moving advice

Managing Pain While Moving

If you are plagued by arthritis, fibromyalgia, nerve damage, multiple sclerosis, sacroiliac joint dysfunction, osteoarthritis, degenerative disc disease, or any other condition that causes chronic pain, then the idea of planning a move likely seems impossible. How are you supposed to take care of everything that needs to get done, and deal with the pain […]

Things You Can Do 2 Months Prior to a Move

Most people put off far too many moving tasks to the last minute. Some simply feel they still have plenty of time to spare, but do not realize how quickly moving day sneaks up. Others just are not aware that there are things that can be handled so early. If you are fortunate enough to […]

7 Tips for a Cross Country Move

There are a lot of important details to take care of when you are moving across the country. Not to mention, you have to factor a lot of things into your moving budget. Crossing several state lines in a car or plane may add on hotel, fuel, and food expenses. Plus, the cost of movers […]

When Is Short Term Rental Housing Recommended?

Sometimes, everything falls right into place for a move. You get a job promotion and are transferred to a beautiful city and you have the opportunity to go secure housing ahead of time, so there are no loose ends. However, for most people, this is merely a dream. There are some situations where short-term housing […]

Helping Your Child Through a Big Move

Most children have a bit of a meltdown the first time they have to be moved out of their home. This is the one place they know they can feel safe so saying goodbye to it can be scary. There may even be real tears and a temper tantrum. This is especially true, if they […]

How to Pack Candles for a Move

You may not give much thought to your candle collection, but these are items that can ruin quite easily during a move. Candles are not cheap, especially if you buy the nice soy ones with a lead-free wick, so they are environmentally friendly. The last thing you want is to be forced to replace all […]

Tips for Making an International Move

Moving abroad can be exciting, but it can also be very stressful, especially if you are not fully prepared. When you move down the road, chances are good that your utilities transfer, and without a doubt, your currency will still be good. Plus, you can make a few trips back and forth as needed. When […]

The Five Places to Find When You Move In

You’ve moved and left behind everyone you know. You quickly realize just how much you’ll miss them (or how little). But after you’ve unpacked all of your boxes, put your photos on the walls, and made sure you filed your change of address it hits you:  You no longer have access to your favorite haunts. […]

Moving Out of a Rental? Here’s How to Get Your Security Deposit Back

Whenever it’s time to move out of a rental tensions can get a little high. You have no idea if your landlord is going to play fair and actually return your security deposit. Seeing as it’s usually equal to a few months rent, there’s a lot of money on the line. With a few simple […]

You Moved, But Did You Change Your Address?

When you move, the first thing you probably do is file a change of address with the US post office. That will help to ensure that most of your mail will be forwarded to your new address for six months. But after that, you’re on your own. Filing a change of address with the post […]