How To Quickly Pack Your Kitchen

It can be challenging to pack your kitchen when you’re moving. There are so many different things you must get organized. Figuring out how to fit all the different pieces into moving boxes can be overwhelming, especially if you’ve waited to the last minute to do so. However, with the right moving tips, you have nothing to worry about. Keep Your Silverware in their Organizers There’s no point in wasting your valuable time removing silverware and kitchen utensils from their organizers. Instead, use some plastic wrap to secure them inside of these organizers. If you’re able to wrap them tightly enough this is one of those moving tips that’ll save you time because you’ll have less to do since everything will remain safe and secure right where it is. Pack Your Dish Towels and Cloth Napkins With Your Dishes You can use your dish towels, cloth napkins, and tablecloths (anything that’s made of fabric) to fill up your boxes of plates and glassware. Think of these items as filler – […] Continue reading

What To Ask Before You Move Into A New Apartment

Once you decide it’s time to move into a new apartment you’ll probably start thinking about where you want to live. Once you’ve made a decision here it’s time to meet with landlords and look at their properties. You may even be ready to sign a new lease. But not so fast! Before moving into a new apartment there are some things that you should ask your new landlord before signing the lease. When can a handyman enter your apartment? This should be the number one question in your mind when moving into a new apartment because the last thing you want is to have some unexpected guests. While you don’t own the property this doesn’t mean that the landlord or even a handyman should enter it unannounced. Typically a landlord or handyman will notify you when they need access to your apartment to conduct repairs or maintenance work. When you’re notified of this you should ask them on what day and at what time they’ll be there. How’s the […] Continue reading

Deciding Whether To Rent Or Buy In A New City

When you’re moving to a new city, the decision between renting and buying can be a difficult one. While there are no right answers when it comes to making that decision, there are a few things to take into consideration when you’re deciding what to choose. Especially when you’re moving to a completely new city, there are a few extra considerations to think about. In this article, we’ll go over some of the key things to think about when you’re moving to a new city and need to think about renting vs buying. Your Time Frame Not all moves are long term, so it’s important to think about how long you’re committing to staying in the same place. As a general rule, buying won’t start to pay off until you’ve been in the home for at least three years. If you are planning on staying in your new city for at least three to five years, then buying might be the right choice. However, there are other factors to consider […] Continue reading

What To Do A Week Before You Move

Moving is a stressful time, and prepping for the big day can take longer do you think to prepare for. So, what do you do when your moving date is down to a week away? Hopefully, you’ve already done most of your packing and prepping, but that doesn’t mean there aren’t some loose ends that need tying up. In this article, we’ll go over the final steps of preparing for a move, so keep reading to find out how to spend your last week before your big move. Turn off the Appliances One commonly forgotten aspect of moving is the appliances and how they need to be packed. If you moving your freezer, it will need to be unplugged early to fully defrost. If it isn’t fully defrosted, you risk it leaking during the move and damaging your other belongings. You’ll need to do the same with your fridge if you’re moving it. For washers and dryers, you may need a professional to disconnect the gas line, or you may […] Continue reading

Things People Forget To Pack On The Moving Day

If you fail to perform a significant task or forget to pack an important item on a moving day it can be extremely frustrating. At the time of preparation and especially on the day of moving we are constantly reminded that we are human and are born with fallible memory. We are not robots armed with a CPU that does not forget anything, ever. But despite all the stress and chaos caused during the house moving process, it is significant that you keep organized and ensure that you do not forget to pack all the utilities you will need in the new house. Here are the common items people forget while packing for a move. 1. Essential documents: Never forget to pack the important documents that you are going to need immediately after moving. Have a binder with places inside it that pack all the necessary documents in the house such as personal documents, house documents, school records, and medical documents, employment-related documents, car documents, finance-related documents, other such critical […] 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