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.
Many of the items that you prioritize during a move are easy to remember due to their size, weight, or special significance. For example, you probably won’t forget to account for the challenges of moving your large pieces of artwork, bed frame, or family heirlooms. However, some of the most… Continue reading.
If you’re moving to a new home with a beloved collection of shoes, take some time to develop a footwear-relocation plan. Preserving your shoes before a move is important for two reasons. First, you won’t end up with a pile of scuffed, misshapen shoes that never look right again. Second,… Continue reading.
Home theater systems, stereos, gaming consoles and DVDs represent a significant investment in your entertainment pursuits. After your moving company relocates your media equipment to your new home, you can have your movies, music and games up and running in no time when you follow the tips listed below. Take… Continue reading.
Summer can seem like the perfect season for moving. Summer vacation time may allow your children to help more effectively and to transition from one school to another with minimal stress, while the sunnier weather means fewer concerns about travel conditions. But the summer season presents its own set of… Continue reading.
Boxing up items like books, kitchen utensils, and clothing is relatively easy because you know the contents are likely to stay safe inside a sealed box. Irregularly shaped or delicate items are trickier, and these are more likely to suffer damage during the moving process. Everyone has property that is… Continue reading.
Wintertime moves come with a host of unique challenges. Along with all the tasks and stresses of relocating your family, you must also deal with unpredictable and potentially hazardous weather. Our previous blog Moving in Bad Weather: How to Stay Safe in the Rain and Snow provided guidelines to help you… Continue reading.
Most people assume local moves are much easier than long-distance moves. After all, you arrive at your new home much faster, making the moving experience less of a hassle. If you forget something, you could even return to your old home to collect it. However, local moves do pose a… Continue reading.
As you prepare to move to a new home, you can’t help but feel a little excited at the idea of starting fresh. You want to put your best foot forward and make new memories with your family. But as you sort through your closets and attic space, you realize… Continue reading.