Archive for March 5th, 2013

Moving Does Not Have To Be A Hassle

I do not know anyone who actually likes the moving process. All those packing peanuts that get everywhere. And those boxes. Do you have enough? Did you pack so much in them that now you can not lift them? Or maybe the company you hired broke all of your dishes and scratched the walls moving the furniture. Fortunately there are a lot of options to make moving a little easier.

Whether you are planning to hire long distance movers or are just moving your own stuff across town, there are a lot of things you can do to cut down on the headaches. If you are paying someone to move your things, make sure they show up on time and will get your belongings to your destination when they say they will. You do not want to have to go out and buy a whole new wardrobe just because the movers showed up late. Or worse yet, lost your stuff entirely. Not all moving companies are created equal so be sure to ask around and read reviews online to see if the company has a solid reputation. A reputable moving firm will treat your belongings and your property with care. When having someone else pack your fragile items, be sure to ask how they plan to make sure things do not get broken. Or, if something does get broken, what kind of compensation will be offered?

If you are planning to pack your own belongings instead, one of the latest options on the market is Pods. These portable storage units can be dropped off at your home or business and you can pack them at your leisure. You can then have the company ship the Pods to your new address or they can store it for you until you ready to have them drop it off. Moving is always going to be a chore, but with a little research and just a few questions, you can make sure that the process goes as smoothly as possible and that you will not be eating off of paper plates a week while you wait for your dishes to arrive.