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How much does it cost to move to Honolulu?

June 21st, 2013 - 2:07 PM

So, I’m thinking about moving to Hawaii, specifically, to Honolulu.

Ahhh…paradise. While I’m still dreaming of Honolulu’s pristine beaches and balmy weather, your dream is actually coming true! To say that I’m jealous is an understatement. But, I’ll try to be supportive! Okay, so you want to know about cost, right? Well, I bet you’ve probably figured out by now that living in the most gorgeous place on the planet isn’t cheap. And if you’ve done some research, you’ve probably also figured out that moving there can be on the expensive side, too.

How to Dispose of Batteries

June 19th, 2013 - 3:51 PM

Do you need to get rid of batteries before you move?

If you are getting ready to move and cleaning out the junk drawer, you’ll want to properly dispose of your batteries. Not only is this safe for the environment, but also safe for you. For starters, you’ll need to understand what type of battery you have: alkaline, other (lithium, zinc, rechargeable), car batteries, or electronic batteries. Each type of battery has a different disposal procedure.

How to Dispose of Alkaline Batteries

The 25 Best Travel Sites

June 18th, 2013 - 2:21 PM

I’m traveling soon. What are some websites that can help me plan my trip?

If you’re moving across the country and letting someone else drive the moving truck, it might be an awesome time to pack up the travel bags and head out on an exciting adventure. How much fun would it be to visit fun (or exciting, informational, beautiful… whatever makes you happy) vacation spots along the way!?  If planning the perfect adventure sounds like a great idea, here are 25 of the best travel sites around. They’ll get you moving in the right direction.

How to Dispose of a Computer

June 17th, 2013 - 3:54 PM

Need to Dispose of a Computer?

Maybe you’re moving soon and clearing out the attic. Did you find an old IBM ThinkPad? Or maybe you got the dreaded blue screen of death on your computer and it’s a lost cause. Either way, if you have a computer that you no longer need, you may want to get rid of it instead of paying to move it. Now, sure, you could just toss it in your trash bag, but that isn’t being environmentally responsible or responsible with your secure personal information. It’s important to properly dispose of your computer in order to protect the environment and your personal data. Let’s take a look at some options.

What kind of out of state movers are there?

June 17th, 2013 - 2:49 PM

Are you new to the world of moving out of state?

That’s perfectly OK! You’ve got to start somewhere, right? Well, a great place to start is learning about the kinds of out of state movers available to help you with your move. Let’s take a look.

The three big kinds of out of state movers

Just like the NBA’s Miami Heat have the “Big 3” (Lebron James, Dwayne Wade, and Chris Bosh), the moving industry also has their own “Big 3” – full-service, truck rental, and “you pack, we drive” moving companies. Here’s a closer look at each one:

Moving Truck Rentals One Way

June 14th, 2013 - 5:00 PM

One-Way Moving Truck Rentals

Before you pack up and move across the country it’s important to figure out how you’ll move. If you’re a DIYer, truck rental may seem like the cheapest, easiest option. And there are several companies that offer one-way moving truck rentals (like U-Haul®, Budget®, and Penske® to name a few). But before you book your move, let’s look at some common issues with one-way moving truck rentals, and some helpful money-saving alternatives.  

Options for Moving Truck Rentals One-Way

Affordable Furniture Moving Companies

June 13th, 2013 - 3:19 PM

How will you move your furniture?

Okay quick – name your favorite piece of furniture that you own. For me, it’s my living room couch. It is so comfy and I spend most of my time at home on it watching TV, reading books, or visiting with friends. If you’re planning to move, have you considered how you would move not only you favorite piece of furniture, but all of your furniture? It’s something to think about! I’ve got some good information to help you compare the leading furniture moving companies in terms of affordability.

A comparison of affordable furniture moving companies

 

All You Need to Know about Across Country Movers

June 13th, 2013 - 8:43 AM

How to Find Movers for Your Across Country Move

Moving across country means embarking on a great adventure – new hometown, new career, new possibilities. It doesn’t have to mean spending tons of money on your move. If you want a hassle-free move, you may have searched around for across country movers, only to find that they’re pretty pricey. If you’re open to some alternatives, there are some solutions available that can help you move across the country easily and affordably.

The Different Types of Across Country Movers

What you need to know about moving vans one way

June 12th, 2013 - 3:05 PM

A Hands-Off Approach When You Need a One-Way Moving Van

When it comes to moving long-distance, many people naturally want to take the hands-off approach. I can’t say I blame them. Moving doesn’t exactly fall into the “fun” category. But often, as you dig deeper into what the hands-off approach involves and how much it costs, it becomes obvious that a moving van alternative is necessary. It’s just way too expensive.

If you’re thinking about hiring a moving van for your one-way move, consider these things as you research and make decisions.

Helpful Information about moving vans one way

 

30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

June 11th, 2013 - 3:44 PM

 The kids are out for the summer!

And that means they’ll be looking to you, the parent, to provide entertainment for the next few months. If you’d rather not hear the words “I’m bored!” 24/7, then try out these 30 super fun summer activities for kids. They’re especially great if you’re moving to a new town that you’re not completely familiar with yet. And, as a bonus, they won’t break the bank! I hope it’s just what you’re looking for!

30 Super Fun Summer Activities for Kids

Portable Storage Units for Moving

June 11th, 2013 - 1:24 PM

Use a Portable Storage Unit and Move with Ease

Looking for portable storage units for moving? The problem you may find is that there are so many portable container options available, you have a difficult time choosing the best one for your move. Well give me a few minutes, and I’ll help you figure out what you need from your portable storage unit to make your move easy. Let’s take a look at some questions about your specific move.

What size portable storage unit do I need for my move?