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.
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.
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.
The process of relocating your family is stressful enough without having to comprehend moving and storage vernacular. At Bekins, we recognize this and strive to make your moving experience as simple and stress-free as possible. One term you will hear from the beginning of the moving process is “interstate moving… Continue reading.
It is important to know what you own, whether you’re preparing to move with Bekins Van Lines or in case of a flood, fire or burglary. A simple, but effective, home inventory is easy to prepare with only a notebook. Consider Bekins’ room-to-room home inventory checklist for a fast and easy… Continue reading.