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Giving Up Cable TV After Moving to Minneapolis

If setting up home services is next on your list of things to do now that you are moved into your new Minneapolis home, you may want to hold off on signing up for cable TV until you’ve done your research. All My Sons Moving & Storage of Minneapolis suggests first looking into the wonderful world of digital media streaming to find a company that meets your family’s television-watching needs and is a fraction of the cost of subscription cable TV. The following are popular alternatives to cable TV that our local Minneapolis movers find to offer the best services.

Netflix – Arguably the most popular streaming service, Netflix offers customers hundreds of movies, documentaries and series from past and present. For just $7.99 a month, you can stream a Netflix program on your home theater system or simply watch it on your handheld device, making it easy to watch your favorite shows anytime, anywhere. If you find Netflix isn’t right for you after moving to Minneapolis, no problem. This streaming service has a “no commitment, cancel anytime” policy.

Amazon Prime Instant Video – Although you will need to purchase a yearly subscription to Amazon Prime in order to receive this service, our local Minneapolis moving company believes that you will get just what you are looking for from Amazon Prime Instant Video. This service offers streaming of popular shows and movies from a wide variety of categories within Amazon’s platform.

Hulu – Did you miss a past season of Nashville because you were busy packing up your home and moving to Minneapolis? Hulu is a great resource for anyone trying to catch up on a popular, prime-time television show and with several different packages available, Hulu has a media streaming service to fit any budget.

YouTube – Here you will find not only entertainment, but a wealth of information on pretty much any topic you can think of. This free service will come in handy if you decide to take on home renovations yourself after moving to Minneapolis. There are a plethora of how-to videos on YouTube that can teach you how to install a new toilet or lay flooring yourself rather than hiring someone else to do it.

Library – Once you have moved to Minneapolis and into your new home, head to your local public library. You will likely be surprised to find how many books, TV Shows, movies and magazines are at your disposal and…free!

If you are not yet ready to give up cable TV and go for a digital streaming approach to watching TV shows, movies, etc., All My Sons Minneapolis movers suggest calling your service provider to at least negotiate for a better deal. Cable TV providers are known for knocking down package prices if they think a customer is unhappy and is going to cancel.