- Moving Tips
- Posted on 02/14/2017
Kids thrive on routines and familiarity, so an upcoming move can be a bit traumatic. Whether the decision to move is option or not, some children may have difficulty understanding what’s about to happen, especially if they were not included in the decision-making process.
Thinking of a DIY move? Many people prefer to save some money by doing it themselves. Knowing how to properly load a moving truck, van or trailer is crucial to transporting your household goods without damage. Here are some valuable tips for optimizing the load for efficiency and safety.
Protecting the floors and carpets during a move is very important. Whether you are moving out of a rental or you have sold your home, you want to avoid the cost of repairs during both the move in and move out. This is especially true in fall, winter, or spring, when there could by rain, snow, and mud.
- Auto Shipping
- Posted on 01/18/2017
You are in the midst of relocating to a new state or across the country. You may even be moving overseas. If you have more than one car or are taking your car abroad, you might need the services of a vehicle shipping company. Transporting an automobile or truck can seem daunting, and it does cost some money. However, the most frustrating aspect can be understanding how shipping rates are calculated.
If you are thinking about moving to a new city, or if your job has you relocating elsewhere, you may want to conduct some research first. Luckily with the Internet, you can learn about a new city before moving. You can look up rental or home prices, average salaries, crime statistics, walkability ratings, transit information-all information you need to know.
- Moving International
- Posted on 01/03/2017
Preparing to relocate your entire household to another country can be exciting and exhausting at the same time. It takes careful planning and execution. But the silver lining is the best opportunity to declutter and clean-up your household goods from top to bottom. An international move will make you examine every item and decide whether it is worth the move.
Organization and planning ahead are critical to a smooth move. But, what if you have valuable sterling silver or silver plated serve ware and utensils? These items need extra care in order to arrive in good condition at your new home. We have compiled a list of tips and moving essentials for transporting your silver items.
Not all of us save our original box when we purchase a TV, but that box is the best one to use if you still have yours. Otherwise, purchase a television carton and use sturdy packing material such as bubble wrap. You may need another person to help you with packing the TV; however, if it is a large screen TV, you may want to consider custom crating as the best option.
Relocating your household can be expensive, so it is understandable if you want to cut costs where you can. Professional packing may be one of those costs you wish to forgo, but you may have specific, individual circumstances where paying packers makes sense.
What better way is there to de-clutter while making some extra cash as you are getting ready to move to your new home? A garage sale is a great way to lighten the load. In addition, it can be a fun method of bringing neighbors together to have a neighborhood sale, which will attract more shoppers.