The Moving Blog

Moving tips and advice from real-life moving pros.

  • 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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  • How to Move a Refrigerator: Cool Tips for Moving a Fridge

    How to Move a Refrigerator: Cool Tips for Moving a Fridge

    Moving a refrigerator to another home is anything but easy. In fact, most people decide to simply not take their fridges with them when they move. After the move, they either use the cooling...

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  • How to Change Utilities When Moving House

    How to Change Utilities When Moving House

    There are so many things to do before you move out that it’s fairly easy to forget to do something important. Luckily, some of the tasks you fail to take care of will not have any serious...

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  • How to Move a Pool Table to Another House (Without Movers)

    How to Move a Pool Table to Another House (Without Movers)

    Moving a pool table to another house is both difficult and dangerous – one wrong step can easily damage your expensive billiard table and may even lead to a personal injury, especially while...

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  • SEVEN (7) Tips for Moving into a Studio Apartment

    SEVEN (7) Tips for Moving into a Studio Apartment

    There are a number of good reasons why you may wish to move into a studio apartment. You may be downsizing from a larger home because you can no longer afford it – or maybe you no longer need that...

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  • Packing Paper vs Bubble Wrap: And the PackWrap Award Goes To…

    Packing Paper vs Bubble Wrap: And the PackWrap Award Goes To…

    In addition to cardboard boxes, packing paper and bubble wrap are the packing supplies that are key to making sure your prized possessions arrive intact in your new home. One thing is clear – no...

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  • How to Motivate Yourself to Pack for Moving

    How to Motivate Yourself to Pack for Moving

    The task of packing for a move usually starts immediately after the house move has been confirmed and ends either a day before the move-out date or on Moving day itself. And due to the extended...

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  • 7 Tips for Moving Small Loads Across Country

    7 Tips for Moving Small Loads Across Country

    House moving scenarios differ greatly, so each residential move should feel kind of unique for whoever’s moving out. It’s impossible to duplicate exactly the same relocation parameters, isn’t it?...

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  • How to Move a Couch in 10 Steps: Sofa, So Good

    How to Move a Couch in 10 Steps: Sofa, So Good

    Moving a large and heavy couch to another home doesn’t sound like an easy thing to do, and in most cases, it isn’t. In fact, there are a number of must-do steps to moving a couch you must follow...

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