Do You Need Climate Controlled Storage?

Climate controlled storage is a special type of storage that allows you to maintain the temperature inside your self-storage unit at a constant temperature, usually between 65-85 degrees. Climate controlled storage is a great way to protect your furniture and belongings from harsh temperatures like extreme heat or cold, humidity, and pests. Although you may […]

Small Space Living: Doing More with Less

The secret of happiness, you see, is not found in seeking more, but in developing the capacity to enjoy less. – Socrates Do you suppose Socrates was predicting the trend of tiny living spaces taking urban cities by storm? From extremely small spaces to what could simply be considered modest, people all over seem to […]

DIY Cardboard Crafts

You’re finally unpacked and settled into your new home, but what should you do with all your leftover moving boxes? Why not have some fun and decorate your home with DIY cardboard crafts? Most of these projects require minimal supplies. Some glue, paint, wrapping paper, and a box cutter are the basic tools needed to […]

Estimating the Mileage Fees for Your Move

If you’re about to embark on your very first DIY move, then you may be wondering how to budget for your move. In this post, we’ll explain how to figure in the cost of renting a moving truck based on mileage fees for the distance traveled during your move. One Way vs. In-Town Moves The […]

How Long Does It Take To Move?

How long does it take to move? Time can be tight when you are moving, so it is important to estimate how long it will take so you can plan accordingly. Start with a general rule of thumb – In addition to your travel time, a 1 bedroom or studio will generally take 2-3 hours […]

QUIZ: Is it Time to Move?

They say that home is where the heart is, but that may not be true for everyone. Perhaps you’ve been debating whether or not it’s time to move someplace new. If you are unsure, take this quiz to help you decide before taking the plunge. Upon completion, this page will refresh with your results below: If you […]

What Are You Thankful for?

Thanksgiving traditions are many. Whether you’re playing a family football game out back, or sitting down together to a hearty turkey dinner, spending time with loved ones and remembering all we have to be thankful for is what this holiday is all about. Giving thanks is something we should do year round, but especially today. […]

How to Store Sports Equipment

Fall sports are starting to wrap up. My son just played his last fall football game, and his friends are finishing their fall soccer and volleyball seasons.  I realized many years ago that gear is usually good for more than one season if properly cleaned and stored. If it’s just tossed in the corner of […]

Creative Storage Tips for Small Spaces

When it comes to storage, you’ve either got it or you don’t. If you live in a small space, it can sometimes seem that the only way to free up space is to get rid of some of your worldly possessions. Luckily, that’s simply not true. With a little creativity and the right furniture, you […]

Insider’s Scoop: Moving Truck Convoy for Superstorm Sandy Relief

Superstorm Sandy brought devastation to many businesses and residents on the East coast.  In this time of need, total strangers pitched in to help those  affected.  In this week’s Insider Scoop we look at an impressive convoy of moving trucks heading to New Jersey to be filled with relief supplies to help these victims.  This mission was […]

Winner: Tasty Fried Turkey Recipe Contest

Thank you to everyone who submitted all of the great looking fried turkey recipes in our Tasty Fried Turkey Recipe Contest. After much deliberation that made all of us here at Moving Insider quite hungry, a winner has been selected! Congratulations to Aziazah for sharing this recipe for Buffalo Deep Fried Turkey! If you love going […]

Five Signs You Need More Storage

If you’ve been strategically cramming your items into the same over-stuffed closet for years, it may be time to look into getting more storage. Renting a storage unit can be a great way to store your belongings if you have limited space (or simply a lot of stuff). In this post, we’ll share five signs you may […]

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