A True Truckload of Bull

We’ve all done it: You see something you just can’t live without, make an impulse buy, then have to figure out how you’re going to get it home. Perhaps that was the situation with these people, who for some reason had a gigantic cow to move, so they tied it down in the back of […]

How Many Boxes Do I Need to Move?

How many boxes do I need to move? When you are planning on moving, this is an important question to ask. The answer depends on how much stuff you have. It will vary depending on how many people and the size of your home. An apartment may take only around 20 boxes, while a 3-4 […]

A Romantic Move

When most people think of romantic marriage proposals, the usual scenarios come to mind: Candlelight dinners, elaborate trips or a hot air balloon ride. But Daniel Inabinett had his own unique location to propose to Tia Harris: the back of a U-Haul truck. When Tia moved from Tennessee to Mississippi to be closer to Daniel, […]

What Are You Thankful for Moving?

Happy Thanksgiving from all of us at Moving Insider! I know that everyone is busy feasting on turkey and other tasty things, but it is important to remember that there are always things to be thankful for. Everyone at Moving Insider has contributed a little bit that we’re thankful for when we move. Toni: When I’m […]

Moving Over the Holidays

Moving and holidays both can be exciting and stressful events. They really were not made to do together, however, sometimes we have to move over the holidays. The advantage to moving over the holidays is we usually have time off from work and school to do the packing, loading and moving. The disadvantage is we can lose the “celebrating” […]

Overloaded Move

We have all seen mattresses and furniture sitting on the side of the highway from overloaded and improperly secured cargo. That can be incredibly dangerous. It is very important not to overload your car or your truck when you move. It is extremely unsafe for you and others on the road, and your cargo can […]

Packing Tips for Your Next Move

Juggling your life is challenging enough without trying to juggle your move. Here are some tips that can help you when it comes to packing. Take a few moments and plan out how you are going to pack.  How do you want things to look when you are done?  You definitely want to work smarter, not […]

Moving with Pets

The moving truck is reserved, you’re starting to box up everything you own and you’ve already taken several carloads of stuff to the thrift store. But have you thought about how your cat, dog, chinchilla or other hairy/feathered/scaly pets will do on your move? Some animals love car rides, while others hate them, but a […]

Clearing Out the Clutter: Where to Donate Your Junk

Are you moving, redecorating or just tired of the amount of clutter in your home? You probably have piles of stuff you could throw out. But, why clog up the landfills with more trash or pay for a junk removal service? There are lots of organizations or individuals that would gladly take your hand-me-downs. Sometimes, […]

Amazing Moving Photo: It Takes a Village to Move!

(My sister snapped this photo on one of her world travels.) Wow. You thought your last move was tough?  Let’s hope there is no traffic coming the other way in this village. I applaud their effort.  Wouldn’t it be great if you had a team like this the next time you move? Well, you can. Today, […]

Tips for Moving into a Haunted House

If movies and television are to be believed, people move into haunted houses all the time. If you are moving, there is no reason to skip that gorgeous Victorian home at a great price just because of a pesky ghost or two. Use these tips instead to make your ghoulish new roommate easier to live […]

Finding the Best Moving Option for You

Recently, I moved cross-country from Atlanta to Phoenix. A decision needed to be made about logistics. How was I going to move all by myself? I needed to figure out the most cost-efficient move for my tight budget. My concerns: Moving on a tight budget Small amount of stuff (one bedroom) Friends/Family to help at […]