16 practical tips for moving with a large family

A big family is a big joy, but also a big responsibility. And if you happen to be planning a house move with your family of 5, 6, or more, the responsibilities and challenges ahead of you may seem downright insurmountable. How can you possibly organize a trouble-free relocation and complete all the laborious moving-related

What to do with your food when moving

You’re getting ready to move out when you suddenly realize that you haven’t thought about where all the food in your current home will go. Your kitchen cupboards and pantry are probably stocked with various food supplies. The chances are that your refrigerator is far from being empty too. Throwing away perfectly good food is

How to pack a car when moving

You’re moving house soon and one thing that may have been worrying you is how to pack your car for moving. The thing is that you’ve decided to transport some of your stuff with your car, and you fear that you may not be able to fit all those belongings into your personal vehicle. You

How to move a desk by yourself: step-by-step guide

The process of moving your belongings from one home to another involves hundreds of important decisions which you must make in order to keep things moving forward. One such major decision is which furniture pieces you want to take with you and which ones you’d be better off selling or giving away to friends and

How to pack fishing rods for moving

Fishing is almost always a lot of fun… but packing fishing gear for moving seldom is. Naturally, the major problem when moving fishing equipment from one home to another comes when you have to protect your fishing poles during the house move. But why? It’s fairly simple to guess why – fishing rods 1) are

Should I drive my car across country or ship it?

Moving across country is a great adventure that will give you a lot of excitement and unforgettable memories (even if not only good ones). It will teach you important life lessons, will put you on an emotional rollercoaster, and will challenge you in every way possible. What’s more, it will take you all the way

How to motivate yourself to pack when moving

Packing for a move can be a truly demotivating task – it takes forever to complete and is often viewed as the most boring job in the moving checklist. As a result, you may find the lack of packing motivation disturbing. The no-motivation-to-pack scenario can happen to everyone. Luckily, there are proven ways to combat

How to move a dishwasher by yourself

Moving between two homes is a stressful period where many important decisions need to be made, including what to take with you and what to leave behind. And, should your trusty dishwashing machine is one of the things you just don’t want to part with, then you’re going to need to know the best way

How to pack area rugs for moving

Packing rugs for moving doesn’t seem too complicated – you just roll up your area rug and you’re done, right? Well, not quite. It’s the little things that make a world of difference in the end. Think about this: the tasks of packing books, clothes and shoes for moving also seem like no-brainers until you

Moving One Way: Options, Tips, and Tricks

When moving house, you’re leaving your current home behind (oftentimes – your current city and state, as well) and heading into the unknown, ready to face whatever challenges may come along. You’re moving forward in your life and you’re not turning back, no matter what. Hopefully, you’re going in the right direction, but even if

How to pack knives for moving

If you have decided to pack up your home by yourself, or maybe pack only the items you know you can handle and leave to professional packers the toughest things to pack and move, then sooner or later you’ll get to the kitchen as well. And then, you’ll quickly realize that the kitchen itself is

5 crazy moving tips you’ll just love

Moving from one home to another is a uniquely challenging period in anyone’s life, and good advice on how to make a move less challenging is always welcome. We, at Moving Tips, are dedicated to providing you with a wide array of moving advice to make your house move easier and cheaper. We do understand

7 things people forget to pack when moving

Even though we may wish that our brains were positronic ones, capable of storing infinite bits of information and processing those enormous chunks of data with dazzling robotic speed, we happen to be “gifted” with a type of memory that is both selective and fallible. Simply put, we forget things. And whenever we’re put under