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What is a Relocation Package?

Comprehensive relocation packages Despite the COVID-19 pandemic restrictions, corporations are still relocating employees to a new city outside of their commute from their current home. Typically, this means moving for distances greater than 60 miles, cross country, or internationally. Relocation benefits cover expenses related to relocation and housing. Still, a comprehensive relocation package may include […]

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Decluttering Your Home Before Moving

Even with early preparation, moving your household goods can be stressful. It’s also a great time to declutter your home so you don’t move the stuff you never use. If you have lived in your home for a long time, you may need extra time to sort through what you want to eliminate. If you […]

Jul 23, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Comparing Moving Companies

There are approximately 7,000 moving companies in the United States. That gives you a lot of choices when looking for one to help you move. Each one is different, and some will offer services that fit your needs better than others do. What criteria should you use when comparing moving companies? We’ve compiled some tips […]

Jul 16, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Large Flat-Screen TV

Flat-screen TVs are getting huge. You can now buy TV modules that will cover an entire wall. It’s great for watching the Super Bowl, but when you move, how do you move the TV? Flat-screen TVs are some of the most fragile, expensive, and uniquely shaped items in a household. Moving them is a challenging […]

Jul 9, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Tips for Moving a Safe on Your Own

Moving a household safe is a tough task due to its weight and bulky size. A small, personal safe isn’t quite too hard. However, a larger safe such as a gun safe needs extra care and planning. The safest option is to use professional movers who have experience with packing, loading, and unloading safes. If […]

Jul 1, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Your Pool Table

A pool table is a fun addition to your home. However, if you are moving, you will need to decide whether to move your pool table yourself or hire a professional service. We recommend letting us help you with disassembly, lifting, carrying, loading, unloading, and reassembly of your pool table. If you decide to do […]

Jun 25, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Downsizing When You Retire

Many people have chosen to retire as a result of the COVID-19 shutdowns. If you retired recently, or if you plan to retire soon, you may want to downsize. Moving into a smaller home takes a little effort and planning. Here are our tips to make it happen more smoothly. Retiree Downsizing Of course, you […]

Jun 18, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Making Your New House Feel Like Home

You’re done! The move is over, and most of the boxes are unpacked. But, your house most likely doesn’t feel like home yet. Now is the time to get excited about settling in. How do you do this? It’s hard to define, and it’s a different process for each person. The personal touches will give […]

Jun 11, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Top Tips for Moving in Summer

Moving in Summer Summer is just around the corner. Moving in summer can be a lot easier than during other seasons like winter. The warmer weather and longer days give you certain advantages. If you are planning a move this summer, take a look at our top tips to take advantage of what the season […]

Jun 4, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Should You Move the Backyard Swingset?

Should you move your kids’ outdoor playset? It might be worth it. You already invested time and money to build it in the backyard, and most outdoor playsets are expensive. But, moving it to your new home means disassembling and reassembling it. Maybe it’s just easier to buy a new one and hire someone to […]

May 28, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Understanding the Total Costs of Moving

If you are preparing to move, you need to consider many factors when evaluating the total cost. You will need to take into account the total financial investment prior to making your decisions. Plus, the decision-making involves your investment in time, physical health, and emotional state. Without understanding the costs, your relocation could cost you […]

May 21, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Best Tips for Packing Fragile Items for Moving

If you are moving soon to a new home and have valuable, fragile items, you will need to know how to pack them for protection. Perhaps you have expensive china and crystal or original artwork. Whatever the items are, we have our top tips for packing them properly. Here are our 4 best tips for […]

May 14, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Will Movers Disconnect Your Large Appliances?

Large household appliances are expensive to repair or replace. If you are moving, you may think that the professional movers will disconnect your washer, dryer, and other large appliances. However, they typically will not perform those services. Hire Professional Technicians to Disconnect Large Appliances You have options. You can disconnect and reconnect your appliances yourself. […]

May 7, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

The Stress of Moving to a Big City

Moving to a big city from a small town by yourself can be a big challenge. If you have traveled a lot, you may already have plenty of experience navigating streets and neighborhoods. If not, you may feel excited and a little intimidated by the new adventure. If your relocation takes you far away from […]

Apr 26, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Tips to Help You Declutter Your Home Before Moving

It may be easy to think about decluttering your home before moving, but where do you start? Here are several tips to make the daunting task a little more straightforward and manageable. If it doesn’t work, do you need it?If the answer is no, then the item might need to be in the trash bin. […]

Apr 16, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Moving Heavy Furniture

Moving heavy furniture is always a challenge. It takes a tremendous amount of energy. You may pull some muscles or hurt your back. You may need to ask friends for help. A new piece of furniture is a pleasure in your home until you need to relocate. However, moving a heavy piece of furniture can […]

Apr 9, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

Top Reasons to Hire Professional Movers

Save Time and Money With Professional Moving Services Will a DIY move really save you money? It most likely will not save you time. Instead, you will invest a good portion of your valuable time planning, gathering supplies, and packing. And, the expenses of a DIY move can add up. A successful move takes organization, […]

Apr 2, 2021 by Wendy Hoke

How to Prepare for Professional Packers

Full-Service Mover Logistics Hiring professional packers can be expensive, but the benefits often outweigh the cost. Not only are most professional packers experienced, but they have all the right packing material and equipment to do their jobs efficiently. And, by packing your items, they’ll be accepting liability for them as well. Still, you have some […]

Feb 16, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Handle an Emergency Move

Relocating During Stressful Times Unfortunately, some companies take advantage of stressful times for others. Though planning for a move weeks or months in advance is wise, sometimes it’s just not possible. Relocating your home is typically disruptive and stressful, but emergency moves are often brought on by sudden life-changing events over which you have no […]

Feb 9, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Move Valuable Items

Packing High Value Items If you are preparing to relocate to a new home and you have items of considerable worth, you need to consider whether you should pack them yourself or hire a professional packing company. You may need custom crates to adequately protect your items. Packing the valuables yourself may save money upfront, […]

Feb 2, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

Top Tasks for After the Move

Post Relocation Checklist Even if you move across town, you can still have a sense of disorientation in your new home and neighborhood. Time will help lessen those feelings. Yet, your post-relocation period can be a bit smoother if you plan appropriately. We have compiled a checklist of our top suggestions for getting oriented in […]

Jan 26, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Pack, Ship Large & Small Items

Large & Small Item Tips Do you need to move a large, heavy piece of furniture across the country? Or are you planning to ship a small, fragile item? Regardless, you need to use the best packing and shipping practices. The goal is to minimize the risk of damage and ensure the item reaches its […]

Jan 19, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

How to Ship Antiques

Shipping and Packing Antiques Whether it’s a treasured gem you found at a garage sale or a unique family heirloom, antiques typically have both monetary and sentimental value. This is precisely why you need proper packing when you move your antique furniture and collectibles. Antiques are a minimum of 100 years old, and most have […]

Jan 12, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

10 Moving Day Safety Tips

Moving Day Safety Moving into a new residence has its challenges. And, the process can also present you with hazards. Time and money are important. Still, you want to take steps to ensure the health and safety of your family members. It’s imperative to stay safe when relocating to a new home, so we have […]

Jan 5, 2021 by Alliance Relocation

Need a Storage Unit? Here’s What to Know

Self-Storage Units A self-storage unit can come in handy during your upcoming move. It gives you a lot of flexibility and many helpful benefits. You can store your household items and furniture safely while you search for your new home. What You Need to Know About Storage Units You may also use a self-storage unit […]

Dec 29, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Moving With Your Pets

Moving & Pets Moving is stressful already. Add pets into the mix, and the stress can rise. You must consider everything from airline transportation regulations to their health and safety. Once you have arrived at your new home, you will need to introduce them to their new space and help them adjust. We’ve compiled some […]

Dec 22, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Avoid These Common Moving Mistakes

Moving Mistakes If you are like most people, you face an upcoming move with a touch of anxiety. Certainly, it’s not fun to move your household. Even the smoothest relocations can cause an overabundance of anxiety and stress. And, when something goes awry, when a disaster occurs, you can feel as if your entire world […]

Dec 15, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

Shipping Breakables Takes Important Knowledge and Preparation

Shipping Breakables When you ship breakables, you will need to make choices such as the size of the box and how to wrap the items to prevent damage. You will need to consider the following steps: Choose a well-built, right-sized box Select the appropriate packaging material Combine multiple packages into a shipping crate Consider buying […]

Dec 8, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

When You Need Expedited Freight Service

Expedited Freight Service When your shipment needs to arrive quickly, you want expedited freight service. Many companies offer expedited freight service, so it’s important to know how to find the right service provider for your specific situation. Important factors to consider when choosing an expedited freight service include: Carriers have different types of expedited service. […]

Dec 1, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

What You Need to Know About Moving Estimates

Moving Estimates Is a moving company required to give you a written estimate? Yes. Not only that, a written estimate for your move must include certain specifics such as all charges for transportation, services, and advance charges. The estimate must also specify the form of payment the moving company will accept. Both you and a […]

Nov 24, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

What to Expect from Professional Packers

Professional Packing Services Professional packing services may seem like a luxury. However, when you consider the valuables that you need to safely relocate to a new home, hiring professional packers to protect your treasures makes sense. This includes preparing large appliances and large, heavy furniture for the move. What to Expect from a Packing Service […]

Nov 17, 2020 by Alliance Relocation

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