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10 Reasons to Move to the Southeast

10 Reasons to Move to the Southeast Thinking of moving to the Southeast? From the year-round sunshine and tasty barbecue to the friendly people and low cost of living, there’s plenty to love about living in this beautiful part of the country. The Southeast is made up of 12 states, including Louisiana, Alabama, Mississippi, Georgia, …

17 Items That Require Climate Controlled Storage

17 Items That Require Climate Controlled Storage Do a search for self storage solutions and you’ll see a lot of companies advertising climate controlled units. Climate controlled storage units tend to be a bit pricier than standard storage units, and may only be available in a limited number of sizes. And yet, they have a …

How to Avoid These 7 Common Moving Mishaps

How to Avoid These 7 Common Moving Mishaps Preparing to move? You may be so focused on those moving to-dos that you forget about the all-important moving don’ts. After all, it’s easy to get caught up in the midst of moving madness. Fortunately, we’re here to help. Below are 7 common moving mishaps that occur …

How to Set Up Utilities in Your New Home

How to Set Up Utilities in Your New Home Packing and transporting get a lot of the attention when it comes to the moving process, but there’s another step that’s just as important: figuring out how to set up utilities in the home that you’re moving to. Whether you’re heading into an apartment or you’ve …

The Dos and Don’ts of Moving in the Summer

The Dos and Don’ts of Moving in the Summer The majority of moves in America take place sometime between Memorial Day and Labor Day. While moving in the summer is convenient for families, students and busy professionals, it can also be downright miserable thanks to the season’s oppressive heat. Fortunately, there are things you can …

Here’s How to Pack Lamps

Here’s How to Pack Lamps Lamps aren’t usually the first things that come to mind when you’re thinking of tricky items to pack when you’re moving. But actually, these household staples pose a couple of problems for packers: they’re fragile, usually have multiple parts, and are almost always oddly shaped. To help you out, we’ve …

The Top 10 Largest U.S. Cities by Population

The Top 10 Largest U.S. Cities by Population Are those bright city lights calling your name? From the boroughs of New York City to the shores of San Diego, there’s a large metropolitan area to fit every person’s unique wants and needs. If you’re having a hard time deciding which big city is right for …

What is a Mover’s Tariff?

What is a Mover’s Tariff? Moving isn’t something that most of us do pretty often. As such, it’s a common experience to come up against moving terms that you’re not familiar with. Case in point: “mover’s tariff,” a standard term in the world of professional moving companies but one that probably doesn’t have an obvious …

How to Move Wine Glasses & Other Fragile Stemware

How to Move Wine Glasses & Other Fragile Stemware Not sure how to move wine glasses and other stemware pieces? Packing and moving any type of glassware is always tricky. Out of all the items you’ll be moving, these pieces are particularly prone to breaking during the moving process. From wine glasses and champagne flutes …

The Best Ways to Handle a Small Move

The Best Ways to Handle a Small Move Not every move is a big move. For instance, those moving into college dorm rooms or just down the street may not need the help of full-service movers. If you’re only moving a small load of belongings, you may be able to get away with using your …