Getting Ready to Move: You've Hired the Movers, but What About the Packers?


Moving your household is a lot of hard, heavy work. If money is tight and you have to choose between professional movers and professional packers, most people will go with the movers and do the packing themselves. However, there are a few things you need to consider before completely dismissing the idea of having professional packing services. Partial Packing When you hire professional packers, you decide what and how much they pack.

15 July 2016

Moving? Make Sure You Pack With The Unpacking Process In Mind


Moving is a huge endeavor. After you've already put everything into boxes, loaded it into a moving truck, and then carried it into your new residence, you're not going to look forward to then unpacking everything. So, do yourself a favor and follow these tips during the packing process. They'll make the unpacking process a bit simpler and easier on you. Color code your boxes. Develop a basic color coding scheme in which you mark all of the boxes that belong in the bathroom one color, boxes for the kitchen another color, those for your bedroom a third color, and so forth.

26 May 2016

Preparing Fragile Items For A Long Distance Move


If you are moving to a new home in an area far from your current location, you are most likely making preparations with a moving company, like United Moving and Storage, to bring your belongings. Long distance movers will transport your items directly to your new home while watching over them, giving you peace of mind you would not get with a shipping company. When using an out-of-state moving service, you will still want to package fragile items appropriately so they make the long haul without any damage.

1 February 2016