What to Look for in an Apartment Community

Whether you’re moving into a quaint suburban apartment community or a beautiful apartment in the city, there are many things to consider. Keep some of these things in mind when apartment hunting. Location Sometimes people get distracted with the flashy amenities of a new apartment complex, and they use these amenities as compensation for the […]

Pet Proofing Your New Home

  The joys of having unpacked all of your belongings from the moving truck is a cause for celebration. But, before settling into your new home, make sure to carefully take the final step in completing your move: Pet proofing your new home. Your pet will need to adjust into the new home and by safely […]

Home Remodeling Storage Options

Are you looking for some home remodeling storage options? When you are renovating your home it is so much easier when your stuff is out of the way and in storage. Plus, you don’t have to worry about your possessions getting broken, or covered in dust or paint, as you risk when you do home remodeling with […]

Renters Insurance Made Simple

Many people like the idea of renting an apartment because it doesn’t require the same responsibilities as owning and maintaining a house. If a pipe bursts or the dishwasher suddenly breaks, for instance, all you have to do is call the landlord and he’ll fix it or hire someone to do the job. As a renter, […]

How To Use a Paint Sprayer to Paint Your Home’s Exterior

Painting your home’s exterior is a great way to easily give your home a new look. Using a paint sprayer can be one of the quickest ways to paint the exterior of your home. It take more setup and is a little more complicated than using a traditional roller or brush, but the time savings […]

Gardening With Recycled Moving Supplies

Spring time is here for most Americans and that means a few things: longer days, spring cleaning and getting the garden tilled and ready to go! Spring is also a great time for a move — mild weather and cheaper rates are at the top of my list! Nothing is better than starting a garden […]

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 […]

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). […]

How to Choose the Right Size Moving Truck Rental

Choosing the right size moving truck rental is one of the most critical aspects to having a safe and pleasant DIY move. If you rent a moving truck that is too small, you may be in the midst of a moving nightmare. You’ll either have to unpack the truck entirely to exchange it for the […]

Resolutions Made Easier: Home Improvement

Home improvement projects can seem daunting and stressful, but as a homeowner, you must address them eventually. If your resolution for 2013 is to take on a home renovation project, don’t worry; you’re not alone. At moving insider, we know that it helps to have input from people who have been there and done that before, and […]

How To Deal With Noisy Neighbors

Do you know how to deal with noisy neighbors? No one likes to be woken up in the middle of the night by noisy neighbors or to have to hear loud music. Your home is where you should be able to escape from the outside world.  At some point in your life, though, you will […]

Repair or Replace: What to do When Your Home Windows Fail

Whether or not you realize it, home windows are an important part of your everyday life. They offer not only aesthetic appeal, but also insulation and protection from the elements. If your home is brand new, then you’ve got nothing to worry about for a long time. But, if your home is older and starting to display […]