Packing: Should I pack my own dishes?

Video courtesy of uhaul.com Packing for some can be the most dreadful part of the moving experience. You may feel overwhelmed thinking of every little thing that has to be put in a box. In actuality, though, packing can be simple when you start early and take it room by room. This series called “Packing” will provide insight and tips into making the experience more practical. Today, we’ll determine if it’s better for you to pack your own dishes or have your movers pack them. Why you should have movers pack your dishes Well, that was a pretty simple answer. […]

Preparing for professional movers

Let’s face it, moving is overwhelming and packing can seem endless. It’s common that families and businesspeople hire professional movers to get the job done. Although much of the work is alleviated, to be most effective, it’s best to prepare for your movers. Before receiving the movers on moving day, determine who will be handling the packing. If you don’t know where to start or want the job to be done professionally, you can pay extra to get packing services. Be prepared to be available when movers arrive at your home or office. Movers need help with inventory and supervision […]

Packing: Label your boxes right

Packing for some can be the most dreadful part of the moving experience. You may feel overwhelmed thinking of every little thing that has to be put in a box. In actuality, though, packing can be simple when you start early and take it room by room. This series called “Packing” will provide insight and tips into making the experience more practical. Today, we’re talking about labeling your boxes. This is beneficial if you’re packing an apartment, large home or office space. Label your boxes right Yes, there’s actually a right to label all of your belongings. First of all, […]

Packing: Create smaller moving projects

Packing for some can be the most dreadful part of the moving experience. You may feel overwhelmed thinking of every little thing that has to be put in a box. In actuality, though, packing can be simple when you start early and take it room by room. This series called “Packing” will provide insight and tips into making the experience more practical. Today, we’ll focus on packing a larger home, but it can be applied to a smaller home, apartment or office move. 1. Pack one room at a time Start with the rooms that have belongings you won’t need […]