clothes call

Clothes Call: Packing Your Clothing for a Move

If you are like most Americans today, you have a lot of clothes. If you are like some Americans today, you have too many clothes. Years of not discarding outgrown, out-of-fashion, sentimental and/or aspirational garments can create piles (and piles) of frustration when it comes time to move them. Obviously, you’ll want to take a […]

clean sweep

Making a Clean Sweep

Living in a house while it is on the market can be a surreal experience, as you are – for all intents and purposes – residing in a model home. But how do you keep it looking like a model for open houses and drop-by prospects? While the Realtor can advise you on what you […]

Cost of Moving

Making Sense of the Dollars It Takes to Move

Okay, you’ve made the decision to move, found your new digs, carefully researched and chosen your mover and have a pretty good idea of the cost of moving. Or do you? To make sure, look at every step of your journey, accounting for all the incidental expenses that can add up to collective sticker shock. […]

Moving Day Disasters

Diverting Moving Day Disasters

Moving is a meticulous process, with lots of research, decision-making and, occasionally, angst. Though most moves can be planned to go smoothly, there are some major moving day disasters that, experts tell us, consumers continue to make. Here are a few you may not have considered. Overestimating your ability to do it yourself But you’re […]

business is moving

When Your Business is Movin’ On Up

There’s nothing small about it when a small business is moving. The issues and effort are truly disproportionate to the name. While we have relocated companies of all types, this blog is devoted to enterprises of moderate size but big ambition as they move to a new commercial home. Here are just a few things […]

traditions and superstitions

Traditions and Superstitions When Moving Into a New Home

You have enough on your hands when you’re moving, right? Whether you’re fretting over details or antsy to begin a new chapter, there’s a lot to do. In that spirit – and just for fun – here are a few extra things to add to your plate, in the form of moving myths, expression of […]

very important pets

Moving VIPs (Very Important Pets)

Americans love their pets – and that love is getting stronger. According to 2015-2016 statistics, nearly 80 million U.S. homes had something furry, finny, feathery or leathery sharing their living space, a figure that has increased nearly 10 percent since 1988. In addition, the number of people who consider their pets part of the family […]

moving statistics for 2016

Here, There and Everywhere: Moving Statistics for 2016

In 2016, an estimated 36 million Americans changed their residence, the U.S. Census Bureau recently reported, some striking out for new frontiers, testing the waters of a different state. Where did they go? According to the United Van Lines’ 40th Annual National Movers Study, a significant number of them relocated to (drum roll, please) South […]

Holiday Moving

Your Holiday Moving Guide

The holidays are upon us. During this time each year we like to reflect back on all the amazing things we have been able to accomplish due to the kindness, loyalty and support of our wonderful clients. Earlier this year we were voted number one moving company in Sarasota, which would not have been possible […]