Green Moving Tips: How We Moved To A New House The Eco-Friendly Way

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These days, the eco-friendliness topic seems to be widely discussed. The green way of living is being embraced by more and more people every year.I rarely change any aspects of my life and daily habits, but in this case, me and my family decided to green our move.We realized that we truly are concerned about the well being of our environment and that we want to do our best to preserve nature. That's why we started applying green living principles in our everyday life -- even when it was … [Read more...]

Pros & Cons Of Hiring Man And Van Moving Services

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A lot of people talk about the cons of hiring a man and van service:Their services cost a lot. They turn up later than expected. They might leave dirty footsteps on your carpet. And so on.However, when push comes to shove and things need to get done professionally and efficiently, relying on a moving man and van company is the way to go.Sure, this will cost you a certain amount of dollars, but would you prefer having your possessions damaged due to the carelessness and … [Read more...]

Moving Costs Exposed: See What The REAL Cost To Move Is (Including Hidden Costs)

Whether you are moving across town, across the state, or across the country, your moving costs can quickly add up.The typical cost to move can range between $500 and $5,000.When planning your next move, you need to consider the costs associated with the following things:movers or a moving truckpacking suppliestemporary storage for your thingsmoving insurancethe unexpectedHere are the biggest line-items that greatly influence your overall cost to move...  … [Read more...]

Best Moving Tips Revealed: Best Time To Move Into A House… Or Apartment

My first job out of college was as a property manager.  I worked in that field for several years.  As a property manager it became obvious that:May 30th to June 1st were the busiest days of the year in terms of moving. August 31st through Sept 1st ran a close second. The dates in between were pretty active as well (June 2nd through August 30th).Of course, the busiest moving days of the year are largely dictated by the region of the country you live in and the local school … [Read more...]

9 Moving Tips For Those Who Have Pets

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Pets, just like children, can get very stressed during a move.So it's important to do what you can to keep them calm and happy during this chaotic time.It's not as hard as you might think.And, with a little preparation ahead of time, your pet can be comfortable for your upcoming move.Here are some tips for helping pets transition through a move...  … [Read more...]

Moving Insurance: Do You Need It? What Does It Cover?

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Moving insurance is one of those things that people usually think they can get by without.After all, your moving or relocation company will cover any damage or destruction of your property while it's being moved and during transit. Right? Well, not exactly.People also assume that even if the moving company doesn't cover everything, then their homeowner's or renter's insurance will cover any damages.However, the truth is while both of these types of insurance do cover some damages, … [Read more...]

The Best Moving Checklist: Everything You Need To Do Before You Move

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Moving can be one of the most strenuous activities that you ever do, and not being prepared can make for a real nightmare. Have you ever watched a friend or family member -- who wasn't organized and didn't have some kind of checklist -- move before? If so, then you know what I mean. It's usually a total disaster when you try to do everything for a move at the last minute -- especially if everyone else is standing around watching in amazement and you're about to lose it. It's not a pretty … [Read more...]

6 Ways To Save Money When Moving

Most of us have had to pack up and move at least once in our lives. And, as you know, this is not always the most fun experience. Plus, it can be downright expensive to move.I recently moved myself, and I learned a few interesting things along the way -- some of them the hard way. So, if you're like me and you don't have the extra money to pay movers to come and pack up your stuff and move it for you, then you'll appreciate these tips.Here are some ways that you can save money and ensure that … [Read more...]

How Those Storage Pods Work…

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I've always wondered how those PODS storage rentals work.Questions I Have:How long can you have them to load/unload? How quick is the turnaround time to pick-up and transport your stuff? Where do they deliver?... which states?... cities? Are they cheaper than a moving van? Do past customers recommend them?Well, the other day my neighbors across the street moved out, and they used the PODS storage & moving system. Fortunately, on the day the PODS truck came to … [Read more...]