Moving Checklist

Use Our Moving Checklist to Plan Your Worry-Free Move

We know that moving can be a stressful time. To help alleviate some of that stress, we’ve put together a Moving Checklist you can use to plan an organized, worry-free move. Determine What Stays and What Goes Go through your home with a critical eye. Make a list of items to keep, donate or give away, and throw away. Additionally, take note of any items that may require special care to move or that will need insurance coverage, like valuable art pieces. Start Looking for a Moving Company We recommend getting three in-home estimates from moving companies to get a […]

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Move Smart, Not Hard, Into Your New Apartment! Part Two

In Part 1 of our apartment moving tips series, we covered general tips about planning a move in or out of an apartment.  Today, we’ll review specific considerations about elevator use and  loading docks (typically found in high-rise apartment buildings). Reserve ahead. Once you know your move in/out date, promptly reserve the elevator and loading dock and obtain a parking permit. In some urban areas, you may need to block part of the street near or in front of your new building for the moving truck. By contacting your local municipality or police precinct at least a week prior to the move, […]

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Furniture

Move Smart, Not Hard, Into Your New Apartment!

Move in day is approaching, and maybe you’re moving into your first apartment or maybe you’re an “old hand” at this. Regardless of the situation, there is a misconception that moving into an apartment takes less time, costs less, and in general is less of a hassle. The reality is, movers may need more time with an apartment move. The elevator is king In any apartment move, the elevator controls the pace. The speed, size and weight limit of elevators plays a pivotal role in how quickly an apartment can be moved. Not only will the elevator slow down the […]

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Moving Checklist for a Worry-Free Move

Moving your home can be stressful, so we’ve put together a Moving checklist to help you plan an organized, worry-free move.  What Stays, What Goes Go through your home and make a list of the items you’d like to keep as well as a list of items that you can give away or get rid of. Make a note of items that will require special care to move or items that will need insurance coverage, like valuable art pieces.  Start Looking for a Moving Company We recommend getting three in-home estimates from moving companies to get a better understanding of […]

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Moving Day Checklist – Day of the Move

Welcome back to our series “Moving Day Checklist.” We recently discussed what to start planning 1-2 weeks prior to your desired move date. Today, we’ll take a look at what to do on the day of the move. Moving Day Checklist – Day of the Move First and most importantly, be available to your movers and packers on the day of the move. The movers you selected may have questions and will need your input right away. Second most important tip for move day, let the movers do what you’re paying them to do. If you’ve decided to pack on […]

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