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 […]

How to Host a BBQ on a Budget

Hosting a summertime BBQ can get expensive.  Especially if you have a big family and lots of friends and neighbors to feed.  Thankfully, there are a few tricks you can do to cut BBQ expenses and finally say goodbye to those BBQ blues. Use glassware instead of plastic. Instead of buying disposable cups, flatware and […]

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 […]

The First Room to Unpack After Your Move

A DIY move is complete when you close the back door on the moving truck and put the lock on it ready to go, right? I wish that was right. A lot of people forget that the unloading of the moving truck at your new house is just as important if not more important than […]

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 […]

5 Tips for Packing a Box

Packing a box full of your valuables for a safe journey is more than simply folding the bottom and loading your stuff in. By properly loading a box, you are able to move objects from one place to another without worry of accidents or injuries. While some people may think that loading a box shouldn’t […]

Top 5 Packing Protection Items

When we’re moving, we often run into the problem of what exactly the right type of packing protection is for the fragile items we have. When it finally came time for me to move, I remember standing in U-Haul staring at all the moving supplies, completely  awestruck, trying of what would be best. When it […]

5 Things NOT to do While Driving a Moving Truck

If you are renting a moving truck, it is important to read through the truck user instructions. I know many people might be thinking, “well, I drive everyday. I know how to use a truck. What more is there to using a moving truck than what I already know? While operating a moving truck does […]

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 […]