March 29th, 2019 - 2:36 PM
Weighing the advantages and disadvantages of moving
As much as we may like for it to be, moving long distance isn’t as simple as throwing your things in the back of a car and heading out to a new place. The reality is, moving is a significant life decision that requires a lot of planning and contemplation. And whether you’re thinking of relocating for work or school, to be closer to family, or any number of other reasons, you’ll want to make sure that it’s the right choice for you and your family. To help you determine whether moving is a good decision, check out this list of moving pros and cons.
March 29th, 2019 - 2:24 PM
The process of moving with a baby
Do either of these scenarios sound familiar? You look down at the sleeping baby in your arms, then you slowly look to the clothes, shoes, knickknacks, books, dishes and all the other things that need to be done to prep for your move. Surely there’s time to pack at least a few boxes while the baby sleeps. But just as you lean over to lay the baby down — tears. It’s time to eat. And so you put off packing once again. Or, maybe you’re working against an inquisitive toddler who’s feverishly unpacking every single item you just wrapped and boxed up.
March 29th, 2019 - 2:17 PM
Planning a Move with Kids in Mind
Even during a big move with so many things to coordinate, your kids are your priority. It’s an adjustment for everyone involved, but moving can be a major shakeup for children. Between the change in their home to the long trip, you can get them involved in each step and help them cope along the way. Whether your kids are excited or nervous about the move, there are ways to make the process easier for the entire family.
March 29th, 2019 - 2:17 PM
Farewell quotes and other messages to say goodbye
Goodbyes can be hard no matter the occasion. But, they’re a reality people face throughout life. Whether you’re saying “goodbye” or “see you later” to friends, co-workers or a significant other, the following quotes and sayings may help ease you through the farewells.
March 20th, 2019 - 1:28 PM
Packing your couch for a move
Though a sofa won’t fit inside a cardboard box, there are still ways to pack one safely for a move. With just a few supplies and a few extra hands, your furniture will be ready for travel. Use the information below to learn what materials are best to use and how to wrap a couch for moving.
March 8th, 2019 - 1:06 PM
Protecting small appliances during a move
While preparing for your upcoming move, you may be wondering about the best way to pack smaller items like microwaves, toaster ovens and blenders. To help ensure it all arrives safe, secure and ready to use, follow these tips for packing small appliances.
March 6th, 2019 - 8:59 AM
How to move a fridge (or freezer)
Refrigerators are large, heavy and expensive — which can be cause for concern when moving. To successfully transport one on your own, check out the steps below.
March 5th, 2019 - 3:56 PM
Keeping computers and electronics safe for moving
A computer is not just an expensive piece of equipment, it’s most likely an integral part of your life. The same can be said about your soundbars, turntables, stereos, CD or DVD players or any other entertainment systems or electronics equipment you own. So if you’re preparing for an upcoming move, check out these tips and tricks for packing computers and electronics to help make sure everything arrives safely and intact.
February 27th, 2019 - 3:25 PM
How to move a washer and dryer by yourself
Washers and dryers are significant household investments. Fortunately, if you’re moving, the process for packing them and taking them with you can be simple. Carefully follow the steps below to avoid damage and help ensure both appliances operate smoothly after the journey.
February 26th, 2019 - 10:06 AM
How to pack clothes
It seems like everyone has a different opinion on the best way to pack clothing. If you ask friends and family, you’ll probably get tips on rolling vs. folding, using packing cubes and keeping clothes on hangers. All of these can be great suggestions, but the best approach depends on whether you’re traveling or moving, and whether the garments are folded or hanging. Let’s take a look.