Two people moving a painting up stairs. How Can I Safely Move my Collection?

How Can I Safely Move My Collection?

Most people collect something. Maybe it’s Star Wars action figures. Or tiny glass unicorns. Or books, vinyl records, snow globes–whatever! No matter what you collect, you want to keep it safe. Depending on the size or type of collection, that can be tricky, especially when you have to move it. … Continue reading.

Smiling little girl playing inside an open cardboard box. How to get your kids invested in your move

How to Get Your Kids Invested in Your Move

Moving is hard on everyone in your family. You have to worry about budgets, timelines, hiring movers, and packing a house. Your pets have to worry about being in their kennel for the move, new smells, and a new neighborhood. Your kids have to worry about their entire lives changing… Continue reading.

Woman in an airport getting ready to leave on a big trip

5 Ways to Make a Big Trip Easier

Imagine this scenario: you’re moving across the country. You’ve spent months getting everything organized. You made a budget and successfully followed it. You hired the best moving company to help pack and transport your possessions. You’ve done it all right. Then, the week before your big day, you wake up… Continue reading.

Family happily laying on the floor of their new home shortly after moving in from out-of-state

How Do I Get My Family Invested In Our Out-of-State Move?

An out-of-state move is no easy feat, and it becomes even more daunting when you’re moving an entire family. Whether you’re moving out-of-state for work, school, family or another reason, there’s always a lot of work involved. Work that can be daunting and stressful. Despite the stress, however, moving out-of-state… Continue reading.

Mover struggling with oversized box in front of moving truck

How to Prepare For the Unexpected During a Move

Murphy’s Law states that, “If something can go wrong, it will.” Murphy’s Law of Moving states that, “If something unexpected and stressful can happen during your move, it’s going to.” Whether it’s financial, logistical, or otherwise, the unexpected is never good during an already stressful move. If you’re wondering how… Continue reading.

Mover calculating moving budget using a calculator

How Do I Create a Successful Moving Budget?

Moving costs are a lot like rabbits. If you don’t know what you’re doing, they seem manageable. But, like rabbits, even when they seem manageable, they have a surprising way of multiplying surprisingly quickly. It’s easy to underestimate what a move will cost you. The best way to make sure that… Continue reading.

Woman holding a box labelled "fragile" along side several other moving boxes

What Are the Scariest Things to Move?

Moving isn’t always fun. Sometimes it can be downright frightening… especially if you have to deal with particularly fragile and tough-to-move items. Any of these problematic household objects can make your move a horror story really quickly. Fortunately, they don’t have to. After all, the story of your move is… Continue reading.