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Moving Boxes: Just How Do I Pack a Box?

Dear Moving Lady: My husband's company just transferred him from the East Coast to the West Coast. This is our first move in twenty years and I have no idea how to start packing. Can you help? Packing? Are you asking the right person? Anyone who has ever seen me wrap a Christmas gift, let alone pack a box, will be laughing too hard to read the rest of this article. My book was about unpacking... [Continue Reading]

6 Saving Tips When Moving

Moving households, whether it is due to a job transfer or upgrading your home, and whether moving across country or across town, is an expensive proposition. Even when a new employer sponsors a relocation, there are hidden or un-thought-of expenses such as tipping or registering your vehicle in a new state. Here are six ways to reduce expenses during your next move: 1. Boxes, boxes, boxes Asking... [Continue Reading]

A Few Easy Ways To Take The Headache Out Of Moving

Moving from one house to another is always a challenge, but it doesn’t have to be a nightmare. Here are some simple tips on how to get it done with minimal stress and strain. Look at all the alternatives: hiring a moving company, for example, versus renting a truck and doing it yourself. Whichever alternative makes most sense for you, get bids from more than one vendor. A few days before the... [Continue Reading]

14 Tips to Make Moving Day Easier

It’s that time of year again for a lot of us. Here are some tips to make your moving day less painful, both mentally and physically. 1. Lighten the load. Dispose of as much as possible before you start to pack. Donate to charity, have a yard sale or throw out. 2. Use the same size boxes. They will be easier to stack both while you are packing, and in the truck. No more spending time trying to... [Continue Reading]

Choosing the Moving Service You Need

There are a variety of services offered by moving company for a wide range of prices. Before going for a moving company service it's recommended that you compare different ones. Asking your friends about the experiences they had with the moving services they used can be a good place to start. Alternatively, you can get information about companies that offer moving services from the Better Business... [Continue Reading]