Packing Tips Before You Move

Packing up your home can be stressful. For those who have not moved in a while, it can be even more of stress when trying to organize your belongings and easily pack up for the move. We have compiled a few of our favorite tips to share with individuals looking to make a move in the near future. There is so much that is involved with the moving process, it can be easy to miss a few steps along the way.

Here are some of our top tips for packing up your home before a move:

Hire the Right Moving Company

The worst part about moving is the actual act of moving. When it comes time for your next move, you will more than likely explore the option of hiring a moving company. You will want to make sure that you are selecting a reputable mover who has a proven track record of success. Not only will this help ensure that you have a positive experience, but will also help to ensure your belongings are properly cared for during the moving process.

Here are a few quick tips to help ensure you are hiring high-quality movers:

How to Pack Clothing

If you are moving soon you have probably looked up many articles with tips on how to make this time in your life less stressful and how to properly pack to make things easier.

That’s great! That’s what you should do! But you have probably read tons of articles that are a general focus on how to pack boxes and how to label them.

But one thing that is important is how to pack specifics items on an individual basis. So this article is going to focus on how to pack your clothing!

Moving into a Second Story Building

Making a move soon? Awesome! Moving can be fun, new and exciting. Although the change can stress some people out it can still be a great experience if you let it!

If you are moving into an apartment or condo that is the second floor or higher you are probably less worried about how exciting this move can be and more worried about what a stress it is going to be moving that big couch you bought up 3 or more flights of stairs without scratching and scraping it!

Carrying boxes and furniture up flights of stairs can be strenuous on both your body and your furniture.

Checklist for Your First Move

If you are moving out for your first time then you are probably scared and a little intimidated by the thought and the process of it all! But don’t worry. We have created a checklist to help you prepare to move out of your parents home and into your own home.


Make sure you have it, a lot of it! You should have a steady income that will allow you to cover all of your housing bills and then some.

Movers and Storage

Planning a move soon? If so you probably have a lot on your plate, a lot of stuff that can be very stressful but in the end rewarding.

Often times when your lease is up in one home, or your home is sold and move out day has come, your next home is not ready or even worse is not yet found. This happens to people all the time. Sometimes things happen fast and you don’t have the time to find a new place by the time you have to be out of the house you are in.

Unpacking Made Easy

Moving is a lot of work. First there is the packing process, cleaning the place you are moving out of, moving all the heavy boxes, and now you still have to unpack! Unpacking doesn’t have to feel like a chore, making your new house a home is exciting to most people.

Some simple things you should know to make the process smooth:

Mobile Storage is not Just for Moving

Spring-cleaning is just around the corner and mobile storage is a little trick people have been using for years to help the process. You may not have enough time in one day to clean out the attic, the garage, the shed, the basement, or prepare your home for sale and you will need a place to keep your belongings safe from weather, damage and theft. Renting a mobile storage unit may be your best option. Merchants moving and storage has mobile storage units that can solve the problem. We deliver the mobile storage unit to your place, saving you the cost of renting a moving truck.


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