Distracted Driving Tips for a Long Haul

Distracted driving is an epidemic on America’s roadways, according to the U.S. Department of Transportation. The agency reports that there were 3,331 fatalities involving a distracted driver in 2011 — that’s up from 3,267 the year before. So, what exactly is distracted driving? And how can you minimize it during a long-distance move? Three Types of […]

Advice: Use a College Shipping Service When Moving to College

Moving to college is one of the most exciting milestones of a young adult’s life. It’s a time when great autonomy, self-realization, intellectual refinement and life-long memories can be seen on the horizon of possibilities. After receiving an acceptance letter, all of these potentials await at your new on-campus home—now you and your stuff must […]

5 Fun April Fools’ Day Pranks to Play on Your Co-Worker

Working in a professional environment can be very tedious at times and sometimes playing April Fools’ Day pranks can give us a much needed break from the everyday grind of things. Using birthdays, corporate events, or even holidays like April Fools’ Day are perfect ways to get your face away from the computer and let […]

Moving to College: How to Save Money

As you prepare yourself for the journey of moving to college, you’re probably experiencing several different emotions. There are many new adventures that await you as you enter this new phase of life: adulthood. As a college student, you will have the chance to learn and grow; both academically, and personally. Your pockets, however, will […]

5 Things to Look For in Your Next Self Storage Unit

In most cities, there are several self-storage locations to choose from. So, the question when looking for storage may not be ‘where to find a storage unit’, but rather ‘what features to look for in a storage unit and facility’ when its time to rent. Here are 5 key things to look for in a self storage […]

Moving Help Providers Need the Important Details

So you have Moving Help Providers ordered and scheduled to come assist with your move. What do they need to know? What details could help make this a smooth move? Use the following points to make sure your helpers know the details of your move and they come prepared. Are there stairs involved? If so, […]

Going Home for Summer Break: What to Do with Your Stuff

Going home for summer break is a time of mixed emotions. You have one more round of finals behind you (whew!), but now you’ve got to arrange to store or ship your belongings from your dorm while you go home for the summer. The good news? There’s no need to stress. In this post, we’ll […]

Tips for Moving Out of the Dorms

When you weren’t spending nights studying for seemingly pointless prerequisite classes, you were probably eating Ramen noodles and trying to remember when the last time you did laundry was.  Living in the dorms was a unique experience, but now you’re ready to venture out into the world and move onto the next chapter of  life. […]

Tips to Avoid Distracted Driving

In our previous post, Distracted Driving = Disaster,  we talked about the risks of distracted driving and how dangerous it is. We want to help you arrive at your destination safely. And to do that, you have to keep both hands on the wheel and your eyes on the road. Sometimes that can be difficult. […]

Safety Tips for Drivers Conducting a Winter Move

Winter driving conditions can be difficult for any driver. But, if you’re conducting a household move, manning a larger vehicle than you’re accustomed to or towing a trailer behind you, then driving even a short distance in the snow, ice or wind can go from difficult to harrowing. There are precautions you can take, though. […]

How to Load a Vehicle Onto a Car Carrier

One thing that can easily get overlooked when planning a move is how to get your vehicle to your new home. If you go the do-it-yourself route, which can save you A LOT of money, there are a couple options: a tow dolly or a car carrier. A tow dolly lifts only the front two […]

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 […]