John K – Gold Canyon, AZ to Manhattan, NY

Dear Chris and Kerri, I just wanted to let you know that we just finished unpacking and everything was so expertly wrapped that not a piece was worse the wear for traveling across the country. Not a scratch, a ding, chip, or break was to be found, and knowing that is no accident but rather …

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Tips for a Safe Winter Move

Moving from one home to another is overwhelming, but moving in winter adds another layer of complexity to the mix. Dealing with slippery sidewalks, freezing temperatures, falling snow, slush, and icy streets makes moving just that much more complicated. But there’s some good news, too — moving in winter tends to cost less. Most people …

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Moving Day: 6 ‘First-Night’ Items to Pack for Toddlers

Moving day comes with lots of hustle and bustle, and it’s easy to forget a few details. As you pack, a way to stay more organized is to set aside a “first-night” box for your kids. Use this box to place essential items you don’t want to find yourself without on your first night in …

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Have to Move on Short Notice? Check Out These Tips

Ideally, your move will be something you can plan over months so that you can be sure of every detail. Of course, you don’t always have the luxury of time. Your work might let you know you have to move in a month, for example. When you have to move on short notice, it’s essential …

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5 Moving Day Missteps to Avoid for a Smooth Transition

Properly planning for a move can help your family avoid several common blunders that might result in stressful moving day situations.  Here are some typical moving missteps and how to avoid them. 1. Taking Care of Moving Duties Last Minute You aren’t finished packing when the movers arrive, and you still have lots to do. …

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How to Pack Your Electronics for Your Move

Most households have more electronics than ever – and those electronics are essential and often quite expensive. If you are moving, you will want to be sure that your electronics are protected. Fortunately, packing electronics properly is not too difficult. It just requires the right packing materials and a careful, methodical approach. Packing Your Electronics …

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Get Your New Home In Top Shape Before You Move

Moving from your home involves many tasks, including packing, scheduling services, and saying good-bye. The busyness of leaving one home may tempt you to avoid thinking about tasks to be accomplished in your new home once you arrive. While many repair tasks can wait until you move in, several should be done before you make …

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Household Problems To Fix Before the Move

So, you’re moving into a new home. Not every home is perfect right away— it might need some sprucing up or repairs. While you can easily make many repairs later, you’ll want to make certain repairs before the moving truck comes. Here are some things to put on your list to take care of before …

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Essentials to Pack for Your First Night in Your New Home

One of the most important details not to overlook when preparing to move is to pack a “first-night” kit. The purpose of this is to ensure you’ll have the essential items you’ll immediately need at your fingertips upon arrival in your new home.  You don’t want to spend your first night scurrying through dozens of …

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