Moving Crash Course: Binding vs. Non-Binding Estimates

Moving Estimate We’ve often said that before hiring a mover, it’s important to get an estimate from at least three different companies. But what’s in an estimate, anyway? What kind of laws apply to estimates? And what types of estimates are there to choose from? Let’s start by testing your knowledge. (Answers below.) [...]

By | November 23rd, 2014|

Mind-Blowing Moving Statistics from 2013

This week, we’re borrowing a fantastic infographic from our friends at They compiled data based on the 62,000+ requests made through their website in 2013, and sprinkled in some info from the Census site and Wikipedia to give you a complete picture. Did you know? 12.5 percent of Americans relocated in 2013. Two-thirds of [...]

By | November 6th, 2014|

The moving insurance coinsurance clause: What you need to know before your next move

If you’re moving, it’s important to choose a reputable moving company. After all, you trust them to take care of your most fragile belongings, your valuable electronics and Grandma’s antique dresser. That’s a lot of trust. But if you think they’ll automatically pay to replace your belongings if they’re damaged or destroyed in the move, [...]

By | August 20th, 2014|

Why We Love Self-Storage and Why Storage Insurance Matters

It’s a natural human instinct, storing things – and it means a lot, not to have to part with something valuable to you just because you’re not currently using it. The self-storage phenomenon started back in the 1960's, when the first modern facilities opened their doors. Over the next 30 years, they started popping up [...]

By | July 30th, 2014|