the other side. Throughout our lives, especially with kids or our work place, we accept stress as a part of our daily life. While moving includes a higher level of stress than normal, it is still something we can take on for this short burst of time.

Plan for Time

Time is one of the larger problems in a move. You are trying to wrap up your time at the old home, get into the new home. You are trying to time the utility hook ups and shut offs, you are trying to get the movers ready and give them enough time to get everything done.

This is not a high school book report. You cannot wait until the last minute to plan everything. In fact, the sooner you start planning and preparing, the easier moving day will be. Some steps, like planning movers or a moving truck need to be done well in advance to avoid them not being available on the date you need them.

Packing your apartment will take time. Most people keep putting it off until it is the last minute and they become overwhelmed and fall victim to paralysis by analysis. Start way in advance. Pack one box a day for a full month and you suddenly have thirty or so boxes packed up and ready to go. The slow, methodical process of a box a day will allow for careful packing and labeling. A rush job could mean mislabeling or worse, broken stuff.

We at Divine Moving understand that the best laid plans are only good until the first bullet is fired but having no time to plan will bring chaos and disaster so give yourself time to plan and prepare.

Organization is the Key to Victory

Make a list. Put it on your phone, or the back of an envelope. No one really cares. Just make one. Keep it on hand every day until the move. Add stuff as it comes to mind and tick stuff off as you complete them. By the time moving day has arrived and seeing all the checked off tasks, you will feel more in control from having accomplished so much. You will have minimized the number of tasks that might get missed and rarely are those tasks that are forgotten monumentally important.


No one in NYC has time for the hassle of moving. For a stress free move if you want everything taken care of for you New York City move call Divine for a quick, stress-free, and easy move. We pack you up and move you into your new home in a New York minute. That way you can get back to what’s important: Living your life! For a quick move, call Divine. Divine Moving & Storage is moving in a flash! 212-244-4011


Moving tips for Millennials moving in Manhattan

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We get it– You’re a millennial moving in Manhattan itching to dive into your move and set yourself up for success in your new place. No matter how many times you’ve moved before, relocating in NYC can be one hell of a headache. Contrary to what you might assume, moving in the city can be done smoothly, affordably and without losing your mind. Divine Moving and Storage has compiled a list of tips for Millennials to help take the stress out of moving in Manhattan.


Hire Moving Help

We totally understand the desire to do it yourself and save a couple dollars, but let’s be honest, furniture is heavy. Why risk hurting yourself or dropping your favorite lamp down a flight of stairs when Divine Moving and Storage makes NYC moving so easy and affordable?


Create a Packing List

If you’re moving for the first time, there’s a good chance you’ll forget something. There is nothing worse than coming to the end of moving day and finally parking your bum on the couch only to realize you left your television remote control on the counter in your old apartment. Checking things off a list as you go is a great way to avoid forgetting anything you’ll regret later.


Downsize Unwanted Items

Take into consideration the size of your new home. How much extra stuff have you accumulated since your last move? Should you downsize? Donating things or giving them away on craigslist is a great option if you have some time to work with. If you don’t, NYC Department of Sanitation is pretty cool about curb side pick-up and will take just about anything that isn’t metal or electronic. Remember that mattresses must be enclosed in a mattress bag and curb side electronic disposal is not permitted per NY laws. This means tables, chairs, sofas and other miscellaneous items are a yes; TVs, DVD players, and computers are a no.


Carefully Choose your Move-In Date

Remember, this is New York City! Weekend moves are definitely recommended but don’t always fall on the first of the month. Try reaching out to both your new and prior landlords to coordinate a weekend date that works for everyone. Typically, landlords are willing to give you the keys a couple days early to allow for a weekend move. This gives you time to get things in order before you strut back to work on Monday gloating about your new place.


Gather Moving Supplies in Advance

No one wants to be packing up their last box and realize they’ve run out of packing tape. Compile a list of necessary moving supplies in advance.

Some things you’ll need to purchase include:

-Boxes (Small, Medium and Large)

-Packing Tape

-Bubble Wrap

-Markers for Labeling Boxes

-Cleaning Supplies (Paper Towels, Glass cleaner, etc.)

-Cash for tipping your movers


No one in NYC has time for the hassle of moving. If you want everything taken care of for you New York City move call Divine for a quick, stress-free, and easy move. We pack you up and move you into your new home in a New York minute. That way you can get back to what’s important: Living your life! For a quick move, call Divine.

Divine Moving & Storage is moving in a flash! 212-244-4011


Bad Weather Moving Tips

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Moving Day can be stressful enough when you’re moving with great weather conditions… It’s definitely not an easy task to load up everything you own in one truck, move it across the city or even between states, and then set up everything in the right place at your new home. However, relocating under unpleasant weather conditions such as rain, snow, and ice can exacerbate the problem. Here are the strategies we’ve learned work best for completing a successful NYC move in bad weather:


Make sure your belongings are adequately protected.


Divine Moving’s professionals are always prepared to wrap your furniture in moving blankets and plastic wrap before exposing it to the elements on the way to our trucks. We also bring floor runners to your home to minimize the frequency that our movers have to walk on your carpeting with muddy shoes. However, there are steps you should take before our movers arrive to make sure your stuff is kept safe from water and wind.

First, you should make sure you’re only packing your smaller odds and ends into new, sturdy boxes as opposed to “free” used boxes available at grocery stores and other retailers. Used boxes have already been weakened from storing merchandise through transit, and depending on what items they contained, may be damaged from moisture and contain pests. When used boxes are exposed to stormy weather, it’s likely that they will fall apart while being lifted into the truck, or even collapse from the weight of other items during the drive over to your new location. Ask us about the professional boxes we sell for your move.

You should also consider wrapping your mattresses in mattress bags to protect them against precipitation, pests, and dirt before they’re moved. These bags are fairly inexpensive and are also available for sale from our store. Simply ask your scheduling agent to have the crew bring some out on your moving day, and your movers can place your mattresses in the bags before loading them into the truck.


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Check out your moving company’s trucks first.


Did you know most moving companies don’t own the trucks they use every day? Usually, moving companies rent trucks from U-Haul, Enterprise, or a similar company each morning before heading out to their customers’ homes and businesses because it’s cheaper than purchasing and maintaining their own fleet. Fortunately, Divine Moving owns all of its trucks, so we stay up to date on any issues that could potentially harm your belongings, such as holes in the roof caused by driving underneath tree branches, pests or spills from previous renters. Our trucks are marked with our logo and built for household moves with air ride suspensions and more.


Have your movers park strategically.


When moving in bad weather that could harm your belongings, it’s a good idea to minimize the amount of time your things are being carried outside between your home and the moving truck. If your house has a driveway that can support the weight of a moving truck, have your movers back into the driveway so they can quickly move things from your front door to the truck. If you’re living in an apartment complex or moving out of an office building that has a parking garage, check to see if the garage has the overhead clearance to allow the truck to park inside. This way, no precipitation should have to touch your belongings at all. If the complex doesn’t have a garage, try and schedule a moving date with your property manager so you can reserve space in front of the building where the truck can be parked for a few hours.

No matter where you’re moving from, be sure you do not ask your movers to park in a yard or field. When it’s raining, snowing, or hailing (or even if it has recently stormed in the past couple of days), a heavy truck will sink into the mud and have to be towed out of the ground.

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Address safety concerns before the move begins.


If you know there are safety concerns in your home or office complex, make sure you take care of these problem spots and warn your movers before they begin the job. Are there any wooden steps that become weak and slippery when wet? Does water pool in any lower areas of the ground? Does any snow need to be shoveled, or do any walking surfaces need to be salted before ice can freeze? Make sure we take care of these issues before anyone gets hurt.


Unwrap belongings when the move is over.


While it’s important to wrap belongings bringing them into the rain or snow to prevent water from getting in, it’s also vital to unwrap furniture and pictures in a timely manner once they’ve been moved to their new location. These items may already have had moisture inside before being wrapped, and locking this moisture in can cause mildew to grow.


More bad weather moving tips and general moving tips can be found here:

Tips For Hassle-Free Moving In NYC

Moving In NYC

No matter if you’ve done it before, moving in NYC is always an ordeal. The narrow streets and cramped apartment buildings often make for a stressful experience. However, with the right preparation, moving in NYC, or moving in Brooklyn or Queens, can become quite possible if you follow these simple tips for hassle-free moving.


First, you should plan your move date. Some dates will be easier to move than others. Weekend moves are often the right choice. However, you often don’t get the choice of when you move, because your lease starts on a certain date. However, it is possible for you to arrange both move in and move out dates with your landlord. This could ensure you have an easier time of moving into your New York City or Brooklyn apartment, or moving out.


Next, you’ll want to take inventory of what you are planning to move. Moving is really a representation of all the things you have accumulated over the years and you don’t want to be surprised on the day of the move. For this reason, moving is a good time to evaluate what you need and what you may want to get rid of or donate. A good rule of thumb is that if it’s been years since you have used the item, you probably don’t need it. It’s important to keep in mind the parameters of where you are moving. Will all of your stuff fit in your new home? Make sure you have all the information so that the moving process can go quickly. After all, whether you live in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Queens or any of the other five boroughs, this is coveted real estate so space may be slim.

Of course, you will need tips for the actual day of packing too. It’s possible for you to attempt the move yourself or with a friend, but keep in mind all the supplies you will need to get, including:


  • Packing tape
  • Boxes of a variety of sizes and shapes
  • Box cutters
  • Markers for labeling boxes
  • Black trash bags
  • Mattress bags
  • Cleaning supplies (soap, sponge, mop, water, broom, etc)
  • Cash for tipping people that help
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NYC Moving Trucks

However, doing it alone or with friends that are not professionals definitely makes the process much harder. This brings us to the most important tip of moving in New York City: hire a new york moving company. You will want to hire a local moving company. If you’re not new to New York City, you will understand that it is unlike anywhere else in the world. Subsequently, you will need a local moving company that understands the needs of those planning an apartment move in New York City. Divine Moving understands the New York area better than any other local moving company. With years of experience of moving in Queens, moving in Brooklyn and moving in Manhattan, Divine Moving is your best bet to make sure all your belongings are safe and accounted for during your next New York apartment move.

If You Need Hassle Free Moving In NYC Call Today 212-244-4011


No-Fuss Tips On Packing Fragile Items

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Fragile items are everywhere. As much as we adore them on our living spaces, moving them from one location to another in NYC can make us feel like we’re walking on eggshells. One wrong move and your precious antiques can meet their fate on the floor. Rather than calling a doctor to check on your blood pressure, here are our no-fuss tips that will provide reassurance when packing away fragile items. Trust us – we’ve been there.

Use plenty of wrapping supplies

Just like mothers who overdress their kids when the weather drops to frigid temperatures (even if it’s above 50°F), having enough wrapping supplies is crucial when packing away your fragile items. Aside from bubble wrap and packing paper, consider looking into foam dividers when packing away appliances (such as your favorite crockpot and china). If you have any left over packing supplies from your online shopping sprees, be sure to save them in the corner instead of throwing them out. Not only you’re saving money, but you’re also repurposing them for a better use.

Take your time

It’s easier said than done, but the key to packing fragile items is to relax! It’s a good idea to pack your items in advance before your moving date (preferably one month before) so that you can take your time during the process. If you’re feeling nervous, try to see if you can ask your friends and family members on assisting you with wrapping your items. Additionally, try to make a list on which items you should take care of first. Adopt the “triage method” – handle the easy fragile items first before working on towards more difficult packing (i.e. electronics and dishes).

Choose the right type of wrapping

Not all wrapping supplies are made equally. Bubble wrap and packing paper have its advantages and disadvantages when it comes to wrapping your fragile items. For example, if you’re packing away mirrors, you might want to consider using bubble wrap to prevent the glass from breaking. Work on the strengths of your wrapping supplies to ensure that your fragile items are kept safely during transportation. Additionally, you may want to consider having a moving vehicle that has climate control so that way it’ll be the right set of temperature when carrying your fragile items. It’ll help prevent any warping, wear and tear when you decide to unpack your items after a long travel.


Provide enough cushion

Go beyond your typical wrapping supplies! If you have pillows, blankets and foam dividers, consider using them to cushion your fragile items in between. Not only it’ll provide enough security during transportation, but it will absorb most of the shock in case if you’re travelling between bumpy roads to your destination.

Avoid loose wrapping

Nothing says like throwing caution into the wind by not wrapping your items securely. It’s a recipe for disaster. When wrapping your items, make sure to seal your items firmly to prevent any jiggling during transportation. If you have wine glasses, cups and mugs, add some crumpled paper in between so that it’ll absorb the shock when moving your items. You can also invest in packing peanuts to place at the bottom of your boxes before adding your fragile items on top. Just be mindful that packing peanuts (like paper) can take up as much space, so make sure that you’re placing a good ratio of your packing supplies with the amount of fragile items inside your boxes.

Packing–let alone moving in NYC–your home and belongings can send anyone into a panic. Divine Moving & Storage takes the stress out of it with our professional movers. Each packing professional has years of experience packing up homes just like yours. They come armed with the moving boxes, packing supplies, and relocation tools to make packing a breeze. There’s packing the hard way, and then there’s packing the Divine way.

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What supplies do you need for a successful NYC move?

Supplies for a move
Moving Boxes

According to the US Census Bureau, the average American moves to a new home more than 11 times throughout their life…that’s a lot of wear and tear for your belongings to go through! During every move, most people experience some sort of damage to their furniture, such as a scrape or dent, the loss of screws and other hardware needed to re-assemble furniture pieces, something fragile breaking inside a box, or some other unfortunate accident. The best way to avoid these common mishaps is to collect some basic moving supplies before you get started with your packing and moving process.

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Standard Size Storage Boxes

Proper boxes and packing materials

With the exception of your furniture and maybe some larger, awkwardly shaped items, most of your belongings will be packed into boxes before your move. Boxes are handy because they can serve as sturdy surfaces for stacking more boxes on top. However, not all boxes are created equal!

When you select supplies for a move, it’s best to avoid rounding up free, used boxes from liquor marts, grocery stores, and big box stores. For one thing, all of these boxes will have different shapes and sizes, so they won’t stack as efficiently in the back of the truck. When spaces appear between stacked boxes, these allow items to shift during the drive, and that’s when your items inside are most likely to break. More importantly, however, boxes that have been used previously for shipping merchandise (and especially food items) have already been through a lot of movement during transport, and often contain moisture from shifting climates or contents inside. These factors cause the cardboard to be weakened, which can lead to boxes tearing open at the seams during your move or being crushed by the weight of other belongings stacked on top of them. These merchandise boxes can also contain bugs or other pests, especially if they carried fresh produce to a grocery story. We recommend purchasing your boxes in a few standard sizes from your moving and storage company.

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Last minute moving and packing

When packing up your cookware and dishes, we recommend using dish packs (sometimes called dish barrels) because these boxes are double-walled to keep fragile items cushioned. Dish packs also contain adjustable inserts that fit snuggly around your plates, bowls, glasses, pitchers, and other serving dishes.

You can also ask your moving and storage company for supplies for a move or if they offer mirror or art boxes to keep your fragile wall hangings safe. These boxes come broken apart in four separate pieces so you can adjust them to fit snugly around the glass or art you own.

Divine Moving and Storage even offers TV boxes to keep your big-screen television sets safe. These boxes are great alternatives to the box your television originally came in, with cardboard corners that fit around your TV similarly to the foam inserts from the original box. These special corners hold the TV steady inside its box and serve as shock absorbers in case your moving truck has to drive over a bumpy road or come to a sudden stop on the way to your new home.

In addition to purchasing new boxes, you should also be sure to have plenty of packing paper on hand. It’s best to use standard packing paper as opposed to newspaper because the print may come off in places where you don’t want to read the headlines, such as on your white dishes or fabric items. If you have small knick knacks to wrap up that could become lost or accidentally thrown away during the unpacking process, consider using brightly colored tissue paper (like you would use in gift bags).

Finally, be sure to invest in some colored Sharpies for labeling and lots of moving tape. Assign a separate color for each room in your new home so your movers can not only see the name of the room, but associate it quickly with a color to expedite things on Moving Day. When it comes to tape, we suggest buying more than you think you’ll need. One of the most frustrating realizations that can come up on Moving Day is that you’ve run out of tape for the last few boxes.

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Packing tips for your upcoming move.

Supplies for a move

Most of of your moving day supplies should be provided by your Divine Moving and Storage professionals! Every truck we own is fully stocked with dollies, floor protection, fore-arm forklifts, straps, and moving blankets to ensure we keep your belongings and home as safe as possible on Moving Day. However, there are some other supplies for a move you’ll want for your own convenience when the big day arrives.

First, be sure you have some Ziplock bags and extra tape handy. When it comes time to disassemble your bed frame or dining table, you can store the screws and other hardware inside a plastic bag and tape it to the main piece of furniture so it won’t get lost.

We also suggest purchasing some clear plastic bins that you can use to store everything you’ll need as soon as you get to your new home, such as your charging cords, medications, and toiletry items. This way, you can tell the movers to only move the cardboard boxes so you can keep the plastic bins within easy reach in your personal vehicle. The clear plastic will also be useful when you arrive at the new place, because you can easily see what’s inside the box without having to read every single label on the outside of your cardboard boxes to find what you need.

You may want to set aside some cleaning supplies that you pack into the car last so you can do some last-minute cleaning in your old home before you leave, especially if you’re moving out of an apartment where you want to avoid cleaning fees before the next tenant moves in. In this “don’t pack until last” pile, consider including any paperwork you need for the day for the moving team or your new residence, your wallet, and your keys.

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Packing, moving, storage and relocation services

Do you have any other questions about what you’ll need for your big move? Don’t hesitate to give us a call at 212-244-4011

Everything But The Move – Philip Shaw Home Set-Up

For many people unpacking and setting up their home after a move or relocation is a daunting task.
A new home or a newly redone home with different storage solutions can intimidate even the most organized people. So when you’re moving, renovating, or are ready for a face lift for you home, you need an expert to set-up, organize, and stage your home beautifully.
And Philip Shaw’s Everything But The Move is the way to take your home and living spaces to the next level.
Before and After Images of a NYC Townhouse
For 15 years, Divine Moving & Storage and Philip Shaw’s Everything But The Move have been working together to make your living spaces feel like the home you’re proud of and want to show off. Whether you need to turn the spare office into a nursery for your new baby or want a better space to entertain guests, Philip Shaw has the magic touch when it comes to upgrading your home or office to impress. With Everything But The Move, Philip has been the go-to for organizing, staging, and decorating homes in New York and all around NYC and beyond–from Palm Beach to Greenwich, Connecticut and Philadelphia, he’s so popular he even gets brought down to Puerto Rico for clients who just can’t do without his finishing touches. He knows just where to place items so rooms look done and not cluttered. Everything But The Move even tackles less glamorous and neglected spaces by giving attics, garages, basements, and outdoor spaces beautiful makeovers.


With an immaculate eye for design and with full service offerings, Everything But the Move takes care of everything before and after your move–and Divine will take care of everything in between.

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Wood Floors Swap


Whether you need help packing and unpacking, reorganizing, redecorating, picking out and shopping for furniture, color coding your closet, staging for your realtor (and removing all personal items so that strangers aren’t going through your personal possessions), Everything But The Move takes care of it all. Clients are always amazed with how amazingly a room can look updated, complete, and refreshed with the right art and furniture placement. Organizing and staging is a skill and Everything But The Move are the best in the industry! And he’ll even arrange for your laundry and dry cleaning to be done, stock your fridge with healthy and gourmet snacks (or fine wine!), water your plants, and take care of your home even after you move (or when you go on vacation). Everything But The Move is like the in-home private concierge you never knew you always needed! They’re here night and day to assist you and take care of anything you may need.


Need to baby-proof the living room, stairs, and kitchen?

Philip can take care of that!

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Before and After Living Room Pictures


Philip’s hands-on approach allows you to be as involved or uninvolved as you want. If you have ideas or a vision for your space, he’ll work with you to design the perfect space for you, your family, or your business. Or if you just want everything taken care of for you, Everything But The Move is there to do all the legwork so you don’t have to. Even after you’re moved in and unpacked, Everything But The Move can perform regular maintenance on your house or you’re a cash for home buyer. And if you’re going on a vacation–whether for a weekend or a month–they’ll even water the plants, feed the cats, and stock your fridge so that when you return you can get right back to your life without having to worry about tedious errands.


Like a house manager or on demand concierge, Philip Shaw is the guy who takes care of it all.

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Reorganizing, Staging and Decluttering Services


With Everything But The Move he anticipates your needs before you can even think of them, and customizes your space to your needs and taste. And his favorite form of gratitude? When clients simply say “Thank You” with the glint of divine pleasure in gleaming from their eyes. Philip is only happy when you are, and he won’t stop until you’re ecstatic and completely at home in your house. So when you’re ready to give your home or office an overhaul, reorganization, or a little sprucing up, Everything But The Move’s Philip Shaw is the man to call! Make sure you tell him Divine Moving & Storage sent you so you can get an exclusive discount.
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Full White Glove Packing and Unpacking Services


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