During your move, you will be given a date or spread of dates when you will be expected to be able to accept delivery of your items. But what if you cannot or do not want to accept delivery during those dates? What if you want to take this move… Continue reading.
It’s finally here! All week is National Truck Driver Appreciation Week. To show your appreciation for these unsung heroes, here are some suggestions on how to celebrate: Drive across the country in one week. Spend $1100 to fill up on gas. Get together with your neighbors and practice the lost… Continue reading.
In just four short days, National Truck Driver Appreciation Week will be upon us. Did you know that if US truck drivers continued hauling the same total weight that they did in 2011, they would move the entire weight of the moon in just over 11 years? Get ready for… Continue reading.
A question I often like to imagine receiving is, “Bekins makes moving such a painless and enjoyable experience. Because of this, I desperately want to be moved again but have nowhere to go. What are the best places to move to?” Of course, the answer often depends on what you… Continue reading.
Chances are if you moved with us this year, it was sometime between Memorial Day and Labor Day. Aside from being the unofficial beginning and end of summer, it is also known as the busy season within the household goods moving industry. Now that the dust has cleared, we want… Continue reading.
Imagine you just finished waving at the Bekins driver as he pulls out of your driveway, leaving you to settle in your new home. You start to unpack your things and set everything up just right. This is your first home, after all, and you are determined to make it… Continue reading.
Now is about the time when the young academics of our nation start heading back to college. Let’s say you are helping Johnny Jr. move into his new apartment. You were able to find the perfect place in a quiet neighborhood close to campus and at the perfect rate. Not… Continue reading.
Moving can be a hectic process for anyone. It’s times like these that a checklist would help bring things into perspective. But who has the time to make a checklist that encompasses nearly every aspect of a household move from beginning to end? It certainly would be great if someone… Continue reading.
Even in a perfect move, there are things you will want to take yourself or not at all. There are the obvious things that are oftentimes prohibited by law and common sense, such as explosives and noxious chemicals. A good rule of thumb for this category is to ask yourself,… Continue reading.
Last week I wrote a post on whether you should or should not pack yourself and, against your better judgement, you decided to pack yourself anyway. It was laborious and you really did have more things than you thought. After countless trips to the store and extra fees to the… Continue reading.