How To Create A Home Inventory

Creating a Home Inventory

1. List the items in each room. Have a family member follow you around from room to room to create a checklist. 2. Be sure to include wall hangings, artwork, drapes, curtains, carpeting, and personal items like toys, electronic equipment, jewelry and appliances. Don’t forget garden and exercise equipment, bikes, and outdoor furniture. 3. Jewelry […]

How To Move Your Plants Safely

Moving Plants

1. Prune or trim the plants a couple weeks prior to moving. 2. A week before you move, place the plants into a black plastic bag. You can use a plastic garbage bag for this. Insert a bug strip or pesticide in the bag to get rid of any burrowing or hidden insects that might […]

How To Pack And Move Computer Equipment

Packing and Moving Computers

Pack computer equipment in its original boxes and packing material. If that is not available, sturdy television boxes should be purchased or acquired from your moving company. Static electricity is a problem. Even the slightest bit of static can severely damage sensitive components. Look for pink, or antistatic bubble wrap for your equipment. Make backup […]

How To Pack Your China And Crystal

Packing Crystal and China

Use a strong, sturdy box that will withstand the bumps and grinds of the moving van. Double boxing fragile items is recommended. A few weeks before your move, start collecting and saving clean newspaper for wrapping your fragile items. Tissue paper is not recommended for packing since it doesn’t offer enough protection. Your moving company […]

Office Moving – Tips For Packing And Unpacking

Office Packing and Moving

In general, you should leave the packing to the movers. They will wrap all furniture in furniture blankets for protection and most will use shrink wrap to give dirt/soil protection. Here are a few tips for packing the office. Packing Instructions for Employees Desks: Remove all fragile items. Pens, pencils, paperclips, etc. should be placed […]

Choosing Reliable Moving Boxes

Moving Boxes

Moving is always a chore. But, when it’s necessary, you should make it as easy as possible on yourself. Most people have a lot of small things to move. Books, DVDs, candles and hundreds of other items throughout their house or apartment can create a headache on moving day if you don’t plan properly. One […]

Getting A Handle On Moving Supplies

Moving and Packing Supplies

Moving isn’t easy. Each of us has hundreds, if not thousands of items around our homes. When the day comes to pack everything to transport it across town (or further), finding an easy way to do it can be a challenge. Fortunately, there’s a huge variety of moving supplies that can help get the job […]

Moving Advice: Packing For Your Move

Packing for Moving

Here are some essential packing tips to ensure that your move goes smoothly. Take Inventory And Make A List Write everything down and create some type of record keeping system. You can make a spreadsheet and prepare computer labels or you can create a simple hand written notebook. The important thing is to document all […]