How to Move Your Utilities

Electric Meter

Utilities provide the necessities of our modern life. We need to keep our electricity and Internet connections alive and ready. We may also need water, gas, and our trash service, too. When we move to a new place, it’s vital that the utilities follow us to our new homes. Make sure that the last bill from your old home is properly forwarded and that new service starts in a timely manner so that there are no interruptions. This post will offer a few handy tips on how to move your utilities. (more…)

How to Unpack Properly

How to unpack properly

With so much concern over moving and getting prepared for the big day, it’s easy to overlook how things will go down on the other side of the moving-day coin. When you arrive in your new home, there are still things to consider so that you and your family can integrate into your new place in the smoothest manner possible. In this post I want to give you a few pointers for unpacking once you’ve arrived in your new home.  (more…)

What Not to Pack

What Not To Pack

There are so many items to pack in preparation for a move that it’s important to take a break and consider what you shouldn’t pack. Some of these things will seem silly to some people, but it’s good to go ahead and review some of this just in case you’re tempted to pack something for the movers which needs to be handled by yourself. This post discusses a few items to not pack on your move, such as: (more…)

How to Get Organized for Your Move

Getting Organized for Your Next Move

We’ve all got lots of stuff. It’s everywhere. We have so much stuff we keep it stored in the attic or closets. But, when it’s time to think of moving, we need to start organizing it all so that we can have an easy move. In this post, I’ll discuss a few tips for getting organized which I’ve learned from my own experience as well as from my customers. (more…)

What to Pack Last

Packing

My clients often rush so hard to get ready for moving day that they end up packing away items they might need on moving day, if not in the day or two after, while they organize their new homes. I’ve written a post to help you remember what to set aside until the main packing is over: (more…)