How to Modify or Cancel a Reservation

We all know, life happens. Sometimes events or scheduled plans have to be canceled or rescheduled. Moving is a big life event and even still, sometimes rearrangements have to be made and may cause a scheduled move to be canceled. So if this is the case, the inevitable happens and you have to modify or cancel […]

Dealing With Moving Day Stress

Whether it’s a day to dread or to be excited about, all in all it is a bittersweet day, it’s moving day. It’s time to pack, rent a moving truck, load, unload, organize, clean, return apartment keys, etc. Thinking of everything as a whole can definitely seem very stressful. Although what are some tips you can do […]

Split Dispatch for an Auto Transport and Moving truck

Your planning your next BIG move and everything must go….EVERYTHING! Your belongings, family and personal vehicle. So you’ll probably need to move your belongings in a moving truck and tow your personal vehicle on an auto transport. Here are a few tips for if you are considering this option.           Auto […]

How to Read Your Rental Contract

It’s moving day! Yay, you’re full of excitement and many mixed emotions as the BIG day has arrived! A walk-around  to check your rental truck has been done, papers have been signed but as you leave the center, you look at the contract you just signed and think, ‘How do I read my rental contract?’ […]

How many seats are in a moving truck?

As you prepare for your upcoming move, a few question that may come to mind, “How many seats are in a moving truck?” “Does the moving truck have bucket seats or bench seats?” Having a family of two or six, these are a few important questions to ask in making sure everyone can move in […]

How to Transport a Wheelchair

Not everyone has a huge trunk or an SUV to transport a wheelchair. This became apparent when traveling with a good friend of mine. Luckily I have a roomy trunk in my car that is big enough to fit a wheelchair.  In fact, one of the questions I asked the car dealer about prior to […]

Moving on Christmas

Jingle bells, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman are all common Christmas songs. But where’s the one about moving on Christmas? That’s right, sadly there are none. It’s really nothing you have to be a Grinch or Scrooge about; however, there are plenty of holiday songs to lift your spirits when it comes […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]

Fun Bubble Wrap Games

Now that all is unpacked and your new place is beginning to look like home, your only question is what to do with the several pieces of Enviro-Bubble® that are left over. At Moving Insider, we want to share fun and helpful tips that will help you recycle reuse and reduce you impact on the […]

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 […]

How to Lift Safely and Avoid Common Injuries During Your Move

Many of us take the health of our backs for granted, especially when moving to a new home. But, our spines are delicate and vulnerable to injury. The various components (nerves, bones, muscles, tendons and ligaments) work together to aid in our movement, from bending, to turning and stretching. A back injury can be debilitating, […]

“My First Time Driving a 26 Foot Moving Truck”

Alison, coming through, 10-4, over. I’ve got to admit, my first time driving a 26-foot moving truck made me feel like a ‘truck driver’; all I needed was my radio and trucker hat. If anyone were to give me the ‘honk your horn’ signal, I’d surely respond with a big honk, honk. But, these were […]