Moving Day

Have an organized, stress-free move. All it takes is a little planning ahead, and being prepared for the unexpected and your moving day will be smooth sailing.

  • Protecting Your Carpets, Floors and Rugs During a Move

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on November 14, 2018

    When moving, you should also plan on protecting your carpets, floors and walls. With all of the traffic going in and out of your house -- not to mention all of the large items that will have to be carried in and out of the door -- your home can get dirty pretty fast. However,...

  • How to Keep Your Movers Happy During the Move

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on August 27, 2009

    Hiring movers to transport your goods will definitely make your moving day easier. Aside from just having to move boxes, the entire process of moving on its own can be a stressful experience. Instead of carrying box after box onto the truck and then unloading box after box, you...

  • Setting Aside Boxes You're Going to Move Yourself

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on August 27, 2009

    Although it is bound to be crazy and hectic, your moving day is the end result of months and weeks of planning, organizing, and packing. As the movers go around your house and carry your belongings into the moving truck , you want to be sure that they pack up only the boxes...

  • Tips for Moving During the Winter

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 18, 2018

    The biggest advantage of moving during winter is lower costs. Truck rentals and moving fees are much cheaper due to the lack of demand that exists during this off-peak moving season. By exercising patience, planning and organization, your winter move can be completed without any...

  • Tips for Moving in the Summer

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 19, 2018

    Moving can be difficult, and while moving during the summer is the most popular choice among people looking to for the best time to relocate, it doesn’t come without its share of hurdles, that’s why it’s best to prepare and plan ahead of time.

  • Moving Day Safety Tips

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 5, 2018

    Moving is a tedious and tenuous process, but it doesn't have to be a dangerous one. If you're careful and cautious enough, you'll be able to move safely and arrive at your new home in one piece. There are a lot of factors that go into making sure you stay safe on moving day, as...

  • Tips for Moving Heavy Items Easily

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 5, 2018

    The pressure and anxiety of planning and executing a move can be excruciating. One of the most arduous tasks during a move is the packing, maneuvering and transport of our most cumbersome items. Our furniture, appliances, and electronics are not only some of our most valuable...

  • Tips for Moving During the Fall

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on February 20, 2013

    Fall is often considered to be a picture-perfect time of year - with mild temperatures, ever-changing outdoor scenery and pleasant weather, it is a favorite season for many. Not only is the fall a beautiful time to camp outdoors and enjoy nature, but it's also one of the best...

  • How to Prepare for Movers on Moving Day

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on March 3, 2013

    You're eagerly anticipating your moving day, but you're not sure what exactly you need to do to prepare for it. You've hired a professional moving company to come and take care of everything that needs to be done, including moving your boxes and furniture for you and loading it...

  • Top 4 Advantages of Moving in Spring

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 18, 2018

    Moving during the spring season has many benefits a lot of people overlook because of how common it is to move during the summer. Because of the longer days and the increase in temperature, as well as cheaper prices for moving companies, it's becoming more common to moving during...

  • How to Deal With Rain on Moving Day

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on December 18, 2018

    What should you do when your scheduled moving day comes along and a major rainstorm is right around the corner? Sometimes rain comes at the worst possible moments, and a rainy moving day will really derail your plans. Being prepared for whatever bad weather may come your way is a...

  • Tips for Moving While You Are Pregnant

    Kelly Martini  Posted by Kelly Martini on May 14, 2013

    Moves can be stressful enough, but what happens when you're pregnant? While in such a delicate condition, the process will seem daunting. Hire a licensed and professional moving company to efficiently and expediently pack and deliver your personal effects without damage or loss....

  • Tips For Moving If You're Single

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on December 11, 2018

    Moving is never easy, and when you are handling everything yourself, it can be quite the burden. Money worries, time management and the fear of relocating to a new place alone can wreak havoc on your peace of mind -- especially if you're moving as a single. If you are planning a...

  • Tips for Cleaning Your New Home Before You Move In

    Staff Writer  Posted by Staff Writer on June 27, 2013

    When you're moving out cleaning your old apartment might be the last thing on your mind. But with a few tips, you'll easily be able to tidy up and move on.

  • Moving Day Dos and Don'ts

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on August 16, 2013

    Moving day can be an extremely hectic experience for just about anyone. There is an awful lot to remember and even more that you have to do, and keeping track of everything can be a nightmare. Amidst all of the chaos, it can be easy to forget a few things and that can quickly...

  • How to Travel Safely When Moving

    Jenna Farmer  Posted by Jenna Farmer on October 7, 2013

    Many times we get so caught up in all the major details of our move, like transporting our belongings from point A to point B, we let other important details sit on the backburner. No matter how important your belongings are, your safety should always take precedence. Read on...

  • How to Manage Pain When Moving

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on March 28, 2014

    Whether using the help of hired professionals or your friends, learn how to manage pain and stay safe on moving day to avoid aggravating any pre-existing conditions or reinjuring yourself.

  • Traveling Tips for Your Move

    Ana M. Ferrer  Posted by Ana M. Ferrer on March 28, 2014

    Whether traveling for business or pleasure, it can be hectic - but it doesn't have to be. When you're better prepared you can handle whatever the day may throw at you, even if that day is in fact, moving day.

  • How to Pack Your First Night Essentials for Your Move

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on June 4, 2014

    After a long and exhausting moving day, the last thing you'll want to do is unpack your boxes in your new home. Packing an essentials kit for your first night puts everything you'll need right away in one easy-to-access container for a stress-free arrival. Read on to find out...

  • Important Safety Tips When Moving Alone

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on July 3, 2014

    Planning an upcoming move by yourself? The overwhelming planning and endless tasks moving requires makes tackling it alone difficult and exhausting. However, moving alone can also be unsafe. If you're packing up and hitting the road solo, read on for tips to protect yourself...

  • What Is the Bill of Lading?

    Adam Mandelbaum  Posted by Adam Mandelbaum on August 27, 2009

    During the moving process, there is likely to be a lot of paperwork for you to read, fill out, and sign. Perhaps the most important document is the bill of lading. The bill of lading serves as the contract between you and your mover and lays out all of the terms and conditions of...

  • How to Avoid Moving Day Injuries

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 8, 2013

    Moving day is full of hard work--lifting heavy furniture and bulky boxes, trudging up and down stairs, and loading the moving truck with your belongings will exhaust your body. If you don't take the proper precautions and follow safe methods for moving, you can put yourself at...

  • How to Prepare Healthy Moving Day Meals

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 9, 2013

    During a move, you will be preoccupied with the arduous planning, packing, and organizing--your focus on preparing nutritious, lean meals can easily fall by wayside. However, there's no reason you should fall victim to the lure of convenient, but grossly unhealthy, take out and...

  • How to Remain Calm on Moving Day

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 3, 2015

    Staying calm on a day as stressful as moving day is no easy feat. However, there are plenty of ways to maintain your sanity throughout the course of this hectic day--above all, by being prepared and planning in advance. Check out these helpful tips to keep your cool during your...

  • How to Manage Your Time During a Move

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on November 6, 2018

    The best way to handle a move is with as much preparation and planning as possible. Knowing exactly what has to be done beforehand is the key to staying one step ahead of the move and not allowing yourself to become stressed out, despite how busy you are. You might find it...

  • How Much Should I Tip Movers?

    Nicole Schurott  Posted by Nicole Schurott on October 19, 2018

    Tipping a moving company is very much like tipping your waiter or waitress at a restaurant. Because they are part of the service industry, tipping is how you show your gratitude and is very much appreciated. If you were satisfied with the service you received, you may feel more...

  • How to Make Your Move Fun

    Robert Moreschi  Posted by Robert Moreschi on August 1, 2013

    When most people think about moving, the first word that comes to mind certainly isn't "fun." However, if your impending move is really stressing you out and you're looking for a way to lighten things up, the best thing to do is try to make your move fun. And while packing an...

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