Top 5 Ways to Relax After Your Move

Moving is a stressful time; it’s no secret that packing up all your stuff in the moving truck and taking it to a different location can cause a few headaches. But what a lot of DIY movers don’t realize is the need to de-compress after the completion of a move and before resuming the regular […]

Using the Rear Door Latch

How do I use the rear door latch on my moving truck?                                                                                                                        Tom M., Flagstaff, AZ We, like  Tom, want to make sure our goods are safe and secure when we’re headed down the road. We often find ourselves extremely busy when we are moving we overlook the smallest of tasks. When it comes […]

Moving Day: Diesel vs. Gasoline

There are many choices to make on moving day. When you rent a moving truck, for example, you have the choice of renting either an unleaded  gasoline or diesel fueled truck.  In this post, we’ll share the factors you should consider when deciding the winner in the showdown of diesel vs. gasoline. 1. Cost Moving […]

Battle of the Boxes: Hands-on Glass Pack Kit Test

Deciding to do a DIY move is a decision that opens up more questions and decisions then you could ever think of. Should you use a moving truck or a towable rental trailer? Do I pay someone to do the loading and unloading for me? Even the simple things require a decision — what kind […]

4 Tips for Summer Moving

Moving can be tough. Moving in the summer during 100+ degree weather? People think you’re crazy. Still, many families choose to move during the summer time because children are out of school, and that makes it a whole lot easier for family and friends to help out when making the move. In order to make […]

The Benefits of Grilling with Propane

Did someone say propane?  With grilling season in full swing, the age old debate of Propane vs. Charcoal continues in neighborhoods across the country.  Well, it’s time to put down your swords and pick up your skewers as we give you a list of 5 benefits of grilling with Propane! Do you have more benefits […]

The Ultimate Fourth of July Grilling Giveaway- CLOSED

Nothing feels more like summertime than Fourth of July cookouts. To honor our independence, and love of grilling, we present to you the mother of all grilling packs. This  giveaway includes everything you need to make your Fourth of July celebration a success; all you need to do is provide the food and people to […]

SafeMove or SafeMove Plus — Coverage Series

Here at Moving Insider, we’ve been taking some time to cover the different protection options you have when dealing with rental moving equipment or self-storage units. As we start to wrap up, I want to cover a topic that we get a lot of questions about. People who are moving know that they need some […]

5 Traditions to Learn Before Moving to Hawaii

I will never forget completing my relocation to the Big Island of Hawaii. Even though I felt like I spent a months preparing, and had visited the Hawaiian Islands previously several times, there were still plenty of things I wish I had known before I made the big move. To help make the transition easier […]

College Bound: Moving to UC Davis

Fall is nearing, and as it does, soon-to-be college students everywhere are beginning to plan their journeys to the dorms. If you’ve decided to attend the University of California, Davis (UC Davis), then congratulations. This college is one of the world’s leading research institutions and was ranked no. 7 of the top 50 public colleges […]

Amanda Kloehr: The Real-Life Risk of Driving Distracted

I was just like many summer travelers. I didn’t want to be cooped up in the car anymore and I was ready to be on the beach. The only thing that I could do to bide time until I reached my final destination was find ways to keep myself “entertained”, and try and get there […]

Towing Preparation Made Easy

So, you have decided to rent a trailer to move your home. Your vehicle has a hitch, but are you ready to tow? Do you know what your vehicle can tow?  Is it ready to tow?  How much can you tow? These are all important towing questions that you should have answered before moving day, but […]