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New Neighbor? Perfect Housewarming Gifts

  Do you know someone that has just moved? If you would like to welcome a new neighbor or make a friend/family member feel more at home, why not pick out the perfect housewarming gift? Moving is exciting, especially when you hire an experienced NYC mover.  Your gift can help make a home or new […]

5 Home Staging Tips: You Need Storage!

Selling a house can be a daunting thing, especially in this market. With housing prices on a roller coaster, what can we do to make our home the best of the bunch? Well, we can stage it. Staging is preparing the home for open houses or walk-throughs and the pros are making big money making […]

Songs to Move To – Literally

No moving and storage day is complete without creating the perfect ‘Moving Mixtape.’  From the moment you begin packing right through to that first beer / glass of wine / meal in your new home, you can make things run just a little  smoother if you’ve got your own soundtrack playing. Here are a few […]

Moving Planning: Pack Your Things In Order

Packing is hands down the most tedious job in a move. People put it off until the last minute and then end up frazzled when they realize that they have not packed a thing. This is why the phone is found in the blender, the television remote nests inside of a box of books, and […]

Flat rate or hourly-What is preferred while dealing with moving companies?

I am moving locally from 1Bed to a 2 Bed. Some companies are charging a flat rate($250-300) and some are charging hourly ($90/hr)+ travel time(appx 1hour or $90 to and fro). Not sure which one to go for, please help. Yes, I forgot to add both (Hourly and Flat ) comes with 2 movers and […]

Moving for Hipsters in NYC – FlatRate Moving

This is FlatRate’s street ad and this is what people wrote about it: Having some fun with New York hipsters, FlatRate Movers launched a recent campaign poking fun at the fashion forward crowd. It’s ironic that the company is openly mocking their customers, but that’s what makes it so funny. Plus, nobody calls themselves a hipster, […]

Best of Citysearch (BOC): Best Mover in New York

Two years later and FlatRate Movers are still number one: Best Mover 2006 – You voted for the best Mover in New York, and we counted. Check out the results below.  1. Flat Rate Movers [ Audience Winner] [Editorial Winner] 466 Broome Street, 5th Fl., New York, NY. 1-800-486-FLAT A bill with no surprises is […]

Moving Plants

Most of us will own at least a couple of houseplants that we want to take with us on the move. Keen gardeners amongst us may also want to take garden plants with us. Plants are probably one of the Top 5 things we don’t think about much during the moving process. After all, we […]

flights of stairs

Flights of Stairs definition  A stairway (set of steps) between one floor or landing and the next flight, flight of steps.  flight – A flight is an uninterrupted series of steps. It is typically used to allow stairs to change directions, or to allow the user a rest. (wikipedia) Flights of Stairs is use to calculate […]

Packing Tips

Here are some tips that you may not have thought of before. This is a list that I’d like to keep adding to, so if you have a quick tip, comment me and I’ll add it to the list. [_] Packed boxes should weigh less than 50 pounds. [_] Pack heavier items on the bottom. […]