There’s a lot to do when you move, and it can be difficult to remember everything. When moving to a new home, there are many individuals, offices, agencies, and groups that need to be informed of the change. While changing your address with the U.S. Postal Service is very important, the USPS will only ensure that mail is...

8.9.2018 Posted in

Sometimes companies move or redistribute their resources. When employers want to retain their best employees, they may offer to relocate them to move with the company or accept a new position. In addition, they may offer to relocate a highly desirable job candidate as a term of employment. Until 2018, companies who paid to relocate an employee or new hire were able to...

8.3.2018 Posted in

Bisson had the pleasure of helping out a vital community organization this week. When one of our thoughtful employees heard that the Bath Food Bank was moving to a new location, he reached out to management with the idea to use our resources and help out. It was approved without hesitation, and we were...

7.27.2018 Posted in

Summer is the busiest time of year for the moving industry, and for good reason – moving during the summer has many advantages! The kids are out of school, days are longer, the weather is warmer: these are all good reasons to move in the summertime.  However, the dog days of summer are not without their unique challenges. These hot tips will help you keep your cool during a summer move.

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7.20.2018 Posted in

Movers are frequently asked if dressers can be moved with the clothes still inside, or if they need to be removed and packed separately first.  This question is understandable, because dressers are often heavy and bulky, which makes them difficult to move. The answer is often yes, you can leave clothes in your dresser… but you may not want to, especially if you are moving it yourself. Here are...

7.12.2018 Posted in

When packing for your move, keep in mind that there are some items that cannot be moved for health and safety reasons. These are called non-allowable items in the moving industry.  These are hazardous materials that can contaminate your belongings or cause harm if they leak or combust during transport.  Non-allowables are items that are flammable, corrosive or explosive. While some items may...

7.7.2018 Posted in

When moving to a new home, tipping your movers is optional. Professional movers are paid by the moving company to do their jobs and will never expect a tip. However, if they were extra careful with your prized possessions, breezed through the logistics of a complicated move, were extra friendly and helpful, or went above and beyond your expectations in some other way, tipping can be a tangible...

6.28.2018 Posted in

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