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 […]

Gift Ideas for Your Moving Helpers

Though moving can be an adventure, we all know that it’s hard work. There is a lot of preparation like packing, cleaning and heavy lifting involved. Anyone who has moved before knows that it’s usually impossible to do it alone. Most people call their friends for moving help—a request that many friends dread. The usual […]

Hiring Moving Help Providers: Remember These Quick Tips

Moving day is approaching and, as you pack, you’re realizing that you have more stuff than you thought. All of a sudden, your tiny one-bedroom apartment kitchen looks like it has enough food and equipment to cook for a busy restaurant. This scenario is all too common when it comes to moving and people tend […]

Moving Help Providers Need the Important Details

So you have Moving Help Providers ordered and scheduled to come assist with your move. What do they need to know? What details could help make this a smooth move? Use the following points to make sure your helpers know the details of your move and they come prepared. Are there stairs involved? If so, […]

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). […]

How to Find Quality Moving Help

Lifting a sofa by yourself is not an easy task, but what do you do when it’s only you or you’re unable to due to health or age? Many people cannot afford the luxury of a full service moving company, so many of us still stick with renting a moving truck and trying to find […]

Being Realistic: How to Avoid Moving Day Disasters

Just like weddings, even a well-planned move can have some hiccups. It can be difficult trying to coordinate the timing of everything: moving help, truck or trailer rental, wait times. Here are five hair-pulling frustrations and solutions on how to avoid these potential moving day disasters. Disaster: Not enough moving supplies. It’s the day before […]

The Cost of Moving: Budgeting for Your Move

Moving can be such an exciting experience; but, without advance planning and budgeting, expenses can add up all too quickly. Whether your budget is large or small, how can you get the most ‘bang’ for your buck when it comes to your move? From travel and lodging to transporting your belongings to your new home, planning […]

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” […]

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 […]

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 […]

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