How to check a DOT number

Although President Reagan’s signature phrase “Trust, but verify” is usually used in a political context, it applies to many aspects of life – you need to remember it every time you’re expected to place belief in or act upon information or claims another person presents to you. Even if you’re taking their word for it,

What to know when using movers for the first time

Using movers for the first time can be a bit tricky simply because you’ve never used the services of a professional moving company until that moment. You don’t really know what to expect from the relocation pros – you’ve heard people say that moving services are expensive and you’ve also heard about nightmare-like relocation stories

What is a moving broker?

Even if it’s not the most difficult or most laborious task you need to complete when preparing for a house move, finding good movers is the most consequential part of the relocation process. Why so? Simply because working with experienced and trustworthy moving professionals will guarantee a smooth and trouble-free relocation, while using unreliable moving

How to find good movers

Using a moving company for the first time can be a bit intimidating because of two major reasons: 1) you have no idea how to find a good moving company, and 2) you simply don’t know what to expect from relocation professionals. As a result, you start to worry that you may not be able

What to do when movers are packing your stuff

Having analyzed the pros and cons of Move Yourself vs. Hiring Movers, you have made the smart decision to hire professional packers and movers to take care of your house move for you. After all, it’s the choice that makes a lot of sense when you’re moving long distance, when you can’t persuade your friends

How to pack hanging clothes for moving

Packing clothes for a move is an essential stage in any home moving process. Sooner or later, you’ll reach that point in time when you’ll have to pack up your clothes… unless, of course, you’ve hired professional packers to do that for you. We’ve already covered the important topic of how to prepare your clothes

What to keep when moving

One of the best things about the home moving process is that you get the unique chance to declutter your current house or apartment by going through your things, one by one, and getting rid of anything you don’t intend to use in the future. A good opportunity to purge your home may not come

How to pack lamps for moving

Packing lamps for moving is fairly straightforward – you only need to follow a few safety rules when packing those fragile and breakable sources of light and things will be quite alright when you arrive in your new home. In addition to the added fragility, another challenge when packing lamps for a move is that

How to pack heavy items for moving

Packing for moving is well-known to be a task of Herculean proportions – endless hours of laborious, exhausting, backbreaking (quite literally) work. Yet, the statement rings especially true when it comes to packing heavy items. There is little doubt, after all, that packing garage tools and garden equipment requires much greater effort than packing clothes

How to pack a storage unit

Renting a self-storage unit can be an excellent solution during the home-moving process because you get that extra storage space where you can temporarily store some of your stuff until the transitional period is over. If used wisely, a storage unit of the right size can prove to be a smart way to fix your

How long does it take to move house?

Moving house is not only difficult and expensive, but also very time-consuming. No matter how much you may wish to, you can’t just up and move – you need to plan the process and make a myriad of moving preparations before the Big day comes. You can’t complete the actual move over the weekend either