Tag Archives: Moving Tips

Moving Checklist

There are so many things to think about when moving! Here’s a comprehensive checklist to help you stay on track

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List of things to-do

The following is a list of things to do prior to moving. We recommend you start a moving file. In order to organize yourself, we recommend you print this list and check off items as they are accomplished.

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Start Early

Almost everyone has more stuff than they think they do, and almost no one leaves enough time to pack it. Collect boxes from local stores or buy them from the mover.

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Packing Tips: Packing Your Kitchen

About to move? We know you are excited about starting a new life in a new place. Now think about packing. Still excited? Packing is a long and tiring process which consumes time and energy. So many people dread it and delay it to the last minute. We advise you against this; the earlier you start your packing, the better it will be.

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Think Big, Go Small – When and How to Downsize Your Home

Ever since we were little kids we dreamed of having big houses and fancy cars and living a luxurious life. And then one day, that dream was achieved! But now, homeowners are flipping their thinking switch to the other side, realizing the sad but true fact – with the economic state of the nation and the recession, it can be difficult to afford living the luxurious life. So do you think that it’s time to downsize your home?

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How to Prepare Your Old Home While Relocating

Relocating from one place to another is an overwhelmingly tiring process, especially if your new casa is located at the other end of the country. Imagine making a 3 day sweat-infused journey across the country, only to realize you have forgotten a load of your belongings at the old place. May be you have a couple of bonds packed underneath the floorboard which you forgot to access after all these years. Can be quite a pickle, which is why we, at Pack Turtle, have come up with these relocation tips to make things much easier for you.

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How to Prepare For Long Distance Relocation

Ever made a 4 hour long road trip from one city to another? Get’s pretty tiring by the end of it, doesn’t it? Now imagine going through that same trip for 2-3 days across the country. Yes, it can get pretty frustrating; especially considering the extra amount of furniture you’ll be taking along with you to your new place. It’s a whole new ball game, which is why Pack Turtle recommends you to prepare beforehand, in order to make the move as easy as possible. With a few easy steps, you can do just that!

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Moving Day: Dealing with Stress

Excited about moving into your new home and starting a life elsewhere? We are sure you are, but before you do this, you have to go through the move. Moving is a tiring process and the stress that this can have on you can be so unbearable at times. What if you forget to pack something or the moving company arrives late? So much to worry about and so many things to take care of, but if you keep stressing, there is not much that you will get done.

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Tips for a Successful Move

So you have finally found that dream house and have to plan a move now? Does this make you happy or are you sort of anxious? We think it would be both. As glad as you will be that you are moving into another house and neighborhood, you will be just as worried about the move. We are so sure you must have heard so many stories of moves that turned out to be a disaster because they were so difficult to manage or incurred unwanted costs that could have been easily avoided. And these stories are exactly what would be stressing you out right now. Are we correct or wrong?

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General Moving Tips

Congratulations, you finally have a home and are ready to move. The process is really stressful, frustrating and time consuming. So how do you make the move easier and more manageable? By following the tips that we have for you here.

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Surviving Moving Day with Children!

Moving can be an extremely demanding period for everyone that is involved in the process and it is even harder for children who simply can’t contemplate the reason behind the move. This could be due to a number of reasons, since kids are more emotional they tend to show their emotions frequently and will throw tantrums and scream because they don’t want to shift to another place, where they will have to make new friends and start in a new school system.

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What is the Storage Size I Will Need to Store Everything in My House?

People, who are considering moving, often ask what sort of storage size they should look for in order to keep all their important stuff before moving to their new home. It is a question that can be answered quite easily, especially if they have a relatively good idea of what they important things they want to move. To make it even simpler for them, the best way to judge the actual storage size that will be required for a move is through 4 simple questions that have been answered in the article below for your convenience when you decide to move.

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