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Reducing the Chaos: How to Unpack Methodically (Part 1)

Reducing the Chaos: How to Unpack Methodically (Part 1)

Congratulations! The keys are in your hand, the movers have left, and you are now surrounded by stacks of boxes and lots of disassembled furniture. As you wander around the new house you may be wondering how you will ever turn this into a group of livable spaces. So...

The Garage Sale: The Mover’s Secret Weapon

The Garage Sale: The Mover’s Secret Weapon

As you prepare for the big day, you may be a bit overwhelmed by the amount of stuff you are going to have to move. Instead of moving things you may not actually need, why not hold a garage sale? You’ll turn those items into cash and have less to pack and unpack....

Packing the Kids for College

Packing the Kids for College

August is here—it’s time for the move to college. As you prepare yourself and your child for their upcoming departure from the nest, you should be thinking about what exactly goes into a move to college. Instead of trying to stuff everything your student owns into a...

It’s Gonna Cost You: The Hidden Costs of Doing It Yourself

It’s Gonna Cost You: The Hidden Costs of Doing It Yourself

With moving day getting closer, it becomes increasingly important to make a decision: Am I going to get some professionals to handle the labor and stress of the move, or am I going to save some money by handling it myself? Before making a final decision, it would be...

The Cold Reality of Moving Your Refrigerator

The Cold Reality of Moving Your Refrigerator

Moving is stressful and expensive enough without incurring additional expenses during the move. Unfortunately, one of the most common “oops” moments is damaging the refrigerator during the process of the move. Here are a few tips to avoid screwing up your fridge while...

The Rules for Moving Shoes

The Rules for Moving Shoes

Prepping for a move involves endless planning and permutations. From antiques to electronics, everything seems to need special care. But one frequently overlooked aspect of packing is this—how do I take care of my shoes? It isn’t as odd a consideration as it might...