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Moving Resources, Guides & Tips

Make your local, interstate, or cross-country move less stressful with our moving resources, moving guides, and moving tips.

8 Of The Hardest Items to Move & How To Move Them

Posted on Jun 13, 2023

Take a closer look at what makes an item difficult to move, then dig into eight hard-to-move items and get our advice for how to move them.

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How to Unpack After a Move

Posted on May 11, 2023

Get our advice for unpacking your stuff after a move, including what to unpack first, when and why to pause the unpacking process, and hat you can leave till the end.

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How to Avoid Injuries When Moving

Posted on Feb 03, 2023

Moving injuries are common, but they are avoidable for the most part if you are careful. In this post, we share our expert tips for avoiding moving day injuries.

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How To Move to a Different Climate

Posted on Oct 03, 2022

Whether you’re relocating from Florida to Alaska or from California to New York, moving to a new climate comes with big changes. Get our advice for moving to a warm or cold climate, as well as all the things you’ll need before and after your move.

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What To Do If Your Stuff Gets Damaged During a Move

Posted on Sep 07, 2022

What do you do if your things are damaged by your movers or shipping company? Follow our step-by-step action plan if some of your belongings get damaged (or worse, go missing) during a move.

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How Do Gas Prices Affect the Cost of Moving?

Posted on Jul 11, 2022

Whether you’re hiring professional movers, a shipping company, or planning a DIY move, higher gas prices mean higher moving costs. That may not seem like a big deal if you’re moving across town, but the costs could be staggering if you’re planning to move long distance.

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6 Reasons Hiring Movers is Safer than Moving Yourself Long Distance

Posted on May 31, 2022

Discover 6 reasons why it’s safer to hire professional movers for a long distance move than to do it yourself.

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The Ultimate Moving Costs Checklist

Posted on Mar 02, 2022

To help you get a handle on which moving costs might be relevant to you, we’ve created a comprehensive moving costs checklist.

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Moving By Yourself: Expert Advice for How To Move Alone

Posted on Sep 13, 2021

If a solo move is something you’re facing now, you will need to make a plan. Keep reading for our best tips on how to plan and execute a solo move.

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How Much Does It Cost To Move Out of State?

Posted on Aug 03, 2021

While we can’t give you the precise amount it will cost you to move out of state, we have compiled some data to give a guideline for what to expect when moving long distance.

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