MOVING EQUIPMENT-Tools and Supplies to Make Your Self Move Easier

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MOVING EQUIPMENT-Tools and Supplies to Make Your Self Move Easier If you are going to move yourself there are tools, equipment, and ideas to make yourself much more prepared.  Follow these tips and you’ll make your move much smoother on moving day. Choosing your rental truck is an important … [Read more...]

NUTRITION TIPS FOR MOVING: what to eat when you are moving

Healthy eating for moving day is important.

   Whether you are moving your own 1 bedroom apartment or you are a professional mover, there are definite advantages to fueling your body properly.  Similar to a biker, hiker, or other athlete that expends energy for a long period of time a mover (novice or professional) should use these mover … [Read more...]

RENTAL TRUCK TIPS

Truck rental tips

  Here are some points to cover and questions to ask when renting a truck for your move.  There are different price points and different characteristics that you should factor in before you choose a rental truck facility.  Decide what size rental truck you need before you call for quotes.  … [Read more...]

CURB APPEAL-STAGING THE OUTSIDE OF YOUR HOME

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Remember everything you’ve ever heard about first impressions as you prepare your home for sale. That impression starts the moment a potential buyer pulls up to your curbside. Although the inside of your home has been spit-polished and is ready for review, your realtor has reminded you that … [Read more...]

STAGING A MOVE: A GUIDE TO HOW IT’S DONE

Stage your home before your move, help get buyers in there.

Written By:  Linda Frosolone, Frosolone Interiors Ltd., Chicago, IL       The movers are coming in a couple months and a buyer still hasn’t walked through your door with a contract.  It’s time to start packing, but the ensuing disorder will undoubtedly disrupt the charms of your home.  This … [Read more...]

DESIGNER TIPS FOR MOVING THE ESSENTIALS

Designer Tips

  Written By: Linda Frosolone, Frosolone Interiors Ltd, Chicago, IL   Whether you’re downsizing from your 4500 sq foot house to a 1500 sq foot condominium, or you are moving into new space that can no longer accommodate your 2000-piece collection of Elvis memorabilia, now is the time to plan … [Read more...]

WHAT MOVES YOU? VEHICLE MAINTENANCE BEFORE YOUR MOVE

Maintenance to your vehicle is important prior to your move.

   Written By:  Maurice Schell, Automotivation Inc. - Lombard, IL What moves you?  Your Car-It’s second nature to us.  We rely on our vehicles for everything from retrieving living essentials to vacationing.  During long distance moves or interstate moves, the maintenance of a vehicle is more … [Read more...]

69 WAYS TO SAVE MONEY ON LOCAL MOVES

money saving

Whether you are moving locally or long distance, we have covered many ways to save money on your move, you can check out this article or 75 Ways to Save Time and Money on Your Long Distance Move to give you some help when it comes to keeping a close knit on your hard earned cash when relocating to … [Read more...]

75 WAYS TO SAVE TIME AND MONEY ON LONG DISTANCE MOVES

Save money on a long distance move

If you’re using an interstate mover or moving yourself, here are some helpful tips to save time and money for your move. DIRECTION AND PREP DO IT YOURSELF:  This not always the cheapest route to go.  If you decide you are not using a local mover or interstate mover, make sure you have proper … [Read more...]

THINK GREEN!!PROTECT THE LAND WHEN IT COMES TO MOVING

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Saving the environment should be something to consider when you are planning to pack and move.  Whether you are using a company mover, or moving yourself and trying to cut movers cost.  Here are some simple steps that will make you look like “Green Movers”. PACKING GREEN When packing, it’s a good … [Read more...]