Monday, December 30, 2013

Moving with children. Some tips and hints on how to ease the moving process for your kids.

A Moving Message for Parents

We all know that moving is stressful. That’s been established a long time ago. For parents, you deal with a lot of things like finding a new place, changing your address, making sure that you are sticking within your budget, etc…

One thing that is easy to forget is that our children (the little people) are going through their own set of problems with regard to the move. They may not seem like big issues to adults, but moving can have a very large impact on your kids.

Changing schools isn't easy. Making new friends can be scary. So I am writing this post today as a mother.

Recently, my own children and I relocated across town and here are some of the things that helped us along the way. Hopefully all parents will read this before they move with their children to make things a little easier on them.

Did you know that 20 percent of the population will move this year? Kids deal with stress a lot differently than adults do. Children under the age of 4 years old may not be as affected as older children.

We encourage you to get your teens involved to help with the transition for the younger ones if you can. Primarily because teens understand a lot more and the younger kids look up to them and find less fear when their older sibling seems to be okay with things.
One of the first things we recommend is that parents understand and are sensitive to each child’s personality. Stay positive about the move. Show them that it’s a good thing and that it’s going to be fun. Treat it like an adventure or a family vacation.

We know that moving can come with hardships like lost jobs, death, divorce, etc… and kids can feel the effects of these things too. Maintaining a positive attitude is the key in keeping your children calm throughout the moving process.

Present the move as a fun and a rewarding experience. Reiterate that the change is for good things and that your life is going to be so much better in your new home. By encouraging a positive attitude regarding the move, it can also have a positive effect on you about the change despite the difficulties that the adults have to face in the move.

Now let’s talk about the process. Moving is always a process and there are some key steps that can really help you and your family. Some of the things that I am going to break down for you will really help ease everyone in the process.

Breaking the News

Announcing the news to the family that you will be moving can be a very emotional time, especially where teens are concerned, because their social life suddenly floods into their brain and the loss hits them immediately.

Now, it isn't really necessary for the kids to know all of the details about the move. Some of the in’s and outs may be better left behind some closed doors. We say this because too much information can lead a little brain to being even more overwhelmed about the whole ordeal.

We recommend starting out around the table or comfortable typical family gathering area. Parents should tell the kids about the move as soon as possible to give the kids the time to adjust to the thought of it. Giving them time to let them soak it in will make the transition a lot smoother. The first thing that is going to flood their mind is personal loss.

Focus on the “when”, “where”, “how” and “why” of the moving process. If it’s possible, have photos ready of the new home, new neighborhood and the schools around the area. Parks are also a good idea too so that they kids can have a mental image and it also helps them to understand that they are going to a real place that isn't really that scary.

Prior to announcing the move, get information on the local recreation centers in your new area, amusement parks, museums, etc… Having this information on hand when you announce your plans to move will really help the kids to see that things may not be so bad on the other end.

Encourage your children to talk about the move. What will they do with their new room? How will they decorate it? Where will they put their items and how will they place the items in their new room? Draw a picture of the new room and have them create ideas on how they want their new room to look. Where will the bed go?

Try to maintain a sense of family unity during the entire move. Allow them to ask as many questions that they need to ask, so that they can feel like they are apart of the decision making process where the move is concerned.

Young children go through all of the same changes as the adults, but how they handle these changes can be vastly different than an adult. Remain claim and understanding during the entire process. Ask them questions and delve deep into their feelings about the move.

Sometimes children can be greatly affected by the loss of losing their room. This room has been a sense of security and comfort for them. Children will often focus on the loss of friends and neighbors as well as playmates. Sometimes the change in schools or the loss of a teacher can play a factor. There are many places where a child’s mind will go that affect adults less. Remember that understanding that these things matter to your child is extremely important.

There are sometimes cases where a child might experience some irritability, headaches and even stomach pains. This can be very normal. Relocation will not physiologically damage your child. Children can adjust in time. Understanding that they are emotional and taking the time to understand why they are so upset can really help to calm them down about the move.

Building up your new home and neighborhood

This is a very important thing that can help the whole family. Take a tour of the new neighborhood. Try to get to know your neighbors, parks, schools and the stores. Do a mini tour to really capture the attention of your children and get them excited about all of the new possibilities.

Remember!! You cannot expect your children to understand all of the reasons for the move. At first, they will concentrate on their own personal losses. They will focus on all the things that make this move undesirable for them. Reactions like this are quite normal.

As an adult, it’s easy to start getting things ready for the move right away. Cleaning the house and tossing out the items that you do not want to move with you. Take into consideration that this is equally as hard on your children. Just as adults can get attached to personal items, so can your kids. So make sure they are making the decisions on what to keep (even if it’s something that they don’t always play with) the comfort of being able to make those choices will help your child to accept the move in a more positive manner.

Encourage your children to spend some time with their friends and say “farewell” and get phone numbers from them so that they can feel like their friends are just a phone call away. Tell them to exchange addresses so they can become “pen-pals” getting letters in the mail for a child is exciting and fun. Stop at the store and get some stamps so your child feels that they have a way to connect with their friends.

Let your children label their own boxes so they can feel like they are apart of the moving process. Let them decide where the moving company will place their items in their new room. Let them unpack their rooms and get them organized.

Now let’s talk about dealing with the “angry child”

Sometimes despite all of your efforts, you may still have a child that isn't happy about the move. You have tried everything and your child is not adjusting. They may deliberately reject discussions about the move. Children who typically react negatively about a move are hurt. It has affected them deeply.

These kids need reassurance and plenty of hugs as well, but what’s more is that they really need to know from both parents that the move is definitely taking place. Explain in an understanding and positive way that the child should concentrate on the positive aspects of the move. 

Also, talk about how things will be different and why and keep those positive aspects at the top of a child’s mind as often as possible.

It can sometimes require making small changes throughout the moving process to implement excitement to a child. In most cases, children can become very excited about a move if their parents and siblings show that they are excited about it.

Here is a checklist that will hopefully help you to remember some of the things that we talked about today. Remember, you can always feel free to contact us if you have additional questions and we will be glad to assist you in any possible way.

Checklist for Moving With Children

  • A family meeting in a comfortable place.
  • Ongoing family meetings to discuss the progress of the move and resolve problems or complaints.
  • Exploring the new place, neighborhood, shops, recreation parks and surrounding area.
  • Let children help to sort, pack, unpack and label the items from their rooms.
  • Meet the new teachers together if possible.
  • Encourage your children to say goodbye, get phone numbers and addresses from their friends prior to leaving.
  • Display a positive attitude throughout the entire moving process.


We hope that you will find these tips and hints useful when you are planning a relocation with children in mind.

Additional Moving Resources

Packing Your Kitchen

Moving With Pets

Reduce the Clutter Before You Move

How to choose the right Moving Company

Hints and Tips for a Successful Move

Moving Tips

Moving Scams



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Friday, December 27, 2013

Packing kitchen items can be difficult. Here are some tips and hints on packing your kitchen!

Did you know that in most cases, packing the kitchen is typically the most difficult room in the house to pack? Most people don’t realize that they have so many dishes and kitchen appliances that are odd shaped, bulky and hard to figure out what to do with.
Do you want to know how to manage packing your kitchen? We can help!

There are a lot of packing solutions that we can provide as well as tips for certain items, so I went ahead and picked some items in a random search to talk about today. 

Hopefully this will help you with some of your packing questions, but if you have further questions, please feel free to contact us.

Let’s start with some odd shaped items. Like this handy dandy Kitchen Aid Mixer! 



Man this thing is a monster and made Mom’s day when she opened it at Christmas! It does everything and the cookies that this sucker produces are out of control delicious!!! 

Now, packing and moving it without the original box!! What a headache right??!!???

Nah, we have this under control. We recommend that you use a 3.0 carton and pack this monster upright with non inked professional packing paper securely in the bowl. Be sure that you use a lot of paper on the inside because the tighter you pack it the less likely there will be damage to it during the move.

What about these knives!???!!? 



Everyone has them in their kitchen. They are a required tool and necessary. Now what do you do about these sharp utensils?

Well, it seems easy enough to just toss them into a random box right? Wrong! 

These sharp items can puncture a carton and stab a mover or your best friend… whoever is carrying the box at the time when the knife suddenly plunges through it! 

Let’s think a little safer with these guys and put them into a plastic tote along with scissors or any other potentially deadly objects that you might have lying around. 

Also, see our tip below on using your breadbox!

Now… not all of us drink coffee, but the 99 percent of the rest of us that do, have one of these!



Or even better yet, who has one of these bad boys!!???! (Wish I did) and how the heck do you pack that?



Well, the first order of business is to make sure there isn’t any water or coffee in them and you would be surprised how many people don’t check that before packing their coffee machines. 

The coffee and water can get stuck in parts and pieces of the machines and completely destroy them during a move. So once you have that accomplished, then you will want to be sure that you use a lot of packing paper (we recommend professional packing paper because newsprint can leave ink spots on your items especially if they are going into long term storage or something like that)

Wrap the glass completely separate from the machine and fill it with as much paper as possible. One of the biggest mistakes that people make is that they don’t use enough paper on the inside or the outside of the glass. 

We also advise that you pack these types of items into a double cardboard carton such as a dish pack and that you keep all glass pieces at the top of that box. 

Here is an example of a dish pack. 



These cartons are a lot thinker than normal cartons and they stand roughly 4 feet high. Pack the entire carton as tight as possible to avoid damages. 

Also, it never hurts to put a giant red arrow on the box to tell everyone what side up it should be at all times. Pots and pans that are less likely to get broken should be placed into the dish pack first.

Now which one of you has one of these?



Don’t worry; I won’t invade your house on Thanksgiving!

Well, maybe I will… Anyway, great for Turkey, right? And if you don’t have one, then you should definitely get one because these bad boys make the best bird! Okay, now I’m getting hungry and off topic.

As great as it is to have one of these, how do you pack it before moving? Well it’s actually a lot easier than you may think! Make sure it’s completely cleaned out because grease is not something that you want to deal with when it comes time to unpack!

Disconnect the propane tank and set that in a place where you can move it yourself (your moving company will not move flammable items like propane, so plan to haul all of the explosives yourself) preferably in a non-smoking vehicle J

Disconnect the entire thing and disassemble it as much as possible and keep a plastic bag handy for loose bolts and screws. Tape the bag of loose bolts and screws to the inside of the cooker as well as the propane tubing, and then stuff it with packing paper. Tape the lid closed when complete. This prevents the accessories from getting lost and keeps them with the fryer. We recommend using professional packing tape so it won’t leave a sticky residue on the item. An alternative to tape would be to use shrink wrap or even regular handy wrap to seal it with.

Depending on the size of the fryer, we recommend using anywhere between a 3.5 to a 4.5 carton to pack this item in. Of course, you would use a lot of non-printed professional packing paper. 

Once you place the fryer into the carton, use a blanket to wrap around it. This allows you to fill up the box, keep it light to carry, protect the item and hey, you even packed a blanket in the process of it all!

Want to know a moving tip that will knock your socks off???? Oh yeah, I’m on a roll today! 

If you have a breadbox, like this:



Don’t leave it empty!!! Carefully wrap your deadly weapons such as steak knives, pokers, ice chipping tools, silverware and any other inanimate sharp objects from your kitchen into a towel and put tem into the breadbox! YAY! Everyone is safe and you packed some towels too!

Oh, I’m not done! Did you know that crock-pots have more use than a fine roast that cooked itself all day??? 



Why yes they do! Take all of the smaller glass items like shot glasses, glass measuring cups, and any little glass kitchen trinkets that you have and wrap each individually with professional non-inked packing paper and pack them into the crock-pot! 

Pack them as tight as possible and wrap the whole thing with shrink wrap or Saran wrap. Who would have thought that this stuff would come so handy for your move?



Now, I am not a professional cookie maker or anything, but I still have tons of these baking sheets in my kitchen. 



These are flat and easy to pack so why am I bringing them up? Because there is another use for them that’s why! 

You can use these on the inside lining of the boxes for extra protection to your dishes! Wrap them and use them on the outer edges to keep everything else a little safer.

Do you have a miniature fridge? Save some space and a box! Thaw the fridge out completely a couple of nights before your move and clean it out. Then, remove the shelving to make space inside the fridge. Wrap the shelving pieces using extra linens and towels and fill it up with as many types of linen that you can.



Pillow cases, sheets, etc… use lighter items and not heavy items. Once full, shrink wrap or tape closed with professional packing tape. You just saved a box and packed some more stuff. Easy as pie!


We have many more packing tips and resources  for you. And of course, if you have a particular item that you would like to talk about, then call us at 303-388-4000 or feel free to shoot us an email at deninfo@buehlercompanies.com.

We are here to help and save our customers money on their packing needs.

Also, if your items are going to go into storage, check out our storage options page to see the storage choices that can save you money. Packing for long term storage is a lot more detailed than packing for a basic move. Or you can read up on our blog about storage options.


Here are some other links that may also be helpful to you:

And check out our Moving Video Library for additional information!


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Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
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Thursday, December 26, 2013

Residential Salesperson of the month, Buehler Mayflower Moving

Here at Buehler Companies, we are proud of our team. Today we are honoring Chris Coyle for receiving the Residential Salesperson of the month award from Mayflower. This award honors salespeople that demonstrate a huge level of success and achievement. It is not an easy award to obtain from Mayflower Transit.



Buehler Companies has always pushed the excellent sales staff here to try to reach for their highest potential. When awards such as this are presented, it no only honors the salesperson, but it also honors the Moving Company that they work for.

As an agent for Mayflower Van Lines, Buehler Companies is proud to announce that Chris Coyle finally and deservingly received the Salesperson of the month award for September 2013 and we couldn't be more proud of him.

He is an exceptional member of our team and has been in the moving industry now for well over 16 years!

Some of his other achievements were Masters Club 2005, 2006, 2012 and Salesperson of the month July 2009 and March 2012.

Chris Coyle has exceeded our expectations and has set the bar higher for our other sales staff. We hope he continues to strive in his career and remains a valued member of our team moving forward.

Congrats again Chris! We are proud to have you on our team!


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Moving isn't easy for pets. If you are moving your pets, here are some helpful tips and hints

We all love our pets and when you aren't moving, they are great to have around! So what do you do when you have to move with pets? There are many things that you can do that will not only help you out where moving pets are concerned, but it’s also a good time to update some things regarding your pets as well.

Here is a list of some things that you should try before moving with your pets.

Call the veterinarian and ask for the pets medical records and shot records. You never know when you are going to need them for your next visit to the new veterinarian at your new location.

Get a sitter! Moving day is just as stressful on your pets as it is on you. They can get in the way of the movers or run out of doors that are left open. The pet may not understand what’s going on and this can cause stress to the animal. It’s just better to get a sitter for your moving day to help you and the pets out.

Don’t forget to get your pets tag updated with your new address information. This is really inexpensive to do and pets can get confused or lost in a new place. Be sure to ensure that they can be returned to you if they get out.

If you are traveling with your pet in a car, lay blankets down, stop often for water and be sure that your pets have ventilation especially if it’s hot outside.

Make sure that you have prepared and inspected your new home prior to bringing your pets there. Check the fences, cubby holes and spaces where they can potentially get out of the house.

If your pet is on medication, be sure that you have plenty on hand and that you don’t pack it into a box where it could potentially be difficult to find.

Don’t leave your pet in the car for too long. When you are making a long road trip to your new location, it’s easy to stop for breaks. However, laws in each state are different when it comes to leaving pets in the car. Be sure to look up the local laws on leaving pets in the car in each state that you will be traveling through.

If your pet has really long hair, brush the pet prior to traveling to avoid getting hair all over the inside of the vehicle. This can make for an uncomfortable trip in some cases.

Don’t forget the leash! Even though some pets aren't going anywhere, the last thing that you want is to get a citation for breaking a leash law. Better to be safe than sorry.

Be sure that you make a first aid kit for the car. This is good for both humans and pets in case something happens along the way.
Always have cash on hand before traveling. You never know if you are going to need cash and if an ATM will be available. This also helps for last minute purchases in case your forgot anything.

We hope that some of these tips and hints will help to ease moving with your pets. We are happy to answer any additional questions. Contact us today.


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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
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The Way The World Is Moving… PETS!

Before you move, reduce the clutter, save money and don't pay to move items that you don't really need.

Let’s get rid of the clutter!

I was thinking this morning that it’s actually not an easy task to get rid of some of your items. Moving always gives us the motivation to get rid of things because no one wants to pay additional money to move items that they don’t need.

So this got me thinking… How can I help people to ease the task of getting rid of the extra’s that they don’t need. I may be a professional mover, but heck I need to follow my own advice! So I started to go through my own things and here are some hints and tips that I think might help you out too!

As I was going through things, I realized that I had an excuse for not throwing items away. Everything that I didn’t need I would happen to need one day so I need to keep it right? Wrong! After going through the torture for a couple of hours, I realized that I was going about this clean up business all wrong.

So I started to ask myself what I was doing wrong and it dawned on my that I was asking myself the wrong questions. Once I started asking myself the right questions, the clutter finally seemed to slowly start to go away.

Here’s how I recommend that you start. Ask yourself “Have I used this in the last year?” if the answer is No, then proceed to question number two “Is this item sentimental or can it really be replaced?” if you still feel like you need to keep the item, then ask yourself “Is this item worth paying additional money on my move to keep?” oh yeah! That question is the kicker.

Asking those simple questions make going through the clutter a breeze! Once I was done going through everything, then I decided that I am just going to go through it all again (Just to make sure) and lo and behold, I found more to get rid of!

At the end of it, not only did the entire house get cleaned and organized, but I reduced the amount of stuff we had by about 2,500 lbs on my move! That amount of stuff changed the estimate significantly from the moving company. Not to mention, that knowing what you actually have saves you a ton of money because you aren’t buying things that you don’t really need. It’s a win win situation!

I found this to be very helpful on my last move so I thought that I would share it. Hopefully it helps you with yours.

Happy Moving,

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Totes can save you money on your next office move

There are numerous reasons why totes are a better option for your move than regular boxes. It’s not just about being “Green” even though that is a really good thing.

Totes also make the move go a lot quicker. They stack four high and are placed on wheels so that when your moving company arrives, then can just roll them onto the truck. This can save you thousands of dollars on your office move because the movers do not have to place multiple boxes onto dollies.

So when you are looking to do your next office move, ask your moving company about totes and if they will work on your next move!



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Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
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Monday, December 23, 2013

Storage? You have a choice when it comes to your storage options. Choose what works best for you!

There are many different options that you have when choosing the right kind of storage companies to handle your items. These different options make choosing the right company seem a little overwhelming at first. Some people want the cheapest storage options they can find whereas others are looking for the storage solution that fits their needs. There are tons of choices and we figured that we could actually help you to take some of the guess work out of choosing the storage option that best fits your needs.

Some of the storage options we have are:

Commercial & Floor Storage – Floor storage generally works better for office furniture and big bulky items that take up a lot of space. It’s even a good option for items that really won’t be in storage for very long and/or items that you need to gain easy access to.

Open Storage – Open storage is an outdoor storage area for RV’s and boats. We even store motorcycles or anything that is too large to fit inside a normal building or warehouse. If you have something extraordinarily large and it can be outside, this may be the best and most cost effective storage option for you.

Vaulted Storage – Vaulted storage is when your items are placed in a large wooden crate with solid sides and a top. Items stored in vaults are a great option if you do not want to access your storage lot often. Ask your moving company if vaults are the right option for you!

Record Storage – With all of the laws regarding record management, a lot of companies are required by law to keep records for up to 6 years. This can become unmanageable to keep in your office. We offer a solution for records that can’t be beat! Records are stored on racks in our warehouse and you can call for the moving company to deliver or pick up files from your storage at any time. This reduces clutter at a very manageable cost.

Racked Storage – If you have items that are on pallets, we can rack them in the sky for you and charge you per the pallet space. This can be a very cost effective way of managing your freight shipments or back orders so that you can keep your company in stock. Just a call away and your ordered items are delivered right to your facility rather than having to order from the manufacturer and wait.

Portable Storage – Want to do-it-yourself? We can drop off a container right at your doorstep and leave it for you to load or you can hire the movers to load and unload it for you. Portable storage containers are really useful if you are just doing some minor in home repairs or remodeling.

Visit our storage page for more information on your storage options or contact us today!

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Moving is stressful enough! What is the New Years Resolution for your Customer Service Team?

Moving your home can sometimes be overwhelming. We all know that it’s not easy. There is always so much to do and the list of things to remember grows the more that you think about it.

We understand that this can be a very trying time. It’s already enough of a change in your life to start in a new home or a new job. You already have a lot on your plate and on your mind.

This is why Buehler Companies provides each and every customer with a personal moving coordinator. Our moving coordinators are trained to be there with you every step of the way.

I asked Vicky Rondinelli, the Customer Service Manager here at Buehler Companies what her secret was. Customers seem to feel at ease when she talks to them. She has this understanding of the moving process and her soft approach makes moving seem so easy.

She indicated to me that it’s not just about customer service, but really understanding that the customer is going through a major change in life. It’s not just moving, it’s everything from a new job to a new city to a new home, etc… and that can be stressful!

She said that one of the first things that you have to remember is that these are people. They are humans who are going through enough as it is and moving is only a small part of that. 

Vicky then went on to tell me that one of the biggest things that we can do to help people is to simply make sure that their move goes as smooth as possible and that our customers feel supported along the way.

This made me think a lot because she is right. Sometimes we get stuck in the flow of work and our daily activities and it’s not hard to become numb to the simple things. 

So we have decided, that here at Buehler Companies we are going to make a New Years Resolution!

In an attempt to open our minds more in this company, we are going to take the extra time to stop and remember that these are our people and that we are going to do more to ensure that they feel like a part of our family during this complicated and stressful time.

Some of the goals that the customer service department gathered up are really great. We all look forward to the New Year and working even harder to ensure that we are the best moving company in the world.

2014 Team Goals

  • Listen more! We decided that we are going to shut our mouths and let you talk! Sometimes in customer service we forget that our customers just need someone to listen to them.
  • Gather more feedback! We just started a new review program to push for additional reviews on our company. We want to be the best moving company in the world. Where do we start? By listening to what our customers have to say! Our crews are now handing our review cards to each and every customer so that we can gather feedback to improve who we are. We want to know! Review us today!
  • More classes! Not moving, packing and classes on how to manage a major project. We are talking about classes on customer service and phone skills.
  • Taking a bigger step in pride! That’s right, we are already proud of what we do here at Buehler Companies, but we want to do more! Pride plays a key factor in success. We appreciate our customer service team and want to show them so that they know that we see the determination and pride that they put into their work each and every day.
  • Extra credit! We are now handing out gift cards to the crews that get an “honorable” mention from a customer! So let us know if you had exceptional service and mention a crew members name so they can get rewarded for outstanding service!

These are just some of the things we have put into place and we are always striving to be the best moving company! Feel Free to Contact Us today with your moving ideas!
We are the way the world is moving!

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Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

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Moving Companies that handle hazardous material moves. Choose the moving company that knows how to ship hazardous items properly.

Handling Hazardous Material, Batteries and Electrolytes

There is an important thing to consider when you are moving items that are hazardous. Make sure that you choose the right company to move these types of items. If your moving company does not handle these types of items properly, then it can be disastrous.

Does your moving company have a contingency plan for hazardous materials? Are they licensed and certified? Remember that accidents begin where safety ends!

Safety is extremely important to us here at Buehler Companies, this is why we are going to break down our safety plan for you and for others.

Protecting human health and the environment is not only your moving companies duty, it’s their responsibility!

Here are some of the actions that need to be taken when you have a spill of these toxic materials:

  • Assess the scene and confirm that there are no injuries and that the immediate area is not at risk for potential danger.
  • Stop any discharge of flow of hazardous material immediately.
  • Contain materials by means of a dike, absorbent pillows and if no other material is available, make a small pit to minimize the speed of the material and prevent it from spreading. Do not endanger yourself or others while attempting to minimize the spill.
  • Your moving company should already have soda ash and the proper spill kit on the truck if they are a certified hazardous materials handling company.
  • All incidents should be reported immediately to the Service Center Manager and Safety Manager.
  • Keep all bystanders away from the scene and lay out caution tape to prevent people from getting near toxic materials.
  • If there are flammables and/or combustible type materials, keep all sources of ignition and flames away from the materials. Do not smoke near the spill area and stop bystanders from smoking.
  • The home office would have dispatched a clean up crew at this time. Only certified partners may clean up the toxic materials. Secure the scene until the clean up crew arrives to handle the items properly.

If you have an emergency spill that is out of control, please call 911 immediately.

Here at Buehler Companies, safety is our number one concern when handling hazardous materials moves! 

Please contact the right moving company to service this type of product. Contact Us Today!

Thank you for choosing Buehler Companies as your relocation partner!

Buehler Companies (Denver Office)
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3899 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
Denver Office Moving Website

Buehler Transfer and Storage (Fort Worth Office)
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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

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2545 Carmel Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
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Tuesday, December 17, 2013

Moving a Trade Show or a Booth? Hire The Right Moving Company!

Trade Shows and Booths require the right kind of Moving Company. There are a lot of different things that go into Moving for these particular shipments. Buehler Companies understands that you have to be on time otherwise the Convention Center will hire a 3rd party company to move the freight for you. This can result in thousands of dollars spent unnecessarily. If you are relocating a Trade Show or a Booth, give us a call so we can show you how to save money.

Our certified drivers understand that they have to wait at the marshalling yard in line in order to be loaded. All of our pricing includes the waiting so you are never surprised with unsuspected charges. Make sure that you ask the right questions before choosing your next moving company to service your Trade Show.
Here are some good questions to ask your moving company! We hope this helps J

Does your pricing include waiting time at both origin and destination?

Do you understand that in most cases, your driver will be required to wait at a marshalling yard and should not go directly to the Convention Center?

Does your driver have a pallet jack and is he willing to load the shipment off the floor if necessary?

Do your drivers carry pads and straps in case equipment is top heavy?

Do you have an online tracking system so I can track where your driver is?

Does your driver take a detailed inventory? If so, can you provide an example?

Are all of your drivers and moving crews background checked? If so, what is your background check policy?

If you have additional questions, you can always contact us!

Buehler Companies (Denver Office)
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3899 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
Denver Office Moving Website

Buehler Transfer and Storage (Fort Worth Office)
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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

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2545 Carmel Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
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Moving Expensive Art? Use the right Moving Company!

If you have expensive art, you don’t want just anyone to pack it. Oil paintings can be extremely delicate and fragile and should be handled with great care. We typically recommend crating fine art especially if you are going across the country. It’s a lot less expensive to crate he valuable piece in most cases than it is to replace it in the event that it gets damaged.

When we were moving the museum, there were tons of pieces of artwork involved. Along with many artifacts and priceless heirlooms of the museum. Some of the items had to have special crates built for them because of the awkward shapes and sizes of them.

Make sure that you talk to your moving professional about crating where your art is concerned. Your moving company should take measurements and be qualified to properly build a custom crate if necessary.

Also, for specialty items like the giant hand blown glass sculpture that we had to move to New York, the crate may need to have foam on the inside to add additional protection so the piece wasn't sliding around in the crate.

Buehler Companies moved a table with crystal legs all the way to Texas with a value of over $100,000.00 and the custom crate was built to protect each of the legs individually. Foam had to be used of course and we didn't want anything to puncture the crate so it was made of solid wood. Once the table arrived in Texas, it was in perfect condition. We made the crate so that it had a point at the top to ensure that you could not stack anything on top of it.


Be sure to talk to your moving companies about crates and how they may be able to work for your art. If a moving company does not measure the items, then we don’t recommend using them on your move or to crate anything. It is essential that you really get a moving company that knows how to handle these type of items.

Buehler Companies (Denver Office)
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3899 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
Denver Office Moving Website

Buehler Transfer and Storage (Fort Worth Office)
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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

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2545 Carmel Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
ColoradoSprings Moving Company

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Good Job to our Fort Worth Office - We love to see outstanding reviews like this!

Rating: 5 Star Moving Rating , Posted by  on 
After making 19 moves over the past 44 years, I can attest that Buehler Mayflower ranks as one of the best movers in the business. My experience started with the highly professional and personable service form Mike Edwards, the sales executive. After a misunderstanding in how I wanted to store and ship my goods, Gary Michel took swift action to make the necessary changes to accommodate my desires.  He also hand-selected his top team to complete the packing and loading of my household goods. We had a lot of antique furniture and other high-value items that required special packing. Earl (Hemons?) and his crew did an exceptional job of going beyond my expectations to ensure that my valuable goods received the very best protection that the industry could provide. To attest to the quality of work they did, the Mayflower agent at delivery said that this was the best packed shipment that he had seen in his career.  As move coordinator, Lori Purvis did an outstanding job of responding to my unique request as well as helping to solve billing-related and other issues. She was always very curteous and timely in making sure that I was satisfied. Above all, the entire team at Buehler Transfer and Storage in Fort Worth made me feel like a valued customer.
Likewise, the crew from A&E Relocation Services (Mayflower Agent) in Washington did an outstanding job of unloading my goods. They were very proficient and haddle my goods with tender loving care. They also went out of their way to protect my newly remodeled home.
I want to thank the entire team for a job extremely well done!


Read more: http://www.mymovingreviews.com/movingreviews/excellent-move-experience-23917#ixzz2nkzlmpeB



Buehler Companies (Denver Office)
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3899 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
Denver Office Moving Website

Buehler Transfer and Storage (Fort Worth Office)
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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

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2545 Carmel Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
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Monday, December 16, 2013

How to choose the right Moving Company for your move - Avoid Moving Scams, Ask the right questions.

Choosing the right Moving Company can be pretty difficult. You are going to put all of your belongings into the hands of a complete stranger. How do you know who to trust? Here is a list of what you need to ask your moving company before you hire them!

Ask if the moving companies crews are background checked and if they can send you a copy of the standards.

If a moving company cannot provide you with a copy of the background check standards, then they shouldn't be trusted. If they do not have standards in place, then the chances are that they do not background check any of their crews.

Ask your moving company if they hire temporary labor. We all know that it’s busy in the summertime, but that is no excuse for hiring temporary labor that isn't qualified to handle your items!

Ask your moving company about their coverage options. If they do not offer you coverage for your items while they are handling your items, do not choose them to move your items. A reputable moving company should be able to at least offer you the option of purchasing coverage.

Ask the moving company how long they have been in business. There are a lot of moving scams out there! Do not trust just any mover. Check out our Moving Tips Page on moving scams.

Check out all of your Moving Companies on the BBB! If they do not have a good rating, or if they have no rating at all on the BBB, then it is highly advised that you do not use them to do your move. Here is an example of Buehler Companies A+ BBB Rating !

Ask your moving companies if they have heard of the other moving companies on your list! This seems strange, but if the known moving companies haven’t heard of the moving company you bring up, then you should not use that company! Most moving companies know their competitors.

Ask your moving company if they are AMSA certified! If they are a good reputable moving company, then they should have the credentials to back up their claim.

Remember that if it sounds too good to be true, it probably is!!! Don’t always go with the lowest rate, it could be a scam or an unethical moving company that could hold your belongings on the truck and demand additional money from you before giving your items back.

Ask Ask Ask! Ask your friends and family what moving companies they know of. Ask them if they have ever used any moving companies for their moves. Ask them if they have seen the moving company operate.

Doing these simple steps can save you a huge headache in the end. When you choose a moving company, choose quality.

Buehler Companies (Denver Office)
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3899 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
Denver Office Moving Website

Buehler Transfer and Storage (Fort Worth Office)
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633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

Manitou Express – Mountain View Moving (Colorado Springs Office)
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2545 Carmel Drive
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Moving a library in complete order - Buehler Companies, The Way The World Is Moving Their Libraries and Bookcases!

Moving a library can be very overwhelming! You have to keep all of the books in order to avoid a nightmare at the end of the move. The last thing that you want is for any of the books to get mixed up.

Buehler Companies understands the importance of keeping everything in order where a library move is concerned. This is why I have compiled a list of frequently asked questions and answers. 

We hope that this helps your moving process and helps to put your mind at ease when choosing the right moving company to handle your library moving needs.

Q:
How do you keep everything in order?
A:
We use library carts and load the books onto the carts in complete order, the library carts are then shrink wrapped and labeled in a detailed manner to ease the unloading process. The books come off the shelf in order and go back onto the shelf in order.

Q:
Do you also take down and put up the shelving?
A:
Yes. Buehler Companies experienced and certified crews are fully trained to disassemble and reassemble various types of library shelving.

Q:
How do you manage large library moves?
A:
There are various different factors on how we manage each move. The project management scope of services is laid out based on your individual moving needs. Buehler Companies offers a project management website to our customers on larger projects to ensure that everyone is in loop and on schedule with just one click.

Q:
How do your moving crews know where to place the items?
A:
Prior to the move, Buehler Companies assigns move numbers for item placement at destination. These move numbers create efficiency to reduce time and cost associated with the move. Strategically placed numbering plans really help to ensure that everything goes exactly where it should.

Q:
Does moving a library cost more?
A:
It depends on how prepared you are. Moving a library can be time consuming if you aren’t prepared which can result in costing additional money. We will provide you with a list of things that you can do to ensure that your library move takes less time and saves you money.

Q:
Does moving a library require more trucks?
A:
Yes. Moving a library and keeping it in complete order does take additional truck because library carts (bookshelves) require more room than cartons or boxes. However, paying for additional trucks will essentially be a lot more cost effective in the end rather than paying your employees to pack and unpack books.


There are some of the most commonly asked questions when it comes to library moves. If you have further questions, please don’t hesitate to contact us!

Here is a checklist on how you can prepare for your next library move. This will help you to save time and money!
Make sure that all of the books are placed on the shelves prior to the moving company arriving on site. Loose books can cause a mix up at destination.

Make sure that you have a floor plan of the new building and have discussed the layout of the new library with your moving company.
Take photos of the entire library so that if there are questions on how things were laid out at the origin building, you can use the photos for reference.

Get with the property management of the buildings to make sure that your move date is scheduled and reserve elevators, etc…
Measure the floor space at both origin and destination buildings and discuss with your moving company on the height of the shelves, placement and review to be sure there is room to place everything in the new building prior to moving all items.

Rather than doing and extensive inventory, have your moving company count the library carts at origin and again at destination instead. This makes everything go faster which will ultimately save you time.

Ask your moving company if their equipment is in good order. Faulty equipment can cost you time and money.
Label all rooms at destination and staging areas completely to avoid causing confusion.

We hope that some of these ideas will help you to save time and money on your move. We are glad to answer additional questions if you have any. Give us a shout at 303-388-4000

Also, before hiring a moving company, read all about Moving Scams on our MovingTips page!



Buehler Companies – The Way The World Is Moving…

Buehler Companies (Denver Office)
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3899 Jackson Street
Denver, CO 80205
303-388-4000
Denver Office Moving Website

Buehler Transfer and Storage (Fort Worth Office)
(Google Plus Page)
633 Mony Street
Fort Worth, TX 76102
817-624-8466
FortWorth Texas Moving Office

Manitou Express – Mountain View Moving (Colorado Springs Office)
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2545 Carmel Drive
Colorado Springs, CO 80910
ColoradoSprings Moving Company

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