We all have stuff we no longer want or need, but it can be hard to let it go.  Moving to a new home is the perfect time to clear away clutter and downsize, and summer is the ideal yard sale season. Selling unwanted items can provide some helpful cash. De-cluttering can make your home more appealing to potential buyers. A successful yard sale can also lower your moving costs by reducing the...

6.20.2018 Posted in

If you are moving a long distance from your current home, there’s a lot to consider. Long-distance moves are much more involved than a local move and they can be intimidating. You already have many things on your mind when planning an interstate move. Choosing a moving partner you can trust shouldn’t be one of them. Before hiring a moving company to help you cross state lines, here are a few...

6.14.2018 Posted in

Yes!  Protecting your floors, walls and railings from damage, in both your current home and your new home, is important to us too. We have a few different forms of floor protection. The most common types are floor runners. These are neoprene rolls that our crew sets up at the entrance of your home. This is the most high traffic area, and where the majority of our moving activity will be...

6.5.2018 Posted in

Sometimes it seems like we are all drowning in a sea of documents. Who doesn’t have paperwork piling up? File boxes, cabinets, desk drawers…it can be hard to know which documents to keep and which to toss. Some papers contain sensitive information; others are just junk. And how do you tell which records should be shredded to protect your privacy and which are ok to be thrown out? For many...

6.2.2018 Posted in

Everyone has things that are very valuable to them - items that are expensive, irreplaceable, maybe even sentimental. When it's time to move to a new home, save yourself from worry by planning ahead for for the safe transport of these belongings. Here are a few tips to keep your valuables safe on every step of their journey. 

Document High-Value Items

It’s a good idea to make a...

5.24.2018 Posted in

Did you know that more than 42 million Americans struggle with food insecurity each day? People are hungry in every state, county, and congressional district in the United States. What does hunger look like in America? It can be a senior citizen who must choose between buying groceries or paying for her medication. Or a single mom who just lost her job and has to find a way to pay rent and...

5.17.2018 Posted in

We all know that moms are multitasking masters. They take care of everyone, often at the expense of themselves. Their jobs are never done. How can we ever thank them? Flowers and greeting cards are nice, but if you are looking for a few meaningful ways to show your appreciation for a special mom in your life, whether she’s your mom, the mother of your children, your grandmother, a favorite...

5.13.2018 Posted in

There’s a lot more involved in creating a successful work environment than simply moving in some office furniture and getting to work. Thoughtful space planning and office design contributes significantly to efficiency, productivity, safety, employee engagement and morale. Here are a few key factors to consider when planning your ideal workspace.

Workflow

Your plan should be...

5.3.2018 Posted in

Safely transporting valuable electronics like computers, televisions, audio and video equipment is important. After all, these items represent a significant financial investment that you probably don’t care to repeat until you have to, due to age or normal wear. Make sure that moving to a new home isn’t the reason you have to purchase new electronics because they get broken on moving day or...

4.26.2018 Posted in

Spring is for new beginnings. After weathering the long winter, many people are ready to think about selling their home and buying a new one.  This makes spring and early summer one of the busiest times to be in real estate.  So if you’re considering putting your home on the market, what should a seller do? Scott Townsend, President of The Scott and...

4.13.2018 Posted in