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Moving Tips

Make your next move less stressful when you prepare with our helpful moving tips and tools. Stick to your budget and stay on schedule with our moving checklists and guides.

How to Move on a Budget

How to Move on a Budget

With inflation higher than normal and an uneven economy, people are trying to save money within their moving budget. People will still need to move but move on a budget. You can hire experts for only the items you need help with — such as moving heavy furniture or...

How Soon Should I Hire Movers?

How Soon Should I Hire Movers?

You should try to hire movers two months before your moving date. The latest you want to hire movers is one month before your move. The best movers are hired months in advance, so try booking as soon as possible.  How Far in Advance to Book Movers?  If you...

How to Move a Sectional Couch

How to Move a Sectional Couch

How to take apart and move a sectional couch might seem like a daunting task, but with some preparation and planning, you can do it yourself using our Moving Help® guide. Of course, Moving Help has movers available to take care of the heavy lifting for you. ...

What Can’t Go in a U-Box Container?

What Can’t Go in a U-Box Container?

While you can pack nearly all your belongings into a U-Box container, there are a few items you will want to consider leaving out. Some items aren’t allowed in a U-Box container such as fireworks. Other belongings such as fragile family heirlooms could go into a U-Box...

What Should I Store in My Storage Shed?

What Should I Store in My Storage Shed?

You can store many outdoor items in your storage shed. Most of the belongings that can go into storage sheds involve working outside such as gardening equipment. Of course, you can store other belongings in a shed. Below is a list of items you might consider putting...

Apartment Inspection Checklist

Apartment Inspection Checklist

Your landlord should walk through your new apartment with you or at least give you a checklist. If neither option is available, use our apartment inspection checklist to get ideas on what to look for when going through your apartment and documenting its condition....

Apartment Moving Tips

Apartment Moving Tips

We’ve compiled 17 quick tips to think about prior to moving, during your move, and after moving into a new apartment. Tips such as notifying your landlord, changing your address, what to pack first, and more.  Before Moving Into a New Apartment Tips Notifying...

Apartment Moving Checklist

Apartment Moving Checklist

We’ve created a checklist that you can follow when preparing to move out of your old apartment and into your new one. You can start preparing as early as two to fourth months out. Our apartment moving checklist will remind you of what needs to get done as the...

How Many Moving Boxes Do I Need

How Many Moving Boxes Do I Need

When planning a move, one of the first questions someone might ask themselves is how many moving boxes do I need? For a 3-bedroom home with an average amount of belongings, we recommend 16 small, 34 medium, 7 large, and 6 extra-large boxes. Plus 3 wardrobe boxes per...

Moving out for the First Time

Moving out for the First Time

Moving out for the first time can be scary and overwhelming. If you have a plan, it’ll make moving out for the first time a lot easier. Some basics that you should include in your move out plan are budgeting, list of apartment basics, and how you plan on moving your...

What Size U-Haul Truck Do I Need?

What Size U-Haul Truck Do I Need?

Nothing is worse on moving day than having everything packed up and ready to go, and while you’re loading your belongings into your truck, you realize you don’t have enough room. Luckily, with U-Haul, that won’t happen. U-Haul trucks have many options with many sizes...

Apartment Moving Guide: Studio

Apartment Moving Guide: Studio

Typically, the smaller the move the easier it will be to pull off. Make your studio move even easier when you know you are renting the right equipment and purchasing the right amount of moving boxes and supplies. Actually moving a larger apartment? Check out our...