Michigan Movers Blog

5 Long Distance Moving Tips to Not Get Burned

Jan 10, 2023
There are things in life that can’t be solved with money, but long-distance moving is not one of them. Below we have five tips for protecting yourself when moving long distances. Your mover should take the stress out of moving, and these tips should remove much of the stress of hiring a mover.

How to Find the Best Movers in Michigan

Dec 29, 2022
When the time arrives to leave your old home and move to another one, whether it’s around the block or across the country, a mistake can cost you dearly. Many people have scary stories to tell about movers who scammed them, damaged their property, or never arrived on the day of the move.

How To Avoid These Five Moving Scams

Dec 07, 2022
Moving company scams are on the rise and, when planning a move, it’s critical to research companies before hiring to avoid ending up with an unfinished move, stolen belongings, or excess fees. To avoid being taken advantage of, be aware of the following scams disreputable movers will use to cheat unsuspecting customers.

Packers and Movers - How to Find the Right One!

Nov 11, 2022
Hiring professional packers and movers can make life easier for you if you're moving to a new home. The trick is to find the right company to cater to your moving needs. Trying to figure out where to begin? Follow these five helpful tips for finding the best professional movers near you.

What are the Benefits of Using a Moving Service?

Oct 10, 2022
Moving to a new state or city in a new place comes with its own difficulties. Your transition will be much smoother with professional assistance from a moving service. We compiled a list of the many benefits of using a moving service, from saving time to protecting your belongings from damage.

Moving With Children: 5 Things to Consider

Sep 21, 2022
Moving is one of the most stressful processes that you can go through, and many adults will take great pains to avoid needing to pack up all of their things and take them to another house or apartment. Things get even more challenging when you have children involved. Here are some of the things that you should consider when moving with children.

6 Common Mistakes In Moving And How To Avoid Them

Sep 11, 2022
Moving is one of the most stressful events you are likely to experience in your lifetime. As a result, people make mistakes during the move. By becoming familiar with the most common moving mistakes and how to avoid them, you can ensure your move goes off without a hitch.

Should I Get Storage Pods When Moving?

Aug 16, 2022
If you need more flexibility for your packing than a moving company provides, moving containers are excellent for you. With this type of moving, a large storage container is delivered just outside your home so that you can pack in your belongings. The storage container is then picked up and sent to your new location for unloading.

Differences Between Local And Long Distance Moving

Jul 13, 2022
This article will cover what sets local and long-distance moving apart and how both types of moves work. We'll also discuss what considerations go into choosing either type of service so that you can be confident about making the right call for your move. So let's get started!

Packing Smart For First Time Movers

Jun 04, 2022
Most people would prefer a visit to the dentist over moving. It’s one of those things that disrupt your whole life, both before and after the move. And for many of us, packing is undoubtedly the worst part of moving. Luckily there are a few smart packing secrets that will make any move less disruptive. Let’s have a closer look at what they are.

How Much Will It Cost to Hire a Mover This Summer?

May 18, 2022
Summer has always been one of the most popular moving periods, especially for bustling families. With a summer move, you can be confident your children will not miss any school days, and the snow and rain won’t delay your items. Unfortunately, planning a move during this season is easier said than done. Additionally, as prices are jumping higher than ever, preparing against unforeseen costs will be crucial for a smooth transfer.

How to Find the Best Residential Moving Companies

May 05, 2022
Moving homes can often feel like a hassle. The stress of making sure you pack everything while also ensuring that all your items get offloaded into your new house is one of the primary reasons moving companies have remained so popular in recent years. Unfortunately, with several companies to choose from, making a choice can often feel complicated.

5 Key Moving Tips This Spring!

Apr 13, 2022
Moving can be pretty stressful, even if you’ve relocated several times. Fortunately, moving doesn’t have to be stressful. With proper planning, you can have a stress-free move. Use these five moving tips to make the moving process smoother.

Why are Homeowners are Moving from IL to Michigan?

Mar 24, 2022
The number of people leaving Illinois for Michigan has been on the rise in recent years. What are the major influences on this trend? One factor easily stands out. The cost of living continues to rise in Illinois, as more homeowners are deciding to leave the state. So what else is driving this migration from Illinois to Michigan?

Best Time To Move, When Is It?

Mar 10, 2022
People are moving all of the time so it might come as a surprise to know that there are better times to move than others. If you can wait to move, consider doing it at an optimal time of the year, month, week, and even day. The peak season for moving is in the summertime. According to AMSA about 70% of moves happen between Memorial Day and Labor Day.

Major Differences Between Residential and Commercial Moves

Feb 01, 2022
Differences Between Residential and Commercial Moving The following are the differences between residential and commercial moves: Moving Simplicity Residential moves are less complicated than commercial moving. For residential moving, you begin downsizing by getting rid of items you don't want, need or use.

Who's Moving in the US and Where are They Going?

Jan 07, 2022
For two years, we’ve heard that Americans are moving at record numbers, fleeing densely populated urban centers to reduce their risk of catching coronavirus, cope with reduced income, or be near family. But do the statistics back up that narrative? It depends on which statistics you’re looking at.

Moving with Cats

Sep 15, 2021
Moving can be a complicated process, with many details to manage all at the same time. If you have ever relocated to a new home with a pet, you know that they too can be affected by the disruption to daily living that moving and temporarily brings. While cats are largely celebrated for being independent and aloof, they are actually very sensitive creatures, who can get stressed out by changes in their environment.

Tips for Long Term Car Storage

Aug 04, 2020
When you’re moving, you may need to look into storing large items, like automobiles, for an extended period of time. These suggestions will make long term car storage a breeze and will keep your vehicle in shape for when it’s time to get back behind the wheel.

Tips for Moving With Your Dog

Aug 04, 2020
Moving can be stressful for everyone, including our pets. When it comes to moving with a dog, consider the nature of these beloved animals. They’re territorial, used to routine and can sense stress in their owners. The upheaval of a move can cause anxiety in your dog, but there is plenty you can do to ease their stress. Read our top tips for moving with a dog to make the process as pleasant as possible.

How to Move In Together

Jul 28, 2020
Romantic relationship can be one of the great joys in life. When you finally find that one special person to share your days with, it can indescribably wonderful. For most people, moving in together is a significant step in a relationship and a decision that will profoundly affect the lives of both people. Before you make that big move, here are some great things to think about as it relates to making the adventure a success.

How To Get Rid Of Broken Furniture

Jul 28, 2020
Relocation experts say that moving is a great time to declutter your life. What does it mean to declutter? Simply put, it is the process of getting rid of things that you no longer want or need. Broken furniture can be particularly difficult to dispose of, but there are a number of ways to get the job done before the moving truck arrives. Here are some great tips on how to part ways with broken furniture.

How To Load A Moving Truck

Jul 28, 2020
Moving can be an exciting adventure, as it is usually the beginning of a new adventure in one’s life. It can also be a stressful time, as there are many details to take care of, seemingly all at once. One of the more expensive parts of relocating is securing a moving truck, so you will want to effectively utilize the space available in the vehicle as best as possible. Here are some great tips on the best ways to load your moving truck.

How To Move A Pool Table

Jul 28, 2020
Pool tables are as popular today as they were a century ago. Many people enjoy getting together for a fun evening of billiards with friends and family. Moving your prized table to another location will require a good amount of preparation and patience in order to do the job properly. Here are some great tips on how to safely move your pool table without damaging it or yourself.

How To Move A Piano

May 18, 2020
Pianos are magnificent instruments, but they are also very fragile and difficult to move due to their size. Special care must be taken when moving a piano, not only for the sake of its beautiful, exterior finish, but also to protect other delicate components such as the pedals, hammers, strings and keyboard. When it comes time to transport a piano to a new location, adequate preparation will go a long way toward a successful, damage free journey.

How to Move Heavy Furniture

May 18, 2020
Whether you’re moving a single item or a whole home of possessions, moving heavy furniture can be a challenge. Wondering how to move heavy furniture? Here are some top tips to help make moving heavy furniture easier.

Downsizing Tips

May 18, 2020
Downsizing can be a challenge when your home is also home to countless treasured possessions with unique, special memories. Carefully chosen furniture and belongings over years spent perfecting your own home can be hard to part with. Luckily, with the following downsizing tips, downsizing to a smaller home can be seamless.
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