Moving & Storage Tips

5 essential factors you need to know before moving out to a new country

Moving to a new country from Boston or anywhere in the US can be an exciting and challenging experience at the same time. We always say moving is a journey and there's no better journey than moving to a new country to experience different surroundings, cultures, food and more. However, embarking on an international move requires some additional thought and planning. Here are 5 essential things that you should know before making the move to another country. Visas and other legal requirements Before making the move, it's essential to research the visa requirements and legalities of the country you're moving

Moving your office soon? The importance of having a project manager

If your organization is considering moving your offices soon, you are going to need a project manager. It's just that simple. We've conducted a number of office relocations in Greater Boston and beyond and we can tell you that the successful office moves we have been involved in have one thing in common. There is one central point of contact that is spearheading the entire office move. Here are a number of items from our office relocation experts that your project manager should keep a close eye on. Planning an office move Creating a detailed plan and timeline for

5 must haves when moving parents into a new home

Being a caregiver of aging parents can be stressful to say the least. It seems for many, worrying becomes a way of life and managing that stress is critical. What can add to your caregiving responsibilities and overall stress is when it is time to relocate a parent into a new home. That could be a smaller apartment or even assisted living. We have handled a lot of senior moving in Greater Boston over the years. Here are some basic tips to help you get started with the process and get your parents to their new home with less stress.

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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

3 important factors when moving into a new home with kids

If you're moving to a new home with children, one of your first priorities is ensuring everyone is safe in that new house. For children, new surroundings can cause uncertainty and a little bit of anxiety. And while you most likely had safeguards in place in your former home, you need to pay particular attention to safety as you move into your new house. Here are three important items that should be at the top of your list when moving into a new home with children. Make sure you inspect all the locks in your new home Sure you got

What do the best international moving companies do right?

You've decided to work with an international moving company because you need to relocate for your job, or maybe you've decided on a new adventure with your family. Whatever your reason is, you'll want to work with international movers that understand the complexity of moving to another country. One of the first things you should look for on your international move is a moving company with a dedicated international division. There are many more parts to an international move than a local move so choose your international movers carefully. There are a few other important items that the best international

3 ways to make your office move a teambuilding event

An office move can affect more than just the business itself. It can also affect your employees because circumstances surrounding their employment with you could change. That could include their commute, getting used to a new office, and mobility issues. Exhibiting a culture of collaboration with everyone on your team is one of the best ways to make an office move much more relaxing. If you want to get your entire team involved in your upcoming office relocation, and even make it a fun experience, our experts have a few quick tips for you to consider. Give employees opportunities to

3 keys to a successful office relocation

Moving a corporate office regardless of the size can be a substantial undertaking. But it does not have to be stressful if planned appropriately. Several exciting things can happen during an office relocation. You have a chance to create new settings for your team, make them part of the process and even invest in new technology to make everyone's lives easier at work. If you are considering an office relocation this year, there are three big factors that you and your team need to consider before starting the process. Designate an office relocation team and meet with them While it

Packing up your kitchen with less stress

Moving to a new home can be an exciting experience. However, one of the most challenging parts of the moving process is packing up your kitchen. With so many dishes, utensils, appliances, and other items, it can be difficult to know where to start and how to pack everything safely. Here are some quick packing tips from our experts on how to pack your kitchen for moving. The basics! First, it is important to start packing early. (yes, we say this all the time…) Don't wait until the last minute to begin packing up your kitchen. This will make the

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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