Moving & Storage Tips

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

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

7 types of boxes you need when moving

When it comes to moving, one of the most important things to consider is the type of boxes you'll need to pack everything in your home. There are various types of moving boxes, each with its own specific uses. Here are some of the most common boxes you'll need when planning your move. And don’t forget, you can get them from your moving company. Small moving boxes: These are the most useful type of moving box and are generally used for packing smaller items such as books, kitchen items, and other heavier items. They come in a variety of

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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

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,

3 big moving mistakes to avoid

Moving can be a complex event in your life. We get it, you're running a family, working your job, and all your other personal commitments. And then you must pack up your home and move. And of course, there are many other things to do with moving, such as changing your address, contacting utilities, and so on. So you don't want to make a mistake. Sometimes, homeowners and others make mistakes during the moving process that could have been avoided. Here are just a few moving mistakes to get you thinking… And planning. Springing day of surprises on the movers

3 must do’s for moving in the winter

As a New England moving company, we know a little bit about moving in the winter months. After moving families for well over 100 years, we've endured countless winters and thousands of moving jobs in the cold weather. If you are moving this winter, you'll want to be as prepared as possible. Here are a few basic tips for getting ready for your winter move. Be ready for any type of weather Any moving company in Massachusetts and anywhere in the northeast will tell you that you need to be prepared for any type of weather when moving in