How to Pack: The Bedroom

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 the bedroom. You may spend a majority of your life in your bedroom, but that does not mean that you will need to spend a majority of your time packing […]

Friday Fun with Stretch Plastic Wrap

As you probably know by now, us moving insiders are always trying to find new and creative ways to reuse moving supplies. This week, we had some extra stretch plastic wrap and, of course, our imaginations began running wild. In this post, we will share our favorite ideas for reusing stretch plastic wrap! Idea #1: […]

How to Pack a Self Storage Unit

Much like packing a moving truck, packing a self storage unit takes a bit of planning and skill. The goal is to use all of the space in the most efficient way, while still maintaining some access to your items in case you need them while they’re in storage. How do you do this? Simply […]

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 […]

Study Abroad Packing Tips — You’ll Be Thankful You Read

If you have recently been accepted into a study abroad program, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful adventure that promises to deliver a stockpile of special memories. Of course, before you can leave, you’re going to have to pack a few things. Determining what to bring and how to pack for your international […]

Celebrate the New Year with Bubble Wrap

It’s the last day of the year, so you’re probably getting ready for your big  NYE celebration with friends and family. To finish up our series of creative uses for bubble wrap, why not go out with a bang (or “pop” in this case)! Here are a couple ways to incorporate bubble wrap into your New Year’s […]

Creative Wrapping Ideas Using Moving Supplies

We are smack in the middle of the gift-giving season. No matter what you’re celebrating (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc.), now is the time to give a festively wrapped gift. And, we have some great creative wrapping ideas to help you use up some of those old moving supplies. Here are some of the items used: […]

Duct Tape For Moving?

Duct tape (or duck tape) is famed for its ability to do practically everything. Those of you who watch the Mythbusters have seen them do incredible things with it, including building or boat that actually floated or a bridge made entirely out of duct tape. I personally have had a wallet made out of duct […]

How to Unpack After Your Move

It’s important to have a method behind the moving day madness. From start to finish, planning is key; and, unpacking is no exception. Below, we give you some tips to help you construct your unpacking game plan. Start with large pieces of furniture. Have a special area to place boxes as they are being unloaded (like […]

Insiders Scope: Home Office Moving, Storage and Organization

This week in Moving, Storage and Organization I am going to share some tips and ideas for the home office. I am currently looking to redo my home office, so I’ve been  hunting for tips and ideas to create a new space that it organized and allows me to store (and hide) all my random […]

Insider’s Scoop: Labor Day Moving, Storage, and Organization

Labor Day weekend is the busiest moving weekend of the year. It encompasses the typical busy end of the month movers, college students moving in and last minute moves before school starts. This week  in moving, storage and organization news, we found some great tips for those of you getting prepared to move into or out […]

Where to Sell, Trash and Donate Old Items

The summer is ending, and so may be your organization overhaul. While you’ve made your way through each room in the house to de-clutter, you’ve likely collected a lot of things you are ready to part with. Whether you want to sell, trash or donate your old items, choose carefully where you do it. You […]