How to Move a Queen Size Mattress

When you move it is important to take care of all your valuables.  Everyone is always extremely cautious with their television and expensive furniture, but a lot of the time nobody considers their mattress.  The average cost of a foam mattress is $1,610 more expensive than more televisions.  When a mattress is moved incorrectly it can […]

Must-Have Supplies for a Self Storage Room

Got so much junk it won’t fit in your trunk? No worries! Throw some of it in a self storage room. Maybe you’re downsizing from a house to an apartment, or you’re moving to a new town and need a temporary place to stow your belongings until you find a permanent home. Whatever your reason […]

5 Things to Leave Behind When You Move

Moving is a great time to go through your belongings and purge, purge, purge. What better excuse to get rid of unwanted clutter than the burning desire to not have to pack it and move it? Some things are just not worth the effort to move. So, while you’re packing for your move, here are five things […]

How to Get Your Moving Supplies

“Moving Day is not Packing Day” I’ve never been a fantastic planner, but that saying above has stuck with me since I first heard it over a decade ago. The truth is that Moving Day goes so much faster and easier when you can gather your moving helpers and immediately begin loading the truck.  Otherwise, you […]

How to Move your Art Studio

Moving in itself is no simple feat. This task is not made any easier when you’re an artist and the majority of your belongings are fragile and irreplaceable pieces art. Thankfully, like anything else, with the proper precautions set into place, transporting that beautifully hand painted canvas can be done safely and with ease. Packing Your […]

Packing Camera Equipment

Any photographer or cinematographer understands the importance of protecting camera equipment. After all, camera gear doesn’t come cheap! If you have a camera, chances are, you also have other equipment to help you shoot properly (i.e. lenses, tripods, lighting, memory cards). Anyone with an interest in capturing moments understands that it requires a certain degree of […]

Large U-Haul Moving Box: What Fits? [VIDEO]

When preparing for a move, it’s important to get a rough estimate of how much you need to pack. This will determine how many boxes and other moving supplies you’ll need. If you aren’t sure how much you need to buy use this moving supply calculator to get an estimate. For most moves you’ll require […]

How to Avoid Unpacking Procrastination

After you’ve managed to make it to your new home and have successfully completed your move, binge watching your favorite movies or TV shows on the couch sounds like the best idea ever. You just lugged all your boxes from your moving truck into your new place, and going through the effort of unpacking them […]

4 Tips for Moving Something Irreplaceable

Everyone has something really valuable. Mind you, valuable doesn’t always mean expensive. It could be something that your parents gave you. It could be a gift from your spouse. It could be a memento from a trip or a toy from your childhood. And that makes it irreplaceable. Sometimes though, it actually is worth a […]

Types of Movers

Moving is a big task that requires a lot of time and prep work.  Most people enlist the help of family and friends.   Some help comes and brings with them talent and a willingness to help.  Others you need to spend your time watching and waiting to see if they will help at all or […]

What to Pack in an Extra-Large Moving Box [VIDEO]

Moving boxes come in all unique shapes and sizes. To help determine which box you will end up using, you first need to assess what you have and how much of it. Ask yourself the following questions: Are your items light or heavy? What kinds of shapes are your items? Are any of your items fragile? […]

DIY Upcycling Craft: Moving Box

Instead throwing those leftover moving boxes in the recycling bin, turn them into something else completely new. Try this DIY upcycling project and turn a box in a storage bin. Using a few household supplies and a leftover box, you will be able to re-create the storage bin below for your household items. Here’s what you’ll […]