Moving Preparation Tips
Moving your earthly possessions from one household to another is exhausting. After the move itself, you may find yourself slumped in your new living room, staring blankly at sealed boxes still full of stuff.
Unpacking is almost like a second move; you need time to organize and arrange the new house or apartment. It can take days, even weeks, and...
First, Do Your Research Are you contemplating a move to a new city but aren’t sure that moving is the right thing to do? It pays to do your research and ask around. Talk to people who have lived there, look up online resources, and read local newspapers or blogs to get a feel for […]
You have to move. Immediately. What next? Most people plan a move several months in advance. This gives them time to organize, clean their homes, and pack leisurely. But sometimes, a last-minute move can’t be avoided. Maybe you received an unexpected job offer in another state, and the boss wants you on-site in a week. […]
Hiring the right moving company is one of the bigger decisions you’ll ever face. Online reviews can help, but they don’t always tell the whole story. They can be bought or posted by trolls and unscrupulous competitors. And even if you do your research, there’s no guarantee that everything will go smoothly on moving day. […]
Most moving companies can’t transport the following items by federal law and internal policy. If you’re caught trying to move them by moving truck, you and the moving company could be subject to fines or other penalties. If you must move these items, please do so by car. Hazardous Materials Things that are flammable, corrosive, […]
These tips will help you navigate the potential pitfalls of moving. There are so many things to consider! Here, we’ll cut to the chase and list only the important stuff. Planning Your Move Start early Almost everyone has more than they think they do, and almost no one leaves enough time to pack it. The […]
Wrapping How Tos Before packing cartons, you’ll need to wrap most items to protect them from scratching and breakage. There are a variety of materials available, including bubble pack, foam peanuts, and tissue. However, most professionals use bundles of clean, unprinted newsprint. Start by placing a small stack of paper on a flat, uncluttered table […]
Start Packing the Right Way Before you decide to do your packing yourself, consider the responsibilities. Sure, it takes time and energy to get the job done right, but doing it yourself can be a real money-saver, even if you’re paying a mover to load the truck. For example, if you’ve hired a professional mover, […]
Follow the advice below to ensure your fragile china, glassware, pictures, and lamps arrive intact at your new address. Call us if you have any questions, or have our professionals do the packing for you. China & Glassware We recommend dish pack boxes. Wrap all china and glassware individually in several sheets of packing paper. […]