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 […]

How to Keep Your Moving Truck Safe & Secure When Relocating.

Finally, you are pulling out-of-town. The moving truck is loaded and you are on the road. It is not until you have parked your moving truck at a motel hundreds of miles away that you begin to think, “How am I going to prevent a thief from breaking into my truck?” Well, here are some quick tips that will […]

Moving Stress Tester

It doesn’t matter if you are in the planning, packing, or moving stage.  At some point of your move you will feel like you are losing your mind.  Now, you can tell if the stress is getting to you.  Look at these images.  Are they moving?  Or, are they standing still? None of these pictures are animated, they are […]

What Are Three Common Mistakes When Moving?

How many times have you moved in your lifetime? I have moved over a dozen times over the years, which is well above the national average of people moving FIVE times over their lifetime. Moving is a challenge when you consider all the things you need — moving truck, moving boxes and moving labor services […]

Welcome to Moving Insider

Welcome to the new Moving Insider blog.  Over 40 million people move in the U.S. and Canada every year. Since the average person moves every seven years, we tend to forget about some of the important issues when it comes to moving. Well, we are here for you. Moving Insider is a place where we […]