Know How Many Moving Boxes You Need For Your Move

Although every move is different, there are some general tips you can use to estimate how many boxes you will need. For your living room, dining room and kitchen, expect to use at least 5 small boxes, 4 medium boxes and 2 large boxes. You’ll need 1 small box and 2 medium boxes for each of your bathrooms and bedrooms. Every bedroom will also require at least 2 large boxes. And for your garage, plan on using a minimum of 2 boxes of each size.

Now that you have a better idea of how many boxes you will need, here’s a look at the details of each box size: Continue reading

How Much Should I Expect To Pay For A Moving Service?

Let’s face it. Moving can be a difficult, time-consuming and expensive affair. However, by taking some time to learn the various ways moving companies charge, you can alleviate some of the stress normally involved and actually make some better informed decisions about your move. There are several angles to consider when determining how much to expect to pay for a moving service. Continue reading

Tips For Choosing The Right Time To Move

If you’re planning a move in the near future, you might be pondering the best timing—when is the best time to move? The answer to that question depends largely on your circumstances and needs (for example, if you’re moving to take a job offer, the best time is obviously NOW). However, if you have some wiggle room to decide, depending on your particular priorities, here are a few tips to help you decide the right time to move. Continue reading

Why People Use Moving Pads

If you’ve been down to a moving or shipping supply store lately, you’ve likely come across big stacks of moving pads. Though perhaps not a common-knowledge part of the moving process, these pads are extremely helpful in protecting delicate items and are widely used.

Let’s take a quick overview of what exactly moving pads are, and why they’re so popular amongst movers: Continue reading

Are There Options Regarding Moving Boxes

Most people have probably not given a lot of thought to the differences in moving boxes, or gone over the various options in this area. However, when you are preparing for a move, knowing how and where to pack your things can make a tremendous difference in how smooth your move goes. It can also even help to make your move faster, which should save you money, since many moving companies work on the basis of weight (of the total shipment) and time involved. Continue reading