How to Protect Your Personal Data When Moving

You’ve organized, cleaned and even started packing your clothes, dishes and decorations into moving boxes. But, you’re not quite sure what to do with your sensitive belongings. Any official document that contains personal information should be accounted for before, during and after in order to protect your personal data when moving. Even if you have […]

If You Get into an Accident on Moving Day

Most people aren’t familiar with driving a moving truck until the day they have to move. Moving trucks are much larger than regular vehicles and require the driver to drive with caution. Driving defensively, increasing stopping distance, and being aware of overhead clearance are all tips to help keep you safe on moving day, but- […]

Tailgating in Style

The season has finally come! The season that sports fans and college students alike look forward to all summer long. The season of course, is tailgating season! To ensure you attend and host your tailgating parties in style, the editors at Moving Insider have rounded up a list of our favorite stylish and useful accessories […]

How to Avoid Delays when Moving

Let’s face it, no one wants to spend any more time than they have to moving. Between loading delays and traffic jams, you can spend a lot of time waiting around instead of out on the open road! Thankfully, most of these delays can be avoided or mitigated with just a few minutes of pre-planning. […]

Tips for Moving in Chicago

If you will soon be moving in Chicago, then you should take some time to learn about a few of the unique aspects of navigating in this urban locale. Unlike other smaller cities, moving in Chicago requires some additional planning to ensure a smooth move. Below are several things to consider when you are planning […]

Alternative Fuels: Propane vs. CNG

If  gas prices, foreign oil, car pollution, and gas consumption are popular topics in your household, as they are for many Americans, chances are you have thought about the possibility of Alternative Fuel Vehicles.  Now this is not a new concept but one that is growing more and more popular as people search for more […]

Safety When Moving with Children

Moving day presents new safety considerations that you don’t have to think about every day. Moving large furniture, coordinating the moving truck, people running in and out of the house, last-minute packing and cleaning; the list goes on. When you are moving with children, this adds yet another element. But don’t worry, by following a […]

What to Expect When Returning a Moving Truck

The boxes have been unpacked and you’ve settled into your new destination, congratulations! You’ve even started thinking about which gifts you’ll give to your moving helpers. The last item on your to-do list is to “return the moving van”. Here’s what to expect when returning a U-Haul truck. Remove all personal items.  Make sure you’ve […]

3 Tips to Organizing Your Child’s Study Space

Virginia Woolf famously said (In a wildly different context), that “a room of one’s own” is necessary for a sense of identity and intellectual progress.  She could easily be talking about any young mind that is in the process of becoming a self-directed student and thinker.  While our children still need the guidance of adults, […]

What NOT To Do In College

Congratulations, you’ve conquered high school and have moved to college to start the next chapter of life. This is a time of exploration, growing up and finding yourself. Although it’s easy to get caught up in the excitement, there are some things that shouldn’t be done in college. Don’t be close-minded in college. Trying new […]

8 Best Places to Get Free Boxes

Are you moving soon, but don’t have anything to transport your stuff? Don’t let your circumstances box you in. When it comes to finding that perfect container to move the lava lamp you’ve had for 15 years or Aunt Sally’s prized collection of snow globes, there are plenty of places to look. Allow a little […]

5 Things to Research before Moving to Alaska

The time has come to head north! Whether you are moving to Alaska for business, or simply to enjoy the scenery and culture; your move will require some pre-planning. There are a lot of considerations to keep in mind when making this big trip, especially if you are moving from the continental U.S. to this […]

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