Although electronics seem much more durable than artwork or furniture, they have their own vulnerabilities. Despite hard plastic casings, electronics need special care and preparation just like any other item. Use the five steps below to prepare and pack large electronics before your next move. 1. Back Up Important Data… Continue reading.
You need a lot of advanced planning to move your family across the country for a job or school. You’ve found housing, you’ve booked a moving company, and you’ve packed all your belongings. Now you need tips to help you survive the days you’ll spend moving your family and belongings…. Continue reading.
As a child, you may have watched Mister Rogers’ Neighborhood. In every episode he sang an adorable song about being good neighbors with the people he meets: I’ve always wanted to have a neighbor just like you. I’ve always wanted to live in a neighborhood with you. But as an… Continue reading.
As you prepare for your upcoming move, you take great care to ensure your items arrive safe and sound. But what have you done to protect your personal information? Statistics estimate that nearly 15 million US residents experience identity theft each year. And though fraudulent activity can happen at any… Continue reading.
You and your spouse just tied the knot and bought a new home together. You want to create a space where you both feel creative and comfortable. However, you may disagree about how you’ll decorate your home, and those disagreements can throw a wrinkle in your happily ever after. By… Continue reading.
Moving is expensive, but it doesn’t need to empty your wallet. The price of an interstate move is based on the weight of the shipment and the distance of a move. Local moves are calculated by handling time and added services, like packing. The bottom line is simple: the more… Continue reading.
After months of searching for a new home, you’ve finally found one with enough room to accommodate everyone. You wanted the house to look picture-perfect, so you applied a fresh coat of paint to each room and even installed new carpet and hardwood flooring. But now that moving day has… Continue reading.
The transition from an old house to a new house affects children in different ways than adults. Many children lack previous experience with moving, so they don’t know what to expect with such a major life change. As a parent, you want to make a move as comfortable as possible… Continue reading.
Many appliances require servicing, disconnecting and preparation before moving. Upon request, your local Bekins agent will gladly schedule a third party to provide these services, though you may be able to perform some of the requirements yourself. Refrigerators Turn off and dry out: The refrigerator should be turned off 48 hours… Continue reading.
Whether you’re in the process of moving or your office is in the middle of a renovation, temporary storage is something to consider with all of your moving and storage options. It provides a safe place for you to store your belongings until it is convenient for you to finish… Continue reading.