How to Move Your Stuff When Moving to Another Country

When making an international move, there are two ways to transport your household goods: by air and by sea. There are pros and cons to each type of move, and your decision may be determined by your moving budget, how much time you have, and what you’re moving. If you have relatively few...

What to Do 2 Days Before Moving Day

There are just two days left before you say goodbye to your old bedroom, your old backyard where you had some great barbecues and neighborhood parties, and to the familiar sounds of your old neighborhood. Probably by now, you’re ready to go, just wishing it would all be over,...

A Guide to Mover Contracts and Paperwork

If you’re hiring movers, you should know the type of documents the moving company needs to provide and what each document is for. While contracts can feel a little intimidating, knowing what each means and what you’re signing is key to having a successful and smooth move....

Checklist for Moving in a Hurry and Packing Tips

Moving in a short time requires some ingenuity, a lot of energy, and help in getting organized, which is why you need a quick checklist to make sure you have covered all the bases. Assuming you have found a place to go, next you need to decide how your stuff will...

What Not to Do When Hiring Interstate Moving Companies

When relocating and hiring a moving company to take you across the country to another state, there are five things you shouldn’t do. Some of them might seem obvious, but something as simple as having a pen and paper ready to check off items as they’re unloaded from the truck will...

The Cost of Hiring Movers

Moving is expensive. Although you won’t be able to scrimp on some things, there are a few tips that might help save you some money when hiring moving companies or renting a moving truck for your move. It’s worth calculating which is the cheaper option, either moving yourself or to hire a...

Should You Hire Packers to Pack Your Home When Moving?

When moving there’s so much to do that hiring a professional packing service might be the way to go. Keep in mind that there are lots of options available, from packing your entire household to packing selected things only. If cost is not an issue, then consider hiring professionals...

10 Cheapest Ways to Move Cross Country

Have a cross-country move coming up, and trying to figure out how you’re going to do it as cheaply as possible? Here are some strategies to help you save hundreds (if not thousands) on your long-distance move. Rent a Moving Truck or Van If you’re looking to save as...

How to Avoid Extra Fees When Moving By Wrapping Your Stuff

Has this happened to you?: The movers, who are moving your things to another country or state, arrived and began their assessment of your goods, deciding what to load first into the truck and to see if everything was properly packed. Turns out, they may refuse to move certain items unless you wrap them...

Hire Movers to Move Just One Item or Room

Do you have a small amount of stuff to move rather than an entire household? If so, many movers will consider adding your things to a larger shipment. However, there are some exceptions. ...