The Story of Moving Help Marketplace®

Ah, moving day. It’s time to close one door while opening another, beginning a new chapter in your life. But before you can turn the page, there’s work to be done. That’s where Moving Help® Marketplace comes in. How Did Moving Help® Marketplace Start? In 2002, Moving Help® Marketplace was created out of a need to […]

The Best Way to Move an Appliance

An appliance poses a challenge for any DIY mover– they are large, heavy, and stubborn. Relocating large items can lead to damage on the floors and walls, or even the appliances itself if moved improperly. Don’t fret! There is no need to call professionals when you can move like a pro yourself. With the proper […]

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 […]

The Best Way to Pack a Moving Truck

It’s moving day and you are just about ready to head out and start a life in your new home. Before you go, the moving truck will need to be loaded. This may seem simple enough, but there is actually a method to loading a moving truck. This method will ensure your belongings stay in pristine […]

Oil-Eating Microbes and Your Vehicle

Oil spills can leave unsightly stains in your garage or driveway, not to mention the harm it does to the environment when it is left uncleaned. When oil seeps into the ground, it runs the risk of contaminating the environment. It is important to clean up oil spills immediately after spilling. Keep in mind that there are some […]

Split Dispatch for an Auto Transport and Moving truck

Your planning your next BIG move and everything must go….EVERYTHING! Your belongings, family and personal vehicle. So you’ll probably need to move your belongings in a moving truck and tow your personal vehicle on an auto transport. Here are a few tips for if you are considering this option.           Auto […]

Moving on Christmas

Jingle bells, Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, Frosty the Snowman are all common Christmas songs. But where’s the one about moving on Christmas? That’s right, sadly there are none. It’s really nothing you have to be a Grinch or Scrooge about; however, there are plenty of holiday songs to lift your spirits when it comes […]

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 […]

Who is a Moving Help Provider?

Mo·ving Help Pro·vi·der noun A self-employed, labor-only mover who goes through the Moving Help Provider verification process and completes the required classes to participate in the Online Moving Help Marketplace. Moving Help Providers come from various professions.  Some work full-time in the moving business while others work part-time when they are not working as a […]

Using the Rear Door Latch

How do I use the rear door latch on my moving truck?                                                                                                                        Tom M., Flagstaff, AZ We, like  Tom, want to make sure our goods are safe and secure when we’re headed down the road. We often find ourselves extremely busy when we are moving we overlook the smallest of tasks. When it comes […]

How To Use a Moving Truck Ramp

Using a moving truck ramp sounds like a really simple task—and it is! But, if it’s your first time renting a moving truck, using the ramp may be a complete mystery to you. I’ve heard stories about how people moved their entire home and didn’t realize their moving truck had a ramp. I’d hate for […]

Pirate Movers Hold Household Goods Hostage: Don’t let it Happen to You!

The U.S. Department of Transportation’s Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration (FMCSA) is proceeding to suspend the right of a moving service company from doing business after determining that the moving company held a customer’s household goods hostage and refused to release them unless the customer paid additional money to the moving company (Agency Group, n.d-a). […]

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