Moving Boxes: The Trade-off Between Price and Quality

Moving boxes — they are one of the most important tools that you can have in your repertoire for your upcoming move. But, did you know that not all boxes are created equal? Some boxes for moving are better suited for the job than others, and by that I mean unfortunately those free boxes you scavenged on […]

How to Load a Portable Storage Unit

It’s moving time… You have rented a portable storage unit or moving container, and now you want to ensure that your belongings make the move in one piece. This post will help you identify the best practices and the most effective ways to load a portable storage container to make sure your stuff doesn’t become […]

How to Pack Your Dorm Room in Record Time

As the semester winds down in a few months, college students across America will embark on their annual migration out of dorm rooms and return home to their mother’s nests. After you’ve aced your last final, you’ll have one remaining feat to conquer—pack your dorm room. If done right, moving out of your dorm room […]

Ask the Expert: We’re Here to Help!

We are excited to announce the launch of a  new resource specifically designed to help you.  The “Ask the Expert” feature  is a source of advice for specific moving, storage and organization questions.  Our experts have years of experience in the Moving and Storage industry and it is our goal is to ensure we don’t miss any opportunity to […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 Pack: The Garage

How to pack your garage? This  can be a little bit different for everyone, depending on what type of person you are. For some people, the only thing that goes into their garage is their cars. For other people, their garage is so stuffed that there is no room for your cars. If you are […]

5 Tips for Decluttering Before a Move

Decluttering before a move can save you time and hassle, not to mention money. It can be an emotional process though, especially when you are already going through so much change. I’ve found that many times I hold onto things, not because I want them, but because it’s just hard to let go of an item that […]

How to Pack: The Home Office

Moving soon? Our “How to Pack” series will help you best pack up each of the different rooms in your home. Today we are addressing how to pack your home office. Home offices can be different things for different people. Many are a catch-all room for items that don’t go anywhere else. We will be […]

Boxes for Moving: Not all are Created Equal

When you think of cardboard boxes for moving, you might assume that a box is a box. Many DIY movers will overlook the important choice of what box to purchase and will simply use what is free or inexpensive. In this post, we want to take a look at an important component of a box, […]