Helping Your Parents Adjust After Downsizing

November 11, 2021
Downsizing can be a very daunting and emotionally exhausting process. The whole process of deciding what to pack, what to keep in storage, what to throw away, and what to give away, can be extremely overwhelming. Top it off with having to move from a house where you raised your children and created unforgettable memories with your significant other, and you have a recipe for an emotional process. It can feel as though a part of you has been ripped away, a repository of your fading memories s

3 Scary Moving Mishaps That Could Haunt You This Halloween

September 09, 2021
Halloween is right around the corner, but spooky scary skeletons have nothing on these moving mishaps. Whether you're moving to Transylvania or just across town, you want to be sure you're taking the proper precautions to keep your furniture and other belongings safe and secure. That said, here are three common moving problems that may pop up during your own move so you can avoid them at all costs. 1. Falling Victim to a Scam One of the absolute worst things that can happen to you when yo

Choosing The Right Storage Unit For Your Move

July 02, 2021
Moving can be an exciting, yet stressful event in your life. Preparation is key when making the move. Sometimes, it is necessary to keep some of your items in a storage unit for a temporary or long-term time. For some people, they may be downsizing. And for other people- they might just not know how everything is going to fit in their new space. Whatever your reason may be, it is good to know some tips and best practices for choosing the right storage unit for you. Strorage Units Overview

How to Make Moving With Kids and Pets Easier

June 11, 2021
Moving to a new home in a different city should be an exciting experience for you. Most importantly when you have kids and pets. There are different things that you should think about before your big day. You might even need to do a lot of things at the last minute. If you are planning on moving across state lines with your kids and furry friends, you should read on for some surprising tips to make your move easier. Talk To Your Kids You should sit down and chat to your kids about the mov

Simple Tips for Moving Safely During the Summer

May 17, 2021
If you need to move house during the summer, it's important to spend some time, money, and energy preparing appropriately. This allows everyone involved to stay cool and safe, while you get your belongings moved from your old home to your new home. Try these tips to make sure that you, your movers, and your family stay cool in the summer heat. Turn on Your Utilities Before the Move Contact your water and power companies before move-in day to make sure that your utilities will be turned on

4 Awful Things Can Ruin Your Moving Day

March 04, 2021
It's no secret that moving is stressful. Even with a plan in place, hiccups can happen that can throw off your groove when you least expect it. However, there's a difference between a hiccup and a disaster waiting to happen. Here are a few things that can completely ruin your moving day and what you can do to keep them from happening in the first place. Bad Weather One of the most common problems that people deal with when moving is unexpected weather. It's actually for this reason that m

How Can I Protect My Furniture During a Move?

January 13, 2021
About 33% of renters move every year, and one of the trickiest parts during a move is keeping your furniture safe from dings, scratches, and (even worse) major damage. Glass can be scratched or break, wood can be gouged, and upholstery can be stained and torn without the proper precautions. It's essential to plan ahead to make sure all of your furniture arrives at your new location damage-free. That said, here are a few ways you can make sure that your furniture stays safe, secure, and protecte

5 Winter Moving Mistakes You Don’t Want to Make

November 05, 2020
Every year, approximately 43 million Americans move. Moving during any season can be a challenge, but moving during the winter can be a real nightmare. Snow doesn't stop for anyone and ice creates a dangerous obstacle course you're carrying furniture. The good news is that you can help your relocation this winter go a lot more smoothly by avoiding a few key moving mistakes. Here are five things you never want to do when you're relocating during the winter months. Mistake #1: Ignoring the

5 Tips for a Successful Move During COVID-19

October 02, 2020
The COVID-19 pandemic has made normal activities a little more challenging. As if moving to a new home wasn't difficult enough, you now have to worry about how to protect yourself and your family from the novel coronavirus. Fortunately, staying protected and reducing your risk while moving isn't as challenging as it seems. Here are five tips you can use when the time comes to move during the pandemic. Choose movers who know what they're doing Pre-pandemic, you may have been able to contac

The Dos and Don’ts of Planning a Move This Fall

August 11, 2020
Millions of Americans decide to relocate to new homes every year. And while nearly half of all moves take place in the summer, between the beginning of May and Labor Day, autumn is actually the optimal time for moving to a new home. With cooler temperatures and less competition for moving assistance, you'll often have a much easier time making this transition if you schedule your move for the fall. However, that doesn't mean your move will go smoothly without a plan in place. No matter what