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Moving to Upper Floors with No Elevator

Moving to Upper Floors with No Elevator

by April Klazema / December 10th, 2018

If you are moving to a higher floor in an apartment building, chances are there will be an elevator to help you move in your furniture and boxes. Sometimes, an elevator will not be available to support your move. The elevator may be out of service, in an older building, or it simply may not exist in your new building. In these cases, youll nee

Facing Challenges of Getting Settled in After a Move

Facing Challenges of Getting Settled in After a Move

by Stephani McHugh / December 6th, 2018

Settling in after moving to a new home and community can be exciting, but it can also be very intimidating. Its best to face your challenges head-on. The first thing that often hits hard is the realization that all the work of moving isnt over yet, not by a long shot! Check out some tips for pushing yourself to make your move a great new start

Moving to Higher Altitudes

Moving to Higher Altitudes

by April Klazema / December 3rd, 2018

Are you moving on up literally? If youre planning a move to a higher altitude, there are some things you should know about getting acclimated. Your body won’t like it at first, and adjusting can take days or even weeks to make the transition. If you arent used to it, you can get whats known as altitude sickness, and its no fun. In fact, it f

Making the Most of Your First Christmas in Your New Home

Making the Most of Your First Christmas in Your New Home

by April Klazema / December 3rd, 2018

Everyone knows that there’s no place like home for the holidays. The problem is that you’re leaving your old, familiar home and moving into a strange place that feels nothing like home at all. It doesn’t hold the same holiday memories; perhaps you’re leaving your family and friends behind as well. However, that doesn’t mean that your

Long-Distance Renovations

Long-Distance Renovations

by April Klazema / November 29th, 2018

Are you planning to undertake renovations on your new home while you still live in another city? Even if youve completed home renovations before, doing it from afar is a whole different ball of wax. Thats partly because youre giving up the security of seeing firsthand what’s going on during the project, so it can feel a bit scary.

What to Eat for Breakfast on Moving Day

What to Eat for Breakfast on Moving Day

by Stephani McHugh / November 26th, 2018

All kinds of great checklists can help when youre packing up and moving, but few of them include tips on what to eat on moving day.

Research Tips for Choosing a Mover

Research Tips for Choosing a Mover

by Stephani McHugh / November 21st, 2018

Its tough not to partly attribute the notorious stress of moving to the decision made when choosing a mover. There are plenty of nightmare stories about disreputable movers to go around, but movers arent all bad. The Better Business Bureau (BBB) and other experts know the best strategies for hiring a good mover, and doing research is arguably

Preparing to Move with an Infant

Preparing to Move with an Infant

by Stephani McHugh / November 20th, 2018

Moving when you have an infant further complicates one of lifes most stressful events, but there is no need to panic. With plenty of strategic advanced planning, you should be able to adequately prepare to move while continuing to provide the same level of loving care for your baby.

Moving Works of Art

Moving Works of Art

by April Klazema / November 19th, 2018

If youre planning to move and you have valuable or treasured artwork - family photos, large works of art, or other framed prints or paintings – then its important to know how to prepare, pack, and transport them so that you don’t end up with chipped frames or broken glass. Use the following tips to help you move your artwork to your new ho