How to Plan Your Next Move

No two moves are the same but one thing they all share in common is an expectation of stress and physical labor on moving day. The logistics alone are enough to raise even your most prepared DIY’ers blood pressure. However, organization can help with making your move smoother. But where do you begin? Here’s how […]

When to Hire Moving Help Providers

Moving your furniture, wardrobe and various amounts of clutter can be a daunting task, but if you can determine the right time to hire moving help, you’ll be set for a smooth moving process. For all your moving help needs, U-Haul makes it easy. It’s as simple as clicking into a website for moving labor and […]

Types of Movers

Moving is a big task that requires a lot of time and prep work.  Most people enlist the help of family and friends.   Some help comes and brings with them talent and a willingness to help.  Others you need to spend your time watching and waiting to see if they will help at all or […]

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, […]

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). […]

How to Find Quality Moving Help

Lifting a sofa by yourself is not an easy task, but what do you do when it’s only you or you’re unable to due to health or age? Many people cannot afford the luxury of a full service moving company, so many of us still stick with renting a moving truck and trying to find […]

8 Types of Moving Help for DIY Movers

Hundreds of thousands of families move into a new place every year, many of which ask friends and family to help rather than hiring moving help.  This post is a compilation of eight of the most common types of moving help that just may be helping you move into your new place. 1. The Delegator […]

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 […]

Moving Over the Holidays

Moving and holidays both can be exciting and stressful events. They really were not made to do together, however, sometimes we have to move over the holidays. The advantage to moving over the holidays is we usually have time off from work and school to do the packing, loading and moving. The disadvantage is we can lose the “celebrating” […]

Packing Tips for Your Next Move

Juggling your life is challenging enough without trying to juggle your move. Here are some tips that can help you when it comes to packing. Take a few moments and plan out how you are going to pack.  How do you want things to look when you are done?  You definitely want to work smarter, not […]

What Are Three Common Mistakes When Moving?

How many times have you moved in your lifetime? I have moved over a dozen times over the years, which is well above the national average of people moving FIVE times over their lifetime. Moving is a challenge when you consider all the things you need — moving truck, moving boxes and moving labor services […]