Moving Day Tips

Moving day is finally here!
You’ve been anxiously anticipated it for quite some time, and now here it is. Regardless of whether you’ve chosen to hire the services of a professional moving company or you’ve taken the DIY approach to moving, Moving day is crucial to the successful ending of your relocation story. It is a time when things could get messy unless you’re adequately prepared for its surprises.

How will bad weather affect my move?

Weather is one thing we humans can’t really control. We do try to predict what the climatic conditions will be in the near future so that we prepare for its whims and act accordingly, but there’s not much we can do when Mother Nature gets furious for whatever known or unknown reason and decides to

What moving day mistakes to avoid?

Moving days are not be underestimated regardless of the type of move ahead of you. All your enormous efforts, dedicated work and genuine worries you’ve put into preparing for your particular make-it-or-break-it day comes down to just one short-lived period which will flash before your eyes before you even know it. Regrettably, the worst thing

How much should I tip movers?

So, your moving endeavor has reached its climax – after all the careful planning, thorough researches, hectic preparations, and laborious tasks you have taken care of, Moving day has arrived at your doorstep. While you are waiting for the moving crew to appear and take your belongings to your new home, one simple question may

What is the best way to move with cats?

When you hear the affectionate meows of your cat or see her graceful silhouette scampering swiftly around as you return home after a hard day’s work, you are probably overwhelmed by a warm reassuring feeling of coziness and comfort. The playful attitude of your feline friend is a clear sign that everything is fine and

How to move in the rain?

Many Native American tribes, as well as various other societies around the world, have traditionally performed rainmaking rituals with the hope of ensuring good harvest and prosperity. If you are in the midst of moving preparations, however, you will probably consider performing a ritual for preventing rainfall on Moving day instead. While a few drops

How to move my dog cross country?

Moving from one home to another is a complicated affair for everyone in the family – for parents, kids and pets alike. Every single family member will eventually get affected more or less by the relocation, but if you’re a proud dog owner, then you should know that your upcoming residential move will surely not

What to do before the movers arrive?

You have probably heard or read a few stories telling about smooth and trouble-free relocations and even more accounts of problematic and stressful moving experiences. Home movers who encountered no difficulties when moving house were either fortunate enough to come across competent and trustworthy moving companies or had enviable organizational skills in planning and providing

How to load a moving truck?

Having weighed your relocation options carefully, you’ve reached the conclusion that moving on your own will best suit your moving needs. You’re moving locally? Check. You don’t have an excessive amount of household items to pack and move? Check. You have strong and reliable friends to help with the heavy lifting? Check. You know how

How to avoid property damage when moving out?

When moving out, you probably feel both nervous and excited about your new surroundings, your new opportunities, your new acquaintances and your new life. The unknown is both intimidating and alluring, so while you are engulfed in thoughts and dreams and fears about your future, you could neglect the surroundings and the property you are

What should I wear on Moving day?

Moving day is arguably the busiest day of the entire moving preparations, and even the entire relocation process. It is the time when movers come to your home (unless you’ve opted for moving on your own) to pack, carry and load your household belongings into the waiting moving truck and then transport your stuff to

What is a Bill of Lading?

The Bill of lading is the most important document in the shipping process. It acts as a contract between you and the mover for the transportation of your shipment. The information in the bill of lading is of great importance as it defines the rules under which the whole move will happen, including payment information. The transportation could

What to do on Moving day?

Wake up early Moving day is here! This is the culmination point of so many days of feverish activities and increasing levels of stress and worries. And the best way to handle the big day is to wake up early and deal with any last-minute finishing jobs before the moving truck parks in front of

Get a parking permit when moving

It’s no secret that parking is usually a daunting task in bigger cities. If you’re performing a self-move, make sure you have acquired a parking permit before arriving at your new house unless you’re willing to add a parking fine to you moving expenses. On the other hand, if you’ve hired the services of a

Make it safe for your kids and pets

If you have young children, it’s best if you hire someone to babysit them while you are busy with your preparations for the move or with your arrangements after it. This way you won’t be constantly interrupted and they will not lose their usual routine. More or less the same applies to your pets too, if any. Do