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 […]

How to Unpack After Your Move

It’s important to have a method behind the moving day madness. From start to finish, planning is key; and, unpacking is no exception. Below, we give you some tips to help you construct your unpacking game plan. Start with large pieces of furniture. Have a special area to place boxes as they are being unloaded (like […]

Insider’s Scoop: Home Office Moving, Storage and Organization

This week in Moving, Storage and Organization I am going to share some tips and ideas for the home office. I am currently looking to redo my home office, so I’ve been  hunting for tips and ideas to create a new space that it organized and allows me to store (and hide) all my random […]

Insider’s Scoop: Labor Day Moving, Storage, and Organization

Labor Day weekend is the busiest moving weekend of the year. It encompasses the typical busy end of the month movers, college students moving in and last minute moves before school starts. This week  in moving, storage and organization news, we found some great tips for those of you getting prepared to move into or out […]

How to Pack up your Kitchen Before your Move

The kitchen is usually one of the last rooms you pack up before you move.  This is because moving in itself is expensive so eating out for the weeks before and during a move can be quite costly. So, how do you get your kitchen packed and cleaned before your move and still cook at […]

How to Load a Moving Truck

Loading a truck can be like a game of Tetris, and strategy is important. The key to loading is to be organized and load the Moving Truck in tiers as best as possible. Protect each item with furniture pads, or filling materials and stretch wrap when necessary.  Here are some tips on how to load […]

5 Must Download iPhone Apps for Moving

Last week, Moving David shared 5 Android Apps for your Cross Country Move. This week, I will share the 5 best apps for those of us with real phones, iPhones! (Well actually a couple of these apps are also available in the Android Market.) Moving Van: This app will come in handy when packing and […]

Insider’s Scoop: This week in Moving, Storage and Organization

If you didn’t have time to check out all the Moving, Storage and Organization blogs, here are a few of my favorite stories from this week. Storage and Organization:  How to Organize under your Kitchen Sink. Now that we have helped you organize your bathroom, maybe you should take another look under your kitchen sink! iheartorganizing shares some great tips […]

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 […]

4 Tips for Towing a Trailer

When it comes to do-it-yourself moves, preparation and safety are both key. If you are renting a trailer to move your furniture and belongings, then take a look at our top four tips for a safe trailering experience. 1. Load the trailer heavy in the front The way you load your trailer will affect how the […]

Keep It or Toss It? Packing up Your Home for the Move

Packing up the items in your home for the big move can be a great opportunity to organize things and get rid of old items. But, how do you know which items to keep and which items to toss? Our guide below will help you determine the best items to take with you and the best […]

Time to Pack

I came across a story recently about a clock shop in Hannibal, Missouri that’s refurbishing an old grandfather clock that belonged to the family of Laura Hawkins. She was Mark Twain’s childhood sweetheart and served as the inspiration for Becky Thatcher in The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. The clock guys had to take apart the grandfather […]