Pre-Move Tips

The preparation stage of a move is often the period that predetermines whether a relocation experience will end up being an outright success or not. The moving preparation is all about careful planning and impeccable organization. It is also the time when clever moves are rewarded greatly, while wrong steps could cost you dearly.
Follow these great Pre-move tips for a much better relocation experience.

How to move a wood stove by yourself

Wood-burning stoves prove to be superb sources of renewable heat during the cold days and months of the year. As an added bonus, the majority of wood stoves are pretty charming and they do tend to radiate a sense of comfort and coziness throughout a home when they are burning. The mere thought of controlling

Does my furniture need furniture movers?

You’re probably not too worried about how to pack up and move your book collection – you just find strong cardboard boxes, arrange the books carefully inside them (no book spines should be facing you), and you make sure those boxes do not become too heavy in the end. You’re probably not overly concerned about

How to pack valuables when moving house

Packing and moving valuable items such as paintings, antique objects, priceless fine china set, jewelry pieces, electronic equipment, family heirlooms, and important or even irreplaceable documents poses a rather different type of relocation challenge compared to packing and moving clothes and books, for example. The thing is that nothing will happen when you drop a

How to get an accurate moving estimate

As you certainly know, proper planning is the key to success. As you probably also know, planning a residential move is not a simple task – you need to properly organize all the aspects of the relocation process, complete all the moving tasks with great care, provide for all the related expenses, and pay meticulous

How to ship a car to another state

Whenever the time has come for you to move to a new state (How to prepare to move out of state?), you may need to have your car transported to your destination state in the quickest and safest way possible. Regardless of whether you’re driving to your new home and you need to have your

How to pack trophies when moving

Your residential move has just been confirmed, and you’re about to take the preliminary exploration tour around your home with the purpose of deciding which household items you will take with you to the new residence, and which ones you will leave behind. You’ve read some good moving tips and you know perfectly well that

When to hire a luxury moving company

There will always be this constant struggle for people who are moving house to do what it takes to cut down the moving costs. After all, the moving process is a notoriously expensive affair, so each and every proven cost-saving technique should be used to one’s advantage. Why move for more when you can move

How to pack a chandelier for moving

A chandelier can be a beautiful, radiant and expensive centerpiece in any home, and the last thing you’d want is to see it damaged during a house move. The chandelier you own may even be infused with an overdose of sentimental value, therefore it’s essential that you pay extra attention when you’re packing a chandelier for

Top 10 reasons to move to Oregon

Why is everyone moving to Oregon? According to a special report by CNN, the state of Oregon was the top moving destination in 2015 for the third year in a row. Have you ever wondered why Oregon is one of the most popular states to move to? You’re probably thinking that Portland must be the

Top 5 moving tips for newlyweds

Under ideal circumstances, a marriage is a strong and blessed union of two people who love each other and wish to spend the rest of their lives with the person who completes them. Only, even the most beautiful of unions will soon have to tackle much more mundane issues such as newlyweds moving in together

What size moving truck do I need?

If you have decided on a DIY move, you have probably estimated the associated moving costs, assessed the risks, figured out how much work it is going to take, and come to the conclusion that you can handle the job on your own. If so, you know that your self-moving endeavor will not only require

How to pack a guitar for moving

Guitars are notoriously delicate and fragile musical instruments that have not been designed to be tossed around inside a moving vehicle. In fact, guitars don’t enjoy being moved too much – they like it when they are sleeping motionless in their hard or soft cases and when they are kept stationary on their guitar stands.

5 super fun things to do before moving away

The solid combination of logic and reason state that moving house has nothing to do with fun, and most moving experts would be quick to confirm that the two concepts are mutually exclusive. You’ve probably heard a number of times that moving to another home is a serious matter – an extremely stressful life event

Is it better to move furniture or buy new?

It has become a cliché to say that moving house is equivalent to opening a new chapter in life. It is a chance to start afresh and change everything you didn’t like before – from your job and your reputation among colleagues and peers to your living surroundings and your home décor. You can leave

How to pack a china cabinet for moving

China cabinets are super elegant and very beautiful pieces of furniture that introduce unrivaled levels of charm and coziness into our homes. In addition to their captivating look and design, such cabinets often display one of the most fragile and exquisite items we own – from magnificent fine chinaware and crystal glassware to priceless heirlooms