4. Don’t forget to change the locks on your new house. We know that there are countless things to think about once you make a big move and start settling in to your new home. One good thing to keep in the back of your mind is to change the locks… Continue reading.
3. Keep your boxes as light as possible. It is tempting to try to be extremely efficient and fit as much as possible in to each of your moving boxes. The hazard with doing that is that the boxes can become overstuffed and too heavy. We recommend not putting more… Continue reading.
2. Take pictures of your electronics before you unhook and pack them up. There’s nothing worse than unhooking a complicated sound system and realizing you don’t have the manual to help you re-hook it up. We’re extremely visual people, so take several pictures. Take them from different angles. Have a variety… Continue reading.
1. Invest in a high-quality notebook Organization during a move is so important. Throughout the moving process, you’ll probably acquire lots of loose papers, receipts, notes, business cards and more. It’s easy to lose these materials, so we’ve found purchasing a notebook complete with pouches, big pages, and folders is… Continue reading.
When you think of the month of May, you might think about budding flowers, the end of the school year, and the beginning of warm weather. We at Bekins Van Lines are thinking about celebrating. May is National Moving Month and we are excited to share and celebrate our wealth of… Continue reading.
In a move designed to drive more Internet-based sales leads and provide more information and educational opportunities to customers, the van line has redesigned and redeveloped its Bekins Web site. The Web site has a new look as well as a customer-first user interface. In addition to launching the… Continue reading.
As professional movers, Bekins wants to help you make your relocation as peaceful as possible. One of the keys to a smooth, successful move is planning and organizing the details. Sweating the small stuff sooner than later can help prepare you for a stress-free move. Simply print this list and… Continue reading.
Whether you are relocating because of a new job or for a change of scenery in a new part of the country, Bekins Van Lines recognizes moving is a huge decision in your life. That is why we at Bekins want to provide you as much information and insight as… Continue reading.
According to the American Moving and Storage Association, many situations in which you have incurred moving expenses can count as a tax deduction from your federal income taxes. However, in order to file these moving expenses as tax deductible, you must meet several of the requirements. Here are the parameters for meeting… Continue reading.
At Bekins, we are always looking for tips and advice from experts on the impact of moving with children. We found a very informative article on this subject and are reprinting it for your education. Although moving has become a common event for American families, it is a “moving” experience in… Continue reading.