"Packing Tips" Posts

how to move a TV

Moving a flat screen television offers a unique set of challenges. With the old, box-shaped TVs of the past, the biggest worry was dropping it on the ground. While flat screen TVs may offer better viewing quality, they can also…

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how to move a grandfather clock

Grandfather clocks are beautiful and valued items that you will want to take with you to your new home. However, they require great care to dismantle and transport safely. Grandfather clocks cannot be shipped if they are not properly dismantled….

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Couple Unloads Boxes From Moving Truck

During a family’s first big move, it’s easy to underestimate the time needed to pack. If you had other goals with your packing, such as keeping everything organized and downsizing your items, the last minute race to moving day can…

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girl sitting with boxes

Moving is never a simple affair. Relocating to a new state or across the country can throw a load of new complications into the mix. You need to know what to expect as you begin researching moving companies and preparing…

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saving money on moving

Moving is one of the five most stressful events any of us will ever endure according to HealthStatus.com. The farther you need to move, the more stressful it feels. I always stress setting aside an adequate amount of time to…

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Office relocation

A qualified moving and storage service will provide you with everything you desire when you are trying to get your items moved to a new location. There are several tasks that need to get done, from packing to the reassembly…

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Cross Country Moving

Efficient, organized packing is crucial for a smooth long distance move. Properly wrapping, padding, boxing and crating your belongings will ensure your items arrive in the best condition. Packing can seem daunting, as you look at the years of accumulated…

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girl sitting with boxes

Proper packing is essential for a stress-free move across the country. Grabbing old boxes from the local grocery store is fine if you’re just moving across town, but if you plan for those boxes to keep your memories safe through…

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Family moving house

If you are planning to move cross country, chances are you started planning for your move months in advance. Unfortunately, life has a funny way of throwing curveballs at us. If you are just a handful of months out of…

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The best way to ensure a stress-free moving day is to be as organized as possible. National Van Lines provides this list of tips that will make sure you are covered from A to Z. 1. Have rugs and draperies…

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