Moving Tips

  • Always schedule your move 2-3 weeks before your actual move date.
  • Pack an overnight bag containing all the essentials.
  • Avoid mixing items from different rooms in a single box.
  • Pack items you need the most in a clear plastic bin.
  • Pack heavy items in small boxes and light items in large boxes.
  • Keep sandwich bags handy for holding the small parts to items you’ve disassembled.
  • Pack plates vertically, like records. They’ll be less likely to break.
  • Don’t forget to label boxes with room locations.
  • Create a color-coding system for faster sorting.
  • Take a photo of how your electronics are connected so you can remember how and where all the wires go.
  • Arrange for a charity organization to come pick up items you do not want.
  • Always personally transport high valued items.
  • Never use duct tape to secure boxes. Always packing tape.
  • When disassembling furniture/large items, always bag and label parts.
  • Change your address at least two weeks prior to moving.
  • Make your last grocery trip two weeks prior to moving.
  • Remember to defrost your refrigerator at least one day before moving and wipe up any liquids.
  • By law, we cannot transport hazardous or illegal materials. Such materials include and are not limited to gasoline, bottled gases, other flammables, ammunition/explosives, and controlled substances.