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Packing Tips for Moving a Washer and Dryer

Moving to a new home is a big job.. That’s true even if you only move furniture and clothing. Moving a washer and dryer can be especially challenging. A typical dryer weighs around 125 pounds while a washer tends to…

Important Tips for Moving with Pets

Moving your family to a new home, especially far away, is a stressful endeavor. If you are moving with pets, the move can be even more complicated. Dogs and cats can get just as upset about such a big change…

Tips for Moving in Winter

Winter is actually a great time to move, especially in colder climates. You can get lower rents and a cheaper truck! You just have to buy a home that’s been on the market for a while. Unfortunately, there’s a reason…

Tips for Driving a Moving Van or Truck

Moving is stressful no matter how you slice it. Even when you’ve prepared and have plenty of lead time, it always seems to be more work than you think it will be. Packing and sorting would present enough of a…

Moving? These Tips Will Make Packing Easy

Very few people enjoy packing their belongings for a big move. It’s a lot of work and often takes longer than you think it will. That said, it’s a necessary evil. Since it has to be done, the key to…

Preparing a Washer & Dryer for Moving - Video

How do you prepare your existing washer and dryer for moving to a new home? You may have just bought the system and want to take it with you. This video shows how to remove the hoses, cords, and vent…

Tips for Downsizing Your Home

Facing the prospect of downsizing your home can be challenging.  Whether you’re scaling down for philosophic, economic, health, or other personal reasons, think of this as an opportunity to launch a new life — one without the weight of unused…

How to Save Money While Moving

Moving is expensive. In addition to the cost of buying a new home or renting a new apartment, you must also pay movers or rent a truck and spend hours of valuable time packing and unpacking your belongings. It’s a…

Moving or Downsizing? A Timeline and Tips for a Successful Rummage Sale

Anyone who has moved, downsized, or cleaned an attic has asked this question: “How did I end up with so much STUFF?” A rummage sale is one of the best ways to part ways with things you no longer need…

6 Online Moving Resources to Help With Your Relocation

Moving from one city to another takes time and effort. You’ve got to pack your belongings, hire movers, stop and start utilities – it seems like the list never ends. Where can you find valuable online moving resources to help…

Planning a Move? 10 Tips to Help You Get Organized

Moving to a new home is exciting, but it can be a stressful experience, too. There are so many things to remember to do, and if you don’t approach the process in an organized way, it can be all too…

Moving Back Home: How to Cope

In today’s economy, moving back home has become common for adult children. After all,  staying with family members is a way of saving money. It can help you get ready for fiscal independence or help you get back on your…

Tips for Packing Your Kitchen

Preparing for a move can be a strenuous and stressful experience for many people, especially when you don’t make the necessary preparations. The same applies if you are planning to put items in storage. One room in your home that…

Tips for Office Space Downsizing

Business space is expensive, and there are many benefits to cutting back on your rent. If you are considering office space downsizing, here are some tips to help you do it well. How to Know When It’s Time to Downsize…

Where to Get Moving Boxes

When you’re moving from one place to another, packing is an important task. You need to be methodical and organized. It’s essential to have the right materials. Finding the best place to get moving boxes can be the ticket to…

Moving in with a Significant Other for the First Time

In modern relationships, moving in together is often a precursor to marriage – or, it may just be a way of blending your lives without the formality of getting married. Either way, it’s a big step to take. The good…

Tips for Packing Items into a Tight Space

If you are moving yourself, you probably want to save as much time as possible. Furthermore, you often don’t have much space. Perhaps you are renting a truck, borrowing a pickup from a friend or using your SUV to haul…

Moving Across the Country with Your Kids

The stress of uprooting your life to move across the country is magnified when you have kids. No matter how young — or old — they are, they will be just as stressed about the move as you, if not…

Moving Fails

Everyone agrees that moving is one of the most stressful activities in human life.  There are so many things that can — and do! — go wrong in a move. From mis-calculating the size of furniture, to forgetting to close…

How to Load a Moving Van

Anyone who has ever loaded a moving van or helped friends load a truck knows that there are countless approaches to this necessary task — and everyone has their preferred method. If you are facing the unique challenges associated with…

Dorm Room Hacks: Tips for College Student Storage

The average dorm room has only 228 square feet of living space. That’s not much, and yet students must fit everything they need into it – and often while sharing with at least one other person. That means that college…

6 Moving Tricks

The simplest of ideas can make a big difference. Check out these cool tips in this animated video. Do you have any cool moving tips you can share?  

Job Relocation Tips: Advice and Resources for Making the Big Move

Are you preparing to relocate for a job? The job relocation process can feel stressful and even overwhelming, especially if you have a family. For that reason, it’s important to have a clear idea of what you need to know…

Tips on Job Relocation - Video

This is a video offering tips on job relocation from The Intern Queen.  She graduated college and made the move from Florida to California. She did not have a job offer, but had some clear goals in place.  There were…

How to Develop a Moving Checklist

The process of moving can be a very stressful one, even when you know the move is a positive thing and you’re excited about it. One big reason that moving is such a headache is because there are so many…

Tips to Help Get Your RV Ready for Storage

If you typically travel in your RV during the warm months, it is essential to know how to store it properly for the winter. Failure to prepare your RV for storage can result in serious damage and costly repairs. However,…

5 Ways to Cope When You Move in with Family

In today’s economy, it has become common for adults to move in with family members as a way of saving money and getting back on their feet. Financially it makes sense, but how do you cope with the loss of…

How to Organize Your Storage Unit: 6 Effective Ways

Storage units can really come in handy when you do not have a lot of room around your home to store extra things. For some people, however, units can fill up awfully fast and get cluttered. The question is how…

Spring Cleaning Tips (Videos)

Spring is officially here (even if it IS still snowing some places). That means many of you are tackling spring cleaning and looking for tips and hints to make it easier. We’ve gathered a few videos to give you some…

Spring Cleaning on a Schedule

Professional cleaning service team working with cleaning equipment in room. Cleaning Service Concept. There’s something about spring that inspires the need to put things in order. The growth of new plants, the appearance of baby animals, the warmth in the…
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