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). […]

Getting a Moving Truck: What are the Rental Requirements?

When renting a moving truck, there are several rental requirements that must be met for all drivers. Regardless of the company, you will need a valid driver’s license in your state. The laws about driving requirements in your state can be found at this (non-government operated) website: dmv.org. The additional requirements for operating a moving […]

How to Decide When to Move in Together

Like your first kiss, moving in with your partner is  another monumental moment in your relationship, and should not be taken lightly. So, how do you decide when to move in together? Well, you may consider taking an online relationship quiz like this one on Quality Health, or ask your friends and family their opinions, […]

Moving in the Winter: Part 2, Fun

In “Moving in the Winter: Part 1, Safety,” we covered how to stay safe while moving in the winter. This post will cover how to have an enjoyable cold-weather move. I don’t know about you, but I think there is a lot of fun to be had when it’s cold out! What to wear I […]

Moving in the Winter: Part 1, Safety

Brrr! It’s fall and winter is just around the corner. Can you believe that some areas are already seeing some snow? If you are planning on moving in the winter, we want to make sure your move is smooth and drama-free. Here are several ways you can stay safe during the cold weather months. Loading/Unloading […]

How to Move Out on Your Own

It’s time to move out on your own! While you are probably ecstatic about getting in to your own place and making it your own, you are likely feeling a little nervous and unprepared, so here are 3 things to consider when moving out on your own. Supplies/Furniture: Depending on the size of your first place you […]

Being Realistic: How to Avoid Moving Day Disasters

Just like weddings, even a well-planned move can have some hiccups. It can be difficult trying to coordinate the timing of everything: moving help, truck or trailer rental, wait times. Here are five hair-pulling frustrations and solutions on how to avoid these potential moving day disasters. Disaster: Not enough moving supplies. It’s the day before […]

9 Tips to Prepare for Loading a Moving Truck

One of the most important factors to consider on moving day is loading your moving truck properly.  Proper loading of your items into a Moving truck will allow for the best protection, the easiest transportation, and the most efficient unpacking.  To ensure smooth loading on moving day, make sure all your household goods are prepped […]

The Cost of Moving: Budgeting for Your Move

Moving can be such an exciting experience; but, without advance planning and budgeting, expenses can add up all too quickly. Whether your budget is large or small, how can you get the most ‘bang’ for your buck when it comes to your move? From travel and lodging to transporting your belongings to your new home, planning […]