How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

How Much Should You Tip Your Movers?

Moving is hard work.  Planning a move is tiring and overwhelming.  But, actually physically moving items from one location to another is utterly exhausting.  There is a reason many people hire someone else to move their belongings.  So when you hire someone to properly take 

Questions to Ask Your Potential Moving Company

Questions to Ask Your Potential Moving Company

In my opinion, the questions you ask the moving company will set the tone for the move.  In most situations in life, if you know what you are talking about when requesting services, you tend to get better service.  As a physical therapist, I tend 

What Type of Move Are you Planning For?

What Type of Move Are you Planning For?

It is essential to know what type of move you are planning.  When you start to planning logistics out, you will frequently have to categorize your move based on distance.  When I speak to a moving company the first question they ask me, is what 

Declutter: 30 Items You Must Get Rid of Before You Move

Declutter: 30 Items You Must Get Rid of Before You Move

When preparing for a move, it is the perfect time to declutter and go through all of your drawers, boxes, closets and get rid of items that are no longer useful.  Donating, selling, or tossing items that don’t add positive energy to your life will 

28 Items You Cannot Put on the Moving Truck

28 Items You Cannot Put on the Moving Truck

The list of prohibited items – what should you avoid packing?  What will the movers refuse to pack?  Moving companies ban some things from being packaged and shipped due to safety concerns.  If an item can potentially pose a risk to an employee or belongings, it 

Moving Day:  Checklist

Moving Day: Checklist

Moving day is here.  Even if you have checked everything off of your to-do list, there will always be something that will pop up that weren’t expecting.  Things will happen that you will do not plan for and you will have to deal with issues 

One Week Before the Big Move:  Checklist

One Week Before the Big Move: Checklist

One week until moving day.  This is the week to finalize everything.  You will not have time to complete tasks on moving day.  So it is best to finish everything the week before the move.  Inevitably, there will be tasks that pop up last minute. 

14 Days Before the Big Move:  Checklist

14 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

So, we are 14 days away from the moving day.  If you haven’t started to feel a little bit of stress at this point, it’s a miracle.  The two weeks before relocation fly by quickly.  Therefore, it is essential to be on top of all 

30 Days Before the Big Move:  Checklist

30 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Now we are 30 days away from the big move.  Sounds like a lot of time, but moving day will be here before we know it.  The next 30 days are going to be the busiest days of the move.  Now we can finalize details 

60 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

60 Days Before the Big Move: Checklist

Ok, now we are 60 days away from moving day.  At this point, we should have determined where our next home will be.   We have also come up with a healthy list of companies to satisfy our relocation needs.  Also, we should have reviewed