Instructions, hacks, advice and "how to's" to help you make the most of your DIY move. Our 'how-to' guides will help you get from move planning to moving day!

How to Save Money During a Move

Moving can be exciting, but it can also be plain annoying. You have to physically move yourself, your family, and your belongings, but that’s not even the half of it. You have to change your address on your credit card and bank accounts, not to mention magazine subscriptions, newspaper delivery, and...
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How to Protect your Floors and Carpet on Moving Day

Moving can be incredibly stressful which is why it is important to keep a checklist of everything you may need on moving day. One item that is often overlooked is floor protection- how will you protect your floors from damage or dirt? It's true that many van lines will provide floor...
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How to Find the Square Footage of Your House

As you're planning and preparing for an upcoming move it's very likely that you will be requesting quotes from movers. Depending on your situation and the types of moving services you will need, it is likely you will be asked about the square footage of your home. Do you know the...
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How to Determine the Size of a Side-by-Side or French Door Refrigerator

You're moving soon and you have a side-by-side or french door refrigerator (SBS for short), a pretty common appliance these days. Because side-by-side refrigerators can vary greatly in size, weight and bulkiness we often need to know just how large your refrigerator really is. Understanding the size will allow us to...
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How to Move with Your Flock of Chickens

What the FLOCK?! Before we start, I want to explain that when we're using the word "flock", we are referring to backyard chickens. The tips provided are not applicable for commercial poultry, but these tips can be used when you're moving with any backyard poultry. With living in Ohio and 50%...
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