Moving? Want to Pack Like A Pro? This Infographic Can Help!

Hey movers – if you’ve ever wondered about the best way to prevent china and glassware from breaking; how to protect lamp shades while moving; or even how to pack books; this infographic is for you. Brought to us compliments of Redline Moving and Storage (@redlinenyc ) it contains great tips and advice to make [...]

By |2016-05-19T19:57:01+00:00December 30th, 2014|

The Tax Deductibility of Moving and Moving Insurance

Did you move this year? Then you may be able to knock a chunk of change off your income taxes. According to the IRS, if you moved “due to a change in your job or business location, or because you started a new job or business,” you may be able to claim a deduction for [...]

By |2016-07-19T19:11:44+00:00December 11th, 2014|

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 |2016-07-19T19:11:43+00:00November 23rd, 2014|

Mind-Blowing Moving Statistics from 2013

This week, we’re borrowing a fantastic infographic from our friends at MovingReviews.com. 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 |2016-07-19T19:11:43+00:00November 6th, 2014|

How to Hire a Moving Company in Six Steps

Have you ever hired a moving company? If not, you may be boggled at the notion. Where do you look? Who will you trust to take care of family heirlooms, prized possessions and your flat screen TV? There’s too much at stake to just hand over your belongings to any company that appears high in [...]

By |2016-07-19T19:11:43+00:00October 24th, 2014|

Three Game Changers for Moving Day

Moving day is a mixed bag bringing a very specific blend of stress, excitement and fatigue, not to mention hassle, hard work, friends (hopefully), long hours – and at the end of the day, pizza. Everyone knows what’s in the bag. But not everyone knows how to make things roll as smoothly as possible. Let’s [...]

By |2016-12-29T19:21:54+00:00October 8th, 2014|

7 Reasons to Let the Experts Pack your Boxes

Have you ever hired a professional mover? Have you ever let a professional mover pack your boxes? For some people the answer is, “Yes, wouldn’t do it any other way!” And for others? More to the tune of, “Are you crazy? I’d never let someone else pack my stuff!” Well if you’re in the second [...]

By |2016-07-19T19:11:42+00:00September 10th, 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 |2016-07-19T19:11:44+00:00August 20th, 2014|

20 Reasons You Need Moving Insurance

Someone drops a box. Scratches an antique. Stumbles on the stairs. Accidents happen, because movers are human. Even if the hands-on part of the process goes without incident, your belongings may shift on the drive or get damaged in an auto accident. When moving to a new home, you've got a thousand concerns to handle. [...]

By |2016-07-19T19:11:42+00:00August 14th, 2014|

Five Things to Know Before Moving Abroad

Moving to a new country? Congratulations! To help your adventure get off to a smooth start, here are five tips to remember while you’re putting your preparations in order. 1. It’s all about the paperwork. There's a pile of red tape to untangle when moving to a new country, and every spot on the globe [...]

By |2016-07-19T19:11:43+00:00August 7th, 2014|