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.
Few things are more stressful during a move than packing the items in your kitchen. Delicate stemware, bulky pots and pans and an over abundance of Tupperware are difficult to box up without breaking a few plates along the way. So what can you do to keep your kitchen ware… Continue reading.
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.
As a child, some of my favorite memories are times spent with my great grandmother. Every year, she would plan a week-long visit during the winter While visiting, my family could be sure we would get our fill of home cooked meals and endless stories. My great grandma lived to… Continue reading.
7. Use packing labels. During the packing and moving process, it’s tempting to want to stuff items haphazardly into boxes just to get the job done. You will thank yourself though if you employ a little bit of organization to your packing process and pack by room. Packing room-by-room gives… 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.
Packing can seem like a daunting process. According to the most recent U.S. Census Bureau statistics, more than 37 million Americans – or about 13 percent – move to a different home every year. Whether you are one of those people or if you move every five-to-seven years, you still… Continue reading.
What the most dreaded part of the moving process? Packing up all of your belongings. Here are some packing tips that might help you prepare for this daunting moving task. During your move, it is important to use the correct packing materials needed to protect your possessions. This will alleviate any… Continue reading.
Should you conduct packing yourself? On the surface it seems like a no-brainer. With a little extra work, you can box your things up for pennies on the dollar. Let’s look at some of what some of that extra work is and how Bekins can save you from days or… Continue reading.
Most of us dread moving. We all have accumulated so much stuff, especially if your family has expanded from just you, to you and your significant other to children. You wonder to yourself “where did all of this come from?” You’ve sold your current home – now some decisions need… Continue reading.