5 Common Moving Mistakes to Avoid

Human beings are a pretty mistake-prone and forgetful lot. But don’t lose sleep over it–it comes with the territory. In fact, you should be thankful you don’t remember everything because it helps to lessen the cognitive load that would otherwise lead to serious confusion. Unfortunately, you are not likely to share that sentiment once you end up losing precious time and money, courtesy of forgetting to complete an important task prior to your move. Relocating from your present home to a new residence is one of life’s more stressful events simply because it involves so many moving parts and requires meticulous planning. Staying on top of things is important for a successful move.

De-Cluttering the Bathroom

When de-cluttering the bathroom, disposing of old and outdated items makes it much easier to find those items you use regularly.

Take the Stress Out of Your Holiday Move

Moving can be extremely stressful. And moving during the holidays can take stress to a whole new level. If a move is in your near future, you may be feeling like you are sinking in a sea of tinsel and boxes. Your “to do” list may seem to have no end, and you feel like you will never survive the next few weeks. Well never fear…these tips will help take the stress out of your holiday move. And try to remember that this is all temporary. It won’t be long until you are enjoying the comforts of your new home, whether your stockings are hung by the chimney with care or not.

7 Tips to Downsize Your Home Efficiently

If you find yourself at a place in life that you no longer need a big home – perhaps because you are moving to a region that the property values are higher, or because the kids are moving away to college, etc. – then you may find the need to downsize. Even with the best of intentions, it will be difficult to take everything with you. Moving requires a lot of organization and de-cluttering, but this is a chance to make a fresh start without all the “stuff” you had in the bigger house. Unfortunately, it can feel like you are sentimentally attached to everything you touch.

What Not to Pack When Moving

When moving from Mandeville, Hammond, New Orleans, or beyond, you pack items with the utmost care. You’ll probably use newspapers, bubble wrap and sturdy boxes to ensure the safe arrival of your belongings in your new home. However, there are some things you should not pack when moving.

Best Moving Hacks Cheat Sheet

If you have ever moved before, you are likely aware of how hectic it can be. Studies have shown that moving or relocating can be just as stressful as changing jobs. Luckily, moving is an entirely manageable process. You avoid many last-minute rough spots with these handy moving hacks.

Top 21 Things People Forget When Moving

Once you finally reach your new residence after moving, you wouldn’t be the first person to say, “Where is my…?” or “I forgot my…” and you can fill in the blank with any number of things. Our New Orleans, LA moving company frequently gets calls from customers after completing a move. They sometimes ask if we remember seeing a certain item or two during the moving process. So, rest assured, you are not losing your mind. Almost everyone forgets things when moving, as there are certainly a lot of details to remember.

Tips to Help You Negotiate Moving for a Job

Congratulations, you got a new job! This is a breathtaking opportunity, but before you gleefully say, “Yes!”, you should talk to your new employer about a moving package. After all, you must pick up and move to a new city. If they really want you and the skills you have to offer, most large companies will easily accept the negotiations you put on the table.

Helping Your Child Move Away for College

It seems like only yesterday that your little one was just crawling and walking for the first time. Now that your baby is going to college, he or she will be entering a new world of independence. This is a big change for both parents and the college student, yet also an exciting time to celebrate a new chapter in their lives.

12 Things to do When Planning an Out-of-State Move

Moving out of state can feel overwhelming because of all the extra tasks you need to do. When moving locally, you don’t need to change your driver’s license or fill out many new forms that you will need to do when you move to or from Louisiana. Where do you begin?