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Simple Solutions: Color Coding by Room

Simple Solutions: Color Coding by Room

Organization plays a key role in reducing the stress of a move. One simple technique is to assign a color for each room in your new home. Place these colored dots on the boxes to match the room they will be placed. When you get to the new home, have a large colored dot on […]

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Simple Solutions: “Last In-First Out” Box

Simple Solutions: “Last In-First Out” Box

There are lots of little things you can do to help save your sanity during a move. Our favorite tip is to create a “Last In – First Out” Box.  This means that the last box placed on the moving truck will be the first box to come off. Here’s what you might think about putting […]

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Simple Solutions: Tips And Tricks On Packing For A Move

Simple Solutions: Tips And Tricks On Packing For A Move

Moving can be life-altering no matter what age, and many times, the physical and emotional stress a move can bring is often overlooked.  We see ourselves as Superman or Superwoman and we think we can just power through a move.   Studies have revealed that a major change in living conditions (moving, remodeling, and deterioration of […]

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Options for Purchasing Packing Supplies

Options for Purchasing Packing Supplies

When it coming to purchasing packing supplies for an upcoming move, consumer choices have increased exponentially.   1)  Purchasing from a moving company:  Most local and long-distance moving companies purchase boxes used for their jobs from a wholesale distributors.  Many times your moving company can sell you boxes at-cost or for minimal profit if you […]

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5 Weeks Until Moving Day

5 Weeks Until Moving Day

Even if you aren’t big on planning ahead, chances are you probably know you are moving at least 5 weeks out.  Here are some simple and easy reminders about what to do in the weeks leading up to a move, as well as a short list of things to plan for on moving day!   […]

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Moving Checklist: 12 Weeks Out

Moving Checklist: 12 Weeks Out

Everyone has been there.  You know that your move is coming up and you just don’t know where to start.  Not everyone has the luxury of knowing about a move 3 or more months out.  If you do, however, these tips and reminders are an easy way to help keep the process less stressful.  A […]

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How to Make a Cardboard Box Car & Gas Pump

How to Make a Cardboard Box Car & Gas Pump

There are so many things to do with a cardboard box, and anyone who has ever been around a child will know: a cardboard box is infinitely more fun than any toy on the planet.  The best part is, making something out of a cardboard box can be as simple or elaborate as you want! […]

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An Organized Approach

An Organized Approach

Our sister company, Redefined Moving, works all the time with clients who simply need their items physically moved from one place to the other.  They either want to or already have done all the  packing and unpacking themselves.  In our blog post Labels, Labels, Everywhere, we talked about what to put on a moving label and […]

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Labels Labels Everywhere!

Labels Labels Everywhere!

A smooth move is all about being organized.  Sometimes, it is the simplest ideas that have the greatest impact.  If you are packing yourself, a great strategy is to have pre-made labels for your boxes.   Marking your boxes might not seem like a big deal now, BUT: -If you are using a long distance […]

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Saving Money On Moving Day: One Box at a Time

Saving Money On Moving Day: One Box at a Time

Years of planning moves for our clients has led us to find simple, yet easy ways to save time and money on a move.  We like to say that moving is about inches and feet and dollars and cents; the more you take, the more the move will cost.   Sort Into Your New Space […]

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