Moving Tips

New Home Checklist: 15 Things to Do When You Move

New Home Checklist: 15 Things to Do When You Move

Congrats on your new home! You’re probably excited, exhausted, and in need of someplace to start — sounds like a job for our new home checklist. Here are 15 things to do when you move into your new place. New Home Checklist Set up utilities before the move. Take...

DIY Moving: 3 Easy Steps to a Safer Move

DIY Moving: 3 Easy Steps to a Safer Move

Moving safety is more than just about preparing for the physical toll. It’s also about protecting your identity and your kids during this time of upheaval. Here are three easy steps to a safer move. 3 Easy Steps to a Safer Move Step 1 Protect your Body Back injuries...

5 Reasons to Hire a Local Moving Company for a Long-Distance Move

5 Reasons to Hire a Local Moving Company for a Long-Distance Move

Local moves are hard enough. Add a few hundred or more miles to it, and you have yourself a stressful situation. One of the easiest ways to reduce the difficulties of a long-distance move is to hire the right moving company. So, why a local moving company for a...

7 Easy Steps to Getting Your Rental Security Deposit Back

7 Easy Steps to Getting Your Rental Security Deposit Back

Moving into a new apartment or rental home requires a big upfront payment. Most landlords want the first month’s rent and deposit. Ideally, you’ll get that rental security deposit back. But a lot can happen between moving in and moving out. Not sure how to get your...

Should I Tip My Movers? An Easy Guide to Tipping for Moving Services

Should I Tip My Movers? An Easy Guide to Tipping for Moving Services

We’ve all been there. That awkward moment when paying a service bill, and you don’t know whether to tip or not. It happens in the moving industry, as well. Knowing if and how to tip movers can be tricky. Here’s a guideline to help you understand when and how much to...

How to Plan a Garage Sale Before You Move: Part 1

How to Plan a Garage Sale Before You Move: Part 1

Turn your unwanted items into cash and lighten your load on moving day by planning a pre-move garage sale. Ready to get started? Follow these tips to plan a garage sale and be one step closer to a successful move and extra cash in your pocket! Steps to Plan a Garage...

How to Move House Plants to Your New Home

How to Move House Plants to Your New Home

You may already have a plan for how to keep your pets happy during the journey, but have you considered how you’ll move your botanical friends too? Here are some great strategies for how to move house plants, so they not only survive the long trip to a new home but...

6 Valentine’s Day Move Romance Tips and Ideas

6 Valentine’s Day Move Romance Tips and Ideas

Are you planning a Valentine’s Day move? There’s no reason it has to ruin your holiday. Here are six ideas to make this Valentine’s Day special and romantic despite the transition. 1. Tuck Romantic Notes in the Boxes Tuck little random love notes in the boxes as you...

7 Ideas for Getting Rid of Boxes After a Move

7 Ideas for Getting Rid of Boxes After a Move

Are you done moving? Congratulations! Now...what to do with all those boxes? We have a few suggestions. Here are seven great ideas for getting rid of boxes after a move. 7 Ideas for Getting Rid of Boxes After a Move 1. Donate Them to Charity Check around your...

5 Age-Appropriate Moving Tasks for Kids When Relocating

5 Age-Appropriate Moving Tasks for Kids When Relocating

Did you know that assigning your kids moving tasks can be the best way to help them cope with the stress of relocating? It’s true! They may be half your size, but they can sort, pack, clean, and even label boxes. Make them feel like part of the team with these five...