How to Pack: The Garage

How to pack your garage? This  can be a little bit different for everyone, depending on what type of person you are. For some people, the only thing that goes into their garage is their cars. For other people, their garage is so stuffed that there is no room for your cars. If you are […]

5 Tips for Decluttering Before a Move

Decluttering before a move can save you time and hassle, not to mention money. It can be an emotional process though, especially when you are already going through so much change. I’ve found that many times I hold onto things, not because I want them, but because it’s just hard to let go of an item that […]

How to Pack: The Home Office

Moving soon? Our “How to Pack” series will help you best pack up each of the different rooms in your home. Today we are addressing how to pack your home office. Home offices can be different things for different people. Many are a catch-all room for items that don’t go anywhere else. We will be […]

Boxes for Moving: Not all are Created Equal

When you think of cardboard boxes for moving, you might assume that a box is a box. Many DIY movers will overlook the important choice of what box to purchase and will simply use what is free or inexpensive. In this post, we want to take a look at an important component of a box, […]

How to Pack: The Bedroom

Moving soon? Our “How to Pack” series will help you best pack up each of the different rooms in your home. Today we are addressing the bedroom. You may spend a majority of your life in your bedroom, but that does not mean that you will need to spend a majority of your time packing […]

Friday Fun with Stretch Plastic Wrap

As you probably know by now, us moving insiders are always trying to find new and creative ways to reuse moving supplies. This week, we had some extra stretch plastic wrap and, of course, our imaginations began running wild. In this post, we will share our favorite ideas for reusing stretch plastic wrap! Idea #1: […]

How to Pack a Self Storage Unit

Much like packing a moving truck, packing a self storage unit takes a bit of planning and skill. The goal is to use all of the space in the most efficient way, while still maintaining some access to your items in case you need them while they’re in storage. How do you do this? Simply […]

How to Choose the Right Size Moving Truck Rental

Choosing the right size moving truck rental is one of the most critical aspects to having a safe and pleasant DIY move. If you rent a moving truck that is too small, you may be in the midst of a moving nightmare. You’ll either have to unpack the truck entirely to exchange it for the […]

Study Abroad Packing Tips — You’ll Be Thankful You Read

If you have recently been accepted into a study abroad program, congratulations! You’re about to embark on a wonderful adventure that promises to deliver a stockpile of special memories. Of course, before you can leave, you’re going to have to pack a few things. Determining what to bring and how to pack for your international […]

Celebrate the New Year with Bubble Wrap

It’s the last day of the year, so you’re probably getting ready for your big  NYE celebration with friends and family. To finish up our series of creative uses for bubble wrap, why not go out with a bang (or “pop” in this case)! Here are a couple ways to incorporate bubble wrap into your New Year’s […]

Creative Wrapping Ideas Using Moving Supplies

We are smack in the middle of the gift-giving season. No matter what you’re celebrating (Christmas, Hanukkah, Kwanzaa, etc.), now is the time to give a festively wrapped gift. And, we have some great creative wrapping ideas to help you use up some of those old moving supplies. Here are some of the items used: […]

Duct Tape For Moving?

Duct tape (or duck tape) is famed for its ability to do practically everything. Those of you who watch the Mythbusters have seen them do incredible things with it, including building or boat that actually floated or a bridge made entirely out of duct tape. I personally have had a wallet made out of duct […]