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.
If you live in a rental apartment or house and are in the middle of moving out, it’s time to start thinking about cleaning. Most landlords require a move-in deposit that covers any damage or dirt left behind once you move out. Instead of giving up your deposit, you can… Continue reading.
Moving is stressful. So much to do, so much to plan, and so much to worry about. You can easily forget that your kids feel all the same things that you do, except they feel even more uncertain, and they don’t know what to do about it. However, you have… Continue reading.
When you downsize your home, it often feels like you’re downsizing your life. However, clearing your life of extra possessions can leave more room for what matters-people and experiences. There are many ways you can sort your items to determine what to leave behind. However, going from the biggest and… Continue reading.
You are moving and you have so much to do with so little time. Don’t panic! The best way to combat the stress of moving is to organize and set deadlines of when to accomplish everything on your to-do list. Below is a countdown infographic to help achieve a successful… Continue reading.
It’s hot outside and you feel as if you can cut the humid air with a knife and are just dreading the thought of packing and loading all of your stuff. Not only is this uncomfortable, but moving in the heat could be dangerous if you don’t take precautions. Below… Continue reading.
If you’ve spent years in a small apartment or modest home, you already understand the limits of space more than those who live in a larger home. Of course, some people prefer a small space. But if your family or employment needs change, you may decide to move to a… Continue reading.
Even if you’ve had experience with corporate relocations in the past, you need to brush up on jargon and processes. After all, relocation companies and van lines will use specific terms to describe and prepare you for the move. Your understanding of these terms can make the relocation process smoother,… Continue reading.