DIY Moves

Are you prepared to trade the convenience of hiring a professional moving company for the budget-friendly option of relocating on your own? Learn more about DIY moves before deciding if it is right for you.

  • Tips for an Easy DIY Move

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 14, 2014

    If you are planning a DIY move, you may be prepared to trade cost for convenience. However, there are many ways to ensure that your DIY move is easy and stress-free.

  • When Not to DIY for Your Move

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 14, 2014

    A DIY move can be a cost-effective alternative to hiring movers. But is it a wise method for every move? In some circumstances, a DIY move can be impractical, difficult, or even unsafe.

  • Your Options for a DIY Move

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 18, 2014

    Considering a do-it-yourself relocation? While this method can save you cash, it can also add stress, extra work, and possible injury if not executed properly.

  • How Much Does a DIY Move Cost?

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 18, 2014

    Most customers opt for a DIY move because they think it's more affordable--find out how your DIY move costs add up and what you can expect to pay when your move is complete.

  • Pros and Cons of a DIY Move Vs. Hiring Professional Movers

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on March 6, 2013

    Moving is one of the most complicated tasks we will have to complete in life, simply because of the number of individual tasks required to get it done. There is so much to plan and so many things to decide when moving, and it all begins with one initial decision--will I hire...

  • How to Ask For Help When You Are Moving

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

    Enlisting the aid of your best pals or relatives is a great way to move without spending a ton of cash or breaking your back lugging all of your heavy furniture by yourself. However, it's common courtesy to consider your friends' availability, willingness and resources to help...

  • How to Pack for a DIY Move

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on February 20, 2014

    Moving on your own? Be sure to pack your goods carefully to avoid damage with these tips. Planning a DIY Move? Don't get overwhelmed by the arduous packing tasks. Proper planning, quality materials, and a little organization will go a long way in making your move a success.

  • How to Organize Your Move with Friends

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

    If you have opted for a DIY move, you have a lot of work to do. Pulling off an entire move on your own is extremely difficult--especially if you have other responsibilities, like work, children, or school. Sorting your belongings, packing your boxes, getting your furniture onto...

  • Pros and Cons of Packing Yourself Vs. Hiring Professional Packing Services

    Nicole La Capria  Posted by Nicole La Capria on April 5, 2013

    Moving is a time-consuming, stressful experience--saying good-bye to your old home and neighborhood, starting a new life in unfamiliar terrain, and handling all of the tasks that come with the process of relocation. Of everything involved in pulling off a successful move, nothing...

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