Monthly Archives: April 2014

Moving Boxes 101 – Which Box to Use for Each Item

Planning to do all the packing yourself? No problem if you want to save some costs and as long as you can handle the exertion involved. So how do you get started? Get your some supplies and moving boxes of all sorts. Yes, you will need different types of moving boxes because every box is suitable for certain items only. While you can pack your items in simply any box, we do not recommend it because it makes them more prone to damage. After all, there is a reason why boxes of different sorts were designed, and using the rights ones will ensure your goods are not damaged during the move.

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Moving Day: Do’s and Dont’s

Congratulations, your most anticipated day of the last few weeks is finally here. Today is the day when you have to make the big move into that new house that you have just gotten for yourself. Feels exciting? We are sure you are thrilled, but we are also sure of the fact that you must be anxious as well. What if something goes wrong doing the move like a precious item getting lost or a valuable belonging getting damaged? Does this worry equal stress plus pressure?

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Avoid Water Damage and Mildew to Your Furniture while Moving

Okay, so you have moved and you fear that your furniture may be affected by mildew and water damage. No problem, if you take an early action, you will be able to minimize this. As soon as you realize that your furniture is prone to damage, here is what you should do. Inspect your furniture…
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Full Service Storage vs. Self Storage

Planning to move? Chances are you will need a storage facility, especially if you are moving long distance. You have two main options for this: self storage and full service storage. Self storage is a service in which you can rent a container or even a truck and store all your belongings in it. You will have to pay a monthly charge and you will probably not be provided with any insurance policy unless you choose to buy one yourself. On the other hand, if you opt for full service storage, the company will take care of everything from packing to moving. As for your work, you only have to make the payment, and they will do the rest.

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How to Pack Your Valuable Antiques, Arts, Heirloom and Wall Hangings for the Move

Moving is a stressful process of which packing is the most difficult part. While it is easier to handle things like clothes and books, packing valuables like antiques, art and other collectibles is a difficult job because they are more prone to damage and require extra care. You can pack all these items by yourself or you can hire pros for the task. Let us discuss both options in details.

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How to Prevent Moisture in a Portable Storage Unit

If you want to protect your belongings, you will have to prevent moisture from accumulating into your storage unit. Should you fail to abide by this, your belongings will become susceptible to rust, corrosion, mold and mildew. This is especially so if you have stored items such as photos, wood, leather, clothing and electronic appliances.

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Packing Your Dishes for Moving

Do you have a move coming up? Are you done with the packing? What about your dishes; have you packed them up? While packing your dishes, you have to be extremely careful and make sure they do not break during the move. Use the right boxes, but if you do not have these no problem. Just line and pad up an ordinary box, and they will be just as good.

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9 Signs You are Dealing with a Bad Moving Company

Are you planning to move? Yes, you will have to hire a reputable company for the job. But how do you gauge the credibility of the moving company. If any of the following is true about your moving company, it will probably not provide you with quality services.

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Do I Need a Moving Estimate?

Congratulations, you are now final a homeowner and are ready to move into your new home. Excited? We are sure you must be but before you start living in your new home, you have to take care of a really important process. Yes, that is moving, which can either be really simple or quite complicated depending on how you handle it.

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