Moving Tips

A moving and packing tips blog to help you stay on top of your move.

  • How to move into a building with no elevator

    How to move into a building with no elevator

    When moving into a high-rise building, chances are there will be an elevator to help you move up your furniture and boxes. However, sometimes that isn’t the case and you may have to move to a...

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  • How to pack spices for moving

    How to pack spices for moving

    There is no doubt that packing is the most laborious, time-consuming, and challenging task to complete when preparing for a house move. There is also no doubt that the kitchen is the hardest room...

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  • How to move without furniture

    How to move without furniture

    A successful house move always comes as a direct result of making all the right decisions when it matters the most. Of course, some move-related decisions will always be more critical than others...

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  • Open vs enclosed auto transport: what you need to know when shipping your car across country

    Open vs enclosed auto transport: what you need to know when shipping your car across country

    Planning a move across the country can be a real logistical nightmare – there are so many schedules to make, details to take care of, and things to coordinate that your organizational skills will...

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  • How to pack to save space when moving

    How to pack to save space when moving

    When packing for a move, one of your major concerns will be the time it’ll take you to wrap up your items for safe transportation and box them properly into suitable moving boxes. Most of the...

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  • How to pack curtains for moving

    How to pack curtains for moving

    One thing you may not realize amidst the whirlwind of move-related activities during your house move is that one of the very first things you’ll have to do when you step into your new home is to...

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  • Tips for a smooth dorm move-in day

    Tips for a smooth dorm move-in day

    As summer draws to an end, college move-in day approaches and anxiety starts to build up. It’s a big day – one that is eagerly anticipated and quite dreaded. College move-in tends to be a...

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  • Top 10 reasons to move to Texas

    Top 10 reasons to move to Texas

    Why is everyone moving to Texas? Seriously though, how many people you know have already moved to Texas? You’ve lost count, haven’t you? The Lone Star State has a lot to offer to anyone who’s...

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  • Do’s and don’ts when moving in the summer

    Do’s and don’ts when moving in the summer

    You know all about the benefits of moving in the summer, don’t you? Nice weather, days off from work, kids out of school – it all sounds like the perfect time for a house move. Yes, summer is the...

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  • How to make a cat comfortable in a new home

    How to make a cat comfortable in a new home

    However stressful and difficult moving may be, arriving in your new home and starting a brand new life in a brand new world is certain to bring you a lot of excitement and joy. Unfortunately, the...

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  • How to make a dog comfortable in a new home

    How to make a dog comfortable in a new home

    Moving from one home to another can be a really stressful time for each family member, including your dog. Dogs are creatures of habit and a house move can be a terrifying experience for them....

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  • How to meet your new neighbors after moving

    How to meet your new neighbors after moving

    You just moved into a new home and you know exactly what that means – an overwhelming number of post-relocation tasks for you. Yes, you’ll have to be the one to start unpacking those...

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  • 5 Things NOT to pay for when moving home

    5 Things NOT to pay for when moving home

    The process of moving from one home to another is as expensive as it gets – there are moving costs and expenses waiting for you at every turn. And when you know that your hard-earned money is at...

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  • Moving away gift ideas – goodbye gifts for friends moving away

    Moving away gift ideas – goodbye gifts for friends moving away

    There is little doubt that you’re going to be sad and miserable when someone you care about is moving away. You’re parting ways and no matter how much you try to keep in touch, things will never...

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  • How to pack with bubble wrap

    How to pack with bubble wrap

    Without a shadow of a doubt, bubble wrap provides the best possible protection for delicate, fragile, sensitive or just any easily breakable (oddly-shaped) items from scratches, dents, breakage,...

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  • DO’S and DON’TS when packing furniture for moving

    DO’S and DON’TS when packing furniture for moving

    Without a doubt, the most crucial task when packing for a move is to protect your belongings so that they arrive in the new home in the exact same condition in which they have left the old one....

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  • 10 Tips for moving as a single parent

    10 Tips for moving as a single parent

    The task of moving to a new home is pretty tough even for couples who are not raising children on their own. And for single parents, moving house is quite a serious challenge to overcome. Most...

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  • Comment on What to know when moving to a bigger house by Jenna Hunter

    Comment on What to know when moving to a bigger house by Jenna Hunter

    My sister is thinking about buying a bigger house to accommodate more children. It would be really helpful if a professional could help her find the right one. I'll be sure to pass on these tips...

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  • Comment on 10 Steps to select a good mover by Jeff Wilcox

    Comment on 10 Steps to select a good mover by Jeff Wilcox

    I like the tip that you gave to choose a moving service that offers cost estimates. My wife and I have been talking about finding a moving service. If we do, I will be sure to look for one that...

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  • Should you move after retirement?

    Should you move after retirement?

    Moving after retirement seems like the logical choice – once you hang up your hat, there is nothing to stop you from packing up and moving to your dream location: be it someplace warm or someplace...

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