One of the most common reasons that Americans move is to take a new job. In fact, the 2012–2013 U.S. Census Bureau report showed that 9 percent of moves occur due to job changes, while in late 2017 Cheap Chicago Movers estimates that job-related moves are the second most common after new… Continue reading.
The moving process is often stressful, no matter what the weather has in store. However, if you currently live in an area of the country where winters bring snow, ice, and freezing temperatures, and plan to move during the winter — before the snow clears and temperatures rise — then… Continue reading.
When you live with disabilities, you learn to develop workarounds for everyday situations that most people don’t have to think about. However, when you encounter an unfamiliar situation, you may not immediately know what you need to do to ensure that it’s accessible to you. And what’s more unfamiliar than… Continue reading.
Moving day is often stressful for both mind and body. You spend the day moving boxes, hauling furniture and lifting items in and out of vehicles and up and down stairs. While many belongings can become damaged during a move, the most common damages are injuries to yourself or to… Continue reading.
When you wake up on moving day to see rain trickling down the windows, you’re sure to feel a bit stressed out and worried. Packing and moving in the rain is surely a lot harder than doing so on a bright, sunny day. In a torrential, hurricane-style downpour, you might… Continue reading.
When you’re a parent, moving presents more than its share of challenges. Packing, loading boxes into the truck, and making plans with moving companies is harder when you have little ones underfoot. Plus, your little ones have thoughts and feelings related to the move— feelings you need to address throughout… Continue reading.
When the moving crew shows up at your door to pack your household belongings into the van, your large appliances need to be clean and ready to load onto the ramp. There are services available to thoroughly clean and prepare your appliances for a move, or you can do the… Continue reading.
Many of the items that you prioritize during a move are easy to remember due to their size, weight, or special significance. For example, you probably won’t forget to account for the challenges of moving your large pieces of artwork, bed frame, or family heirlooms. However, some of the most… Continue reading.
If you’re moving to a new home with a beloved collection of shoes, take some time to develop a footwear-relocation plan. Preserving your shoes before a move is important for two reasons. First, you won’t end up with a pile of scuffed, misshapen shoes that never look right again. Second,… Continue reading.
When you think of renting a storage unit, you may imagine packing up winter clothes, a recreational vehicle, and your holiday decorations to get them out of your garage. While many individuals use storage units for these purposes, storage can also be essential as part of the moving process. In… Continue reading.