Category: Outside the Box

How to Spend the First 24 Hours in Your New Place

 Photo courtesy of Trulia The first 24 hours in a new place can be crucial – they can make a difference in how the first few months go and set the tone for the rest of the time you live there. So what should you do in the first 24 hours in a new place? Use …

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What Food Items Can I Move?

Many individuals and families leave their fridges as the last item to pack. At the end of your move, you may realize you have more food leftover than you planned on bringing. Here’s what we recommend you take and what you can do with the rest. Food You Can Pack Let’s start with the basics.  …

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Moving in the Heat

  In addition to being hot, summer is the busiest time of year for moves, and many people forget to take the increased temperature into consideration. Whether you’re moving across town or from out-of-state, here are a few things to keep in mind to ensure that your valuables do not fall prey to the Arizona …

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How to Avoid Moving Scams

You’ve heard the stories—movers losing clients’ precious items, holding their valuables ransom, etc. Scammers know how stressful moving is and take advantage of individuals looking for help. Here’s how to avoid the frauds. Low Estimates Beware of low-ball price quotes. The saying, “If it sounds to good to be true, it probably is,”  applies to …

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3 Ways to Reuse Your Moving Boxes

Once you’ve unpacked your belongings, you’ve probably found yourself surrounded by boxes upon boxes. Many people decide to throw these boxes away, but cardboard boxes can always be repurposed and in a variety of ways. Here are three ways to to reuse moving boxes after your move.   Furniture Sliders Your move may not be …

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International Office Relocation

Opening or moving your existing office to another country is an exciting privilege not many companies get to experience. Once you’ve discovered which employees will be making the move, you can begin the process of making this move as efficient as possible for your business. Visas and/or Work Permits Require that your employees apply for …

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Moving a Medical Facility

Moving a medical facility should always be left in expert hands. Unlike other moves, medical facility moves can greatly impact others’ lives. If an MRI machine is improperly handled during a move, for instance, it could affect a patient’s life in the future. While employers should never attempt to take on the move themselves, they …

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Moving into a Retirement Home

Helping an older loved one move into a retirement can be an emotionally difficult process. It’s important that this type of move be as stress-free as possible and handled sensitively. Tips for Moving Reduce— Use this time to help your loved one go through their belongings. Retirement homes are significantly smaller than houses. Your loved one …

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