Distracted Driving = Disaster

Imagine driving the length of a football field blindfolded. That sounds pretty intense, right? Now, imagine you aren’t the only one out there driving on that field. There are other people driving as well. Some blindfolded, some not. Sounds like a recipe for disaster. Well, that’s what it’s like when someone drives distracted. One study […]

What Types of Boxes Should You Use for Your Move?

Moving can be a stressful process — but do you know what could be even more stressful? How about unpacking the first box in your new home only to find out that some of your items were damaged in the move. The easiest way to avoid this disappointing situation is to make sure that you pack […]

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers?

Does My Auto Insurance Cover Rental Trucks and Trailers? – Jonah J. from McKinney, TX Accidents can happen. Sometimes you can avoid them, and sometimes you can’t. Would your auto insurance cover a rental truck or trailer? It is always important to ensure that you have coverage. That way you don’t have to worry about […]

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental?

How Can I Save Money on a Local Truck Rental? -Verne from Phoenix, AZ We know that you may have a tight budget for your move, so it is always important to save money wherever you can. One way to save money on a local move is to make sure that you have the right […]

How Can I Determine What My Vehicle Can Tow?

How Can I Determine What My Vehicle Can Tow? -Kathy D. San Diego, CA There are several factors that determine what your vehicle can tow. Two of the most important factors are your vehicle’s curb weight, and the towing equipment that you have installed on your vehicle. When you are making your trailer reservation with […]

Safety Tips for Drivers Conducting a Winter Move

Winter driving conditions can be difficult for any driver. But, if you’re conducting a household move, manning a larger vehicle than you’re accustomed to or towing a trailer behind you, then driving even a short distance in the snow, ice or wind can go from difficult to harrowing. There are precautions you can take, though. […]

How to Load a Vehicle Onto a Car Carrier

One thing that can easily get overlooked when planning a move is how to get your vehicle to your new home. If you go the do-it-yourself route, which can save you A LOT of money, there are a couple options: a tow dolly or a car carrier. A tow dolly lifts only the front two […]

Making a Budget for Moving Supplies

When you’re on a tight budget—as many people are these days—you want to make sure you plan ahead to avoid any unexpected costs during your move. After you reserve your moving truck or trailer rental, you’ll want to calculate a budget for moving supplies. Here are a few tips to help make this an easy […]

How to Pack: The Kitchen

Kitchens are full of hundreds of small and often fragile items. It may take you much more time to pack up your kitchen than your office or bedroom because you will want to make sure that nothing breaks. Follow these tips on how to pack the kitchen, and hopefully all of your items will make […]

The 6 Best Apps for Biking Close to Home

Spring is in the air! With the changing of seasons comes warmer weather, and more hours to soak up the sun. Now is a  great time to pull your bike out of storage. (Hopefully it’s organized!) Whether you’re an expert in the bike lane, or you just took off the training wheels, biking is an […]

3 Solutions to Organize Pots and Pans

If you’re moving into a new home, or just taking on some heavy duty spring cleaning, you’ll eventually make your way to the cabinet with your pots and pans, and wonder how best to organize them. In this post, we will give you three easy ideas for storing your pots and pans for easy access […]

Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]