Packing Tips

December 7, 2018

In-Between Houses? Five Packing Tips for Storage in Minneapolis

If you’re in between places and you need storage to keep your household belongings, there are several essential tips and tricks you should know about. In this article, we’ll give you the lowdown on packing your stuff for storage. Let’s take a look at five tips: 1. Be Vigilant with Your Belongings Keep in mind […]

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November 2, 2018

What to Pack in Your Essential Move Kit

It takes Americans an average of 182 days to unpack their last box after moving into a new home. That is just under six months. While many of the items in those unpacked boxes could be keepsakes and seasonal items, what if something you need is in one of those boxes? One way to ensure […]

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October 18, 2018

Don’t Break the Fine China! How to Pack Plates When Moving

Imagine the scene. You’ve packed up all your clothes, bedding, knick-knacks, books. You’ve made trips across town, loading, and unloading. You’ve spent all the time and effort to wrap and label everything meticulously. At least you thought you did. You stand in your new kitchen and contemplate the first meal you’re going to make in […]

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July 12, 2018

How to Pack for a Move: 3 Packing Tips That Make Moving Simple

Many people dread moving day. But what if things could be a whole lot easier? If you’re not careful, moving from one home to another can waste a lot of time, money, and energy. However, knowing how to pack for a move can make things so much simpler. Keep reading to discover three packing tips […]

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May 3, 2018

5 Things to Add to Your Packing List For Moving Day

Did you know studies show that moving can be more stressful than divorce? It’s true: a majority of adults surveyed ranked the stress of moving above both relationship breakdowns and starting a new job. But, with the right planning, moving day doesn’t have to be stressful. Most people who are moving remember to make a […]

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February 8, 2018

An Easy Guide for Packing Up Your Kitchen

Moving into a new home is an exhilarating experience, but it can also be a stressful one if not adequately prepared. This is especially true when you pack a kitchen, which is often the most cluttered space in the home. Some rooms are easy to pack in a few boxes. Others, like the kitchen, are […]

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December 20, 2017

4 Tips For Packing Fragile Items

Every year, nearly 12% of Americans decide that it’s time to move. When they do, they figure out their packing and moving logistics plan to ensure that their belongings make it safely to their new home. Casualties of a move aren’t uncommon, but most are preventable. These 4 tips for packing fragile items will help […]

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May 23, 2017

Tips for a Job-Related Move

Negotiate before You Relocate! With the current corporate consolidation climate of mergers, acquisitions and buy-outs, many dedicated employees may find themselves being asked to relocate. An estimated 43 million Americans move annually and approximately 40 percent of those moves are job-related. Even though many employers offer comprehensive moving assistance, you should proactively negotiate the terms […]

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April 11, 2017

12 Tips to Reduce Stress During a Move

Tip One: Breathe in, then out… According to Employee Relocation Council, moving is the third most stressful life event. Moving disrupts your normal routine and generates feelings of uncertainty as you enter uncharted waters. The following suggestions may help make the move less stressful – and save you from needing a bottle of aspirin on […]

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March 7, 2017

Make New Friends with Neighborly Advice

If you’ve recently moved to a new home, you may need a little help learning about your new neighborhood. This can be a lonely endeavor, especially when you’re the “new kid on the block”. Here are six useful tips to help you meet new neighbors and transition into your new community. 1) Find the “common ground” […]

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