How to Pack Christmas Gifts for Shipping

When you pack Christmas gifts for shipping you want to make sure that they arrive at their destination in one piece. Opening up a gift and finding it broken can certainly dampen a little bit of that Christmas joy. To make sure that doesn’t happen we have some tips on the best way to pack […]

Asking Friends to Help you Move: Why You Shouldn’t Do It

Moving day is approaching, what is the first thing that runs through your mind? “How am I going to haul all my belongings?” Most commonly, the individual who is planning to move tends to seek out which friend or family member that owns a truck in order to help move their belongings.  I’ll be honest, I […]

Decorating the House for Halloween

Whether it’s the first Halloween in your new home just a few days after the final box came off of the moving truck, or your twentieth box, here are some ideas to help with decorate the house for Halloween. Organization Take all boxes out of storage, whether you’ve stored your decorations in a garage, attic […]

Five Tips to Organize a Parent’s Move

Moving at any age is stressful, but for older adults it can be especially challenging and emotional. Often older adults that are moving, whether to live closer to family, to downsize or to a retirement home, are leaving places they spent years. After parents make the decision to move, adult children can help reduce the […]

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 […]