July 31st, 2013 - 12:40 PM
Moving Out of State?
Moving down the street is much different from moving out of state. Not just in terms of distance, but also all the prep work! When moving to a new state, you’re changing school districts, doctors, banks, churches, gyms, usually changing your job, and sometimes even changing cultures. It has the potential to be a difficult transition.
Your to-do list can become overwhelming, so let me break it down. Here are the six areas not to overlook when moving out of state: kids, pets, car, paperwork, and household goods.
July 30th, 2013 - 1:53 PM
The Ultimate Relocation Checklist
Since you’re here, I’m guessing you’re a checklist person like me. I totally get it. Without checklists, I’m utterly disorganized and overwhelmed. You may laugh, but if you were to look at my iPhone right now, you’d find six apps that are “to-do” list related. (It’s seriously time to narrow it down).
July 25th, 2013 - 2:13 PM
You asked: “Help! I’m Moving by Myself. How do I do it?”
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July 18th, 2013 - 1:38 PM
I’m moving long-distance…can you help me learn how to pack a bike?
Many people who choose to do the packing themselves to save money find that packing a bike can be complicated. We’re here to help uncomplicate things. If you own a bicycle, we’ll help you learn how to pack it for your upcoming long-distance move. Let’s get started.
How to pack a bicycle
July 17th, 2013 - 3:37 PM
Tips for Moving Appliances
Back when I lived in an apartment, I saw a terrible situation unfold as new neighbors moved in. When they began unloading their moving truck everyone noticed an absolutely awful stench. It took a little digging, but they eventually figured out that it was coming from some of their appliances. Unbelievably, they left wet laundry in the washer and dirty dishes in the dishwasher – and apparently it had been there a while. When I say the smell was horrible, that’s no exaggeration. And when I say I was incredibly thankful that I didn’t have to be involved in the clean-up, that’s no exaggeration either.
July 17th, 2013 - 1:34 PM
Moving the Craft Room: Packing the Sewing Machine and Craft Supplies
What’s your craft of choice? Quilting, crocheting, painting, jewelry making – a little bit of everything? Whether your craft supplies are made up of small beads or huge canvases, and whether they’re kept in totes in the closet or in a dreamy, organized craft room, when it comes time to move it’s important to protect your investment. Today let’s talk about some tips for packing your craft supplies, including how to pack a sewing machine!
July 15th, 2013 - 3:49 PM
I’m moving soon. How do I pack and store my photos?
Between scheduling the moving company and packing up the kitchen, you’ve got a lot on your plate. But don’t forget about that shelf in the hallway closet piled high with family photos. You’ve been meaning to organize them, but now there’s just no time. You need to get them to your new home safe and secure. While we recommend keeping your photographs with you during the move, we have some great tips and advice for packing them, and storing them once you get to your new home.
July 15th, 2013 - 11:41 AM
How to Move Your Game Room: Pool Tables and Arcade Games
July 12th, 2013 - 11:25 AM
How to Pack Collectibles: Coins, Dolls, Figurines, and Memorabilia, Oh My!
What do you collect? Coins, stamps, figurines, concert posters? Something else? As a collector myself, (of Fiestaware and Holiday Barbies®) I can totally relate to what you’re going through. The thought of packing up these treasures and putting them into a moving truck is a little nerve-wracking. When you spend so much time and money curating a collection, there’s no question you want to pack it with care to ensure it arrives exactly how it left.
July 5th, 2013 - 1:57 PM
I’m looking for an easy way to ship furniture.
Allow me to suggest a very simple option that was designed to work well with your budget and time frame. U-Pack® is a “you pack, we drive” service that specializes in shipping furniture long distance.
Here’s what makes U-Pack ideal for shipping furniture