Mother’s Day Moving Advice From The Experts: Moms!

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Everyone knows “the call”. You know, that one you make when there is a crisis and there’s only one person who seems to have the magical power to simultaneously calm you down while averting the issue.

When you get off of the phone you immediately realize that you were overreacting and that everything is going to be all right…thanks to this much needed pep talk from your biggest cheerleader.

So who are these special people that have secret powers to make everything better with one simple phone call?

Moms!

Yes, those everyday superheroes who swoop in with a split second notice and make everything better again. How do they do it?! We may never know their secrets, but we do know that these amazing women around the WORLD seem to have the answer for everything. Continue reading

 

Top 10 FRUGAL Moving Tips

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#1 – Some moving expenses are tax deductible!

According to the IRS, if you move because of a job or for a new job you can deduct moving expenses (not including meals) on your tax return! Check out the IRS’ guidelines here to figure out if you meet the specifications. And speaking of moving because of a job…. Continue reading

 

What If My Furniture Won’t Fit Down The Stairs?

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My first year of college, my roommates had an amazing giant couch they wanted to move in to our third floor apartment suite. The living room itself was big enough. Unfortunately, the 3 flights of stairs weren’t.

Luckily my roommates were engineering majors (aka insatiable problem solvers). They had the window disassembled and rope hung out the window opening within minutes.

We got an email this week from NES movers with some pictures of a recent move involving a similarly tricky multi-story furniture move situation. They handled it like the pros that they are! Continue reading

 

March Madness Inspired Moving Tips

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It’s March and whether you’re a basketball fan or not, you’re probably swept up in the madness of the tournament. Filling out brackets, rooting for underdogs, and cheering your top picks onto victory are all a part of the craziness of the tourney (or you just love sandwiches). After thinking about all of the “madness” that comes with the NCAA it got us thinking…moving & March madness have a lot more in common than you’d think.

Here are 7 March Madness inspired moving tips to make your upcoming move a BIG WIN!

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Go Green: 5 Eco-Friendly Moving Tips

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Going Green….It isn’t just the “cool” thing to do, it’s the RIGHT thing to do. Here are 5 tips to make your move a little less harmful on the environment.

 

1. Donate Items

IMG_1934When you’re packing up your belongings, you’re probably going to be ditching quite a bit of stuff. Instead of tossing everything into the garbage (& your local landfill), think about donating your clothing, furniture, and gently-used items. Do your part in the “reduce, re-use, recycle” motto and find a new home for your old items. Not sure where to take a specific item? Check out this comprehensive donation guide. Continue reading