Moving house is usually a crazy-busy period when you may get rewarded for being brave enough to complete some or even all of the tough tasks without professionals to help you out. However, there’s often a fine line between being brave and being reckless, especially when it comes to packing and moving large and heavy
Self Moving Tips for Do-It-Yourself Moves
If you’ve carefully weighed your options and have made the bold decision to move on your own, then you should know that it’ll be entirely up to you, and your friends, to pull it through. There are many things to be taken care of before you can call your self-moving adventure a success, such as quality packing supplies, moving equipment, renting a truck, moving labor, etc.
This special selection of DIY moving tips will help you take some of the enormous pressure off your shoulders and streamline the whole self-move at the same time.
With the average price of an interstate move going around $4,300 and the average cost of a local move being roughly $2,300 (according to data published by the American Moving and Storage Association), it’s no wonder that, just like millions of people who are about to move out of their respective homes each year, you
One of the greatest dilemmas you need to solve when moving to another home is whether you should move on your own or pay full-service movers to do it for you. There are numerous factors to consider carefully before you can reach an informed decision about which relocation method is better for you under the
Your household move is just around the corner and there are so many things you are yet to take care of before the move-out day itself. Together with figuring out how to pack up and move your large furniture pieces, another major concern of yours will be how to transport your heavy household appliances from
After all the efforts you have invested in finding cardboard boxes to pack up and transport your things, it won’t make much sense to just throw them away without considering some good ways to dispose of used moving boxes after your house move is already a fact. Even if you managed to get your moving
Regardless of whether you’re moving out of a rental unit (you need your security deposit back, remember?) or you’re moving out of your own house or apartment (thinking of selling your place anytime soon?), it’s very important that you leave that home in good overall condition to save yourself from perfectly avoidable problems later on.
Whenever it’s time to move to a new home, we automatically brace for the worst. We tend to expect nothing but bad news from Day 1: increased moving costs, lack of sufficient time to prepare well for moving day, unexpected problems just waiting to pop their heads out of the water, genuine worries about the
When moving from one home to another, it’s mostly about striking a happy medium between cost and quality of service. In other words, you surely don’t want to spend a fortune to complete your move, but you wouldn’t want to go through a nightmarish house move due to incompetent movers either. It always feels nice
Moving into a new home can be rather tough even without additional complications such as moving big furniture and heavy cardboard boxes up multiple stories, fitting bulky household items inside claustrophobic elevators, and worst of all – observing an excess of rules and regulations governed by the building management. Yes, we’re referring to moving into
It’s a well-known secret that moving house can be a costly affair, especially if you’re planning to move a lot of things over a great distance. In the majority of cases, the $$$ signs will take center stage in your mind, right there with the piles of (free!) cardboard boxes you will need for packing
Self-storage has been one of the fastest-growing sectors of the commercial real estate for the last 4 decades. According to the Self Storage Association, out of the 59,500 self-storage facilities in the entire world, 52,500 primary and secondary facilities are located right here in the United States. A recent study shows that roughly 10% of
House plants can transform any home into a welcoming oasis of warmth and beauty. But the greatest thing about plants is that they are not just soulless decorations that will beautify your place (like a painting or a vase, for example) – they are living organisms filling up your living space with radiant charm and
It is an undeniable fact that it will be your fragile household items – glassware, chinaware, delicate furniture pieces (antiques), electronic equipment, artwork, mirrors, lamps, musical instruments and so on – that may suffer considerable damage during a household move if the required safety measures are not taken when packing them. Sometimes it takes as
Residential moves are notorious for being expensive so it’s no secret that everybody’s trying to bring down their moving costs as far as they will go. And when your turn to move house comes around the corner, understanding your relocation options well and picking up the most cost-saving method of transporting your household belongings to
Sooner or later it will happen to you too – you’ll be getting ready to move to another home. Before you know it, you’ll be hunting for (free) cardboard boxes and reading moving reviews in the hope of securing a moving company that is both genuinely affordable and offers genuinely outstanding moving services at the