Moving & Storage Tips

How can I help my movers on moving day?

Helping the moving crew on moving day is a thoughtful gesture, but it's important to do so in a way that doesn't hinder their work or create any safety hazards. You hired a professional moving company because you wanted their expertise as well as someone to do the heavy lifting. So if you really want to help, here are 9 ways you can assist without getting in the way. Your moving crew will appreciate all of these! Stay Out of High-Traffic Areas: Avoid the main pathways that the movers are using to carry items in and out of the house.

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What do the best moving companies do to create a great customer experience?

The best moving companies understand one fact about moving to a new home. It can be stressful. Your moving company is there to make life easier and your transition to a new home as stress-free as possible. And the experience you have as a customer is vital to reducing your stress. Here's just a sample of what the best moving companies do to create an outstanding customer experience. Your moving company should offer clear communication There is nothing worse than not knowing what's going on with your move and that's why it is mission critical that you have clear communication

5 things to look for when choosing a reputable commercial moving company

Choosing a commercial moving company takes careful consideration. After all, business and profitability are at stake and you and your team should be comfortable knowing that you have chosen the right company for your office relocation. Here are five things that are mission-critical to having a successful commercial move for your business. A dedicated point of contact When you're spearheading a commercial move, the moving company you choose should provide you with a dedicated point of contact for the entire moving process. You should have their email address, direct dial phone number and even a mobile phone number. You should

5 of the best reasons to move to Boston

As a Boston moving company we may be biased but we love living and working here. Boston has so much to offer families and busy professionals and it's a place that many love to call home. If you have been thinking about moving to Boston, we have five really good reasons to consider coming to Boston and calling this area your new home. The food scene in Boston is second to none If you are a foodie then we can't think of a better place to call home. While Boston is famous for its North End and Italian food, there

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

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

Can I put that on a moving truck?

What would be the items that cannot be placed on a moving truck? The Humboldt team has talked about this numerous times but we always like to continue to remind people like you who are getting ready to move about the items that should not be placed on a moving van. Planning ahead will save you aggravation and stress on moving day. Here's your quick checklist to make sure you do not place any of these items on the moving truck. - Hazardous materials: That include explosives, fireworks, flammable liquids, gases, and toxic substances. You can check with your

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5 great reasons to consider moving your office

Our team has been serving as corporate movers for decades. Many organizations small and large have worked with us successfully as they move their office in and around Boston. We have found many reasons why the organizations we work with embark on an office relocation. Some are forced to do so for various reasons but others choose to move to a new location to create a better environment and circumstances. If you're looking for a few positive reasons to relocate your office, check out our office relocation tips here. Growing your company through workforce expansion If your organization is experiencing

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 kids can create positive memories when moving to a new home

Creating memories as a child is something that is just part of growing up. And when children are moving to a new home, positive memories are an important part of what could be a delicate transition for your children. The more your family can help your children create those meaningful memories, the better the moving process will be in the moment, and the post move may just go a little smoother for your child's emotions. Here's a few ways that we have found children can create those positive moments around the move to a new home. Children can create a