moving

Moving? Get a Break from Uncle Sam

If the thought of hiring a national moving company has you on edge because of all your other move-related expenses it may make you feel better to learn that Uncle Sam might be willing to help you a little. Despite the fact that you probably swear under your breath at him when you get your […]

MOVEU — FlatRate’s Solution to helping Students and Recent Graduates!

Are you a New York City college student or young professional who is about to move out of your apartment and have no idea how to get your belongings from Point A to Point B?  Have no fear,  FlatRate Moving®’s solution for you is MOVEU! What is MOVEU from FlatRate Moving®?? It is our moving and […]

Moving Survival Tips Series: Tax Deductions

Are you moving this summer,  next month,  or next week?  Don’t panic,  we at FlatRate Moving® are here to help! With Tax Day coming up on Monday April 15th (did you file already?) did you know you might be able to deduct some of your moving expenses from your federal tax return? The first question is did […]

Painting Walls: Are You Doing it Wrong?

There are two reasons why you may be painting your walls: you are trying to get your full deposit back at your current rental or you are putting a personal touch on your new place. Either way, there is a right way and a wrong way to go about it. Moving advice is pretty easy […]

How to Protect Your Flooring During a Move

If there is one day out of the month that it is going to rain and create a muddy mess it will be your moving day. Alternately, if it is the middle of winter and your move happens to be scheduled on that one fluke mild day you have been looking forward to then you […]

How to Make a Move Fun for Children

Children can often feel like a move is the end of the world. Even if the new home is nearby and they won’t have to switch schools, the idea of a new house is scary. After all, there is no way their new bedroom will be as cool! This moving advice guide will give your […]

College Relocation: Campus vs. Off-Campus Living

Some students cannot wait to experience dorm life while others are 100 percent sure that they want to get an apartment or rent a large house with friends. Of course, if you are reading this then you might be on the fence. Many students have a hard time trying to decide between the two, so […]

A Guide to Moving Antiques

Unlike items you buy at a local furniture store, antiques cannot simply be replaced, if damage is done during a move. Whether you have an entire collection of these finely dated pieces throughout your home, or if you have one single piece handed down through generations it will require a little extra care during the […]

Guide to Relocating as a Single Parent

Whether you are getting a divorce, breaking up with your significant other, or have been recently widowed, the first move is always going to be hard on you and your children. You are already filled with so much emotion that adding in the stress of a move can put you over the edge. Not to […]

Understanding Your Dog's Stress After Moving

For the most part, dogs are fairly resilient, especially if they are confident, socialized, and have been raised in a stable home. However, even the most outgoing canine can be stressed by a move. It is a confusing experience that they do not understand, and it can leave them feeling so overwhelmed that they do […]