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...
We always take special care of fragile collectibles when we’re moving. We secure furniture with extra padding and label boxes to ensure things don’t get lost or misplaced. But we sometimes forget about electronics. Most household electronics are durable enough for everyday use; moving is another story. It doesn’t take much to scratch or crack […]
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, […]
Moving Boxes Vs Shipping Boxes: Is There a Difference? Yes, there is a difference! Shipping boxes are often free — you may already have a few lying about the house, or you may be planning a night of dumpster diving behind the local office supply store. All kidding aside, most moving boxes don’t differ much […]
Moving is a daunting task for most people. They have stuff crammed into closets, stashed in spare rooms, and hidden in the crannies of the cupboards — things that have collected over the years like dust bunnies. Where to begin? Pack the Things You Don’t Need First Start by packing the things you don’t use […]
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. […]
We all know moving into a new home can be stressful, but so can a move into a storage unit. Make sure that everything is safely packed, and has enough room to stay intact, but close enough to where you can fit everything in one place. Here are tips on how to pack your things, […]