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In today’s world, our schedules are already crammed full, so adding a move on top of everything can feel stressful. Moving requires research, preparation and planning – but where do you start? There are many small steps you can take to make your move a success without making it a full-time job! In the articles below, discover tips for organizing and preparing for your move and find the answers to the frequently asked questions.
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As I traveled so much, I learned how to pack light, but I always felt I was a little bit too nomad. I never had a permanent place to stay: No home, no properties, no refrigerator of my own, no pictures to hang on my own walls, and worst of all nobody to share my traveling with. I was all by myself. During one of my job assignments I had to visit a project where a new port would be built. I was going to verify the environmental standards for the projects design. This is where I met the traveling man that would make me want to move to the moon if he asked me too. He was the supervisor for the whole project. I didn’t like him at first because we were so different in what environmental requirements were most fit for the project, but when he finally gave in I fell in love instantly. We got married and after a year my first child was born and my moving passion became a secondary priority. My husband however, still works as an infrastructure supervisor, so we do get to travel a lot with him. We still move every couple […]
MOVING WITH A ROOMMATE
Renting an apartment may be quite expensive, especially if you’re moving to a big city like Los Angeles, California. I come from a small town in southern California called Escondido, and I decided to taste a little LA action so I took off to study at UCLA. I first came to my aunt’s house in the San Fernando Valley, but after a few weeks she began to get a little edgy and started to ask when I would find a place of my own. My studying expenses were pretty high and freshman year was hard on my schedule, so finding an apartment was an extra task for which I had little or no time. As I walked trough the campus I found not few but many ads by people searching for roommates to share apartments with. I figured, why not. The first girl I met was an Asian sophomore who hated rugs. She said she was allergic to dust and rugs were nothing but dust factories that would make her sneeze till she bled. I didn’t see a problem with not having a rug so we signed a 1-year lease on a two-bedroom apartment in Venice. Big mistake! She began […]
Things to know when moving internationaly
The Federal Maritime Commission (FMC) Puts International Movers into 3 categories: Vessel-Owning. There are about 2,700 FMC-licensed and bonded licensed freight forwarders (LFF)/international movers operating in the US. Non-Vessel-Owning. There are over 3,300 licensed and bonded intermediaries/agents/non-vessel operating common carriers (NVOCC) that have an official service agreement (NSA) with a vessel-owning mover. Non-Licensed, Non-US-Based, Non-Vessel-Owning. There are over 1,100 international movers that are recognized by the FMC, but not based in the US, and so they do not need a license. How Does it Work? Any Mover will typically deliver to any country. For door to door service,the vessel-owning mover will pick up at your house, send it on their vessel across the sea, and then a second, foreign agent will take it from the port to your new address. Surprise charges have been known to arise while going through customs at the new country’s port. Some countries are better than others. Terminal handling charges (THC) is the cost charged to unload and load at the new country’s port and is sometimes included in your moving quote, and sometimes left as a variable. How Long Does Moving Internationally Take? US to England: 6 to 8 weeks by marine vessel US […]
Requirements Your Mover Must Meet
A move that crosses a state line at any point; even if the state line is Canada or Mexico; even if you end up in the same state you started from; and even if the truck does not cross state lines, but the move continues by plane or rail outside the state is considered an Interstate Move by the US Department of Transportation. https://www.protectyourmove.gov/consumer/awareness/glossary/interstate.htm You can view a given company’s license, inspection record and insurance here: http://www.safer.fmcsa.dot.gov/CompanySnapshot.aspx. Requirements Your Mover Must Meet Your mover must: Be licensed with the US Department of Transportation Give you a written estimate Base a non-binding estimate on weight alone Tell you if they are a broker/middleman Give you a copy of the U.S. DOT publication, “Your Rights and Responsibilities when you move”. Provide dispute resolution/arbitration information Give you a Telephone number Movers are entitled to payment before unloading the truck at your new address. However, if you agreed to a non-binding estimate (which must be based solely on weight), and the weight is heavier than estimated, causing the final price to be higher than the original estimate, you do not have to pay more than 110% of the original estimate at that time. The […]
When and how do I pay the mover?
Standard procedure is to pay the mover just before unloading. While most local moves are based on hourly rates, most interstate moves are based on weight. If you agreed to a non-binding estimate for your long distance move, the final price must be based on the actual weight. If this actual weight results in a cost that is more than 110% of the original estimate, you do not need to pay the amount above 110% at that time. It can be invoiced in 30 days. If you do not pay the charges due at the time of delivery the mover has the right to refuse to deliver your shipment and to place it into storage at your expense until the charges are paid. If your shipment is split for shipment on two or more trucks, the mover can require payment for each portion as it is delivered. In the event that other services are required, such as shuttling, your mover may also collect for the shuttle charges at delivery – provided that the shuttle charges collected at delivery do not exceed fifteen (15%) percent of the total charges due at delivery. Your mover will invoice you for any remaining charges […]
How are Moves Priced?
Intrastate Moves: Hourly The most common move type in North America is the small, local move of a studio or 1 bedroom apartment. These moves are most typically priced by the hour. In the event you are travelling a longer distance, but still staying within state, your state may or may not require that your non-binding quote be based solely on weight. Run a search for your state on MoversReviewed.com to see your state’s requirements of movers. Interstate Moves: By Weight Trucks hauling your items across state lines will stop at a weigh station. If you agreed to a non-binding estimate, the final price of your move will be based on this weight. The cost per pound is affected by the distance traveled as well however. More miles should increase the per pound rate. If you agree on a binding estimate, the justification for the price can be any method: hourly, weight, volume, or combination. International Moves: By Volume Because marine shipping containers only hold so much space (a 20′ container usually holds 850 – 1150 cubic feet), rates are usually based on volume. It is common to have a 100 cubic feet minimum and then charge per foot after […]
What type of insurance coverage can I choose for my move?
If you have homeowners or renters insurance, your furniture should be covered during your move from most “acts of god” as well as vehicle peril in which the crash causes the damage (confirm with your policy provider). However homeowners and renters insurance does not typically cover you against scratches, dropping or falling over, etc. As a matter of good customer service, many movers will pay to replace one or two items they may accidentally break and so a majority of customers opt not to purchase additional coverage. If you have homeowners or renters insurance that covers you for “acts of god” but would like full protection against man-made damage, moving companies will cover the full depreciated, cash value of your items (not new replacement) for typically a fee of 1% of the value depending on the distance. (By law movers cannot sell insurance, instead, they claim responsibility.) (By law, movers are required to cover a minimum of 60 cents per pound on moves crossing state lines and between 10 cents and 60 cents, depending on the state, for in-state moves. The national average value of household items on a truck is $6 per pound, and so this minimum 60 cents […]
For smaller complaints such as pricing or damage disputes, filing a complaint and writing online editable reviews have been enough incentive for many movers to resolve the issue properly for customers. www.BBB.org Editable Online Reviews The Arbitration Program Your Mover Must Belong to State Attorney General and Consumer Protection Agencies: https://www.protectyourmove.gov/related-sites/state-search.htm For more serious criminal interstate complaints, you will want to start with www.MoveRescue.com. They may advise you to contact police and file a complaint with the proper regulating agency as well. www.MoveRescue.com For Interstate Moves: Federal Motor Carrier Safety Administration’s complaint form http://www.fmcsa.dot.gov/forms/public/com-com-form.htm For International Moves: Federal Maritime Commission’s Consumer Affairs and Dispute Resolution Services http://www.fmc.gov/bureaus_offices/consumer_affairs_and_dispute_resolution_services.aspx
How do I Identify brokers/middlemen from actual truck-owning movers?
All Interstate and most Intrastate moving companies can be confirmed as either a moving company or broker by viewing the number of moving trucks (power units) a company owns on their federal registration page. A broker’s page will show 0 power units. To view this registration page you can either run a search here:http://www.safer.fmcsa.dot.gov/CompanySnapshot.aspx. Most brokers have a tendency to not want to volunteer to the customer that they are brokers. The tendency is to lead the customer to believe that they are an actual truck-owning moving company. And for that reason the Department of Transportation (DOT) recently (on 11/29/2010) passed a law* requiring brokers for interstate moves to: Register for, and provide the customer with a DOT number Give consumers the FMCSA’s pamphlet “Your Rights and Responsibilities” Tell the customer that they are not a mover Provide customers with a list of moving companies the broker will be using Provide estimates of expected moving charges and brokerage fees in writing Provide the customer with the broker’s deposit, cancellation and refund policy. *The legislation can be viewed here: www.protectyourmove.gov under Regulations and Enforcement where it provides the PDF titled “Final Rule: Brokers of Household Goods Transportation by Motor Vehicles”. To […]
Top 9 Things that Make a Great Mover
They are accommodating. They have the mindset that anything they can do, they will do. They are fair. Pricing, terms and damage response offerrings are fair. They are reliable. They show up on time and do what they promised They are responsive. They answer their phone and respond to emails quickly. They are involved. They are members of associations that help them develop their service. They are compliant. License and insurance is up to date, and regulations are followed. They are prepared. They bring all of the necessary tools and supplies to handle a job. They are organized. Packing lists and boxes are organized and accurate. They are presentable. The truck is clean and the employees attire is appropriate.
11 Red Flags of Rogue Mover
The company is not found in the federal or state list of registered companies. The company is registered, but it shows 0 power units (trucks) on their registration link. Their insurance cannot be verified. Their website does not list an address or post license and insurance information. The mover asks for a large deposit The mover does not provide you with a copy of “Your Rights and Responsibilities When You Move”. The mover does not do an onsite inspection There is no company name on the side of the truck, or is a rental truck. The mover claims all goods are covered by their insurance. The mover has a poor record with the BBB and other online review sites. The mover asks you to sign something waiving their liability.
Top 6 Questions to Ask Before Hiring a Mover
Are there any other fees that I could be charged for? Will you write that on the contract? Does the hourly rate start upon arrival to my home? Does the hourly rate stop when the loaders go on break? Could we please note that? Would you be willing to give a binding quote? What happens if something gets damaged or lost? (Movers are only liable for 60 cents per pound, but many will still cover the loss of an item as good customer service.) See “What’s Up with Insurance?” I am not in a position to pay cash, will you please write on the contract that you accept credit cards upon delivery? Your company will be performing the work, correct? You are not brokering this out?
Most Common Complaints of Movers (Frequency)
Overcharged/hidden fees (22.4%) Late arrival for loading (16.5%) Unresponsive to calls and emails (16.1%) Damaged Items (14%) Slow loading on an hourly rate (9.9%) Loaders are careless or rude (8.7%) Office Support is Unaccommodating or rude (7.1%) Loaders are inexperienced or incapable (5.6%) False excuses provided (4.3%) Delivering Late or on wrong day (4%) Did not bring proper equipment or supplies (3.7%) Failed to settle damage loss within 120 days (3.7%) Missing items (3.4%) Damaged walls, doors or windows (2.8%) Hostage shipment (2.8%) Wrong-sized truck (2.8%) Forgot to move a few items (2.5%) No show on day of move (2.5%) Did not fit load on truck very well (1.7%) Dragging furniture on the floor or ground (1.7%) Advertises credit cards but demands cash (1.6%) Poor transition to and from storage (1.6%) Supplied wrong number of movers (1.6%) Surprised with a rental truck (1.6%) Damage claim process was difficult (1.2%) Fabricating terms (1.2%) Loaders abandoned job (1.2%) Brokered – Different company showed up (.9%) Failed to get parking permits (.9%) Failed to wrap well (.9%) Items dirty (.9%) Refused to do an in-person estime (interstate) (.9%) Asked tosign a damage waiver before unloading (.6%) Canceled the move (.6%) Park list is […]
Moving company nightmares: What you need to know before you move
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Moving timeline is essential for your move. You should take this into consideration so as to make your move easy and comfortable. A month prior to your move, you should asses the area of your new place and you should also enquire about various moving companies so that you can avail their services if you need them. If you want to get your items insured then you must take pictures of your goods and should also consider various insurance options that are available. It’s always better to change your address legally as early as possible. Couples of weeks before your move check your reservations. You must check whether everything is according to the plan or not. A couple of days before you move see that the appliances are well set and are ready to work. After you have moved to your new place, you must familiarize yourself with the neighborhood. You can take the help of the moving crew to unpack your household items and to place them in right places.
Moving In a Hurry
Sometimes the circumstances are such that you have to move in a hurry, many a times even before your house is sold. If you already sold it before moving then there is absolutely no problem however if you haven’t got a chance to do it then selling it from your new place can be a difficult. You should keep certain things in mind to make this task easily. You must stay in contact with your realtor, enquire about the status and get his feedback regularly. If it is possible for you then try leavening some of your furnishing at your previous home as a furnished home is much more appealing than an empty one. Beautification of landscape should be carried as it is liked and admired by all. Get your carpets, curtains etc professionally cleaned. Paint your walls with neutral colored paints as when the house is empty the walls are going to stand out. Provide security to your house in order to avoid any accident or theft. Its better to leave some photos of your furnished house behind these will give visitors an idea about the look of the house.
Before you move checklist
Just prepare a list and check before you move to make sure you didn’t forget any thing. Two to three weeks before, arrange the move for your plants and pets, dispose or give away all flammable like gas cylinders, pack medicines for your family and pets. One week before, pack valuable items like jewelry that you are suppose to take in your own car, transfer checking and savings accounts, gather all your valuables from safe deposits that you need to carry, give a servicing to your car before a long distance move. On the moving day check out the inventory list, pack suitcase for the trip; don’t forget to pack the boxes that you need to move. What to do and what not to do, do back up your pc’s with your important files and pack it in its original carton, don’t pack up things like paint, gas cans, bottle of bleach etc, do keep your important papers like order for service, bill of landing, household booklets, phone numbers etc. These are you need to consider before you plan to move.
Welcome to our moving glossary which will help you comprehend difficult moving terms No Moving resource would be complete without a comprehensive glossary of terms. We’ve compiled a list of terms and their definitions to better help you navigate the sometimes confusing world of moving. Introduction: Moving is one of the important decisions that we have to face in our life for at least once. There are many things which must know before we start a move. The success of the move depends upon your decision on certain important things. If the decisions are made in a right manner then your move will only give you profit. So before doing a move you must consult others who have already done a successful move. Accessional Charges: Accessional service charges are the charges for sorting, packing, elevator carrying and unpacking. These processes are the basic requirements done before the move is started and after the move is completed. These charges are added to the transportation charges and the services are provided according to the landlord’s request. Additional Transport Charges: Additional transport charges are the charges which are charged for carrying services in areas where labor charges are much higher than national average. […]
Solving disputes with your mover
The complaints against the mover are that the mover did not come or deliver at time, expensive cost and damaged items were received. The work of the mover is to do a reasonable dispatch. In case of late delivery the mover may be penalized. If any claim of damaged or late dispatched goods is to be received then complaint must be filed in 9 months. Generally the mover’s tariff specifies till what time claim can be asked. Binding and Non-Binding are the two types of billing dispute. Non-Binding bill is approximate calculate of claimed things while Binding bill is exact value of claim. Non-Binding bill can be higher or lower on the estimated claim. Including other items out of bill will invalidate the claim. These complaints are filed to the Federal Highway Administration. If your transportation is with a local state then complaint can be made appropriate state regulating agency. The arbitration procedure is followed only if there is a dispute between mover and carrier. You must provide all essential data like address, date and time of incident in your arbitration appeal. The proof of damage made by the carrier is very important in the case of arbitration. The proof […]
Renting a Moving Truck
Renting a moving truck can be a great help, and in most cases, an essential part of moving if you choose to do it yourself. One of the most important parts of renting a moving truck is ensuring that you aren’t wasting any money by renting a moving truck that is too large. If you don’t plan it properly, you can easily rent too large of a truck, leaving your wallet with a larger dent than necessary. Another concern for renting a moving truck is ensuring that you don’t rent one that is too small. A moving truck that is too small might not be able to fit certain objects, or it might just require more trips, making moving day more chaotic. Read on for more tips for renting a moving truck. There are a few guidelines that should be followed when renting a moving truck. It’s important to know that moving trucks come in different shapes and sizes, and the best moving truck will vary from person to person. As a general rule, a 10’ truck is suitable for a small 1 bedroom apartment, or a studio apartment. If you want to err on the side of caution, a […]
How to Move on a Tight Budget
Due to the state of the economy these days, many people have a limited budget while moving, and there’s nothing wrong with that. It is quite common, and there are a few useful tips that should be taken into mind when moving to ensure that you don’t exceed your budget. If done properly, you can even have a substantial amount of your budget leftover, leaving you with more money to pay the bills, or to deck out your new house, apartment, or condo. Planning ahead of time is the first and most important tip for moving on a tight budget. Last minute purchases and rentals are often the source of a lot of unnecessary costs. For example, boxes that could have been acquired for free a week in advance might cost you $40 if you wait until the last minute and you are forced to purchase them. Little items such as tape, which may seem insignificant, but are essential for moving, can be purchased for much less at big stores than at smaller convenience stores or pharmacies. If you can, time your move during off-season, as moving companies will charge significantly less when it is not during peak moving season. […]
Today being Globalize is very important especially for 21st century. Most of us certainly do come across this word as more and more companies try to prove their existence in the world market either by combining with other companies or tend to expand their work place in the international market. So this certainly does create new challenges and opportunities for these companies. There are a number of people who look towards opportunities to get themselves relocated so I have tried to cover some important aspects for moving internationally. Trying to find services that would help you to prepare with your moving. You certainly may have to try and find a service that may help you to get relocated professionally. There are a number of people who try to relocate abroad, so one is always on look out for better services that is highly qualified and can help them relocate. You certainly can begin your search by looking for a company or two that could help you. So, the company that you choose can always provide you with a bid for entire project. So, once you have managed to find one service that has provided you with the bid, you may […]
Adapting to a foreign country
Certain Cultural Adjustments that you may have to do when moving to a Foreign Culture. When moving to a new place in an entirely new culture, is certainly compared to taking a giant step into the world that is unknown to you. Hola, Gauden tag, Bonjour…. Welcome to the world that is international. What certainly is one of the biggest questions that is in your mind? It certainly is the matter of how quickly you may have to get adapted to this new country and also what you should expect out there. You we certainly do hope that this new set of information laid down by us may be helpful at the time of your transition. You have to keep in mind that these cultural differences certainly do include religion, language, political organizations along with different customs or much more. One of the main difficulties that people face is stereotype of others. Most of the Americans are certainly seen as loud, wasteful, ignorant, immature and informal. This certainly may not be applicable to every one- but certainly to stereotypes of different cultures. So you may have to begin with educating yourself to the new culture or the country you are […]
Moving Your Pets
When you are going to move to a new location you must plan in order to make this transition less tiring for your pet. Firstly you have to get the facts, you must check out for the laws regarding pet ownership in the new area and also you should schedule your appointment with the veterinary before moving out. If you are planning to move nearby only, then it’s better to take pet along with you on the day of moving. Many pets like cats and dogs find traveling by a car or a truck extremely distressing, for this reason you can cover their cage with some cloth. If you have fishes in your house, you must use the special containers which are used to transfer fishes from one place to another. There are also a number of pet transporters who can safely transport your pets from one place to another. They also give valuable advice on preparing your pet for the journey.
Moving to College Checklist
It is the right time for you to get started with your college life that is away from your home. So, what are the things that you can do so that you can make this time easy for you and you also need to figure out the things that might be important for your dorm life or even your shared apartment life. There are a number of students and college goers who leave the comfort of their home room and move to other place. This trend of shifting to new room and trying to start a new life style can in fact be a good experience. This certainly may also mean that you may have to buy new bed sheets or posters or even cool lamps. You may also like to carry some treasure items along with you from your home that certainly may be your favorite. So, here are some of the items that always may help you to get started with your dorm life and make it comfortable. So, if possible you may always have to try to coordinate with your mates and enquire what they might be bringing along with them. You may have to keep in […]
Stress on moving day
Moving to a new place is one of the difficult tasks which one has to face some day in life. A large amount of stress is caused on the day of moving. One has to be very cool headed so that that the move can be done with ease and successfully. The moving company must be chosen properly so that u can avoid to stresses as much as possible. The keys of success in moving are planning and organization. You must think positive that there are stresses in moving but it can be easily taken off with a cool minded approach. You must bear all the hiccups that are caused before the move and think that all happened are for good. One should not panic before a move which may lead the move to be unsuccessful. Each and every move must have realistic goal to achieve which may keep us active. Before a moving day, it’s very important that one keeps his mind free by going out or taking family to an outing so that all members feel light before the move. The unpacking must be done for the living room and bathroom first. Reserve foods and drinks must be […]
Common relocation packages
You finally might have got a better job offer and if the company is always paying you for relocation, you certainly have to consider what you might have to do for your relocation? Here are certainly tips that your company might consider to make things much easier for you. There are things that just start with searching for moving truck but there are other things also that you may have to consider. Relocation package may also include Autos: you have to transfer your vehicle to new destination. This can always have lots of restrictions that you may have to consider. Childcare help: you may have possible reimbursement plans for every special situations. Cultural training: in case you are moving abroad, you may also be offered a class for adjusting to new culture. Elder care help: you may also be provided with a list of care centers and also nursing homes. Full pack: you may also be provided with the list to pack all your items and goods. In case there are any prior issues related to moving then you shall be provided with the list. Full unpack: in case you have met the dead line for shifting, you may be […]
Moving should not be difficult when you use a great moving company
The fever of excitement at moving a house can only really be dampened by the realization that you have to actually move house! The fact of the matter is, if you want to enjoy your new place, you are going to have to get all of your stuff there and that is a massive job in itself! Getting everything that you own from A to B is not an easy task, and you may well be worried about how you are going to go about such a thing, as there are so many different things that need sorting if you are going to get everything done on time and in the right way. What you really need for a successful removal is a company who deal with such things day in day out, and who are willing to hep you out at every turn with the process, and in a great removals company you should be able to find that rather easily. Sure, it can be difficult finding the right removals company, but from then on it is not an issue, as a great company will be able to make your move that little bit simpler by taking the reigns […]
Moving Made Easy With Some Easy Guidelines
Whether moving across town or across the country, moving can be among the most stressful experiences in one’s life, but with some careful planning and attention to detail it’s possible to ensure that things will go smoothly on each end of your move. Ample preparation is the key to a successful move, so you won’t want to wait until the last minute to begin. This moving checklist is broken down into a helpful timeline. If you are a visual organizer, clearly marking a large wall calendar with each item will help and provide a much needed sense of accomplishment as you prepare yourself and others for your move! As soon as you make the decision to move, think about how exactly you plan to handle the logistics. Will you hire a moving company to handle all of the details including packing and unpacking your belongings, organizing them by room and transporting your items? Or will you be driving the moving truck yourself, enlisting either friends or professionals to load and unload a truck full of boxes that you have packed yourself? Are you moving alone, or do you have a partner, children, or pets to consider? Once you have made […]
Planning a Local Move: When Is the Best Time?
Timing matters when you’re thinking of moving to a new house or apartment. Some times of the year are better than others, although you might not have a choice if your lease is up or a new job offer forces you to relocate. However, if you have some flexibility, it pays to know when the busy season is in your local market so you can decide how to best take advantage of the situation. Spring Spring is the busiest season for people buying and selling homes. This is largely due to families looking to relocate at the end of a school year, so they can settle into their new homes before September comes around. If you have a family, this timing makes sense, but be warned: a hot market means lots of competition, and you may have to act quickly and be prepared to spend more. You’ll also have a harder time securing the services of a moving company, as this is their high season too. Summer Summer can be a great time to move if do it after the spring rush but before the dog days of August. For many people, it’s fairly easy to schedule vacation time in […]
There are many types of relocation: company relocations, trade show exhibit relocations, store merchandise relocation, etc., etc., and so on. The most personal type of moving may be a relocation of your family. The most efficient family move is an organized one. The family move is an event that daily takes place all over the world for any number of personal reasons. If you partaking in such an activity and can afford the extra cost, you would do well to fork up the extra bucks for the help of professional movers. In fact, when you do price shopping you may be surprised at the cheap but quality moving companies available on the market. Wherever you live in America, you are sure to find a moving company that can help you. They’re everywhere! For maximum trustworthiness you should go with a trusted, well-known franchise. These well-established companies will come fully equipped with their own top of the line equipment. Some people like to handle the whole moving process on their own whether or not they can afford professional help. For such people there are rental companies that will provide them with the necessary equipment. If you go for the do-it-yourself option, […]
Should You Move to Colorado? 3 Things You Need to Know
If you’re ready for a change, you might be thinking about moving to Colorado. Relocating to this state offers a number of benefits, but there are a few things that you need to know before you start packing. Whether you’re single or you’ll be moving your entire family, it’s important to be as prepared as possible prior to the move. 1. Colorado’s weather can be temperamental If you’re looking forward to warm summers and cool winters, you might be in for a surprise. Depending on where you live in Colorado, your weather could be quite temperamental. Some cities, such as Boulder, experience snow for just a few days at a time. It could be 60 degrees one day and 15 degrees the next. Before you choose a city in Colorado to move to, make sure that you take a look at weather patterns. Figure out which places have weather that you can deal with. Some families enjoy having random weather, while others want something more predictable. 2. Locals have incredible state pride While local residents in any area will naturally be fond of their state, Colorado locals take the cake. People who were born and raised in Colorado refer to […]
3 Top Ways To Move For Less
Unless you are lucky enough to have your company pick up the tab for your relocation, moving can seem cripplingly expensive. Here are three ways to get creative and save money on your move. 1. Freecycling Surprisingly, the cost of basic packing materials such as boxes, bubble wrap and tape can add up. A couple of hundred dollars isn’t an unreasonable sum for a large home move. This is because removal companies include a certain number of boxes, cases and cartons as part of their advertised price, and then charge extra for additional materials. One way to save a chunk of change is by freecycling. By connecting with other people in your area who have just moved and are looking to give away their packing boxes, you can pick up all you need at no cost. 2. Moveable Storage Moveable storage involves the use of large metal containers into which you pack your furniture and belongings. The process begins with the delivery of a large storage container. This saves money as you do the grunt work of carefully wrapping and loading the container. Once the container is delivered to your new home, the onus is on you to unload the […]