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.
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.