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

7 gift ideas for someone who just moved house

Moving to a new home marks a brand new chapter in a person’s life. According to the American Moving and Storage Association’s latest market research on the moving and storage industry in the country, 11.2% of all Americans move house each year. AMSA have calculated that that percentage equals 35.1 million people, or roughly 15.3

How to use plastic wrap for moving?

When faced with a laborious, difficult, and time-consuming task, such as packing for a move, you’ll probably find yourself wishing for some miraculous way to make your work simpler and faster. Any clever moving hacks than can help you finish the job in a quicker and more efficient manner will be more than welcome, there

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

How to avoid last-minute moving costs?

It is a well-known fact that moving is expensive. It is no secret that there are proven ways to reduce the moving costs either. So, if you’re planning a residential move, you have probably researched your options, found out how much money you’re going to need for each stage of the relocation process, evaluated your

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

How to move to the mountains?

Do you wish to see lush forests and high peaks every time you look through the window? To swim in crystal clear mountain lakes on hot summer days? To go hiking or skiing or climbing every weekend? To enjoy wildlife all around you and escape from the concrete jungle of the city? If yes, moving

How to move your home office in 7 simple steps

If you’ve been lucky enough to work from home – something that many people can only dream about – then you must surely know what a privileged situation you’re in. Instead of having to commute to work twice a day by car (too much stress and road rage), public transportation (too many people) or biking

How to make sure my movers are qualified

When hiring professionals to do a job for you, you expect professional attitude, professional services, and professional results, right? You assume that you’re working with experts who know their stuff and can easily handle the challenges they’re presented with. You believe that you’re dealing with licensed and trustworthy specialists who provide quality customer service at