The Moving Blog

Moving tips & news from licensed professionals.

  • How to Move Out with No Money: Tips for a Nickel-And-Dime Move

    How to Move Out with No Money: Tips for a Nickel-And-Dime Move

    Did you know that there are no impossible things? Moving to another state with no money does look like an impossible task but it’s not – it’s doable… as long as you plan ahead and make all the...

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  • Pros and Cons of Moving After Retirement

    Pros and Cons of Moving After Retirement

    Once you become a happy retiree, you’ll find out there are many important decisions you need to make for the future ahead. One such decision is where you will live – should you move to a new place...

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  • Why Is Moving So Stressful? 10 Reasons Why Moving Stress Is a Real Thing

    Why Is Moving So Stressful? 10 Reasons Why Moving Stress Is a Real Thing

    Everybody knows that moving is stressful but few people care enough to ask the question, WHY IS MOVING STRESSFUL? Ultimately, it’s the WHY question that will get you the answers you’re looking for...

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  • 5 Ways to Stay Calm During a Move

    5 Ways to Stay Calm During a Move

    There’s a good reason why moving is considered one of the most stressful things a person can go through in life. In fact, there are a number of good reasons why a house move can generate so much...

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  • How to Use a Moving Dolly: Furniture Dolly vs. Appliance Dolly

    How to Use a Moving Dolly: Furniture Dolly vs. Appliance Dolly

    Moving large and heavy furniture pieces during a house move can be a backbreaking job – difficult, strenuous, and dangerous. Taking all the large moving boxes out of the house and loading them...

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  • 10 Tips for Moving Out for the First Time

    10 Tips for Moving Out for the First Time

    Moving out for the first time can often be a truly daunting task for a number of valid reasons. Number one, you may feel scared of moving out for the first time simply because you’ve never done it...

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  • 7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts When You Move a Piano

    7 Do’s and 7 Don’ts When You Move a Piano

    To move a piano is no easy task and one that should not be taken lightly. It is a very dangerous process which involves a lot of preparations and planning if you want your relocation to be a safe...

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  • How to Pack a Desktop Computer for Moving: 10 PC Packing Steps

    How to Pack a Desktop Computer for Moving: 10 PC Packing Steps

    One of the most important decisions you’ll have to make while getting ready to move out is what items you’ll leave behind and what items you’ll take with you to the new home. The BAD NEWS is that...

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  • Moving Small Loads? Hire Partial Load Movers

    Moving Small Loads? Hire Partial Load Movers

    When you’re moving between two homes, then you will move, at least in most cases, all of your household items and personal possessions from the place you’re leaving to the place you’re moving...

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  • 10 Mature Tips for Moving with Children

    10 Mature Tips for Moving with Children

    It’s not a secret that moving house can be a true challenge and a serious test for everyone involved in the move. And when that move involves children, then you can expect those relocation...

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  • What to Pack Last When Moving: Last But Not Least

    What to Pack Last When Moving: Last But Not Least

    Together with finding a good moving company, packing for a move is one of the most essential tasks in your moving checklist. Unfortunately, packing up your household items can be a rather...

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  • How to Deal with Moving Away from Home, Family, and Friends

    How to Deal with Moving Away from Home, Family, and Friends

    Moving to another home will introduce a number of changes – some for the better, some not so much. Sometimes moving away from home, family and friends can be so sudden and unexpected that you may...

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  • How to Pack Lamps for a Move: Let There Be Light Again

    How to Pack Lamps for a Move: Let There Be Light Again

    Packing lamps and lamp shades for moving looks fairly easy and straightforward… but it’s not so. In reality, lamps prove to be rather tricky to pack and move to a new home. The moment you begin to...

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  • How to Pack and Move a Dishwasher: Complete Step-By-Step Guide

    How to Pack and Move a Dishwasher: Complete Step-By-Step Guide

    A successful move between two homes often comes down to making the right decisions when it matters the most. Mistakes are ok to make as long as those errors are not serious and will not endanger...

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  • How to Pack a Kitchen When Moving: The Pack-In-One-Bite Guide

    How to Pack a Kitchen When Moving: The Pack-In-One-Bite Guide

    If you’ve made up your mind to tackle the difficult task of packing your entire home without hiring professional packers to do it for you, then sooner or later your PACKING CHECKLIST will take you...

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  • What to Do with Moving Boxes After Moving

    What to Do with Moving Boxes After Moving

    The moment you’ve reached your new home, it’ll be time to start thinking about unpacking your things so that you can get one step closer to your ultimate post-relocation goal – to settle down in...

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  • 10 Hidden Moving Costs, Fees, and Charges When Using Movers

    10 Hidden Moving Costs, Fees, and Charges When Using Movers

    Hiring the services of a professional moving company will be a substantial expense that you should be ready to cover from your own savings. Yes, moving to a new home is not cheap by any means and...

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  • 12 Super-Important Questions to Ask Your Movers

    12 Super-Important Questions to Ask Your Movers

    Choosing the right moving company often ends up being the difference between a smooth, trouble-free move and a difficult and painful house moving experience where problems just seem to come one...

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  • What to Budget for When Moving Out: Moving Budget Checklist

    What to Budget for When Moving Out: Moving Budget Checklist

    When moving out for the first time, it’s really important that you set a moving budget. Why? It’s simple: having an initial idea of how much money you’ll need to complete the move successfully...

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  • How to Move a Hot Tub Safely {12 Steps}

    How to Move a Hot Tub Safely {12 Steps}

    Moving a hot tub to another house is a dangerous task and we don’t recommend that you do it without professional assistance. A Jacuzzi hot tub happens to be one of the most difficult things to...

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