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.
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.
There are a lot of things involved in creating a successful moving plan. There’s everything to pack, budgets to draft, equipment to rent, and contingencies to plan for. Juggling all these different things can be difficult, even for the most organized individuals. Things can fall through the cracks, especially when… Continue reading.
A move could potentially take you anywhere in the world, from the house next door to an apartment abroad. Each of these moves comes with a specific set of challenges based on the distance, your belongings, and other factors. Many homeowners assume that local moves in any city or town… Continue reading.
Everybody has their reasons for wanting to leave the suburban or full urban lifestyle. You might want to retire close to nature, with ample chances for living off the land. You might want the challenge of living a greener lifestyle with minimal carbon impact. Or you might simply enjoy the… Continue reading.
Moving is a chore that requires several weeks or months of preparation and plenty of focus. While you’re busy concentrating on the boxes, bubble wrap, and making sure you don’t break your favorite vase, you might be overlooking one issue: insects. Several varieties of insects, including fleas and cockroaches, can… Continue reading.
Even under the ideal circumstances, packing up your life and home can be overwhelming and very time consuming. Unfortunately, if you are trying to stage and sell your home, trying to make your house look attractive while it’s littered with boxes and packing peanuts can seem downright impossible. Luckily, you… Continue reading.
The majority of your moving preparations take place weeks or even months in advance. You must start making reservations, housing arrangements, and travel plans well before your moving truck actually shows up. With all of your work before the day of your move, you may feel worn out or somewhat… 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.
Before you sign any paperwork concerning your move, take some time to learn about the way household-goods shipping rates are published, estimated and revised. Familiarize yourself with the details about the three moving terms below to get your relocation education started. The Tariff Each moving company has its own published… Continue reading.