Moving Plants To A New Home

It is difficult enough to make a large move with having to pack living things such as pets and plants. The stress involved in moving gets even more difficult to handle as you are left wondering about how to keep the pets happy through the whole journey to the new home. However, you have to think about the well-being of herbal friends as well. Let’s check out a few strategies for moving plants to ensure that your plants survive the long trip to the new home and stay happy along the way. Prepare the plants: A few days ahead of the move remove all the dead leaves from the plants and their branches. Provide a good prune to them. A week before the move get rid of pests, dust, and weed. Re-pot the plants in plastic: To make sure that moving plants is easy on your back take them to heavy pots and planters and provide them new homes in lightweight pots made from plastic just a few weeks before […] Continue reading

Safe Piano Moving! Some Essential Tips!

Piano moving is certainly not for the timorous and the people that have done it will vouch for it. It is a tough task and needs a lot of groundwork and manpower. Piano moving is a strenuous process and as a result, has carved out a niche in the moving industry. These days you can find several companies around the country dedicated to piano moving. Most pianos weigh up between three hundred to one thousand pounds and the use of professional movers is recommended for the job. But hiring the professionals is not on your budget many times. You can move the piano with help from friends in such cases. Find the right moving supplies and material: Firstly, you need to ensure that you have all the requisite supplies and material to safely moving the piano. In the case of both upright and the grand pianos, you will need a lot of moving blankets for protection. The last thing you need is scratches on the valuable musical instrument. You can […] Continue reading

Moving Guide During COVID-19

The information on COVID-19 as follows is current as of April 16th, 2020, based on the CDC announcement. This article is not intended as medical advice. COVID-19 has changed a lot of things and put a lot of things on hold. Some things, however, simply can’t wait, not even for a pandemic. For people in the process of moving – whether to relocate for a job or due to selling/buying a house – the show must go on, virus or not. Here are some tips for how to manage this already stressful process, now amplified even more by the coronavirus. Your first instinct may be to do everything yourself in order to limit contact, but this may actually work to your disadvantage. It can be an arduous task to load everything yourself, and this will lead to you being outside and among people for longer than you may need to be. PREPARING: Professional movers can help move your stuff quickly, efficiently, and minimize not only your moving time but also […] Continue reading

Moving Tips! Packing Tips For A Smooth Move!

Packing our belongings and moving down the block or across the country doesn’t have to be a disaster. Before learning the moving tips you must be aware that packing is a headache and can be stressful. Packing during a move is more stressful than packing for a weekend and there are many more things involved in it than just packing a suitcase. Can you make the packing job easier and lighter? Here are some simple moving tips to simplify packing during a move. 1. Using right-sized boxes: Place the heavy items such as books in smaller boxes and lighter items such as pillows and linen in the larger ones. Large boxes packed with heavier items is a common complaint made by professional movers. It makes the moving job harder and increases the chances of breakage. 2. Place the heavy items at the bottom of the boxes and lighter items at the top: If you are planning to load the moving truck by yourself try to pack the heavier boxes initially […] Continue reading

Using A Moving Service During A Busy Season

The nice weather in the summer makes for an enjoyable time outdoors. There is no need to worry about rain and snow however, it also means it is time for everyone to consider moving. 70% of all the moves occur between the weekends of Memorial Day and Labor Day. It means a lot of moving for moving services with plenty of coordinating required. Let’s take a look at some tips for getting you through the summer of using moving services. 1. Plan ahead: Begin looking out for the moving service 6 to 8 weeks ahead of the moving date. Keep in mind that the most reliable moving companies fill up their schedules quickly. If you begin earlier it also provides you sufficient opportunity to negotiate. However, the moving service is unlikely to give you discounts at this time of the year but you might get lucky. Select the morning time for the moving operation because it will be relatively cool at the time. 2. Select the least busy days: In […] Continue reading