Moving Tips

Hands-down the best moving advice.

  • When to hire a mover: 6 times when it’s worth hiring a moving company

    When to hire a mover: 6 times when it’s worth hiring a moving company

    Organizing a house move closely resembles a strategy game – you make a decision and things play out in a certain way, differently from what they would have if you had decided otherwise. A single...

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  • How to throw a packing party when moving

    How to throw a packing party when moving

    What is a packing party? And how do you throw one? A packing party is a unique type of informal get-together of close friends where, ideally, business and pleasure will co-exist for the duration...

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  • FIVE (4+1) reasons why moving by yourself is not worth the trouble

    FIVE (4+1) reasons why moving by yourself is not worth the trouble

    Every home move begins with one important question: move by yourself or hire movers? Most of the time, it all feels like a tough relocation dilemma and, whether you like it not, you’re going to...

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  • How to keep your items safe when moving in cold weather

    How to keep your items safe when moving in cold weather

    If moving in the winter, you’ll likely be a bit envious of Santa Claus and his magic sleigh – if only you could deliver your items to your new home as quickly and easily as he delivers presents to...

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  • How to move into a dorm: 10 simple steps

    How to move into a dorm: 10 simple steps

    Moving into a dorm room sounds pretty straightforward. The good news is that there’s nothing particularly complicated about it and your parents will most likely be there to help you each step of...

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  • How to move a mattress by yourself

    How to move a mattress by yourself

    A high-quality mattress can make all the difference in the world – it’ll help you wake up well-rested, refreshed and pain-free in the mornings.  Mattresses can be very expensive too, so when it’s...

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  • How to get recommendations for movers

    How to get recommendations for movers

    Before you can get serious about tackling your moving checklist, one item at a time, there’s one important task that you should do first and foremost – secure the services of a good moving...

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  • Benefits of plastic moving boxes

    Benefits of plastic moving boxes

    When moving house, everyone wishes for a safe, smooth, and easy relocation – and strives for this ultimate goal with all their heart and mind. Some rely on their own time management and...

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  • 7 moving safety tips everyone must know

    7 moving safety tips everyone must know

    If you choose to move house without hiring the services of a professional moving company, then it’s very important that you have a basic understanding of the fundamental moving safety tips....

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  • Top 5 things to buy after moving (and only after moving)

    Top 5 things to buy after moving (and only after moving)

    Moving your possessions from one home to another means that you should already have the most essential things with you so that you can start living in the new place without any serious problems or...

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  • How many boxes do you need for a move?

    How many boxes do you need for a move?

    The process of packing for a move is simply unthinkable without cardboard boxes. With the exception of your furniture pieces and your home appliances, the rest of your belongings will have to be...

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  • Helping a friend move: should-does and must-brings

    Helping a friend move: should-does and must-brings

    It is said that friends are the family you choose for yourself – they share your joy and your pain, trust you and have your trust, support you and count on you, challenge you and make you laugh…...

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  • How to eat healthy when moving

    How to eat healthy when moving

    With an overwhelming number of important things to do when getting ready to move out, eating healthy during your move will probably be the last thing on your mind. And if that is the case, it’s...

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  • [5.5] FIVE AND A HALF important things to know when hiring local movers

    By definition, a local move is one that occurs within the state of origin – that is, it never crosses another state line. Also, a local move is one that stays within a radius of around 50 miles –...

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  • Comment on What to do when you want to move and your spouse doesn’t? by Trish

    Comment on What to do when you want to move and your spouse doesn’t? by Trish

    I would move. Honestly, If you are having issues with his family now it will only get worse. It may seem like tough advice but if you were to get engaged and married then you would be in a real...

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  • Comment on How to move small loads across country? by Kathy Wunsch

    Comment on How to move small loads across country? by Kathy Wunsch

    I have a counsel style jukebox I need shipped from Hartland, WI 53029 to Louisville, CO 80027. It is in our downstairs rec room so will have to be brought up the steps. We may be able to find...

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  • Comment on How to prepare to move out of state? by Kit Hannigan

    Comment on How to prepare to move out of state? by Kit Hannigan

    I really like your tip about asking around your friends and families for a great referral for a moving company. We are planning to move to another area where the market is, and we have a lot of...

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  • Comment on What to look for when choosing a self-storage facility? by Olivia Pearson

    Comment on What to look for when choosing a self-storage facility? by Olivia Pearson

    I like how you mention that a good self storage facility must have a good security system in place- We're looking for some extra space to store furniture from our move, and will definitely look...

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  • How to protect your vacant home when you move out

    How to protect your vacant home when you move out

    If you’re moving out of your home and that home will stay vacant for some time before you manage to sell it or rent it out, then it’s crucial that you take the required security measures to keep...

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  • Comment on How to keep moving truck rental costs under control? by Millie Hue

    Comment on How to keep moving truck rental costs under control? by Millie Hue

    I love that you mentioned how rental agencies will be able to give you a good deal even if they don't have promos at the moment when you tell them that you have a limited budget. This gave me hope...

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