Planning a Move: Why You Should Book Movers in Advance

Josh Dudleston

It won’t be long until you’re settled in your new home breathing a sigh of relief and getting ready to spend your first night there. Even the most well-planned moves usually include a few unexpected last-minute hurdles. Whether it’s misplaced…

Woman in a shopping cart looking for the best place to buy moving boxes in Portland

The 5 Best Places to Buy Moving Supplies in Portland

Josh Dudleston

  Packing for a move can be stressful, especially if you have valuable or easy-to-damage belongings to transport. Plus, most of us accumulate a lot of stuff over the years, so it’s hard to know where to begin. But don’t…

Globe representing housewarming traditions from around the world

Housewarming Traditions: Our Favorites From Around the Globe

Josh Dudleston

Once you’ve moved into a new home, you’ll want to celebrate. You might invite old friends, new neighbors, or family members. The urge to celebrate a new home is found all over the world. In fact, housewarming traditions know no…

5 Things You Should Do Before Professional Packers and Movers Arrive

Josh Dudleston

Moving day is stressful enough, why make it more difficult than it needs to be? One of the biggest favors you can do for yourself and professional packers and movers is to plan ahead and be well-prepared. We’ve had a…

Handwritten list with packing tips and tricks

Our Best Packing Tips and Tricks for the New Year

Josh Dudleston

  What better way to start off the new year than with best packing tips and tricks? No matter what year it is or what month it is, there isn’t much that changes when it comes to moving and packing….

Our Guide to the What & Where of Donating Your Gently Used Items

Josh Dudleston

Donating gently used items is a part of life. Some people do it often, while others like to wait until they move! Whatever way you choose to sort through your items, know that taking the time to donate makes a…

When is the Best Time of Year to Move? Pros & Cons of Each Season

Josh Dudleston

  Everyone has an opinion about the best time of year to move. But the trouble with opinions is that they are often in conflict. It is important to know no matter the month, there are pros and cons of…

These Are the 5 Best Size Boxes for Moving (& Where to Find Them)

Josh Dudleston

The days leading up to your move can be stressful. The last thing you want to deal with is not having the right boxes for all of your stuff–and yes, you’ll need more than those regular square boxes. We have…

A young couple eating pizza while moving in together

Moving In Together? How to Combine Households The Smart Way

Josh Dudleston

Getting married, splitting rent with a friend, moving to a new city with your partner: these are all exciting life changes that require a new home. But after you’ve found that perfect space comes the tricky part: combining the entirety…

Man struggling with his moving mistakes

These Are the 5 Most Common Moving Mistakes (and How to Avoid Them)

Josh Dudleston

When you’re moving all of your worldly possessions to a new home, mistakes are bound to happen. But rather than resorting to trial and error, why not just learn from the experiences of others? That’s why we’ve compiled the top…