Need Moving Boxes? Try These 6 Places

You’ve set a date with your movers. You’ve signed the lease agreement for your new apartment. And you’ve picked up a few change of address forms on your way home from work. Now you feel ready to tackle the hardest part of your move: packing. You already have a few… Continue reading.

How to Safely Move Old Books

Over the years, you’ve added a several literary friends to your bookshelves. They wear worn leather bindings and have yellowed pages. They have that distinct musty but somehow pleasant smell that makes you sigh. They come in many shapes and sizes, and they contain the classics, histories, even criticisms. And… Continue reading.

Basic Tips You Might Overlook While You Pack

You feel excited and exhilarated for your next move. You look forward to a new city and different experiences. However, you may feel less than enthusiastic about packing up your current home. The idea of moving to a bigger house or a better area appeals to you, but the actual… Continue reading.

Stay Cool During your Summer Move

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.

Simplifying Your Temporary Move

Whether you’re moving to graduate school or teaching abroad, temporary moves can be tricky. You don’t want to bring your childhood stuffed animal or large antique dresser, but you just can’t throw them away, either. What should you do? If you’re preparing to embark on an adventure without all your… Continue reading.

Packing 101: 2014 Spring Breakers

It’s been a long winter and you couldn’t be more ready to hit the coast of somewhere beautiful. No matter where you are heading for spring break, understanding how to pack like a pro is a must.  Whether you’re packing for a permanent relocation or a short-term vacation, Bekins has… Continue reading.