Congratulations to Bekins agent Main Street Movers on being named the New Jersey Warehousemen & Movers Association (NJWMA) Mover of the Year! Tom and Karen Mantzouranis, co-founders of Main Street Movers, are among the highest quality agents in the network, and Bekins Van Lines is proud of our association with… Continue reading.
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.
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.
The night before any big undertaking tends to be restless. This is doubly true if it’s the night before a big move. You’re running over lists in your mind and probably worrying about everything that could go wrong. You can’t help but feel you must be forgetting something. Trying to… Continue reading.
Saving money for a big move is an art. It requires a certain amount of patience, experience and focus to be successful. The best way to save money during a move is by doing research and learning as much as you can. Luckily, if learning is your goal, you’re already… Continue reading.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.