Battle of the Boxes: Hands-on Glass Pack Kit Test

Deciding to do a DIY move is a decision that opens up more questions and decisions then you could ever think of. Should you use a moving truck or a towable rental trailer? Do I pay someone to do the loading and unloading for me? Even the simple things require a decision — what kind […]

5 Tips for Packing a Box

Packing a box full of your valuables for a safe journey is more than simply folding the bottom and loading your stuff in. By properly loading a box, you are able to move objects from one place to another without worry of accidents or injuries. While some people may think that loading a box shouldn’t […]

Top 5 Packing Protection Items

When we’re moving, we often run into the problem of what exactly the right type of packing protection is for the fragile items we have. When it finally came time for me to move, I remember standing in U-Haul staring at all the moving supplies, completely  awestruck, trying of what would be best. When it […]

5 Things NOT to do While Driving a Moving Truck

If you are renting a moving truck, it is important to read through the truck user instructions. I know many people might be thinking, “well, I drive everyday. I know how to use a truck. What more is there to using a moving truck than what I already know? While operating a moving truck does […]

Moving Boxes: The Trade-off Between Price and Quality

Moving boxes — they are one of the most important tools that you can have in your repertoire for your upcoming move. But, did you know that not all boxes are created equal? Some boxes for moving are better suited for the job than others, and by that I mean unfortunately those free boxes you scavenged on […]

How to Load a Portable Storage Unit

It’s moving time… You have rented a portable storage unit or moving container, and now you want to ensure that your belongings make the move in one piece. This post will help you identify the best practices and the most effective ways to load a portable storage container to make sure your stuff doesn’t become […]

How to Pack Your Dorm Room in Record Time

As the semester winds down in a few months, college students across America will embark on their annual migration out of dorm rooms and return home to their mother’s nests. After you’ve aced your last final, you’ll have one remaining feat to conquer—pack your dorm room. If done right, moving out of your dorm room […]

Ask the Expert: We’re Here to Help!

We are excited to announce the launch of a  new resource specifically designed to help you.  The “Ask the Expert” feature  is a source of advice for specific moving, storage and organization questions.  Our experts have years of experience in the Moving and Storage industry and it is our goal is to ensure we don’t miss any opportunity to […]

What Types of Boxes Should You Use for Your Move?

Moving can be a stressful process — but do you know what could be even more stressful? How about unpacking the first box in your new home only to find out that some of your items were damaged in the move. The easiest way to avoid this disappointing situation is to make sure that you pack […]

Making a Budget for Moving Supplies

When you’re on a tight budget—as many people are these days—you want to make sure you plan ahead to avoid any unexpected costs during your move. After you reserve your moving truck or trailer rental, you’ll want to calculate a budget for moving supplies. Here are a few tips to help make this an easy […]

How to Pack: The Kitchen

Kitchens are full of hundreds of small and often fragile items. It may take you much more time to pack up your kitchen than your office or bedroom because you will want to make sure that nothing breaks. Follow these tips on how to pack the kitchen, and hopefully all of your items will make […]

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). […]