Moving TIps

Moving TIps

After death and divorce, moving is the third-most stressful event in a person's life -- and the average American moves 11.7 times in their lifetime! But moving doesn't have to be stressful, as long as you prepare yourselves for what's ahead! These articles are designed to help you relocate safely and easily.

7 Great Reasons to Give to Goodwill Before Moving

There are many tangible benefits to give to Goodwill before moving. Relocating to a new city, state, or even another neighborhood in your current location is a great time to take stock of your belongings. Are you a hoarder or pack rat?

Tips on How to Pack for Your Next Move

Moving is a task that most of us find difficult. Regardless of how far away you are moving, the process can be physically and emotionally draining. Despite these challenges, it's important that you take the time to learn how to pack your items correctly

Moving Company Tips: The Right Research to Avoid Scams

If your big home-moving projects quickly turns from "invite a few friends over" to "we need some professional help," it's time to pick out a moving company Here are some moving company tips to help you find the right service.

Mayflower Movers and Other Handy Online Moving Tools

Are you ready to have a successful move? Mayflower Movers offers a number of different tools to help out – in fact, the Internet is filled with handy online moving tools to make your move a breeze and give you new confidence about exactly what you ...

What Should You Do With All Those Product Boxes?

I recently went into my basement to start cleaning and realized that I have kept way too many product boxes. I have a huge variety of original packaging for electronics and video games, many going back several years. Some I held on to because they were...

The Moving Diary: Moving PODS or Moving Trucks?

One of the biggest questions people face is whether they should move their stuff themselves (renting a truck), hire movers or use moving PODS...

Mayflower Movers and More: 8 Signs of a Great Modern Moving...

Getting a little too stressed about your upcoming move? Today's moving services are more high-tech and willing to help than ever before. Companies like Mayflower Movers can contract with other moving professionals and bring you a long list of potential...

Making Moving Less Stressful: A Checklist of 7 Helpful Tips

The key to making moving less stressful is preparation. If you take the time to organize and prioritize every step of the process, you will master and may even enjoy what many consider dreadful and frustrating. Take short breaks and treat yourself ...

Save Money on Packing Supplies

There's never enough packing supplies when you need them. You run out of tape with several boxes left to seal. You only have half the china packed and you're out of newspaper and bubble wrap. What's a person in the middle of packing for a move to do when

Make Moving to a New City Alone a Little Easier

Moving to a new city alone can be a daunting challenge. It's scary and much more difficult than when you've got others to help. Trust me, I know. I've moved to new cities alone several times over the last 15 years. I've moved from one end of the state...