Local Moving

Farmer’s Almanac predicting snowy winter-are you moving this winter?

The Farmer’s Almanac has come out with their forecast for the 2023-2024 winter season. They are predicting higher-than-average snow as well as lower-than-average temperatures. If you are planning a move this winter, you'll want to be prepared for what could be an active winter season. Here's a few tips from our moving experts in Boston about how to get ready for a winter move given the recent Farmer’s Almanac predictions. Planning ahead for your winter move Planning for any move regardless of the season is mission critical. But if you're moving to a new home in New England in the

Retiring? Here are 5 great reasons to consider downsizing your home

If you have just retired or retirement is on your radar, you may also be thinking about the next stage of your life. One common path for many retirees is downsizing to a smaller home. You may have become an empty nester, you are tired of dusting and cleaning all those rooms and it's time for a change of pace. If downsizing to a smaller home is one of your goals for the near future, check out all the positive aspects of moving to a more manageable home. Achieving more financial freedom by downsizing Downsizing to a smaller home gives

Important factors when moving a family member with special needs

Moving can be stressful for many people as there are many decisions to be made to ensure a smooth relocation. When you are moving with a family member that has special needs, the preparation and decision making does become more complex. You as a family member want to make sure that your loved one with special needs has the appropriate accommodations and of course care before, during and as they live in their new home. From our experience, here are a few recommendations and critical decisions that need to be considered when moving a family member with special needs. Close

How a moving company can help you in a home emergency

Being a homeowner is a big responsibility. And if you are one of them, then you know all too well. You have to cut the grass in the summer, shovel the driveway in the winter. You may have to paint your house occasionally or do other upgrades. Then of course there's the day-to-day tasks such as cooking, cleaning and doing the dishes. But there are times when an emergency or a disaster can strike your home and it is important to understand the steps you need to take to lower your stress level and get your home back into living

I need a local moving company. What should I ask?

Moving is a big decision and equally large undertaking. It doesn't matter if you're moving around the globe or down the street, You'll still need to go through some of the basic functions of moving to a new home. That includes planning, packing, cleaning and so much more. Because moving to a new home can be stressful for many, you want to know that you chose the right local moving company and, that you asked the right questions before proceeding. Here are a few questions from our local moving experts here in Greater Boston that they suggest you ask any

A few expert moving tips if you are downsizing this year

Downsizing to a new home can be a new opportunity. And it is a chance to declutter, simplify, and create a new chapter in your life. It can also be overwhelming and stressful, especially when it comes to the actual process of moving. So it is wise to be as prepared as possible. Here are some tips from our experts to help make the transition to a smaller home, as smooth as possible. Plan, plan, plan… First, start planning early. The more time you have to prepare, the less stressful the process will be. Make a list of everything

3 important factors if you are moving to a new home in 2023

The economy is changing here in the United States and globally. It's no secret that economic conditions have been affecting several areas and will continue to change in the coming year. While the economy, good or bad, can change the direction of business, it can also change the direction of life choices, including moving to a new home. If you are considering relocating this coming year, our experts have put together some simple advice to help you navigate your moving experience in 2023. Work closely with your real estate professional Many factors can change when the economy changes, including real

3 important tasks to do when you get to your new home

We often talk about important factors to get you ready for moving day here on our blog, but your moving journey doesn't stop on moving day. Guess what, you'll need to unpack unless you've hired professional packing services, get acquainted with your new home and move household items around to your liking. There are many other important tasks that you'll need to do once you get to your new home. Here are just a few. Update your address There are so many places where you will need to ensure that your address is current. Those include your driver’s license, medical

Should I leave large items behind when moving?

Homeowners always ask our moving consultants about some of the ways they can make moving easier, stress-free and, in some cases, less expensive. One of the ways to accomplish the goal of an easier move is to consider leaving behind some of the larger items in your home. There are several ways to make that happen and, in the process, make a move much more manageable. If you are moving soon and considering which large items to take with you or leave behind, here are a few ways to do so from our expert moving team. Consider donating furniture to

What should I do with the food in my house when moving?

This is a common question we get here at Humboldt Storage and Moving. What can I do with my food when I move to a new home? Well, you can't starve leading up to the moving day so discussing the food in your home is important. If you're moving and worried about what to do with the food items in your home, check out tips from our moving experts. What types of food can I take with me when moving? Typically, the best advice when moving with food is to take nonperishable items with you. These foods are typically canned,