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Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes

Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes Boxes are great for moving—you can purchase the exact number and sizes that you need and carry everything from your old apartment to your new home safely. For some, however, the idea of using cardboard moving boxes and then ditching them is not environmentally sound. If you’re one of those [...]

By | 2017-05-27T14:05:59+00:00 May 15th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Earth-friendly Alternatives to Moving Boxes

Five Things to Remember When Moving

There are a lot of moving parts to relocation—from purchasing supplies to packing to arranging for movers it’s a frenzied time even for the most organized. That means there are some essential tasks that one might forget about but which are necessary to remember when moving for a successful, stress-free move. Here are five to [...]

By | 2017-05-28T10:54:43+00:00 May 9th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Five Things to Remember When Moving

Save Money When Moving

Moving costs can take a toll on one’s wallet—there’s the cost of movers, packing material, and time away from work (making money), among others. But there are ways to save money and trim your moving costs. Here are some tips: Scavenge for Boxes It’s nice to walk into a moving supply store and purchase brand [...]

By | 2017-09-29T10:53:43+00:00 March 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Save Money When Moving

Five Moving Mistakes to Avoid

Moving is hectic and often back breaking—between all the prep work, packing, and the heavy lifting, most people find relocating nothing short of stressful. In the midst of all its craziness, there are some common moving mistakes we all make. Here are five to look out for and avoid during your relocation process: Hiring Unprofessional [...]

By | 2017-11-23T15:40:52+00:00 February 20th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Five Moving Mistakes to Avoid

How to Avoid Moving Scams

Like any other business, the relocation industry has its share of moving scams. You put your belongings into the hands of strangers and the move doesn’t go as planned: your items get damaged, the move costs more than the agreed-upon price, or even worse your items are stolen or lost. But your move doesn’t have [...]

By | 2017-09-29T16:48:08+00:00 February 6th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on How to Avoid Moving Scams

Moving Houseplants

Like other living beings, houseplants need special attention and must be moved with care. They are sensitive to stressors—such as temperature and lack of air—and are prone to breakage and damage. But with some preparation, they can survive the trip to their new home. Here are some tips to keep your plants happy and healthy [...]

By | 2017-10-21T16:36:48+00:00 January 31st, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Moving Houseplants

Moving With Cats: Tips

Even before moving day arrives, just like their owners, cats start to feel the stress. Cats are extremely sensitive to their surroundings and changes, even in their human caretakers. Specifically, they do not like change! Lots of boxes, strange smells, anxious Mom or Dad, potential disruption to their feeding schedule, and a decrease in cuddle [...]

By | 2017-12-18T14:32:00+00:00 January 23rd, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Moving With Cats: Tips

Fixing Damages Before Moving Out: A Renter’s Guide

Moving into a new place is exciting and most of us want nothing more than to get there and bid farewell to our old apartment quickly.  But before we leave our old homes it’s worth taking a careful look around for potential damages. It’s likely that there are holes, scuff marks, and broken things here [...]

By | 2017-10-25T10:14:20+00:00 January 16th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Fixing Damages Before Moving Out: A Renter’s Guide

Finding Friends After Moving

Once the hard task of moving ends, another difficult task begins: Finding new friends and settling in with the neighbors and the neighborhood. While we all seem to do this more naturally as kids, the idea of fitting in seems more trying as adults. But there are some surefire ways to make the process of [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:29:31+00:00 January 9th, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Finding Friends After Moving

Tips for Moving in the Winter

Baby it’s cold outside and moving in these temperatures can be a bit trying. But there’s a bit of good news for movers on these dreary days: Relocation companies aren’t as busy as they are during the warmer seasons and you might be able to score better rates for movers and trucks.  Keep these tips [...]

By | 2017-05-10T13:29:59+00:00 January 2nd, 2017|Moving Tips|Comments Off on Tips for Moving in the Winter