Category Archives: Moving Tips

Moving tips will help make the transition to your new home seamless and stress-free. Find tips and tricks to a smooth move in the following list

5 Ways Moving Can Benefit Your Mental Health

For most of us, moving can be stressful, frustrating, and boring – but did you know that moving can actually benefit your mental health? Here are five ways that moving can positively influence your mental state, and add to your well-being.

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4 Simple Moving Tips For First-Time Homeowners

Do I need to buy a fridge? How much should I spend on a moving company? Do I have enough space for all my stuff? First time homeowners have a lot of questions about the process of moving in Owings Mills, MD – and our article with 4 simple moving tips for first-time homeowners can provide you with answers.

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Moving Quick Tips – Who You Should Notify Before You Move

Did you tell your doctor you were moving? The new school district? The cable company? Moving can be a hassle – and remembering who you need to inform about your new address can be quite difficult. In this article, we’ll take a quick look at everyone you should inform about your new location – letting you focus on moving, and giving you a comprehensive, easy-to-follow checklist.

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The Biggest Fears Moms Have About Moving – And How To Deal With Them

Moving is a natural part of starting a family. Whether you have a two-month old or a five-year-old, you’ll eventually need to find a place to settle down. But moving can cause some serious anxiety and fear in parents – especially moms. Check out our article to see how moms can deal with the most common moving fears, and concentrate on starting their new lives – fear-free.

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Create One “Open Me First” Box for Specific Rooms

You’ll need to access certain packed items almost immediately after you arrive, and they need to be packed together in special boxes (one per room) and marked with either bright red markers or special stickers so you can spot them easily. These special rooms include: kitchen, bathroom, tool room, etc.

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Consider Holding a “Packing Party”

Invite trusted friends over for a “Farewell Packing Party.” Provide free food and drinks, provide upbeat background music, and allow friends to tackle projects that require little supervision, such as packing books or pots and pans. Have friends take pictures and send you copies.

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Hold a Yard Sale

You might be surprised to learn that you can earn a few hundred dollars by selling non-essential items, earning you cash and making your move more efficient

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Take Valuables With You

Even if you’re only moving across the street, having a suitcase with the following, taken with you instead of on the moving truck if possible, will make things easier once you move in.

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Tipping the Movers

The general rule of thumb regarding tipping the movers is 15%-20% of the total cost of the move. The tip can be added to the credit card bill, or you can pay it in cash to the team captain who will then distribute it amongst the members of the team.

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